Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Body Dysmorphic Disorder: A Treatment Manual (Paperback) by Wilhelm Sabine Phillips Katharine A. Steketee Gail S.
|Category||Health, Family & Lifestyle|
|Author||Sabine Wilhelm Katharine A. Phillips Gail S. Steketee|
|Number of Pages||324 pages|
|Publisher / Label||Guilford Publications|
|Size||13.90 cm x 2.90 cm x 2.90 cm|
Presenting an effective treatment approach specifically tailored to the unique challenges of body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) this book is grounded in state-of-the-art research. The authors are experts on BDD and related conditions. They describe ways to engage patients who believe they have defects or flaws in their appearance. Provided are clear-cut strategies for helping patients overcome the self-defeating thoughts impairments in functioning and sometimes dangerous ritualistic behaviors that characterize BDD. Clinician-friendly features include step-by-step instructions for conducting each session and more than 50 reproducible handouts and forms; the large-size format facilitates photocopying. See also the related self-help guide by Dr. Wilhelm Feeling Good about the Way You Look an ideal recommendation for clients with BDD or less severe body image problems.