The purpose of this book is to disseminate qbest practiceq models of treatment for the common mental health problems of late life, so that evidence-based practice will become the norm (rather than the exception) when working clinically with older adults. Each chapter contains reviews of the empirical literature focusing on studies conducted with elders; then they emphasize how CBT can be applied most effectively to that specific patient population. Case studies illuminate practice recommendations, and issues of diversity are likewise highlighted whenever possible.Cognitive-behavior treatment for insomnia is viable with older adults and may be preferred as an alternative to sleep medication. ... deadline) and last for a period of days. Chronic insomnia occurs when the insomnia does not relent due to maladaptive coping skills (e.g., trying harder to get sleep by going to bed earlier) or isanbsp;...
|Title||:||Handbook of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies with Older Adults|
|Author||:||Dolores Gallagher Thompson, Ann Steffen, Larry W. Thompson|
|Publisher||:||Springer Science & Business Media - 2007-10-12|