Combining CBT and Medication: An Evidence-Based Approach by Donna M. Sudak

By Donna M. Sudak

Praise for Combining CBT and Medication

"Combining CBT and Medication will be required studying for psychiatrists, fundamental care physicians, psychiatric nurses, and psychological future health execs. this glorious, readable ebook through a number one psychiatrist who makes a speciality of CBT deals crucial guidance, in response to examine, for clinicians—whether they supply psychiatric drugs, remedy, or both."—Judith S. Beck, PhD, President, Beck Institute for Cognitive remedy and study; medical affiliate Professor of Psychology in Psychiatry, collage of Pennsylvania

"Combining CBT and drugs: An Evidence-Based Approach by way of Dr. Donna Sudak is a valuable—no, allow me say, an essential—book for each training clinician. basically written with many examples, suggestions, and counsel for any practitioner who relatively desires to supply optimum care. i do know i'll be recommending this publication to everybody I know."—Robert L. Leahy, PhD, medical Professor of Psychology, division of Psychiatry, Weill Cornell clinical collage, New York–Presbyterian Hospital

"An skilled psychiatrist who's additionally a talented CBT practitioner, Dr. Sudak has performed a masterful task in discussing how pharmacological administration and CBT will be built-in. . . [She] presents case vignettes to demonstrate her issues. This e-book is a helpful addition to any clinician's library." —Cheryl Carmin, PhD, Professor and Director, Cognitive habit remedy application, college of Illinois at Chicago

Evidence-based suggestions for optimally coordinating CBT with drug remedy for a variety of major providing problems

An professional in either CBT in addition to psychopharmacology, Dr. Sudak explores the consequences of psychotherapy and medicine at the mind, according to fresh neuroimaging and neurobiological experiences. This quantity breaks new floor in bringing jointly the most recent confirmed protocols for utilizing drugs and CBT to enhance patron deal with universal scientific displays such as:

  • Major depression

  • Bipolar disorder

  • Anxiety disorders

  • Eating disorders

  • Schizophrenia

  • Borderline character disorder

  • Substance abuse and dependence

With techniques to reinforce collaborative remedy and keep away from moral dilemmas which could come up, Combining CBT and Medication equips practitioners to suggest a chain or mix of remedies for consumers which are secure and lasting, whereas supplying affordable, effective care.

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Having them there. When he’s at the dorm with me, I just take them. I keep them in an old vitamin bottle and I’m fine with it. Okay. This makes it easier. What can you think of that will allow you to always have medicine available? Duh. Put some in my purse? I mean I can’t believe I hadn’t thought about that. Techniques to Use When Medication Adherence Is a Problem 47 Dr. ” But each of these times really adds up. And we need to get really practical about this—what do you carry with you all the time?

Behavioral interventions of some type are almost always needed to help us form new habits, even when our attitudes and beliefs about medications are positive. 1, followed by a description of each. 1 Techniques That Form Good Medication Habits 1. Self-monitoring 2. Reminder systems 3. Positive reinforcement for taking medication correctly 4. Uncomplicated medication regimens (fewer doses per day, as small a number of pills as possible) 5. Psychoeducation Self-Monitoring Self-monitoring is a terrific tool to help patients take medications more effectively.

Irene, struggling with symptoms of panic disorder, went to see the psychiatrist who had been recommended by her outpatient therapist. He was inquiring about the way therapy was addressing her symptoms. When Irene described the interoceptive exposure that her therapist recommended to her, he was shocked. The psychiatrist said he had never heard of such an intervention and that he was concerned that someone would consider performing such treatment. Irene was understandably upset about this. She was able to complete some exposure to feared situations outside her therapist’s office, but dropped out of therapy before starting interoceptive treatment for the panic attacks.

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