As a treatment it was decided for her to receive Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

As a treatment it was decided for her to receive Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

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As a treatment it was decided for her to receive Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. At the initial interview we gave the client a self-report inventory. Self-Report Inventories are when a client fills out a questionnaire that asked her directly about her symptoms, behavior, and personality traits. This would help us figure out what king of symptoms she’s been feeling and the disruption in her life. The particular self-report inventory I gave the client was a Dysfunctional Attitude Scale. The Dysfunctional Attitude Scale, a self-report inventory of beliefs derived from Beck's
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Unformatted text preview: cognitive theory of depression to measure depressionogenic schemas constituting predispositions to depression. Taking in to account all the clients symptoms and the duration of the symptoms I can confirm that she is suffering from major depressive disorder. The working hypothesis is to identify and alter negative thought, also to reduce the symptoms. The treatment is to set the client with 20 50-min sessions of CBT. With the first four sessions being twice a week....
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This note was uploaded on 05/04/2010 for the course SOC 101 taught by Professor Miller during the Spring '06 term at SUNY Buffalo.

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