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Exploring Depression, and Beating the Blues: A CBT Self-Help Guide to Understanding and Coping with Depression in Asperger's Syndrome [ASD-Level 1]

Exploring Depression, and Beating the Blues: A CBT Self-Help Guide to Understanding and Coping with Depression in Asperger's Syndrome [ASD-Level 1]
 

Understand depression and how to cope with this self-help guide designed specifically for individuals on the autism spectrum. It includes a 10-stage CBT self-help programme with self-assessment tools and activities.

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ISBN 9780857009074
Barcode 9780857009074
Published 18 August 2016 by Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Available in EPUB format
Software Adobe Ebook Compatible Devices
Language en
Author(s) By Attwood, Tony
By Garnett, Michelle
Illustrated by Thompson, Colin
Availability Wheelers ePlatform

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Full details for this title

ISBN-13 9780857009074
ISBN-10 0857009079
Stock Available
Status Wheelers ePlatform
Publisher Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Imprint Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Publication Date 18 August 2016
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format EPUB ebook
Author(s) By Attwood, Tony
By Garnett, Michelle
Illustrated by Thompson, Colin
Category Psychology
Abnormal Psychology
Neurology & Clinical Neurophysiology
Clinical Psychology
Psychotherapy
Coping With Illness
Coping With Disability
Number of Pages 272
Dimensions Not specified
Weight Not specified - defaults to 0g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Psychiatry & Clinical Psychology: Professional
ONIX Text College/higher education;Professional and scholarly;General/trade
Dewey Code 616.852700874
Catalogue Code Not specified

Description of this Electronic Book

For people with ASDs, depression is common, and has particular features and causes. This outstanding book provides a comprehensive review of these aspects, and an effective self-help guide for anyone with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) affected by depression.Written by the leading experts in the field, the book explains and describes depression, the forms it can take, and how it looks and feels for a person on the autism spectrum. The authors draw on the latest thinking and research to suggest strategies for coping with the effects of depression and provide a complete step-by-step CBT self-help programme, designed specifically for individuals with ASDs. The programme helps increase self-awareness, including identifying personal triggers, and provides the tools to combat depression.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review A marvellous book that focuses on an important (and underserved) clinical problem. Full of practical advice the book offers many insights and approaches to intervention. It will be of great value to individuals with autism and Asperger's and those who support them.

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Author's Bio

Tony Attwood, PhD, is a clinical psychologist from Brisbane, Australia, with over 30 years of experience with individuals with autism spectrum disorders. He is currently Adjunct Professor at Griffith University in Queensland.

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