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Published by Year Book Medical Publishers in Chicago, IL .
Written in English


  • Geriatric psychiatry -- Congresses,
  • Aged -- Psychology -- Congresses,
  • Cognition disorders -- Congresses

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by Carl Eisdorfer & Robert O. Friedel
ContributionsEisdorfer, Carl, Friedel, Robert O., Sandoz, inc. Sandoz Pharmaceuticals
LC ClassificationsRC"451.4"A5"C62
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 169 p.
Number of Pages169
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21601338M
ISBN 100815130325
LC Control Number77-77488

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Aaron T. Beck received his M.D. degree from the Yale University School of Medicine and was certified in psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. Dr. Beck is a Professor of Psychiatry at the School of Medicine of the University of Pennsylvania, President of the Society for Psychotherapy Research, a member of the visiting staff of the Institute of the Pennsylvania Hospital 5/5(1). Such a person can be helped to recognize and correct distortions in thinking that cause his emotional disturbance. Now one of the founders of cognitive therapy has written a clear, comprehensive guide to its theory and practice, highlighting such important concepts as: 5/5(1). Author(s): Eisdorfer,Carl; Friedel,Robert O Title(s): Cognitive and emotional disturbance in the elderly: clinical issues/ edited by Carl Eisdorfer, & Robert O. Friedel. Country of Publication: United States Publisher: Chicago: Year Book Medical Publishers, c Several therapies have been adapted for use with elderly people, including Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT) and Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT). These two therapies emphasize the importance of irrational or dysfunctional beliefs in the creation of emotional disturbance, and tend to use a number of cognitive, emotive, and behavioral methods of disputing and changing these beliefs for.