Books on Prescription for Depression and Anxiety

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What is the purpose of self-help treatments?
They empower the patient to learn a new skill set that they will then be able to use to overcome their illness and can use in the future.
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What is CBT based guided self-help?
It's used to aid service users through their treatment by making links between behaviours, thoughts and feelings; helping to make changes in the C and B.
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What forms can self-help take (3)?
Books, cCBT and group counselling sessions.
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What disorders can self-help be used to treat (5)?
Phobias, depression, anxiety, eating disorders, anger.
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Is self-help more effective in the short or long-term?
In the short-term, and only really to be used whilst there are long waiting lists for CBT etc.
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How does self-help compare to pharmacological treatments?
Pharmacological treatments have higher relapse rates, treat symptoms but not the cause, can have adverse effects, can lead to dependence, often unsafe for children.
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How does self-help compare to cCBT?
Internet-based CBT may be better, but not as suitable for older generations.
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What are the pros of producing a leaflet about the evidence base for bibliotherapy (5)?
Can be looked at more than once, can be explained, could explain what self-help is, could be used in public, improves access for material if examples are give.
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What are the cons of producing a leaflet about the evidence base for bibliotherapy (3)?
Waste of money if people don't read it, people have different reading abilities, children may not understand.
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What is CBT based guided self-help?

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It's used to aid service users through their treatment by making links between behaviours, thoughts and feelings; helping to make changes in the C and B.

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