Overcoming Body Image Problems including Body Dysmorphic Disorder

Author: Alex Clarke,David Veale,Rob Willson

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1472105702

Category: Psychology

Page: 416

View: 4233

Many people occasionally suffer from a negative body self-image but, for an increasing number of people, this can turn into a more serious preoccupation. One per cent of the population will develop Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD), a condition characterised by severe preoccupation with a perceived physical defect. Body image problems can cause significant distress and can lead to further problems such as anxiety, eating disorders and social phobia. It has long been recognised that negative body image problems are a factor in the onset and maintenance of many eating disorders. However, they can be successfully treated with cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT). Praise for Overcoming Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and the Overcoming series: '[Overcoming Obsessive Compulsive Disorder] is an affordable and highly recommended read.' The Psychologist 'The best consumer-friendly CBT-based books...All are very thorough.' Observer

The BDD Workbook

Overcome Body Dysmorphic Disorder and End Body Image Obessions with Worksheet

Author: James Claiborne,Cherlene Pedrick

Publisher: New Harbinger Publications

ISBN: 1608827283

Category: Self-Help

Page: 208

View: 6113

Do you struggle with constant feelings that your body is not good enough? Do you imagine that, if you could just change you appearance, you would be happier and more fulfilled? If you do, you might be dealing with the effects of a problem call body dysmorphic disorder (BDD). Individuals who suffer from BDD are excessively preoccupied with the shape or size of their body-obsessed with a facial blemish, a minor bodily defect, or some specific aspect of their appearance. They spend hours each day thinking about their perceived deformity, checking and rechecking their appearance in the mirror, camouflaging themselves with makeup or clothing. Men affected by a form of BDD known as muscle dysmorphia are obsessively concerned about their muscular development, no matter how large and pumped up they are. In extreme cases BDD leads to unnecessary plastic surgery, serious eating disorders, steroid abuse, and even suicide. The good news is that BDD is highly treatable with cognitive-behavioral techniques provided in The BDD Workbook in a step-by-step, easy-to-follow format. OCD experts Claiborn and Pedrick guide you through a proven intervention plan that helps you recognize your distorted self-perception and come to terms with how it leads you to self-inflicted emotional and physical pain. Exercises, charts, and worksheets help you to develop a healthier response to your body and a more balanced self-image. The book provides information about BDD-related eating disorders and the special problems of children with self-image issues. It also offers suggestions to help you gain support from family members, medical professionals, and support groups. This book has been awarded The Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies Self-Help Seal of Merit — an award bestowed on outstanding self-help books that are consistent with cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) principles and that incorporate scientifically tested strategies for overcoming mental health difficulties. Used alone or in conjunction with therapy, our books offer powerful tools readers can use to jump-start changes in their lives.

Selbstbewusstsein trainieren für Dummies

Author: Rhena Branch,Rob Willson

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 3527708456

Category:

Page: 318

View: 3527

Nobody is perfect - man muss nicht ohne Fehler sein, um ein glückliches Leben zu führen, sondern ein gesundes Selbstbewusstsein haben. Dieser praktische Ratgeber, verfasst von zwei Kognitiven Verhaltenstherapeuten, erklärt Ihnen, welche Bedeutung Selbstbewusstsein in Ihrem Leben hat und wie Sie Ihren eigenen Wert (wieder)entdecken. Die Autoren zeigen Ihnen, wie Sie sich realistische Ziele setzen, Ihr Selbstbewusstsein stärken und Ihr Leben genießen.

Body Dysmorphic Disorder

A Treatment Manual

Author: David Veale,Fugen Neziroglu

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470743782

Category: Psychology

Page: 488

View: 5321

This book is a unique treatment manual which looks at the assessment of BDD, offering an treatment model in the form of CBT and pharmacotherapy Summarises the current knowledge and theoretical perspectives about BDD Covers the practical aspects of assessment, engagement, and therapy Uses a number of practical resources, including client handouts

Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Body Dysmorphic Disorder

A Treatment Manual

Author: Sabine Wilhelm,Katharine A. Phillips,Gail Steketee

Publisher: Guilford Press

ISBN: 1462507905

Category: Psychology

Page: 324

View: 5636

"Presenting an effective treatment approach specifically tailored to the unique challenges of body dysmorphic disorder (BDD), this book is grounded in state-of-the-art research. The authors are experts on BDD and related conditions. They describe ways to engage patients who believe they have defects or flaws in their appearance, not a psychological problem. Provided are clear-cut strategies for helping patients overcome the self-defeating thoughts, impairments in functioning, and sometimes dangerous ritualistic behaviors that are core features of BDD. Clinician-friendly features include step-by-step instructions for conducting each session and more than 50 reproducible handouts and forms; the large-size format facilitates photocopying. See also the related self-help guide by Dr. Wilhelm, Feeling Good about the Way You Look, an ideal recommendation for clients with BDD or less severe body image problems."--

Intuitiv abnehmen

Zurück zu natürlichem Essverhalten

Author: Elyse Resch,Evelyn Tribole

Publisher: Goldmann Verlag

ISBN: 3641104459

Category: Cooking

Page: 448

View: 7808

Intuitiv schlank und schön! Schluss mit dem Diätwahn und zurück zu einem natürlichen Körpergefühl und Essgenuss ohne schlechtes Gewissen – diese Botschaft vermitteln die beiden Autorinnen in ihrem Buch „Intuitiv Abnehmen“. Denn wer bewusst und ohne Schuldgefühle isst und auf seinen Körper hört, der wird lernen seinen Körper zu akzeptieren. So fällt es ganz leicht, stressfrei und auf natürliche Weise abzunehmen.

Kognitive Verhaltenstherapie für Dummies

Author: Rhena Branch,Rob Willson

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 3527810978

Category: Psychology

Page: 392

View: 8100

Viele Menschen leiden unter Depressionen, ï¿1⁄2ngsten, Essstï¿1⁄2rungen, Schlafstï¿1⁄2rungen oder Abhï¿1⁄2ngigkeiten. Sie suchen Hilfe, ohne gleich eine kostspielige und langwierige Therapie machen zu wollen. Die Autoren Rob Willson und Rhena Branch haben als Verhaltenstherapeuten langjï¿1⁄2hrige praktische Erfahrung mit Patienten. Leicht verstï¿1⁄2ndlich fï¿1⁄2hren sie in die Kognitive Verhaltenstherapie ein. Sie erlï¿1⁄2utern, wie Gedanken und Verhaltensmuster unser Empfinden beeintrï¿1⁄2chtigen kï¿1⁄2nnen und zeigen ganz praktische Wege zu einer neuen Sicht der Dinge. Wer lernt, seine Denkweise zu verï¿1⁄2ndern, wird sich bald besser fï¿1⁄2hlen.

Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders

Author: Samar Reghunandanan,Naomi A. Fineberg,Dan J. Stein

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 019101687X

Category: Medical

Page: 160

View: 6314

Providing clinicians and patients with the latest developments in research, this new edition is a succinct and practical introduction to the diagnosis, evaluation and management of OCD and other related disorders. Part of the Oxford Psychiatry Library series, this pocketbook includes individual chapters on the phenomenology, pathogenesis, pharmacotherapy and psychotherapy of OCD and other related disorders, and features fully updated content and research. The book also includes a helpful resources chapter, and an Appendix with summaries of the major rating scales used to assess patients with OCD, which will be of use to both clinicians and patients. Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and Obsessive-compulsive-related disorders (OCRDs) are anxiety disorders characterized by obsessions and compulsions, and varying degrees of anxiety and depression. OCRDs are considered to be one of the most disabling of psychiatric disorders and they present a tremendous economic and social burden, both for the affected individual, their family, and for society at large. In contrast to other psychiatric conditions of a comparable or lesser prevalence and patient burden, relatively little is understood about the aetiology, and cognitive effects of OCRDs.

Pubertätskrisen junger Mädchen

Wie Eltern helfen können

Author: Mary Pipher

Publisher: S. Fischer Verlag

ISBN: 3105618619

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 392

View: 9258

Halt geben, ohne zu kontrollieren, und Freiheit gewähren, ohne die Grenzen zu verlieren – die Pubertät ist nicht nur für Töchter eine schwierige Zeit. Vielen Eltern ist meist gar nicht bewusst, dass sie ihren Töchtern mit widersprüchlichen Rollenerwartungen die ohnehin schon schwierige Zeit zusätzlich erschweren. Mit Mary Piphers Hilfestellungen können Eltern ihren Töchtern die Unterstützung geben, die diese so dringend brauchen, ohne sie einzuengen. (Dieser Text bezieht sich auf eine frühere Ausgabe.)

Alleine bist du nie

Psychothriller

Author: Clare Mackintosh

Publisher: BASTEI LÜBBE

ISBN: 3732529665

Category: Fiction

Page: 445

View: 3494

Zoe Walker führt ein komplett durchschnittliches Leben in einem Londoner Vorort: Sie ist geschieden, hat zwei Kinder und einen langweiligen Job. Eines Tages entdeckt sie auf dem sonst so ereignislosen Heimweg ein Foto von sich in der U-Bahn, daneben eine ihr unbekannte Telefonnummer. Bloß eine harmlose Verwechslung? Zoe ahnt, dass es hier um mehr gehen muss. Doch noch weiß sie nicht, in welcher Gefahr sie schwebt - und wie bald sie alles zu verlieren droht, was sie liebt ...

The Complete Overcoming Series

A comprehensive series of self-help guides using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Author: Peter Cooper

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1472106415

Category: Psychology

Page: 8640

View: 6994

The complete set of self-help guides from the popular Overcoming series. Each guide is based on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), an evidence-based therapy which is recommended by the NHS for the treatment of a large number of psychological difficulties. Each guide comprises a step-by-step self-help programme based on CBT and contains: -Useful information about the disorder -Practical strategies and techniques based on CBT -Advice on how to keep recovery going -Further resources The Complete Overcoming Series contains 31 titles: Overcoming Anger and Irritability Overcoming Anorexia Nervosa Overcoming Anxiety Overcoming Body Image Problems including Body Dysmorphic Disorder Overcoming Bulimia Nervosa and Binge-Eating Overcoming Childhood Trauma Overcoming Chronic Fatigue Overcoming Chronic Pain Overcoming Compulsive Gambling Overcoming Depersonalization & Feelings of Unreality Overcoming Depression Overcoming Grief Overcoming Health Anxiety Overcoming Insomnia and Sleep Problems Overcoming Low Self-Esteem Overcoming Mood Swings Overcoming Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Overcoming Panic and Agoraphobia Overcoming Paranoid and Suspicious Thoughts Overcoming Perfectionism Overcoming Problem Drinking Overcoming Relationship Problems Overcoming Sexual Problems Overcoming Social Anxiety and Shyness Overcoming Stress Overcoming Traumatic Stress Overcoming Weight Problems Overcoming Worry Overcoming Your Child's Fears & Worries Overcoming Your Child's Shyness and Social Anxiety Overcoming You Smoking Habit

Das geheime Rezept für zweite Chancen

Roman

Author: J.D. Barrett

Publisher: Blanvalet Taschenbuch Verlag

ISBN: 3641202876

Category: Fiction

Page: 416

View: 7588

Was, wenn man eine zweite Chance auf das ganz große Glück bekommt? Essen war schon immer Lucys Rettung. Schon als Kind war der Apfelkuchen ihrer Großmutter für sie das Größte. Später hat sie sich in einen Koch verliebt, der sich leider als treulose Tomate entpuppte, und ihre Liebe fiel in sich zusammen wie ein schlechtes Soufflee. Als sie voller Liebeskummer durch die Straßen Sydneys streift, stößt sie auf ein leer stehendes Haus, das sie gleich magisch anzieht. Lucy ist sofort klar: Hier soll ihr eigenes Restaurant entstehen. Als sie dann noch das Rezeptbuch ihres Vorgängers findet, weiß sie, dass das Essen auch diesmal ihre Rettung sein wird und ihr sogar auf himmlische Weise den Weg zur großen Liebe zeigt.

Und wenn alles ganz furchtbar schiefgeht?

Lernen, mit Ängsten umzugehen

Author: Troy DuFrene,Kelly G. Wilson

Publisher: Junfermann Verlag GmbH

ISBN: 3873878224

Category: Psychology

Page: 128

View: 5228

Kelly G. Wilson, Ph.D. ist Privatdozent für Psychologie an der University of Mississippi. Er ist Autor mehrerer Bücher und lebt in Oxford, Ms. Troy DuFrene, auf psychologische Themen spezialisierter Sachbuchautor, lebt und arbeitet in Oakland, CA.

Feeling Good about the Way You Look

A Program for Overcoming Body Image Problems

Author: Sabine Wilhelm

Publisher: Guilford Press

ISBN: 1606237977

Category: Psychology

Page: 212

View: 1525

In a society where a blemish or “bad hair” can ruin an otherwise perfect day and airbrushed abs dominate the magazine rack, many of us feel ashamed of our bodies. If dissatisfaction with your looks is a distressing preoccupation, this compassionate book offers a way to break free from the mirror. Harvard psychologist Sabine Wilhelm leads you through a step-by-step program that helps you fight the urge to spend hours “fixing” your skin and hair, working out, or shopping for flattering clothes. Reality-check exercises based on cognitive-behavioral therapy demonstrate how to identify unfounded beliefs about your appearance. Once you understand the negative thoughts and feelings that distort your self-image, you’ll be able to shed lengthy grooming rituals and overcome the embarrassment that keeps you from enjoying life. With Dr. Wilhelm’s expert guidance, you’ll learn to replace self-doubt and insecurity with confidence and a positive outlook. Whether you’ve spent thousands on plastic surgery or avoid trips to the beach, dating, or socializing, you owe yourself this opportunity to make peace with your looks. If you or someone you care about is struggling with a body image problem, effective care is finally at hand. Health care professionals, see also the related treatment manual: Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Body Dysmorphic Disorder.

Essen ohne Sinn und Verstand

Wie die Lebensmittelindustrie uns manipuliert

Author: Brian Wansink

Publisher: Campus Verlag

ISBN: 3593403773

Category: Social Science

Page: 217

View: 2161

Es wird gegessen, was auf den Tisch kommt, und es wird auch aufgegessen – bis zum bitteren Ende. Die Gründe, warum, was und wie viel wir essen, sind vielfältig. Nur wenn wir sie kennen, haben wir eine Chance, unsere Gewohnheiten zu ändern.

The Complete Guide to Overcoming OCD

(ebook bundle)

Author: David Veale,Rob Willson

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1472106458

Category: Psychology

Page: 400

View: 6278

The bestselling self-help guide Overcoming Obsessive Compulsive Disorder has been combined with Taking Control of OCD: Inspirational stories of hope and recovery to offer the reader an effective and appealing self-help package. These two titles not only set out practical techniques to overcome obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), but offer inspiration to the reader to confront the challenges they may face on the road to recovery. Overcoming Obsessive Compulsive Disorder is based on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), an evidence-based therapy recommended by the NHS. It provides: -Useful information about the disorder -A step-by-step self-help programme based on CBT Taking Control of OCD contains real-life stories written by those with first-hand experience of OCD. Each story has been especially selected by Dr David Veale and Rob Willson and together they reflect the broad range of different experiences and stories of OCD. Each story sheds light on the condition, and offers powerful insights into what helps and, most importantly, inspiration to those trying to beat it.

Encyclopedia of Body Image and Human Appearance

Author: N.A

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 0123849268

Category: Psychology

Page: 938

View: 587

This scholarly work is the most comprehensive existing resource on human physical appearance—how people’s outer physical characteristics and their inner perceptions and attitudes about their own appearance (body image) affect their lives. The encyclopedia’s 117 full-length chapters are composed and edited by the world’s experts from a range of disciplines—social, behavioral, and biomedical sciences. The extensive topical coverage in this valuable reference work includes: (1) Important theories, perspectives, and concepts for understanding body image and appearance; (2) Scientific measurement of body image and physical attributes (anthropometry); (3) The development and determinants of human appearance and body image over the lifespan: (4) How culture and society influences the meanings of human appearance; (5) The psychosocial effects of appearance-altering disease, damage, and visible differences; (6) Appearance self-change and self-management; (7) The prevention and treatment of body image problems, including psychosocial and medical interventions. Chapters are written in a manner that is accessible and informative to a wide audience, including the educated public, college and graduate students, and scientists and clinical practitioners. Each well-organized chapter provides a glossary of definitions of any technical terms and a Further Reading section of recommended sources for continued learning about the topic. Available online via ScienceDirect or in a limited-release print version. The Encyclopedia of Body Image and Human Appearance is a unique reference for a growing area of scientific inquiry It brings together in one source the research from experts in a variety of fields examining this psychological and sociological phenomenon The breadth of topics covered, and the current fascination with this subject area ensure this reference will be of interest to researchers and a lay audience alike

Overcoming Anxiety

A Self-Help Guide Using Cognitive Behavioral Techniques

Author: Helen Kennerley

Publisher: Basic Books (AZ)

ISBN: N.A

Category: Psychology

Page: 240

View: 3008

Step-by-step guides to self-improvement that introduce the methods of the highly regarded cognitive behavioral therapy technique to help readers conquer a broad range of disabling conditions-from worry to body image problems to obsessive compulsive disorder and more.