Communication in Depressive States

  • Franco Baldini


In this chapter I will describe first the cognitive-behavioral approach and refer specifically to A. T. Beck and A. Ellis. Next, I will describe the particular characteristics of the patient’s and psychotherapist’s communicative styles in the various phases of clinical treatment, quoting the most significant parts of some psychotherapy sessions (for a definition and description of some of the communication skills described here, see also Chapters 2–5).


Depressed Patient Panic Attack Cognitive Restructuring Maternal Relationship Psychotherapy Session 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Associazione di Psicologia CognitivaVeronaItaly

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