Cognitive Behavior Therapy Manual for Treatment of Depressed Inpatients

  • Michael E. Thase

Abstract

Although most inpatient psychiatric programs incorporate psychotherapeutic principles, surprisingly little attention has been devoted to development of specific models of treatments for hospitalized depressed individuals (Markowitz, 1989). Beck’s model of cognitive therapy (Beck, 1976; Beck, Rush, Shaw, & Emery, 1979) or, as more broadly conceived, cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) is well-suited for this purpose (Bowers, 1989; Scott, 1988; Shaw, 1981; Thase, 1994a; Thase & Wright, 1991; Wright, Thase, Beck, & Ludgate, 1993). In this chapter, the most recent version of our inpatient CBT of depression is described.

Keywords

Depression Dementia Cortisol Income Serotonin 

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  • Michael E. Thase
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  1. 1.Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and ClinicUniversity of Pittsburgh School of MedicinePittsburghUSA

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