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(p. 31) Module 3: Doing Tools
Author(s):

Larry W. Thompson

, Leah Dick-Siskin

, David W. Coon

, David V. Powers

, and Dolores Gallagher-Thompson

DOI:
10.1093/med-psych/9780195383706.003.0003
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date: 27 January 2021

This chapter outlines active tools to help with CBT for late-life depression, including behavioral activation, activity monitoring, scheduling pleasant activities, breaking tasks into manageable pieces, and exploring thoughts and expectations. It also discusses the importance of pleasant activities, monitoring mood, the California Older Person’s Pleasant Events Schedule (COPPES), and graphing the relationship between pleasant events and mood, as well as problem-solving steps and techniques.

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