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(p. 159) Cognitive Strategies
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(p. 159) Cognitive Strategies
Author(s):

Gail Steketee

and Randy O. Frost

DOI:
10.1093/med:psych/9780199334964.003.0010
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date: 14 October 2019

Chapter 10 provides clinicians with various cognitive therapy methods that can assist clients during the process of non-acquiring, sorting, and discarding activities. These include a review of problematic thinking styles, a list of self-generated questions about possessions, a review of advantages and disadvantages, the downward arrow method, using brief and longer versions of thought records, defining the importance and the value of objects using rating scales, and use of a perfection scale. Methods that appear to work best for clients can be selected for use during office and homework sessions.

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