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Compulsive Hoarding and Acquiring: Workbook

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Publisher Comments:

Although most people enjoy acquiring and using their possessions and nearly everyone keeps some things they dont need or use, people with compulsive hoarding carry this to an extreme. For them, ridding themselves of extra possessions is emotionally exhausting. Organizing is difficult and resisting the impulse to acquire new things is almost impossible. This book represents more than a decade of research and practice to understand hoarding and develop an effective treatment program that address its many components.

Used in conjunction with the treatment described in the therapist guide, this workbook teaches people how to minimize the negative effect clutter has on their lives, as well as the lives of those close to them. Using effective and practical techniques and skills, this program helps people get used to the idea of sorting, organizing, and gradually removing their unwanted possessions. People who hoard tend to overvalue the importance of the things they own and keep. This book will also help people to recognize errors in their thinking and modify their thoughts and beliefs to more accurately reflect the value of their belongings. Worksheets for developing a personal organization plan and determining categories for filing are also included in this interactive, easy-to-use workbook. With these books, users can be active participants who successfully overcome their compulsive hoarding.

TreatmentsThatWorkTM represents the gold standard of behavioral healthcare interventions!


· All programs have been rigorously tested in clinical trials and are backed by years of research


· A prestigious scientific advisory board, led by series Editor-In-Chief David H. Barlow, reviews and evaluates each intervention to ensure that it meets the highest standard of evidence so you can be confident that you are using the most effective treatment available to date


· Our books are reliable and effective and make it easy for you to provide your clients with the best care available


· Our corresponding workbooks contain psychoeducational information, forms and worksheets, and homework assignments to keep clients engaged and motivated


· A companion website (www.oup.com/us/ttw) offers downloadable clinical tools and helpful resources


· Continuing Education (CE) Credits are now available on select titles in collaboration with PsychoEducational Resources, Inc. (PER)

Book News Annotation:

This volume is a client workbook intended to be used in conjunction with the similarly titled therapist's guide to the cognitive- behavioral treatment of compulsive hoarding and acquiring behavior, also by Steketee (Boston U. of School of Social Work) and Frost (Smith College). The workbook contains all the client forms, worksheets, and exercises needed to participate in the treatment programs discussed in the therapist's guide. Annotation ©2007 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

Although most people enjoy acquiring and using their possessions and nearly everyone keeps some things they dont need or use, people with compulsive hoarding carry this to an extreme. For them, ridding themselves of extra possessions is emotionally exhausting. Organizing is difficult and resisting the impulse to acquire new things is almost impossible. This book represents more than a decade of research and practice to understand hoarding and develop an effective treatment program that address its many components.

Used in conjunction with the treatment described in the therapist guide, this workbook teaches people how to minimize the negative effect clutter has on their lives, as well as the lives of those close to them. Using effective and practical techniques and skills, this program helps people get used to the idea of sorting, organizing, and gradually removing their unwanted possessions. People who hoard tend to overvalue the importance of the things they own and keep. This book will also help people to recognize errors in their thinking and modify their thoughts and beliefs to more accurately reflect the value of their belongings. Worksheets for developing a personal organization plan and determining categories for filing are also included in this interactive, easy-to-use workbook. With these books, users can be active participants who successfully overcome their compulsive hoarding.

TreatmentsThatWorkTM represents the gold standard of behavioral healthcare interventions!

All programs have been rigorously tested in clinical trials and are backed by years of research

A prestigious scientific advisory board, led by series Editor-In-Chief David H. Barlow, reviews and evaluates each intervention to ensure that it meets the highest standard of evidence so you can be confident that you are using the most effective treatment available to date

Our books are reliable and effective and make it easy for you to provide your clients with the best care available

Our corresponding workbooks contain psychoeducational information, forms and worksheets, and homework assignments to keep clients engaged and motivated

A companion website (www.oup.com/us/ttw) offers downloadable clinical tools and helpful resources

Continuing Education (CE) Credits are now available on select titles in collaboration with PsychoEducational Resources, Inc. (PER)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction

2. Assessment

3. Your Hoarding Model

4. Planning Your Treatment

5. Skills Training for Organizing and Solving

6. Exposure Methods

7. Cognitive Strategies

8. Reducing Acquiring

9. Preventing Relapse

Appendix - Tools.

References.

Readings and Resources.

About the Authors.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780195310559
Subtitle:
Workbook
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Author:
Frost, Randy
Author:
Steketee, Gail
Author:
null, Randy
Author:
null, Gail
Subject:
Clinical Psychology
Subject:
Psychopathology - Compulsive Behavior
Subject:
Psychology | Practitioner
Subject:
Client Guides
Subject:
Psychology | Practitioner and Client Guides
Subject:
Psychology | Practitioner & Client Guides
Subject:
Psychology-Anxiety and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Publication Date:
20061207
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
24 figs.
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
8.3 x 10.9 x 0.5 in

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"Synopsis" by , Although most people enjoy acquiring and using their possessions and nearly everyone keeps some things they dont need or use, people with compulsive hoarding carry this to an extreme. For them, ridding themselves of extra possessions is emotionally exhausting. Organizing is difficult and resisting the impulse to acquire new things is almost impossible. This book represents more than a decade of research and practice to understand hoarding and develop an effective treatment program that address its many components.

Used in conjunction with the treatment described in the therapist guide, this workbook teaches people how to minimize the negative effect clutter has on their lives, as well as the lives of those close to them. Using effective and practical techniques and skills, this program helps people get used to the idea of sorting, organizing, and gradually removing their unwanted possessions. People who hoard tend to overvalue the importance of the things they own and keep. This book will also help people to recognize errors in their thinking and modify their thoughts and beliefs to more accurately reflect the value of their belongings. Worksheets for developing a personal organization plan and determining categories for filing are also included in this interactive, easy-to-use workbook. With these books, users can be active participants who successfully overcome their compulsive hoarding.

TreatmentsThatWorkTM represents the gold standard of behavioral healthcare interventions!

All programs have been rigorously tested in clinical trials and are backed by years of research

A prestigious scientific advisory board, led by series Editor-In-Chief David H. Barlow, reviews and evaluates each intervention to ensure that it meets the highest standard of evidence so you can be confident that you are using the most effective treatment available to date

Our books are reliable and effective and make it easy for you to provide your clients with the best care available

Our corresponding workbooks contain psychoeducational information, forms and worksheets, and homework assignments to keep clients engaged and motivated

A companion website (www.oup.com/us/ttw) offers downloadable clinical tools and helpful resources

Continuing Education (CE) Credits are now available on select titles in collaboration with PsychoEducational Resources, Inc. (PER)

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