Lam, Danny and Gale, Julia (2000) Cognitive behaviour therapy: teaching a client the ABC model - the first step towards the process of change. Journal Of Advanced Nursing, 31(2), pp. 444-451. ISSN (print) 0309-2402Full text not available from this archive.
Research suggests that clients need to be made aware of the relationship between thinking and emotional and behavioural reactions at the start of the therapeutic work. This paper looks at the clinical processes of educating the client about this relationship in a seven-step ABC model. Rationales for each of the seven steps are given. The model illustrates the process of generating alternative beliefs in relation to a negative event and shows consequences of holding helpful and unhelpful beliefs.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||cognitive behavioural therapy, abc model, automatic thoughts, alternative belief, psychoeducation, mental health nursing|
|Research Area:||Psychiatry, neuroscience and clinical psychology
Nursing and midwifery
|Faculty, School or Research Centre:||Faculty of Health and Social Care Sciences (until 2013)|
|Depositing User:||Lucinda Lyon|
|Date Deposited:||12 Feb 2007|
|Last Modified:||16 Jul 2010 10:09|
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