Ognitive Behavioural Therapy and its use with anxiety cases and reducing sickness absence
1. Knowledge of Theory and associated relevent literature What is Cognitive Behavioural Therapy including formulation; maintance factors; intervention and habituation. Tools used 5 step; ABC and downward arrow.
2. The use of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy in treating acute anxiety The benefits and drawbacks including reduced relapse.
Symptoms of ANxiety including fight or flight and the bodys response to threat (threat Apprasial)
3. The reduction of sickness absence for mental health cases when Cognitive Behavioural Therapy is used on its own or in conjunction with medication
Please include Arron T Beck (set up CBT in 1960s; Judith S Beck; Padesky and Greeberger; Westbrook D et al; Chris R Brewin 1996
Other Suggestions: Nic Paton Occupational Health(8) 2007; Dovey a and Wilday s Occupational Health Sept 2005; Allan Wells.