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Marital problems

Karen B. Schmaling, Alan E. Fruzzetti and Neil S. Jacobson

in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for Psychiatric Problems

Published on behalf of © Keith Hawton, Paul M Salkovskis, Joan Kirk, and David M Clark

Published in print June 1989 | ISBN: 9780192615879
Published online August 2015 | e-ISBN: 9780191808142 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med:psych/9780192615879.003.0010
Marital problems

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Chapter 10 explores a view of cognitive–behavioural marital therapy as it might be applied to the short-term treatment of marital problems in any out-patient service. It discusses the causes of marital distress, assessment of problems and assessment of suitability, treatment structure and techniques.

Keywords: disorders; assessment; marital therapy; short-term treatment; marital problems; out-patient service; marital distress; cognitive–behavioral therapy; CBT

Chapter.  13075 words. 

Subjects: Clinical Psychology

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