Chapter 11. Psychological Treatment of Rumination

  1. Costas Papageorgiou2 and
  2. Adrian Wells3
  1. Christine Purdon

Published Online: 13 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470713853.ch11

Depressive Rumination: Nature, Theory and Treatment

Depressive Rumination: Nature, Theory and Treatment

How to Cite

Purdon, C. (2003) Psychological Treatment of Rumination, in Depressive Rumination: Nature, Theory and Treatment (eds C. Papageorgiou and A. Wells), John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470713853.ch11

Editor Information

  1. 2

    University of Lancaster, UK

  2. 3

    University of Manchester, UK

Author Information

  1. Department of Psychology, University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471486923

Online ISBN: 9780470713853

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Keywords:

  • rumination;
  • obsessive-compulsive disorder;
  • post-traumatic stress disorder;
  • psychological treatment;
  • generalized anxiety disorder

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Thought Stopping

  • In Vivo and Imaginal Exposure

  • Eye Movement Desensitization Retraining (Emdr)

  • Relaxation Training and Systematic Desensitization

  • Cognitive Therapy

  • Meditation

  • Attention Training (Att)

  • Summary and Conclusions

  • References