5. Pre-Therapy Assessment

  1. Dominic H. Lam1,
  2. Steven H. Jones2 and
  3. Peter Hayward3

Published Online: 16 DEC 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470970256.ch5

Cognitive Therapy for Bipolar Disorder: A Therapist's Guide to Concepts, Methods and Practice, Second Edition

Cognitive Therapy for Bipolar Disorder: A Therapist's Guide to Concepts, Methods and Practice, Second Edition

How to Cite

Lam, D. H., Jones, S. H. and Hayward, P. (2010) Pre-Therapy Assessment, in Cognitive Therapy for Bipolar Disorder: A Therapist's Guide to Concepts, Methods and Practice, Second Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470970256.ch5

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Hull, UK

  2. 2

    Lancaster University, UK

  3. 3

    Maudsley Hospital, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 DEC 2010
  2. Published Print: 24 SEP 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470779378

Online ISBN: 9780470970256

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Keywords:

  • Pre-Therapy Assessment;
  • Dysfunctional Attitudes Scale (DAS);
  • Personal and Family History;
  • Client's Perception of the Illness and Medication Compliance;
  • The Client's Sense of Self, Dysfunctional Beliefs and Sense of Stigma;
  • Client's General Coping with the Illness and Coping with Bipolar Disorder Prodromes;
  • Client's Current Mood State;
  • Hopelessness and Suicidality;
  • Resources Available to the Client Including Formal and Informal Social Support;
  • Scoring Guidelines

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Personal and Family History

  • Client's Perception of the Illness and Medication Compliance

  • The Client's Sense of Self, Dysfunctional Beliefs and Sense of Stigma

  • Client's General Coping with the Illness and Coping with Bipolar Disorder Prodromes

  • Client's Current Mood State

  • Hopelessness and Suicidality

  • Social Performance

  • Resources Available to the Client Including Formal and Informal Social Support

  • Scoring Guidelines

  • Instructions