11. Now I Can Get on with Life: Pleasure, Engagement, and Meaning in a Case of Major Depression

  1. George W. Burns
  1. George W. Burns

Published Online: 9 JAN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118269664.ch11

Happiness, Healing, Enhancement: Your Casebook Collection for Applying Positive Psychology in Therapy

Happiness, Healing, Enhancement: Your Casebook Collection for Applying Positive Psychology in Therapy

How to Cite

Burns, G. W. (2009) Now I Can Get on with Life: Pleasure, Engagement, and Meaning in a Case of Major Depression, in Happiness, Healing, Enhancement: Your Casebook Collection for Applying Positive Psychology in Therapy (ed G. W. Burns), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118269664.ch11

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 JAN 2012
  2. Published Print: 7 DEC 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470291153

Online ISBN: 9781118269664

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Keywords:

  • psychotherapy;
  • cognitive-behavior therapy;
  • electroconvulsive therapy;
  • positive emotions;
  • sensory deprivation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Clara: A Case of Major Depression

  • Forming a Therapeutic Plan

  • Building Experiences of Pleasure

  • Fostering Engagement

  • Finding Meaning in Life

  • The Outcome

  • Follow-Up