The current volume by Baucom and Epstein demonstrates the product that can result when two individuals, both of whom are skilled therapists, creative theoreticians and experienced researchers, combine their efforts. No other two individuals have the depth of understanding and the breadth of knowledge needed to write a book of his magnitude on cognitive behavioral therapy of marital distress. As a result, the best of the scientist-practitioner is revealed in Cognitive-Behavioral Marital Therapy.
Table of Contents
Foreword by Aaron T. Beck, M.D., Preface, SECTION I: THEORETICAL AND EMPIRICAL FOUNDATIONS, Introduction, 1. The Interplay of Behavior, Cognition, and Affect in Marital Interaction, 2. Behavioral Factors in Marital Dysfunction, 3. Cognitive Factors in Marital Dysfunction, 4. Affective Factors in Marital Dysfunction, SECTION II: ASSESSMENT, Introduction, 5. Assessment of Behavior, 6. Assessment of Cognition, 7. Assessment of Affect, Epilogue: Feedback to Couples Regarding Assessment, SECTION III: INTERVENTION, Introduction, 8. Modification of Behavior, 9. Modification of Cognition, 10. Modification of Affect, 11. An Integrated Approach to Skills-Oriented Marital Therapy, 12. Empirical Status of Cognitive-Behavioral Marital Therapy, Appendix: Marital Assessment Scales, References, Name Index, Subject Index