Solving Life's Problems

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Solving Life's Problems

SKU# 9780826114891

A 5-Step Guide to Enhanced Well-Being

Author: Arthur M. Nezu PhD, ABPP, Christine Maguth Nezu PhD, ABPP, Thomas D'Zurilla PhD

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Description 

Yes, You Can!! Learn How to:

    Cope better with stressful life problems and circumstances
    Increase your ability to stick with a diet or lifestyle change
    Decrease emotional stress
    Improve your personal relationships

    Guided by an easy, new 5-step program called ADAPT, these life change ARE possible!

    ADAPT is based on a proven-effective method of behavioral intervention called Problem-Solving Therapy (PST), and is simple enough to apply even to the busiest schedules.

    The New ADAPT Method

    5 Little Steps to Solving Life's Big Problems

    1. Attitude: Enhancing Your Problem-Solving Capacity
    2. Defining Your Problem and Setting Realistic Goals
    3. Being Creative and Generating Alternative Solutions
    4. Predicting the Consequences and Developing a Solution Plan
    5. Trying Out Your Solution and Determining if it Works

    If you are searching for enhanced well-being, the new ADAPT method will quickly steer you in the right direction and provide the life-long skills you need to better define the problems you may be facing, choose effective solutions, and improve the quality of your life.

    Solving Life's Problems can also be read alongside D'Zurilla's and Nezu's Problem-Solving Therapy, Third Edition, serving as an informal "manual" style accompaniment to its more comprehensive companion book.

    Purchase of the two books as a set will get you these life-changing texts at an $7.00 savings over the two books bought individually.

Product Details 

  • Publication Date September 18, 2006
  • Page Count 124
  • Product Form Paperback / softback
  • ISBN 13 9780826114891
  • EISBN 9780826115362

Table of Contents 


  1. Why You Should Read This Book
  2. ADAPT: 5 Steps to Solving Life's Problems
  3. Knowing Your Problem-Solving Strengths and Limitations
  4. Step 1: Attitude: Enhancing Your Problem-Solving Capacity
  5. Step 2: Defining Your Problem and Setting Realistic Goals
  6. Step 3: Being Creative and Generating Alternative Solutions
  7. Step 4: Predicting the Consequences and Developing a Solution Plan
  8. Step 5: Trying Out Your Solution and Determining if it Works
  9. Applying the 5-Steps of Effective Problem Solving to Common Life Problems
Appendices
A. Visualization for Success Exercise
B. Deep Breathing Exercise to Manage Stress
C. Visualization--Travel to a Safe Place
D. Rapid Problem Solving
Bibliography
Index