Problemsolving

A basic ingredient of both cognitive and behavioural approaches to psychiatric disorders in children is problem-solving. Although the immediate antecedents of many emotional and behavioural disorders can often be identified as specific cognitions or affects, these are usually provoked by some kind of external problem. These problems are commonly of an interpersonal nature, involving either the family or peers. Training children in problem-solving helps them to deal with these external problems and also provides a useful model for many cognitive-behavioural procedures. Problem-solving in children involves much the same steps as in adults. The child is first encouraged to identify a solvable problem and then to generate as many potential solutions to it as possible. The best solution is chosen, the steps to carry it out are identified, and the child tries it out. Finally, the whole process is evaluated.

Break Free From Passive Aggression

Break Free From Passive Aggression

This guide is meant to be of use for anyone who is keen on developing a better understanding of PAB, to help/support concerned people to discover various methods for helping others, also, to serve passive aggressive people as a tool for self-help.

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