Aaron T. Beck, MD, is University Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania, President Emeritus of the Beck Institute for Cognitive Behavior Therapy, and the founder of cognitive therapy. Dr. Beck is the recipient of numerous awards, including the Albert Lasker Clinical Medical Research Award, the American Psychological Association (APA) Lifetime Achievement Award, the American Psychiatric Association Distinguished Service Award, the Robert J. and Claire Pasarow Foundation Award for Research in Neuropsychiatry, and the Institute of Medicine's Sarnat International Prize in Mental Health and Gustav O. Lienhard Award. He has worked extensively with personality disorders and has been an investigator on two studies using cognitive therapy with borderline personality disorder.
Denise D. Davis, PhD, is Assistant Director of Clinical Training in Psychology at Vanderbilt University. She is a Founding Fellow of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy (ACT) and a Fellow of the APA, and is certified by the ACT as a trainer, speaker and consultant for cognitive therapy. Dr. Davis was the founding Associate Editor of the journal Cognitive and Behavioral Practice prior to serving the first full term as that journal’s Editor. Her research and clinical interests include ethics, psychotherapy termination, and cognitive therapy of personality disorders.
Arthur Freeman, EdD, ABPP, is Professor of Behavioral Medicine at Midwestern University, where he is Executive Director of the Clinical Psychology Programs at both the Downers Grove, Illinois, and Glendale, Arizona, campuses. He is a past president of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies and the International Association for Cognitive Psychotherapy and a Distinguished Founding Fellow of the ACT. With over 100 chapters and articles, his work has been translated into 20 languages and he has lectured in 45 countries. Dr. Freeman's research and clinical interests include marital and family therapy, and cognitive-behavioral treatment of depression, anxiety, and personality disorders.
I. Theory, Research and Clinical Methods 1. Overview of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy of Personality Disorders, Daniel O. David & Arthur Freeman 2. Theory of Personality Disorders, Aaron T. Beck 3. Assessment of Personality Pathology, Jay C. Fournier 4. Neural Mechanisms of Maladaptive Schemas and Modes in Personality Disorders, Michael T. Treadway 5. General Principles and Specialized Techniques in Cognitive Therapy of Personality Disorders, Aaron T. Beck, Arthur Freeman, & Denise D. Davis 6. The Therapeutic Alliance with Patients with Personality Disorders, Denise D. Davis & Judith S. Beck 7. Diversity, Culture, and Personality Disorders, James L. Rebeta II. Clinical Applications 8. Dependent Personality Disorder, Lindsay Brauer & Mark A. Reinecke 9. Avoidant Personality Disorder, Christine A. Padesky & Judith S. Beck 10. ObsessiveCompulsive Personality Disorder, Karen M. Simon 11. Depressive Personality Disorder, David A. Clark & Catherine A. Hilchey 12. Paranoid, Schizotypal, and Schizoid Personality Disorders, Julia C. Renton & Pawel D. Mankiewicz 13. PassiveAggressive Personality Disorder (Negativistic Personality Disorder), Gina M. Fusco 14. Narcissistic Personality Disorder, Wendy T. Behary & Denise D. Davis 15. Histrionic Personality Disorder, Mehmet Z. Sungur & Anil Gündüz 16. Antisocial Personality Disorder, Damon Mitchell, Raymond Chip Tafrate, & Arthur Freeman 17. Borderline Personality Disorder, Arnoud Arntz III. Comorbidity and Clinical Management 18. Symptomatic Comorbidity, Robert A. DiTomasso & Bradley Rosenfield 19. Clinical Management: Working with Those Diagnosed with Personality Disorders, Gina M. Fusco 20. Synthesis and Prospects for the Future, Denise D. Davis & Arthur Freeman Appendix