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Identifying and challenging unhelpful thinking

  • Chris Williams and Anne Garland
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In the first two articles of this series (Williams & Garland, 2002; Wright et al, 2002), we looked at the different areas of human experience that alter during times of mental illness. The Five Areas Assessment model (Williams, 2001; see also Fig. 1 of Williams & Garland, 2002) provides a clear summary of the range of problems and difficulties faced by the individual in each of the following domains: 1

life situation, relationships, practical problems

2

altered thinking

3

altered emotions (moods or feelings)

4

altered physical feelings/symptoms

5

altered behaviour or activity levels.

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  • Chris Williams and Anne Garland
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