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Overcoming reduced activity and avoidance: a Five Areas approach

  • Anne Garland, Richard Fox and Chris Williams

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In the first three papers of this series (Williams & Garland, 2002a, b; 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 Williams & Garland, 2002a, Fig. 1) provides a clear summary of the range of problems and difficulties faced by individuals in each of the following domains:

  1. 1life situation, relationships, practical problems
  2. 2altered thinking
  3. 3altered emotions (moods or feelings)
  4. 4altered physical feelings/symptoms
  5. 5altered behaviour or activity levels.

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  • Anne Garland, Richard Fox and Chris Williams

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