Autism and depression : a workbook for adolescents and adults / Katie Saint and Carlos Torres

By: Saint, Katie.
Contributor(s): Torres, Carlos.
Arlington, TX : Future Horizons, 2020Description: 65 pages : illustrations : 26 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated ISBN: 9781949177466.Subject(s): AUTISM | DEPRESSION | ADOLESCENTS | YOUNG ADULTS | ACCEPTANCE AND COMMITMENT THERAPY | SELF HELP SKILLS
Contents:
Instructions -- Why use this book -- Depression symptoms checklist -- Traits commonly associiated with autism -- Evaluation of triggers -- Hygiene -- Identifying experiential avoidance -- Identifying your priorities -- Goal setting tools and resources -- Depressive cycle visual goal setting worksheet -- Identifying support systems -- Data collection -- Increasing the feel good chemicals -- Self reflection on consequences -- Mood evaluation -- Barriers -- Acceptance -- Appreciating the good -- Problem thoughts -- Strategies for dismissing unhelpful thoughts -- Perspective taking activity -- Emotional reaction mapping -- Skill development activities to fight depression -- Communication -- Rigidity -- Sensory -- Reassessment -- Troubleshooting -- References -- Author bios
Summary: "Autism and depression are very commonly diagnosed together in young adults. This book is for them. Katie Saint and Carlos Torres, authors of Awkward: The Social Dos and Don'ts, have created another user-friendly resource by combining the issues and needs of young adults with both Autism and Depression into one workbook. Autism and Depression uses Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) to target emotional regulation skills, perspective-taking, acceptance, independent goal setting, and skill-building related to symptoms associated with depression. This book can be used individually or with a trusted therapist or friend." -- book jacket
List(s) this item appears in: Autism 12-16 Freebook updated Sept 2020
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Instructions -- Why use this book -- Depression symptoms checklist -- Traits commonly associiated with autism -- Evaluation of triggers -- Hygiene -- Identifying experiential avoidance -- Identifying your priorities -- Goal setting tools and resources -- Depressive cycle visual goal setting worksheet -- Identifying support systems -- Data collection -- Increasing the feel good chemicals -- Self reflection on consequences -- Mood evaluation -- Barriers -- Acceptance -- Appreciating the good -- Problem thoughts -- Strategies for dismissing unhelpful thoughts -- Perspective taking activity -- Emotional reaction mapping -- Skill development activities to fight depression -- Communication -- Rigidity -- Sensory -- Reassessment -- Troubleshooting -- References -- Author bios

"Autism and depression are very commonly diagnosed together in young adults. This book is for them.

Katie Saint and Carlos Torres, authors of Awkward: The Social Dos and Don'ts, have created another user-friendly resource by combining the issues and needs of young adults with both Autism and Depression into one workbook. Autism and Depression uses Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) to target emotional regulation skills, perspective-taking, acceptance, independent goal setting, and skill-building related to symptoms associated with depression. This book can be used individually or with a trusted therapist or friend." -- book jacket

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