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Zindel V. Segal, Ph.D., is Head of the Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Unit at Clarke Institute of Psychiatry in Toronto, and Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology at the University of Toronto. A coauthor of Interpersonal Process in Cognitive Therapy (with Jeremy D. Safran), Dr. Segal's research interests are in the areas of cognitive vulnerability to relapse in unipolar depression and the assessment of changes in self-representation following treatment.
Sidney J. Blatt, Ph.D., is Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology at Yale University and Chief of the Psychology Section in the Department of Psychiatry. He is also a faculty member of the Western New England Institute of Psychoanalysis. Dr. Blatt's primary area of investigation is the development of mental representations (cognitive-affective schemas of self and others and their interactions), the differential impairment of these schemas in various forms of psychopathology, and changes that occur in these schemas in the therapeutic process.
Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Self-perception, Psychology, Pathological, Self psychology, Emotions and cognition, Behaviorism, Mental Disorders etiology, Psychoanalytic Theory, Self Concept