Adult Behavior Therapy Casebook / Edition 1

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This casebook covers both standard and innovative clinical applications of behavioral treatments to a wide range of adult disorders. Each disorder is presented consistently, with sections on identification, history, assessment, treatment, and follow-up. Clinicians who appreciated the editors' previous work, Child Behavior Therapy Casebook, will likewise find this an extremely useful resource.

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Following a discussion of the clinical issues relevant to the design and execution of interventions with adult clients, 18 clinical cases of a variety of DSM-IIIR disorders commonly encountered in clinical practice detail both standard and more innovative clinical applications of behavioral approaches to adult problems. Featuring a standardized format to facilitate cross-case comparisons, each case contains sections on: description of the disorder, case identification, presenting complaints, history, assessment, selection of treatment, course of treatment, termination, follow-up, and overall evaluation. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780306444593
  • Publisher: Springer US
  • Publication date: 12/31/1993
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1994
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 314
  • Product dimensions: 0.69 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 6.14 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: 1. Clinical Considerations; C.G. Last, M. Hersen. Clinical Cases: 2. Schizophrenia; P.W. McGuffin, R.L. Morrison. 3. Major Depression; I.W. Miller, et al. 4. Dysthymic Disorder; M.A. Mercier. 5. Alcohol Dependence and Abuse; T.J. O'Farrell. 6. Nicotine Dependence; P. O'Hara 7. Somatization Disorder; J. Baker, P. Cinciripini. 8. Panic Disorder with Agoraphobia; S.L. Williams, B. Laberge. 9. Social Phobia; D.A. Hope, R.G. Heimberg 10. Simple Phobia; F.D. McGlynn, T. Vopat. 11. Generalized Anxiety Disorder: Combined Behavior Therapy and Cognitive Therapy; G. Butler. 12. Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder; H. Hiss, E.B. Foa. 13. Post-traumatic Stress Disorder; F.W. Weathers, T.M. Keane. 14. Bulimia Nervosa; D.M. Garnerr. 15. Low Sexual Desire Disorder; J.G. Beck. 16. Exhibitionism B.M. Maletsky. 17. Pedophilia; A. Eccles, W.L. Marshall. 18. Primary Insomnia; M. Engel-Friedman. 19. Pathological Gambling; R.A. McCormick. Index.

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