Basic Psychotherapeutics: A Programmed Text: A Programmed Text

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  • ISBN-13: 9789401178877
  • Publisher: Springer Netherlands
  • Publication date: 12/31/2013
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1980
  • Pages: 597
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.23 (d)

Table of Contents

I. Basic Psychotherapeutic Procedures.- 1. Abbreviated Psychological Assessment.- Goals of Abbreviated Psychological Assessment.- Psychopathologic Conditions Important to Diagnosis.- Open- and Closed-Ended Questions.- General Principles of Interviewing.- Conducting The Interview.- 2. Mental Status Examination.- General Principles.- Mental Status Categories.- Appearance.- Behavior.- Feeling (Affect and Mood).- Perception.- Thinking.- 3. Supportive Psychotherapy.- Comparison of Supportive and Uncovering Psychotherapy.- Patients Needing Special Consideration.- Basic Premises of Psychotherapy.- Important Characteristics of the Therapist.- Supportive Psychotherapeutic Techniques.- Directive Guidance.- Nondirective Guidance.- Environmental Intervention.- Ventilation.- Reassurance.- Education.- Diversion.- 4. Behavior Therapy.- General Principles of Behavior Therapy.- Indications for Behavior Therapy.- Techniques Used in Behavior Therapy.- Token Therapy.- Desensitization.- Biofeedback.- Aversive Therapy.- Contractual Methods.- Modeling.- 5. Pharmacologic Therapy.- Basic Principles For Prescribing Psychotropic Drugs.- Drug Prescription Directions.- Modern Psychotropic Medications.- Anti-Psychotic Medications.- Anti-Mania Medications.- Anti-Depressant Medications.- Anti-Anxiety Medications.- Anti-Insomnia Medications.- 6. Consultation and Referral.- Indications For Psychological Referral.- Principles of Effective Consultation and Referral.- II. Psychotherapeutics for Specific Disorders.- 7. Schizophrenic Disorders.- Characteristics of Schizophrenic Disorders.- Etiology.- Mental Status Examination Findings.- Course and Early Symptoms.- Schizophreniform and Schizophrenic Disorders.- Therapeutic Interventions.- Supportive Psychotherapy.- Behavior Therapy.- Pharmacologic Therapy.- Consultation and Referral.- 8. Affective Disorders.- Etiology of Affective Disorders.- Physical Symptoms Accompanying Affective Disorders.- Mental Status Examination Findings of Affective Disorders.- Classification of the Affective Disorders.- Therapeutic Interventions.- Supportive Psychotherapy.- Behavior Therapy.- Pharmacologic Therapy.- Consultation and Referral.- 9. Organic Mental Disorders.- General Diagnostic Considerations.- Mental Status Examination Findings.- Physical Findings Suggesting Drug Intoxication or Withdrawal.- Common Organic Brain Syndromes.- Predisposing Factors of Organic Brain Syndromes.- Physical Causes of Organic Brain Syndromes.- Therapeutic Intervention.- Supportive Psychotherapy.- Behavioral Therapy.- Pharmacologic Therapy.- Consultation and Referral.- 10. Anxiety Disorders.- General Diagnostic Considerations.- Physical Findings Associated With Anxiety Disorders.- Mental Status Examination Findings.- Subtypes of Anxiety Disorders.- Panic Disorders.- Generalized Anxiety Disorders.- Phobic Disorders.- Obsessive/Compulsive Disorders.- Therapeutic Interventions.- Supportive Psychotherapy.- Behavioral Therapy.- Pharmacologic Therapy.- Consultation and Referral.- 11. Substance Use Disorders.- Terminology.- Criteria for Diagnosing Substance Use Disorders.- Etiologic Factors.- Drug Characteristics.- Central Nervous System Depressants.- Central Nervous System Stimulants.- Therapeutic Interventions.- Supportive Psychotherapy.- Behavioral Therapy.- Pharmacologic Therapy.- Consultation and Referral.- 12. Somatoform Disorders.- Mental Status Examination (MSE) Findings.- Subtypes of Somatoform Disorders.- Somatization Disorders.- Conversion Disorders.- Psychogenic Pain Disorder.- Hypochondriasis.- Therapeutic Interventions.- Supportive Psychotherapy.- Behavioral Therapy.- Pharmacologic Therapy.- Consultation and Referral.- 13. Mental Retardation.- Mental Retardation Defined.- Causes of Mental Retardation.- Mental Status Findings.- Therapeutic Interventions.- Supportive Psychotherapy.- Behavioral Therapy.- Pharmacologic Therapy.- Consultation and Referral.- III. Psychotherapeutics for Problems of Living.- 14. Psychiatric Emergencies.- Diagnostic Findings.- Mental Status Findings.- Significant Patient Characteristics.- Principles of Therapeutic Management.- Therapeutic Interventions.- Supportive Psychotherapy.- Behavioral Therapy.- Pharmacologic Therapy.- Consultation and Referral.- 15. Hospitalization and Critical Care.- Common Fears Relating to Illness.- Patient Responses to Illness.- Stress Caused by Hospitalization.- Therapeutic Interventions.- Supportive Psychotherapy.- Behavioral Therapy.- Pharmacologic Therapy.- Consultation and Referral.- 16. Suicide.- Indications for a Careful Evaluation.- Physical Findings of Depression.- Mental Status Examination Mndings of Depression.- The Assessment of Suicidal Risk.- Supportive Psychotherapy.- Behavioral Therapy.- Pharmacologic Therapy.- Consultation and Referral.- 17. Childhood.- Major Causes of Childhood Problems.- Common Childhood Problems.- Therapeutic Interventions.- Supportive Psychotherapy.- Behavioral Therapy.- Pharmacologic Therapy.- Consultation and Referral.- 18. Adolescence.- Developmental Tasks of Adolescents.- Indications of Psychopathology.- Therapeutic Interventions.- Supportive Psychotherapy.- Behavioral Therapy.- Pharmacologic Therapy.- Consultation and Referral.- 19. Grief and Terminal Illness.- Grief and Bereavement.- Common Responses of Dying Patients.- Fears of Dying Patients.- Therapeutic Interventions.- Supportive Psychotherapy.- Behavioral Therapy.- Pharmacologic Therapy.- Consultation and Referral.

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