Cognitive and Behavioral Interventions: An Empirical Approach to Mental Health Problems / Edition 1

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This high-level edited volume provides a balanced discussion of both cognitive and behavioral perspectives of mental health issues, emphasizing the broad range of applications and wide variety of disorders in which interventions have been shown to be effective. Covers disorders and problem areas in both adult and child/adolescent populations, reflects the views and conclusions of the active researchers in the field, focuses on empirical validation and differing approaches in and across problem areas, and future directions in the field are covered throughout the book. Clinical Psychologists and Psychiatrists. A Longwood Professional Book.

Incl. anxiety disorders/depression in adults/schizophrenia/ mental retardation/autism/sexual dysfunction/obesity/etc.

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Theoretical models and basic principles are discussed in the beginning chapters, followed by chapters on applications with adults--e.g. anxiety disorders, depression, schizophrenia, addiction, couples, sexual dysfunction--and with children, adolescents, and families. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780205145867
  • Publisher: Pearson
  • Publication date: 12/7/1993
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 464
  • Sales rank: 909,427
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Table of Contents


1. Cognitive and Behavioral Perspectives: An Introduction

2. Models of Clinical Change

3. Principles of Behavior and Cognitive Change

4. Evaluation in Behavioral Research


5. Anxiety Disorders, L.L. Street and D.H. Barlow

6. Depression in Adults, S.D. Hollon and M.M. Carter

7. Schizophrenia, A.S. Bellack and K.T. Mueser

8. Social Inadequacy and Social Skill, M.G. Dow

9. Obesity and Eating Disorders, L.W. Craighead and B.G. Kirkley

10. Addictive Behaviors, M.E. Larimer and G.A. Marlatt

11. Behavioral Couples Therapy, J. Waltz and N.S. Jacobson

12. Sexual Dysfunction, J. LoPiccolo

13. Behavioral Medicine, F.J. Keefe and J.C. Beckham


14. Management of Classroom Disruptive Behavior and Academic Performance Problems, D. Walker, C.R. Greenwood, and B. Terry

15. Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, G.J. DuPaul, D.C. Guevremont, and R.A. Barkley

16. Parent and Family Management Training, K.C. Wells

17. Antisocial Behavior and Conduct Disorder, A.E. Kazdin

18. Childhood and Adolescent Depression, W. E. Craighead, J.F. Curry, and D.K. McMillan

19. Mental Retardation, T.L. Whitman

20. Autism, L.Schriebman

21. Applications in Pediatric Psychology, L. Peterson, D.D. Sherman, and M. Zink


22. Future Directions

References and Index

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