Designed to serve as a trusted desktop reference on issues of lifespan and cultural diversity for all mental health professionals, Diagnosis and Treatment of Mental Disorders Across the Lifespan expertly covers etiology, clinical presentation, intake and interviewing, diagnosis, and treatment of a wide range of DSM-IV-TR disorders that occur in people of all ages. This is an indispensable resource for all mental health professionals.
"This handbook, Diagnosis and Treatment of Mental Disorders Across the Lifespan, comprehensively integrates best practices necessary for clinicians who deal with a wide range of mental disorders across the continuum of development in a practical, applied, and accessible manner. One of the unique aspects of the book is the length to which the authors go to ensure that the up-to-date information contained in the book is practical, user-friendly, and accessible to beginners in clinical practice as well as to experienced therapists." (PsycCRITIQUES, August 5, 2009)
Stephanie M. Woo, PhD, is an Associate Professor of Psychology and Director of the Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology with an Emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy Program (Malibu Campus) at the Graduate School of Education and Psychology at Pepperdine University in Los Angeles, California. She is also a consultant to RAND Corporation and Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences at UCLA.
Carolyn Keatinge, PhD, is an Instructor and Clinical Supervisor at the Graduate School of Education and Psychology at Pepperdine University in Los Angeles, California and a consultant to Boys and Girls Hope California. She is the coauthor of Rapid Psychological Assessment (Wiley).