Efficacy and Cost-Effectiveness of Psychotherapy / Edition 1

Efficacy and Cost-Effectiveness of Psychotherapy / Edition 1

by David Spiegel
     
 

ISBN-10: 0880487690

ISBN-13: 9780880487696

Pub. Date: 04/28/1999

Publisher: American Psychiatric Publishing, Incorporated

In recent years, many have questioned the effectiveness of psychotherapy techniques. Advances in psychopharmacology have diverted attention from the many benefits of psychotherapy.

Psychotherapists from around the world have compiled their research and clinical experience as it applies to various psychotherapeutic treatments in this invaluable reference. These

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In recent years, many have questioned the effectiveness of psychotherapy techniques. Advances in psychopharmacology have diverted attention from the many benefits of psychotherapy.

Psychotherapists from around the world have compiled their research and clinical experience as it applies to various psychotherapeutic treatments in this invaluable reference. These leading experts describe their methods of assessment and treatment and provide new evidence for the effectiveness of these interventions.

This book covers • Specific psychotherapeutic techniques from dynamic to cognitive behavioral, individual to group, and inpatient to outpatient and applies these techniques to new populations• Up-to-date theories on using psychotherapy to treat posttraumatic stress disorder, psychosis and personality disorders, depression, and the medically ill• The efficacy and cost-effectiveness of psychotherapeutic techniques• Both theoretical and empirical approaches to specific psychotherapies and provides a theoretical basis for planning psychotherapy• New evidence that psychotherapy works to improve patient adjustment and make psychiatric and medical management more cost-effective

Complete with case examples and extensive references, it's a must read for psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, and students of psychotherapy

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780880487696
Publisher:
American Psychiatric Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date:
04/28/1999
Series:
Clinical Practice Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
216
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.85(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction. Thinking through psychotherapy: configurational analysis method of case formulation. Part I: Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. Cognitive-behavioral theory and treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder. Treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder and other trauma-related disorders. Part II: Psychosis and Personality Disorders. Contemporary practice of inpatient psychotherapy. Efficacy and cost offset of psychotherapy for borderline personality disorder. Cost-effectiveness of psychotherapy for depression. Part III: Medical Illness. Psychotherapy for the medically-surgically ill. Psychotherapy for cancer patients. Index.

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