Handbook of Child Behavior Therapy in the Psychiatric Setting

Handbook of Child Behavior Therapy in the Psychiatric Setting

by Robert T. Ammerman
     
 

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A practical guide to behavior therapy, offering syndrome-by-syndrome coverage of all the major psychiatric disorders in children

Rapidly becoming a preferred intervention strategy both in inpatient and outpatient environments, behavior therapy is a relatively quick and effective method of treatment for everything from ADHD to obsessive-compulsive disorder. Edited

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A practical guide to behavior therapy, offering syndrome-by-syndrome coverage of all the major psychiatric disorders in children

Rapidly becoming a preferred intervention strategy both in inpatient and outpatient environments, behavior therapy is a relatively quick and effective method of treatment for everything from ADHD to obsessive-compulsive disorder. Edited by two acknowledged leaders in the field and including contributions from a host of distinguished clinicians and researchers, Handbook of Child Behavior Therapy: In the Psychiatric Setting arms you with state-of-the-art behavioral approaches to the assessment and treatment of child psychopathology in the psychiatric setting. Coverage includes:
* A focus on behavioral methods as applied to a wide range of child psychopathologies
* General assessment and treatment issues, including chapters on frequently encountered problems
* Problem-specific chapters, organized according to six major categories: "Description of the Problem," "Prototypic Assessment," "Actual Assessment," "Prototypic Treatment," "Actual Treatment," and "Summary"
* Topics on: mental retardation, ADHD, conduct disorders, separation anxiety disorder, phobias, anorexia and bulimia, depressive disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorder, tic disorders, elimination disorders, substance abuse, posttraumatic stress disorders, obesity, somatization disorders, and pediatric pain

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From the Publisher
"...well structures as an overview of the field..." (Jnl of Child Psychology & Psychiatry, Vol.43, No.6, 2002)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471113935
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
10/31/2001
Series:
Wiley Series on Personality Processes Series, #205
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
528
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.07(d)

Meet the Author

About the editors

ROBERT T. AMMERMAN, PhD, is Supervisor of Research and Clinical Psychology at the Western Pennsylvania School for Blind Children and an assistant professor of psychiatry and lecturer in psychology at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Dr. Ammerman holds a doctorate in clinical psychology from the University of Pittsburgh. His other Wiley books include Treatment of Family Violence: A Sourcebook and Assessment of Family Violence: A Clinical and Legal Sourcebook, both of which he coedited with Michel Hersen.

MICHEL HERSEN, PhD, is professor of psychology at the Nova University Center for Psychological Studies, Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He is the author or editor of more than 70 books, including Handbook of Child Psychiatric Diagnosis, Adult Psychopathology and Diagnosis, and Behavior Therapy with Children and Adolescents: A Clinical Approach, all of which were published by Wiley. Dr. Hersen received his doctorate in clinical psychology from the State University of New York at Buffalo.

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