Handbook of Child Behavior Therapy in the Psychiatric Setting

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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 ...

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Overview

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

  • ISBN-13: 9780471113935
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 10/31/2001
  • Series: Wiley Series on Personality Processes Series, #205
  • Edition description: Reprint
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 528
  • Product dimensions: 7.50 (w) x 9.25 (h) x 1.07 (d)

Meet the Author

ROBERT T. AMMERMAN, PhD, is Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Cincinnati and Staff Psychologist at the Children s Hospital Medical Center in Cincinnati. He has authored more than seventy-five papers and book chapters. Dr. Ammerman is a Diplomate in Behavioral Psychology of the American Board of Professional Psychology.

MICHEL HERSEN, PhD, is Professor and Dean of the School of Professional Psychology at Pacific University. He has authored and edited numerous books, journals, and articles in the field of assessment.

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Table of Contents

PART 1: GENERAL ASSESSMENT CONSIDERATIONS.

Child Behavioral Assessment in the Psychiatric Setting (K. Newcomb and R. Drabman).

Psychiatric Assessment and Diagnosis (T. Petti, et al.).

Medical Issues and Complications (D. Martini).

Evaluation of Child Maltreatment (J. Kaufman and A. Mannarino).

Developmental Issues (M. Ferrari).

PART 2: GENERAL TREATMENT CONSIDERATIONS.

Behavior Therapy and Pharmacological Adjuncts (B. Handen).

Unit Structure and Behavioral Programming (C. Johnson).

PART 3: TREATMENT OF SPECIFIC DISORDERS.

Mental Retaardation (F. Kobe and J. Mulick).

Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (B. Hoza, et al.).

Conduct Disorder (P. Frick and B. O'Brien).

Phobia (W. Kennedy).

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (G. Francis).

Depressive Disorders (K. Stark, et al.).

Eating Disorders (C. Shafer and D. Garner).

Tic Disorders (I. Mansdorf).

Elimination Disorders (M. Mellon and A. Houts).

Substance Use and Abuse (E. Wagner and J. Kassel).

Posttraumatic Stress Disoder (C. Koverola).

Obesity (J. Foreyt & G. Goodrick).

Somatization Disorder (J. Campo).

Pediatric Pain (K. Tarnowski and R. Brown).

Afterword.

Author Index.

Subject Index.

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