BN.com Gift Guide

Handbook of Empirical Social Work Practice, Mental Disorders / Edition 1

Paperback (Print)
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $1.99
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 97%)
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (11) from $1.99   
  • New (4) from $54.53   
  • Used (7) from $1.99   
Close
Sort by
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Note: Marketplace items are not eligible for any BN.com coupons and promotions
$54.53
Seller since 2008

Feedback rating:

(4533)

Condition:

New — never opened or used in original packaging.

Like New — packaging may have been opened. A "Like New" item is suitable to give as a gift.

Very Good — may have minor signs of wear on packaging but item works perfectly and has no damage.

Good — item is in good condition but packaging may have signs of shelf wear/aging or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Acceptable — item is in working order but may show signs of wear such as scratches or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Used — An item that has been opened and may show signs of wear. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Refurbished — A used item that has been renewed or updated and verified to be in proper working condition. Not necessarily completed by the original manufacturer.

New
New Book. Shipped from UK within 4 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000.

Ships from: Horcott Rd, Fairford, United Kingdom

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
$71.72
Seller since 2008

Feedback rating:

(17860)

Condition: New
Brand New, Perfect Condition, Please allow 4-14 business days for delivery. 100% Money Back Guarantee, Over 1,000,000 customers served.

Ships from: Westminster, MD

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
$72.20
Seller since 2007

Feedback rating:

(23578)

Condition: New
BRAND NEW

Ships from: Avenel, NJ

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
$73.13
Seller since 2009

Feedback rating:

(10652)

Condition: New
New Book. Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000.

Ships from: Secaucus, NJ

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Close
Sort by

Overview

Covers clinically effective treatments for over twenty of the major mental, behavioral, and emotional diagnoses in the DSM-IV

The last two decades in social work have seen tremendous strides in field research, from the development of improved research designs to more accurate methods of problem measurement and outcome analysis. Drawing upon these significant advances, the two-volume Handbook of Empirical Social Work Practice brings together empirically validated interventions for many of the psychosocial problems most frequently encountered by social workers in their daily practice.

Unlike other books in the field that employ a theory-based approach to treatment, this handbook focuses on the best-supported methods of helping clients with particular problems irrespective of theoretical biases, offering clinicians a valuable compendium of practice guidelines for treatment.

Edited and authored by recognized experts in the field, the Handbook of Empirical Social Work Practice is clearly written and organized for easy reference. Volume One covers clinically effective treatments for over twenty of the major mental, behavioral, and emotional diagnoses in the DSM-IV(TM), including:
* Disorders typically diagnosed in infancy, childhood, or adolescence
* Substance-related disorders
* Schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders
* Mood and anxiety disorders
* Sexual and eating disorders
* Personality disorders

With information that is at once accessible and up to date, the Handbook of Empirical Social Work Practice is a vital source of guidance for today's clinical social workers and other practicing mental health professionals, as well as students.

"One of the best tools to promote the values of the [social work] profession is that of empirical social work practice. 'Telling the truth' is one of these values, and discovering the truth is something that empirical research is very good at. This book presents credible reviews of contemporary empirical literature pertaining to selected behavioral, affective, and intellectual disorders, and their psychosocial assessment and treatment. That such a book is now possible is a striking affirmation of the merits of the approach to social work called empirical clinical practice."
-from the Handbook of Empirical Social Work Practice

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471654339
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 4/16/2004
  • Edition description: REPRINT
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 505
  • Product dimensions: 7.05 (w) x 10.10 (h) x 0.96 (d)

Meet the Author

Bruce A. Thyer, PhD, is Professor and Dean of the Department of Psychology at Florida State University. His research focuses on evidence-based practice, evaluation research, behavior analysis, mental health, substance abuse, and social work theory, practice, and education.

John S. Wodarski, PhD, is Director of Research and Professor at the University of Tennessee—Knoxville. He has edited or authored over nineteen books, including Adolescent Sexuality and Maltreatment and The School-Age Child.

Read More Show Less

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. First Principles of Empirical Social Work Practice (Bruce A. Thyer and John S. Wodarski).

PART I. DISORDERS USUALLY FIRST DIAGNOSED IN INFANCY, CHILDHOOD, OR ADOLESCENCE.

Chapter 2. Mental Retardation (John Gerdtz and Joel Bregman).

Chapter 3. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (Martha J. Markward).

Chapter 4. Conduct Disorder (Lisa A. Rapp and John S. Wodarski).

Chapter 5. Oppositional Defiant Disorder (Peter Lehmann and Richard F. Dangel).

Chapter 6. Feeding Disorders of Infancy and Early Childhood (MaryLouise E. Kerwin and Nancy Hale Sills).

Chapter 7. Enuresis and Encopresis (John F. Butler and Rick L. Campise).

Chapter Seperation Anxiety Disorder (Karen P. Sowers-Hoag and Toni M. DiDona).

PART II. SUBSTANCE-RELATED DISORDERS.

Chapter 9. Alcohol Abuse (Nancy J. Smyth).

Chapter 10. Cocaine Abuse (Patrick S. Bordnick, Joy Schmitz and Judith R. Bordnick)

Chapter 11. Opiate Abuse (Cheryl Davenport Dozier and J. Aaron Johnson).

PART III. SCHIZOPHRENIA AND OTHER PSYCHOTIC DISORDERS.

Chapter 12. Schizophrenia (Rsemary L. Farmer, Joseph Walsh and Kia J. Bentley).

PART IV. MOOD DISORDERS.

Chapter 13. Major Depressive Disorder and Dysthymic Disorder (Catherine N. Dulmus and John S. Wodarski).

Chapter 14. Bipolar Disorder (Bruce Brotter, John F. Clarkin and Daniel Carpenter).

PART V. ANXIETY DISORDERS.

Chapter 15. Panic Disorder with Agoraphobia (Joseph Himle and Daniel J. Fischer).

Chapter 16. Specific and Social Phobias (Joseph J. Plaud and Keith G. Vavrovsky).

Chapter 17. Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (Iris Cohen and Gail Steketee).

Chapter 18. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (M. Elizabeth Vonk and Bonnie L. Yegidis).

Chapter 19. Generalized Anxiety Disorder (Robert W. McLellarn and Julie M. Rosenzweig).

PART VI. SEXUAL DISORDERS.

Chapter 20. Sexual Desire and Arousal Disorders (Sophia F. Dziegielewski and Cheryl Resnick).

Chapter 21. Orgasmic Disorders (Sophia F. Dziegielewski and Cheryl Resnick).

PART VII. EATING DISORDERS.

Chapter 22. Bulimia Nervosa (Laura L. Myers).

PART VIII. PERSONALITY DISORDERS.

Chapter 23. Borderline Personality Disorder (André? Ivanoff, Marsha M. Linehan and Karrie L. Recknor).

Index.

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)