Practitioner's Guide to Evidence-Based Psychotherapy / Edition 1

Practitioner's Guide to Evidence-Based Psychotherapy / Edition 1

by Jane E. Fisher
     
 

ISBN-10: 0387283692

ISBN-13: 9780387283692

Pub. Date: 07/27/2006

Publisher: Springer US

Designed to bring ready answers from scientific data to real life practice, The Practitioner's Guide to Evidence-Based Psychotherapy is an accessible, authoritative reference for today's clinician.

The Guide, organized alphabetically for quick reference, distills vast amounts of proven knowledge and strategies (across the lifespan as well as across the DSM) into

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Designed to bring ready answers from scientific data to real life practice, The Practitioner's Guide to Evidence-Based Psychotherapy is an accessible, authoritative reference for today's clinician.

The Guide, organized alphabetically for quick reference, distills vast amounts of proven knowledge and strategies (across the lifespan as well as across the DSM) into a user friendly, hands-on reference. Chapters are written by leading experts, focusing on appropriate assessment and empirically supported therapies. Here are solid guidelines for what to rule out, what works, what doesn't work and what can be improved for a wide range of mental health problems, including:

ADHD, learning disabilities, autism spectrum disorders

Bedwetting, feeding disorders, school refusal, thumb sucking

Bipolar disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, PTSD

Child abuse and domestic violence

Dysthymia, depression, suicidal thoughts

Erectile and orgasmic disorders

Smoking, gambling, substance abuse

Stress, chronic pain, insomnia

Developed with the frontline clinician's time and cost constraints firmly in mind, the Practitioner's Guide to Evidence-Based Psychotherapy allows readers to understand the best assessment and treatment options. This resource is designed to help clinical psychologists, clinical social workers, psychiatrists and counselors achieve the maximum in service to their clients. Concise and up-to-date, it also serves as an excellent student guide.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780387283692
Publisher:
Springer US
Publication date:
07/27/2006
Edition description:
2006
Pages:
754
Product dimensions:
7.01(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.06(d)

Table of Contents

1 Introduction 1

2 Agoraphobia 24

3 Amnestic Disorder 35

4 Anorexia Nervosa 45

5 Antisocial Personality Disorder 57

6 Asperger's Disorder 68

7 Assertiveness Training 80

8 Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder 93

9 Autistic Disorder 101

10 Avoidant Personality Disorder 115

11 Bereavement 122

12 Bipolar Disorder 131

13 Body Dysmorphic Disorder 142

14 Borderline Personality Disorder 151

15 Bulimia Nervosa 161

16 Child Physical Abuse 169

17 Child Sexual Abuse 177

18 Chronic Pain 189

19 Delirium 196

20 Delusions 205

21 Dementia 214

22 Dependent Personality Disorder 230

23 Depression 238

24 Dissociative Identity Disorder 248

25 Domestic Violence 258

26 Dysthymia 266

27 Encopresis 277

28 Erectile Dysfunction 284

29 Gambling 291

30 Generalized Anxiety Disorder 301

31 Hypochondriasis 313

32 Insomnia 324

33 Intermittent Explosive Disorder 335

34 Irritable Bowel Syndrome 352

35 Kleptomania 361

36 Learning Disorders 368

37 Low Sexual Desire 377

38 Malingering 386

39 Marital Problems 396

40 Mental Retardation 408

41 Nail Biting 414

42 Narcissistic Personality Disorder 423

43 Nocturnal Enuresis 432

44 Nonadherence to Treatment 442

45 Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder 453

46 Oppositional/Defiant Disorder 461

47 Orgasmic Disorders 469

48 Other Paraphilias 478

49 Panic Disorder 494

50 Paranoia 503

51 Pediatric Feeding Disorders 514

52 Pediatric Insomnia 524

53 Pedophilia 531

54 Pica 542

55 Premenstrual Syndromes 550

56 Posttraumatic Stress Disorder 555

57 Recurrent Headaches 567

58 Schizophrenia 583

59 Schizotypal Personality Disorder 593

60 School Refusal 600

61 Self-Injurious Behavior620

62 Separation Anxiety Disorder 627

63 Sexual Pain Disorders 634

64 Specific Phobias 644

65 Sleep Terrors 654

66 Smoking 660

67 Social Anxiety Disorder 668

68 Stress 678

69 Stuttering 685

70 Substance Abuse 694

71 Suicide 706

72 Thumb Sucking 718

73 Tic Disorder 726

74 Weight Loss 734

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