Resolving Difficult Clinical Syndromes: A Personalized Psychotherapy Approach / Edition 1

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Personalized Psychotherapy: Resolving Difficult Clinical Cases helps clinicians adjust their plans to personalities and treatment of the whole, complex person. Chapters cover: Mood-Related Syndromes such as Dysthymic, Major Depressive, and Bipolar Disorders; Acute, Post-Traumatic, and Generalized Anxiety Syndromes; Anxiety-Related Psychological Syndromes such as Phobic, Dissociative, and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders; Anxiety-Related Physical Syndromes; and Substance-Related and Schizophrenia-Spectrum Disorders.

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Editorial Reviews

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"[Provides] an excellent and thoughtfully constructed model."
—John Edward Ruark (PsycCRITIQUES, February 2008)

"Theodore Millon and his colleague Seth Grossman have been key players in the assessment and treatment of personality disorders for decades. They accurately describe the current state of affairs in psychotherapy practice, in which therapists trained in and committed to a single approach, tend to observe patients through only one lens and to adopt a one-size-fits-all strategy for treatment. This volume definitely made me look forward to its promised successors." (PsycCRITIQUES, February 27, 2008)

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471717706
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 4/20/2007
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 288
  • Product dimensions: 7.58 (w) x 9.53 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Theodore Millon, PhD, DSc, formerly professor at Harvard Medical School and the University of Miami, is currently Dean and Scientific Director of the Institute for Advanced Studies in Personology and Psychopathology in Coral Gables, Florida. Dr. Millon is one of the world's leading authorities on psychopathology and personality disorders. Developer of the widely used Millon personality assessment inventories, he has been the editor of the Journal of Personality Disorders, President of the International Society for the Study of Personality Disorders, and a key member of the DSM-III and DSM-IV Task Forces.

Seth Grossman, PsyD, is a codeveloper of several personality inventories, and coauthor of numerous theoretical, research, and clinical papers with Dr. Millon. He is also the coauthor with Dr. Millon of Personality Disorders in Modern Life, Second Edition (Wiley).

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Table of Contents

Preface ix

Part One

CHAPTER 1 The Wisdom of Personalized Therapy 3

Part Two

CHAPTER 2 Personalized Therapy of Mood-Related Syndromes: Dysthymic, Major Depressive, and Bipolar Disorders 81

CHAPTER 3 Personalized Therapy of Acute, Posttraumatic, and Generalized Anxiety Syndromes 115

CHAPTER 4 Personalized Therapy of Anxiety-Related Psychological Syndromes: Phobic, Dissociative, and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders 153

CHAPTER 5 Personalized Therapy of Anxiety-Related Physical Syndromes: Somatoform and Conversion Disorders 191

CHAPTER 6 Personalized Therapy of Cognitive Dysfunction Syndromes: Substance-Related and Schizophrenia Spectrum Disorders 221

References 253

Index 265

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