The Dependent Patient: A Practitioner's Guide

The Dependent Patient: A Practitioner's Guide

by Robert F. Bornstein
     
 

ISBN-10: 1591472032

ISBN-13: 9781591472032

Pub. Date: 02/28/2005

Publisher: American Psychological Association

Virtually every mental health professional has worked with patients who are overly dependent — patients who have trouble asserting themselves within and outside therapy, alienate others with a pervasive pattern of clinging insecurity, and undermine their social and work relationships with frequent requests for help and reassurance. Such patients have always

Overview

Virtually every mental health professional has worked with patients who are overly dependent — patients who have trouble asserting themselves within and outside therapy, alienate others with a pervasive pattern of clinging insecurity, and undermine their social and work relationships with frequent requests for help and reassurance. Such patients have always presented unique treatment challenges for therapists, but in today's managed care-driven environment, with its emphasis on time-limited therapy and cost-effective treatment, the overly dependent patient can be even more challenging.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781591472032
Publisher:
American Psychological Association
Publication date:
02/28/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
243
Product dimensions:
7.28(w) x 10.24(h) x 0.65(d)

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