Treating Adolescents / Edition 1

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Overview

A Dynamic and Challenging Age Group

A Volume in the Jossey-Bass Library of Current Clinical Technique

It is an ambitious undertaking to distill the knowledge base, summarize the clinical wisdom, and provide vivid case illustrations for the full range of psychopathology presenting in adolescence. This first rate book succeeds on all counts while conveying the challenge and excitement of working with teenagers who have psychiatric problems.

--Gregory K. Fritz, M.D., professor of psychiatry and director, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Brown University School of Medicine

This concise, up-to-date summary of adolescent development presents step-by-step guidance for effective clinical treatment of issues such as anxiety disorders, depression, eating disorders, somatization, conduct disorders, and psychosis.

Covers disruptive behavioral disorders/substance use, abuse/ depression/anxiety disorders/chronic illness, somatization.

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"Treating Adolescents presents a concise, up-to-date summary of adolescent development and step-by-step guidance for the effective clinical treatment of specific disorders." (Adolescence)

"Treating Adolescents offers the reader a concise biopsychosocial biopsy of adolescence and a clear, comprehensive textbook description of the important issues in the treatment of the major psychopathologies occurring during this most perplexing development stage of human life." (Lawrence Stone, M.D., president, American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry)

"It is an ambitious undertaking to distill the knowledge base, summarize the clinical wisdom, and provide vivid case illustrations for the full range of psychopathology presenting in adolescence. This first rate book succeeds on all counts while conveying the challenge and excitement of working with teenagers who have psychiatric problems." (Gregory K. Fritz, M.D., professor of psychiatry and director, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Brown University School of Medicine)

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Contains nine contributions from psychologists and psychiatrists on: general principles and special problems, disruptive behavioral disorders, substance use and abuse, depression, anxiety disorders, eating disorders, chronic illness and somatization, schizophrenia and psychotic disorders, and psychiatric trauma and related psychopathologies. Emphasis is on techniques for the "front-line" practitioner. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Meet the Author

HANS STEINER is professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences in the Division of Child Psychiatry at the Stanford University School of Medicine. IRVIN D. YALOM is professor emeritus of psychiatry at the Stanford University School of Medicine. He is the author of several basic textbooks, including the Classic Theory and Practice of Group Psychotherapy, as well as the best-selling trade book Love's Executioner and the award-winning novel When Nietzsche Wept.

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Table of Contents

Foreword
Introduction
Ch. 1 General Principles and Special Problems 1
Ch. 2 Disruptive Behavioral Disorders 43
Ch. 3 Substance Use and Abuse 77
Ch. 4 Depression 153
Ch. 5 Anxiety Disorders 187
Ch. 6 Eating Disorders 223
Ch. 7 Chronic Illness and Somatization 261
Ch. 8 Schizophrenia and Psychotic Disorders 309
Ch. 9 Psychiatric Trauma and Related Psychopathologies 345
About the Authors 395
Index 401
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