Treating Schizophrenia / Edition 1

Treating Schizophrenia / Edition 1

by Sophia Vinogradov
     
 

ISBN-10: 0787900796

ISBN-13: 9780787900793

Pub. Date: 05/08/1995

Publisher: Wiley

In Treating Schizophrenia, expert contributors present the most current theoretical and scientific discoveries in the field and offer invaluable advice for the accurate assessment and effective treatment of the disorder's vast spectrum of symptoms and subtypes.Written for the practicing clinician, Treating Schizophrenia brings together an enormous body of

Overview

In Treating Schizophrenia, expert contributors present the most current theoretical and scientific discoveries in the field and offer invaluable advice for the accurate assessment and effective treatment of the disorder's vast spectrum of symptoms and subtypes.Written for the practicing clinician, Treating Schizophrenia brings together an enormous body of sophisticated research on the causes and mechanisms of schizophrenia. Using illustrative case studies from their own practices, the contributors describe how to conduct a successful assessment of this often elusive disorder, then provide a detailed exploration of the major modes of treatment including inpatient treatment, individual therapy, family therapy, group therapy, and the crucial role of medication. The authors also addresses the timely issue of treating schizophrenia in the era of managed care.Treating Schizophrenia is a state-of-the-art guide for managing one of the most pervasive and insidious mental disorders; an invaluable resource for all clinicians who face the daily challenge of working with schizophrenic patients.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780787900793
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
05/08/1995
Series:
The Jossey-Bass Library of Current Clinical Technique
Edition description:
Revised Edition
Pages:
372
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword.

1. What Is Schizophrenia? (Marc Jacobs).

2. How Do We Make the Diagnosis of Schizophrenia? (Edward Merrin).

3. What Causes Schizophrenia? (William O. Faustman).

4. What Is It Like to Have Schizophrenia? (Leora Benioff).

5. A Family Member's Account (Gregory K. Shennaut).

6. What Is the Prognosis of Schizophrenia? (Geoffrey K. Booth).

7. Outcome and Treatment Strategies (Geoffrey K. Booth).

8. The Rational Use of Medication (John Moranville).

9. Individual Psychotherapy (C. Peter Rosenbaum).

10. Group Psychotherapy (Nick Kanas).

11. Hospital Treatment (Nancy A. Breslin).

12. Schizophrenia and the Family (Michael Tompkins).

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