What Works for Whom?, First Edition: A Critical Review of Treatments for Children and Adolescents / Edition 1

What Works for Whom?, First Edition: A Critical Review of Treatments for Children and Adolescents / Edition 1

by Peter Fonagy, Mary Target, David Cottrell, Jeannette Phillips
     
 

This comprehensive book evaluates the evidence for the full range of widely used child and adolescent mental health treatments, providing vital knowledge to inform clinical decision making. Organized around major presenting problems, the book synthesizes findings from hundreds of carefully selected studies on both psychosocial and pharmacological approaches. Each

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Overview

This comprehensive book evaluates the evidence for the full range of widely used child and adolescent mental health treatments, providing vital knowledge to inform clinical decision making. Organized around major presenting problems, the book synthesizes findings from hundreds of carefully selected studies on both psychosocial and pharmacological approaches. Each chapter introduces the clinical problem at hand, systematically reviews the available outcome research, and spells out recommendations for evidence-based practice. Written by experienced researchers and practitioners, the volume emphasizes the importance of tailoring all interventions to the needs of the individual child.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781593851668
Publisher:
Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
01/24/2005
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
540
Product dimensions:
6.69(w) x 9.61(h) x 1.09(d)

Table of Contents

I. Introduction and Review of Outcome Methodology: The Importance of Outcome Measurement
2. Epidemiology
3. Anxiety Disorders
4. Depressive Disorders
5. Disturbance of Conduct
6. Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
7. Tourette's Disorder
8. Psychotic Disorders
9. Pervasive Developmental Disorders
10. Self-Harming Disorders
11. Children with Physical Symptoms
12. Specific Developmental Disorders
13. Conclusions and Implications
Appendices: 1. Glossary of Psychopharmacological Treatments. 2. Search Terms

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