What Works with Children, Adolescents, and Adults?: A Review of Research on the Effectiveness of Psychotherapy

What Works with Children, Adolescents, and Adults?: A Review of Research on the Effectiveness of Psychotherapy

by Alan Carr
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0415452910

ISBN-13: 9780415452915

Pub. Date: 10/11/2008

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

What Works with Children, Adolescents, and Adults? provides an up-to-date review of research on the effectiveness of psychotherapy and psychological interventions with children,
adolescents, adults, people in later life, and people with intellectual and pervasive developmental disabilities.

Drawing on recent meta-analyses, systematic reviews, and

Overview

What Works with Children, Adolescents, and Adults? provides an up-to-date review of research on the effectiveness of psychotherapy and psychological interventions with children,
adolescents, adults, people in later life, and people with intellectual and pervasive developmental disabilities.

Drawing on recent meta-analyses, systematic reviews, and key research studies in psychotherapy, this volume presents evidence for:

  • the overall effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of psychotherapy
  • the contribution of common factors to the outcome of successful psychotherapy
  • the effectiveness of specific psychotherapy protocols for particular problems.

This comprehensive, user-friendly guide will inform clinical practice, service development and policy. It will be invaluable to psychotherapists, service managers, policymakers, and researchers.

What Works with Children, Adolescents, and
Adults?
offers a review of the evidence base for three Handbooks published by Routledge: The Handbook of Child and Adolescent Clinical Psychology (Carr, 2006),
The Handbook of Adult Clinical Psychology (Carr & McNulty, 2006), and The Handbook of Intellectual Disability and Clinical Psychology Practice (O'Reilly,
Carr, Walsh, & McEvoy, 2007).

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415452915
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
10/11/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Preface. Psychotherapy, Psychotherapy Research, and Translating Science into Practice. The Overall Effectiveness and Cost-effectiveness of Psychotherapy. Common Factors in Psychotherapy. Effectiveness of Psychotherapy and Psychological Interventions with Specific Problems in Children, Adolescents, and People with Intellectual Disabilities and Pervasive Developmental Disorders. Effectiveness of Psychotherapy and Psychological Interventions with Specific Problems in Adulthood and Later Life. Additional Elements in the Psychotherapy Evidence-base. Conclusions.

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