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Behavioral Approaches to Chronic Disease in Adolescence: A Guide to Integrative Care / Edition 1

Behavioral Approaches to Chronic Disease in Adolescence: A Guide to Integrative Care / Edition 1


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780387876863
Publisher: Springer New York
Publication date: 06/23/2009
Edition description: 2009
Pages: 341
Product dimensions: 7.60(w) x 10.24(h) x 0.04(d)

About the Author

William T. O’Donohue, Ph.D. is Professor in the Department of Psychology and Adjunct Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Nevada, Reno. From 1999 through 2005 he was Nicholas Cummings Professor of Organized Behavioral Healthcare Delivery at the same institution. In addition, he is Director of the Victims of Crimes Treatment Center and the Sexual Assault Prevention and Counseling Services at University of Nevada, Reno. He is a member of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy and since 1999 has served on the Advisory Board of the Cambridge Center for Behavioral Studies. His areas of specialization are mental health service delivery, forensic psychology, human sexuality (treatment of victims and offenders), management and administration, behavior therapy, and philosophy of psychology.

Table of Contents

Part 1 - Basic Issues
Adolescence and chronic disease
An introduction to Adolescent Developmental psychology
Unique considerations with treatingadolescents
Adolescent physiology
Family psychology
Ethical issues in treating adolescents
Taking care of the practitioner
Part 2 – Integrated Care Practice Guidelines
Type 1 Diabetes
Type 2 Diabetes
Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis
Recurrent headaches
Chronic Pain
Cystic Fibrosis
Chronic Renal Disease
Sickle Cell Disease
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Chronic fatigue syndrome
Measuring Adolescent Quality of Life

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