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Challenges in Clinical Practice: Pharmacologic and Psychosocial Strategies / Edition 1

Challenges in Clinical Practice: Pharmacologic and Psychosocial Strategies / Edition 1


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Integrating pharmacologic and cognitive-behavioral perspectives in the major psychiatric disorders, this book features chapters by expert clinician-researchers who provide readers with up-to-date, practical strategies for the treatment of patients with complex psychiatric disorders, with a particular focus on the treatment-refractory patient. Specifically covering a broad range of the disorders confronted in clinical practice, the book also addresses the management of psychotropic side effects that complicate treatment.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781572300675
Publisher: Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date: 05/01/1996
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 504
Product dimensions: 6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Mark H. Pollack, M.D., is Director of the Anxiety Disorders Program at the Massachusetts General Hospital and Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School.

Michael W. Otto, Ph.D. is currently the Director of the Cognitive-Behavior Therapy Program at the Massachusetts General Hospital and Assistant Professor of Psychology at Harvard Medical School.

Jerrold F. Rosenbaum, M.D., is Director of the Outpatient Psychiatry Division and Chief of the Clinical Psychopharmacology Unit at the Massachusetts General Hospital and Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School.

Table of Contents

I. Mood Disorders
1. Pharmacologic Strategies for Treatment-Resistant Major Depression, Fava, Kaji, and Davidson
2. Treatment of Major Depression: Applications and Efficacy of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Otto, Pava, and Sprich-Buckminster
3. Treatment-Resistant Bipolar Disorder: Clinical Aspects and Management,
Ghaemi, Sachs, and Baldassano
II. Anxiety Disorders
4. Pharmacologic Approaches to Treatment-Resistant Panic Disorder, Pollack and Smoller
5. Maximizing Treatment Outcome for Panic Disorder: Cognitive-Behavioral Strategies, Otto and Gould
6. Pharmacologic Approaches to Treatment-Resistant Social Phobia and
Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Smoller and Pollack
7. Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment of Social Phobia and Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Gould and Otto
8. Treatment-Resistant Obsessive Compulsive Disorder: Practical Strategies for Management, Rauch, Baer, and Jenike
9. Cognitive-Behavioral and Pharmacologic Perspectives on the Treatment of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Otto, Penava, Pollock, and Smoller
III. Eating Disorders
10. Treatment Resistance in Eating Disorders: Psychodynamic and Pharmacologic Perspectives, Hamburg, Herzog, and Brotman
11. Cognitive-Behavioral Strategies for the Treatment of Eating Disorders, Whittal and Zaretsky
IV. Other Disorders
12. Treatment-Resistant Schizophrenia and Psychotic Disorders, Goff and Henderson
13. When a Substance Use Disorder is the Cause of Treatment Resistance, Gastfriend
14. The Recalcitrant Patient: Treating Disorders of Personality, Ewing, Falk, and Otto
15. Diagnosis and Treatment of Adult Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, Biederman, Wilens, Spencer, Faraone, Mick, Ablon, and Kiely
16. The Psychiatric Evaluation and Treatment of Premenstrual
Dysphoric Disorder, Birnbaum and Cohen
17. Management of Refractory Insomnia, Weilburg
V. Treatment-Emergent Side Effects
18. Management of Antidepressant-Induced Side Effects, Pollack and Smoller
19. Acute and Chronic Side Effects of Neuroleptics, Gelenberg


Psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, nurses, and others treating individuals with psychiatric disorders, as well as researchers and students interested in this area. Serves as a text for courses on psychopathology, clinical psychopharmacology and cognitive-behavioral therapy.

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