Handbook of Assessment and Treatment Planning for Psychological Disorders, 2/e

Handbook of Assessment and Treatment Planning for Psychological Disorders, 2/e

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Handbook of Assessment and Treatment Planning for Psychological Disorders, 2/e by Martin M. Antony

Widely regarded as a premier clinical reference, this book provides state-of-the-science tools for conducting effective assessments and using the results to plan and monitor evidence-based interventions. Leading authorities present proven approaches to screening and assessment for specific psychological problems. They offer practical guidance and case examples to help clinicians select the best measures for different populations and assessment purposes. Recommended instruments and procedures are described, including applications for managed care and primary care settings. Many of the chapters feature detailed tables that compare and contrast relevant measures.

New to This Edition
*Thoroughly updated with new instruments and research findings.
*Chapter on the role of assessment in evidence-based treatment.
*Additional disorder-specific chapter: impulse control disorders.
*Chapter explaining how to evaluate the reliability and validity of a measure.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781606238707
Publisher: Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date: 02/25/2011
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 706
Sales rank: 1,201,368
File size: 6 MB

About the Author

Martin M. Antony, PhD, ABPP, is Professor in the Department of Psychology at Ryerson University in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, where he was founding Graduate Program Director for the MA and PhD programs in psychology. He is also Director of Research at the Anxiety Treatment and Research Centre at St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton. Dr. Antony has received career awards from the Society of Clinical Psychology (Division 12 of the American Psychological Association), the Canadian Psychological Association (CPA), and the Anxiety and Depression Association of America. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada and the American and Canadian Psychological Associations, and a past president of the CPA. He has published 200 scientific articles and book chapters and numerous books, including Handbook of Assessment and Treatment Planning for Psychological Disorders, Second Edition, and The Anti-Anxiety Workbook.

David H. Barlow, PhD, ABPP, is Professor of Psychology and Psychiatry and Founder and Director Emeritus of the Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders at Boston University. Dr. Barlow has published over 500 articles and book chapters and over 60 books and clinical manuals—some translated in over 20 languages, including Arabic, Chinese, Hindi, and Russian—primarily in the areas of emotional disorders and clinical research methodology. He has been the recipient of numerous awards, including, most recently, the Career/Lifetime Achievement Award from the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies. He is past president of the Society of Clinical Psychology and the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies and past editor of the journals Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice and Behavior Therapy.

Table of Contents

I. Principles and Practice of Evidence-Based Assessment1. The Role of Assessment in Evidence-Based Practice, John Hunsley and Eric J. Mash2. Evaluating the Psychometric Properties of Psychological Measures, Lindsay E. Ayearst and R. Michael Bagby3. Brief Measures for Screening and Measuring Mental Health Outcomes, Lynn F. Bufka and Nicholas Camp4. Structured and Semistructured Diagnostic Interviews, Laura J. Summerfeldt, Patricia H. Kloosterman, and Martin M. AntonyII. Approaches for Specific Psychological Problems5. Panic Disorder and Agoraphobia, Sandra Baker Morissette, Stella Bitran, and David H. Barlow6. Specific and Social Phobia, Randi E. McCabe, Andrea R. Ashbaugh, and Martin M. Antony7. Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Laura Campbell-Sills and Timothy A. Brown8. Obsessive–Compulsive Disorder, Steven Taylor, Jonathan S. Abramowitz, and Dean McKay9. Exposure to Trauma in Adults, Maria Steenkamp, Carmen P. McLean, Kimberly A. Arditte, and Brett T. Litz10. Depression, David J. A. Dozois and Keith S. Dobson11. Obesity and Eating Disorders, Linda W. Craighead and Lisa Smith12. Couple Distress, Brian V. Abbott and Douglas K. Snyder13. Schizophrenia, Sarah Pratt and Kim T. Mueser14. Substance Use Disorders, Jalie A. Tucker, James G. Murphy, and Stefan G. Kertesz15. Personality Disorders, Thomas A. Widiger and Jennifer Ruth Lowe16. Impulse Control Disorders, David F. Tolin and Samantha Morrison17. Insomnia, Josée Savard, Marie-Hélène Savard, and Charles M. Morin


Clinicians, students, and researchers in clinical psychology, counseling, psychiatry, social work, and related fields. Serves as a text in clinically oriented graduate-level courses such as Clinical Assessment, Assessment and Treatment Planning, and Psychopathology.

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