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Psychologists' Desk Reference / Edition 3

Fully revised and expanded, this third edition of the Psychologists' Desk Reference includes several new chapters on emerging topics in psychology and incoporates updates from top clinicians and program directors in the field. This classic companion for mental health practioners presents an even larger variety of information required in daily practice in one easy-to-use resource. Covering the entire spectrum of practice issues-from diagnostic codes, practice guidelines, treatment principles, and report checklists, to insight and advice from today's most respected clinicians-this peerless reference gives fingertip access to the whole range of current knowledge. Intended for use by all mental health professionals, the Desk Reference covers assessment and diagnosis, testing and psychometrics, treatment and psychotherapy, biology and pharmacotherapy, self-help resources, ethical and legal issues, forensic practice, financial and insurance matters, and prevention and cosultation. Chapters have been clearly written by master clinicians and include easy-to-read checklists and tables as well as helpful advice. Filled with information psychologists use everyday, the Psychologists' Desk Reference, Third Edition, will be the most important and widely used volume in the library of psychologists, social workers, and counselors everywhere.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780199845491
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 09/04/2013
Edition description: Desk
Pages: 840
Product dimensions: 7.10(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.70(d)

About the Author

Gerald P. Koocher is professor of psychology and dean of the college of science and health at DePaul University in Chicago.; John C. Norcross is Professor of Psychology and Distinguished University Fellow, University of Scranton; Beverly A. Greene is Professor of Psychology, St. John's University, New York.

Table of Contents

Part I: Assessment and Diagnosis

1. Lifetime Prevalence of Mental Disorders in the General Population
Christie P. Karpiak and Brian A. Zaboski

2. Conducting a Mental Status Examination
Robert W. Baker and Paula T. Trzepacz

3. Improving Diagnostic and Clinical Interviewing
Rhonda S. Karg, Arthur N. Wiens, and Ryan W. Blazei

4. Increasing the Accuracy of Clinical Judgment
David Faust

5. Assessing Suicidal Risk
Kenneth S. Pope and Melba J. T. Vasquez

6. Assessment of Malingering on Psychological Measures
Richard Rogers and Nathan D. Gillard

7. Identifying and Assessing Alcohol, Drug, and Tobacco Use Disorders
Linda Carter Sobell, Mark B. Sobell, and Sean M. Robinson

8. Interviewing Children's Caregivers
Carolyn S. Schroeder and Eve-Lynn Nelson

9. Evaluating the Medical Components of Childhood Developmental and
Behavioral Disorders
Nhung T. Tran and James L. Lukefahr

10. Using the DSM-5 and ICD-11 in Forensic and Clinical Applications with Children Across Racial and Ethnic Lines
Ronn Johnson

11. Assessing Strengths in Clinical Practice
Tayyab Rashid

12. Evaluating Dementia
Elise Caccappolo

13. Using the International Classification of Diseases System (ICD-10)
Michael C. Roberts and Spencer C. Evans

14. Taking a Client's Sexual History
Judith C. White

15. Screening for Sexual Offender Risk
David Medoff and Sarah J. Sternlieb

16. Assessing Personality Disorders
Whitney L. Gore and Thomas A. Widiger

Part II: Psychological Testing

17. Adult Neuropsychological Assessment
Aaron P. Nelson and Margaret O'Connor

18. Developmental Neuropsychological Assessment
Jane Holmes Bernstein, Betsy Kammerer, and Celiane Rey-Casserly

19. Assessment and Intervention for Executive Dysfunction
Robert M. Roth, Peter K. Isquith, and Gerard A. Gioia

20. Assessing and Managing Concussion
Gerard A. Gioia

21. Assessing MMPI-2 Profile Validity
James N. Butcher

22. Interpreting Clinical Scale Scores on the MMPI-2
John R. Graham

23. Interpreting Supplementary Scales of the MMPI-2
Roger L. Greene and Lacey M. Sommers

24. Understanding and Using the MMPI-2-RF
Yossef S. Ben-Porath

25. Interpreting the Family of Millon Clinical Inventories
Seth Grossman and Theodore Millon

26. Interpreting Test Scores and Their Percentile Equivalents
Thomas P. Hogan

27. Locating Information about Psychological Tests and Measures
Thomas P. Hogan

28. Applying Rorschach Assessment
Irving B. Weiner

29. Assessing the Quality of a Psychological Testing Report
Gerald P. Koocher and Celiane Rey-Casserly

Part III: Individual Adult Treatment

30. Compendium of Psychotherapy Treatment Manuals
Michael J. Lambert

31. Compendium of Empirically Supported Treatments
Dianne L. Chambless and E. David Klonsky

32. Compendium of Treatment Adaptations
John C. Norcross and Bruce E. Wampold

33. Compendium of Evidence-Based Therapy Relationships
John C. Norcross and Michael J. Lambert

34. Applying the Stages of Change
James O. Prochaska, John C. Norcross, and Carlo C. DiClemente

35. Enhancing Patient Adherence to Treatment
M. Robin DiMatteo

36. Treating and Managing Care of the Suicidal Patient
Bruce Bongar and Glenn R. Sullivan

37. Intervening with Clients in Crisis
Kenneth France

38. Treating Borderline Personality Disorder
Kenneth N. Levy

39. Treating Reluctant and Involuntary Clients
Stanley L. Brodsky and Caroline Titcomb

40. Conducting Motivational Interviewing
Theresa B. Moyers and Daniel J. Fischer

41. Assessing and Treating ADHD
Robert J. Resnick

42. Assessment and Treatment of Anger as a Clinical Problem
Raymond DiGiuseppe

43. Diagnosis, Assessment and Treatment of Female Sexual Dysfunctions
Leonard R. Derogatis and Lori A. Brotto

44. Diagnosis, Assessment and Treatment of Male Sexual Dysfunctions
Leonard R. Derogatis and Lori A. Brotto

45. Working with Patients at Risk for HIV and other STDs
Michael P. Carey and Peter A. Vanable

46. Treating Women in Psychotherapy
Laura S. Brown

47. Psychotherapy with Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Clients
Kristin A. Hancock

48. Practicing Psychotherapy with Older Adults
Brian D. Carpenter and Bob G. Knight

49. Managing Sexual Feelings for Patients in Psychotherapy
Kenneth S. Pope

50. Improving Completion of Therapeutic Homework
Michael A. Tompkins

51. Conducting Evaluations of Client Outcomes and Satisfactions
Michael J. Lambert and Kara Cattani

52. Repairing Ruptures in the Therapeutic Alliance
Jeremy D. Safran and Catherine Boutwell

53. Reducing Resistance in Psychotherapy
Clifton W. Mitchell

54. Implementing Stimulus Control Therapy for Insomnia
Richard R. Bootzin

55. Terminating Psychotherapy
Oren Shefet and Rebecca Coleman Curtis

56. Using Hypnosis to Invite Relaxation
Douglas Flemons

57. Working with the Religiously Committed Client
P. Scott Richards

58. Practicing Psychotherapy with Adults who have Cognitive Impairments
Kathleen B. Kortte

59. Selecting a Treatment Format
Larry B. Feldman

60. Treating the Effects of Psychological Trauma
Laura S. Brown

61. Working with Patients Who Have Been Sexually Abused by Previous Therapists and Clergy
Kenneth S. Pope

62. Counseling People Living with HIV
Priscilla Dass-Brailsford

63. Treating Bipolar Spectrum Disorders
Elizabeth Brondolo

64. Tailoring Treatment to the Patient's Race and Ethnicity
Guillermo Bernal and Melanie M. Domenech Rodríguez

65. Considerations in Treating People with Disabilities
Rochelle Balter

66. Practicing Harm Reduction
Andrew Tatarsky

67. Therapy with Victims of Hate Crimes
Glenda M. Russell and Christopher G. Hawkey

68. Assessing and Treating Non-Suicidal Self-Injury
E. David Klonsky

69. When English is Not the First Language: Psychotherapeutic Considerations
Rafael Javier and Lillian Comas-Diaz

70. Understanding Sexuality in the Context of Disability
Linda R. Mona and Kimberly Smith

71. Helping Patients Cope with Chronic Medical Illness
Carol D. Goodheart and Korey K. Hood

72. Locating the Best Research Evidence for Evidence-Based Practice
Lauren A. Maggio and Marilyn L. Tinsley

73. Preventing Relapse
Katie Witkiewitz

Part IV: Couples, Family, and Group Treatment

74. Recruiting, Selecting, and Preparing Patients for Interpersonal Group Psychotherapy
Victor J. Yalom

75. Conducting Parent Management Training
Melanie M. Nelson and Sheila M. Eyberg

76. Conducting Couple and Family Therapy
Jay L. Lebow

77. Treating High-Conflict Couples
Susan Heitler

78. Treatment of Partner Infidelity
Don-David Lusterman

79. Conducting Psychoeducational Groups
Gary M. Burlingame and Sean Woodland

80. Using Genograms in Assessment and Therapy
Sueli S. Petry and Monica McGoldrick

81. Treating Bullying Behaviors among Youth
Susan M. Swearer

82. Enuresis and Encopresis
Patrick C. Friman

83. Treating Veterans and Military Families
Marjan Ghahramanlou-Holloway and Jennifer L. Bakalar

84. Assessing and Treating Autism Spectrum Disorders
James A. Mulick and Courtney E. Rice

Part V: Child and Adolescent Treatment

85. Principles of Treatment the Behaviorally Disordered Child
Sheila M. Eyberg

86 Helping Children Cope with Chronic Medical Illness
Lauren Mednick

87. Engaging the Reluctant Adolescent
Alice K. Rubenstein

88. Interviewing Children About Sexual Abuse
Karen J. Saywitz and Joyce S. Dorado

89. Treatment of Child Sexual Abuse
Kathryn Kuehnle and Mary Connell

Part VI: Biology and Pharmacotherapy

90. Adult Psychopharmacology
Christine Blasey, Joseph K. Belanoff, Charles DeBattista, and Alan F. Schatzberg

91. Understanding Side Effects and Warnings in Psychopharmacology
Elaine Orabona Foster and Ruth Roa-Navarrete

92. Pediatric Psychopharmacology
Colleen A. Ryan and Michael L. Trieu

93. Common Drugs of Abuse and Their Effects
Christopher J. Correia and James G. Murphy

94. Herbal Treatments for Psychological Disorders
Paula J. Biedenharn and Brian A. Kiernan

95. Medical Conditions that May Present as Psychological Disorders
William J. Reed

96. Normal Medical Laboratory Values and Measurement Conversions
Gerald P. Koocher

97. Use of Height and Weight Assessment Tools
Nancie H. Herbold and Sari Edelstein

98. Dietary Supplements and Psychological Functioning
Sari Edelstein and Nancie H. Herbold

Part VII: Self-Help Resources

99. Recommended Self-Help Books, Autobiographies, and Films
John C. Norcross and Linda F. Campbell

100. Recommended Homework during Psychotherapy with Couples and Individuals
Arthur E. Jongsma, Jr.

101. Recommended Self-Help Internet Resources for Patients
John M. Grohol

102. Recommended Online Computer-Assisted Treatments
Luciano L'Abate

Part VIII: Ethical and Legal Issues

103. American Psychological Association's Ethical Principles

104. Dealing with Licensing Board and Ethics Complaints
Gerald P. Koocher and Patricia Keith-Spiegel

105. Defending Against Legal (Malpractice and Licensing) Complaints
Robert Henley Woody

106. Minimizing Your Legal Liability Risk Following Adverse Events or Patient Threats
Jeffrey N. Younggren

107. Dealing with Subpoenas
Lindsay Childress-Beatty and Gerald P. Koocher

108. How to Confront an Unethical Colleague
Patricia Keith-Spiegel

109. Recognizing, Assisting, and Reporting the Impaired Psychologist
Gary R. Schoener

110. Understanding Special Education Law
Linda Wilmshurst

Part IX: Forensic Practice

111. Understanding Involuntary Psychiatric Hospitalization: Adults and Children
Stuart A. Anfang & Paul S. Appelbaum

112. Applying Standards for Use of Physical Restraint and Seclusion
Thomas Graf

113. Understanding Legal Terms of Special Interest in Mental Health Practice
Gerald P. Koocher

114. Applying the Duty to Protect and Warn
James L. Werth, Jr. and Jennifer Stroup

115. Preparing and Giving Expert Testimony
Stanley L. Brodsky and Tess M.S. Neal

116. Evaluation of Competence to Stand Trial
Carla A. Lourenco

117. Conducting a Child Custody Evaluation
Robin M. Deutsch

118. Assessing and Responding to Aggressive and Threatening Clients
Leon VandeCreek

Part X: Financial and Insurance Matters

119. Handling Money Matters and Gifts in Psychological Practice
Jeffrey E. Barnett and Allison J. Shale

120. Essential Features of Professional Liability Insurance
Bruce E. Bennett

121. Managing Your Managed Care Contracts
Gerald P. Koocher

122. Setting Fees for Psychological Services
Kavita J. Shah and John C. Norcross

123. Navigating Adverse Managed Care Decisions
Katherine C. Nordal and Shirley Ann Higuchi

Part XI: Practice Management

124. Making Good Referrals
Steven Walfish and Jeffrey Zimmerman

125. Prototype Mental Health Records
Gerald P. Koocher

126. Fulfilling Informed Consent Responsibilities
Kenneth S. Pope

127. Elements of Authorization Forms to Release or Request Client's Records
Edward Zuckerman

128. Understanding Fundamentals of the HIPAA Privacy Rule
Alan C. Nessman

129. Common Clinical Abbreviations and Symbols
John C. Norcross and Brian A. Zaboski

130. Creating a Professional Living Will for Psychologists
Stephen A. Ragusea

131. Understanding Statistics in the Research Literature
William F. Chaplin and Niketa Kumar

132. Selecting and Relying on an Attorney
Robert Henley Woody

133. Managing Real-time Telepsychology Practice
Eve-Lynn Nelson and Teresa A. Lillis

134. Optimizing the Use of Technology in Psychology with Best Practice Principles
Marlene M. Maheu, Joseph McMenamin, and Myron L. Pulier

135. Practicing in the Era of Social Media
Jeffrey E. Barnett and Keely Kolmes

136. Finding, Evaluating and Using Smartphone Applications
Marlene M. Maheu, Myron L. Pulier, and Sylvain Roy

Part XII: Prevention, Consultation, and Supervision

137. Helping People Cope with Disasters
Eric M. Vernberg and Erin P. Hambrick

138. Establishing a Consultation Agreement
Len Sperry

139. Interacting with the Media
Lilli Friedland and Florence Kaslow

140. Conducting Effective Clinical Supervision
Nicholas Ladany

141. Responsibilities and Liabilities in Supervision
Carol A. Falender and Edward P. Shafranske

142. Cultivating Relationships and Coordinating Care with Other Health Professionals
John C. Linton

143. Consulting on End-of-Life Decisions
James L. Werth, Jr. and Erica Whiting

144. Psychotherapist Self-Care Checklist
John C. Norcross and James D. Guy, Jr.

145. Conducting Evidence-based Prevention
Sha'Kema M. Blackmon and Elizabeth M. Vera

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