Treating Adolescents / Edition 1 available in Paperback
A Volume in the Jossey-Bass Library of Current Clinical Technique
It is an ambitious undertaking to distill the knowledge base, summarize the clinical wisdom, and provide vivid case illustrations for the full range of psychopathology presenting in adolescence. This first rate book succeeds on all counts while conveying the challenge and excitement of working with teenagers who have psychiatric problems.
--Gregory K. Fritz, M.D., professor of psychiatry and director, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Brown University School of Medicine
This concise, up-to-date summary of adolescent development presents step-by-step guidance for effective clinical treatment of issues such as anxiety disorders, depression, eating disorders, somatization, conduct disorders, and psychosis.
|Series:||The Jossey-Bass Library of Current Clinical Technique|
|Edition description:||1st ed|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)|
About the Author
HANS STEINER, MD, is Professor Emeritus (Active) of Psychiatry at the Stanford University School of Medicine. He has authored hundreds of scholarly articles, in addition to editing two successful treatment guides: Treating Preschool Children and Treating School Age Children.
REBECCA HALL, BA, is a freelance writer and editor specializing in medical writing. She has coauthored five peer-reviewed journal articles and three psychiatric textbook chapters.
Table of ContentsForeword
1. General Principles and Special Problems( Hans Steiner, S. Shirley Feldman)
2. Disruptive Behavioral Disorders(James Lock)
3. Substance Use and Abuse( Rebecca A. Powers, Robert Matano)
4. Depression(James Lock)
5. Anxiety Disorders(Chris Hayward, Julie A. Collier)
6. Eating Disorders(Mary J. Sanders)
7. Chronic Illness and Somatization(Julie A. Collier)
8. Schizophrenia and Psychotic Disorders( Margo Thienenmann, Richard J. Shaw)
9. Psychiatric Trauma and Related Psychopathologies(Hans Steiner, Zakee Matthews)
What People are Saying About This
"This wonderful text, based both on empirical evidence andclinical wisdom, provides the front line clinician, the seriousstudent, and the educated lay person with a lucid and integratedview of a very complex field. The authors havesucceeded in providing state of the art tools to effectively treatpsychopathology in an age group that presents very specialchallenges."—Irvin D. Yalom, M.D., Professor Emeritus ofPsychiatry, Stanford University School of Medicine
"With this second edition, Hans Steiner and colleagues haveupdated their classic volume on TREATING ADOLESCENTS to include theexcitement and promise associated with 20 years of new developmentsin the field of adolescent mental health. Practitioners, studentsand interested lay audiences at every level will learn from, anddelight in, the wisdom they share."—Gregory K. Fritz, M.D., Professor of Psychiatry,Director, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Brown University,School of Medicine; President, The American Academy of Child &Adolescent Psychiatry
"This second edition of a soon to be classic provides key,updated information for the practitioner. A must-have foranyone interested in treating adolescents with behavioral or mooddisorders. Well organized conceptually, the authors have donea superb job in translating the latest in research into clinicallyuseful chapters."—Alan F. Schatzberg, MD; Kenneth T. Norris, Jr.Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences,Stanford University School of Medicine; 136TH President, AmericanPsychiatric Association, 2009-2010