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Treating Adolescents / Edition 1 available in Paperback
A Dynamic and Challenging Age Group
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:||5.98(w) x 9.06(h) x 1.20(d)|
Table of Contents
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 and clinical wisdom, provides the front line clinician, the serious student, and the educated lay person with a lucid and integrated view of a very complex field. The authors have succeeded in providing state of the art tools to effectively treat psychopathology in an age group that presents very special challenges."
—Irvin D. Yalom, M.D., Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry, Stanford University School of Medicine
"With this second edition, Hans Steiner and colleagues have updated their classic volume on TREATING ADOLESCENTS to include the excitement and promise associated with 20 years of new developments in the field of adolescent mental health. Practitioners, students and interested lay audiences at every level will learn from, and delight 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 for anyone interested in treating adolescents with behavioral or mood disorders. Well organized conceptually, the authors have done a superb job in translating the latest in research into clinically useful chapters."
—Alan F. Schatzberg, MD; Kenneth T. Norris, Jr. Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine; 136TH President, American Psychiatric Association, 2009-2010