A Guide to Treatments That Work by Peter E. NathanA Guide to Treatments That Work by Peter E. Nathan

A Guide to Treatments That Work

EditorPeter E. Nathan, Jack M. Gorman

Hardcover | July 3, 2015

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Like its predecessors, this fourth edition of A Guide to Treatments That Work offers detailed chapters that review the latest research on pharmacological and psychosocial treatments that work for the full range of psychiatric and psychological disorders, written in most instances by clinicalpsychologists and psychiatrists who have been major contributors to that literature. Similarly, the standards by which the authors were asked to evaluate the methodological rigor of the research on treatments have also remained the same. Each chapter in A Guide to Treatments That Work follows the same general outline: a review of diagnostic cues to the disorder, a discussion of changes in the nomenclatures from DSM-IV to DSM-5, and then a systematic review of research, most of which has been reported within the last few years, thatrepresents the evidence base for the treatments reviewed. In all, 26 of the volume's 28 chapters review the evidence base for 17 major syndromes. Featuring this coverage is a Summary of Treatments that Work, an extended matrix offering a ready reference by syndrome of the conclusions reached by thechapter authors on treatments that work reviewed in their chapters. New to this edition are two chapters at the beginning of the book. Chapter 1 details two perplexing issues raised by critics of DSM-5: the unrealized potential of neuroscience biomarkers to yield more accurate and reliable diagnoses and the lingering problem of conflicts of interest inpharmaceutical research. Chapter 2 contrasts Native American and western ways of identifying effective treatments for mental and physical disorders, concluding that "evidence-informed culture-based" interventions sometimes constitute best practices in Native communities. Two chapters detailingpharmacological treatments for pediatric bipolar disorder (Chapter 9) and pediatric depressive disorder (Chapter 12) have also been added. More than three quarters of the chapters are written by colleagues who also contributed to most or all of the previous editions. Hence, this new edition providesup-to-date information on the quality of research on treatment efficacy and effectiveness provided by individuals who know the research best.
Peter E. Nathan, PhD, received his PhD in Clinical Psychology from Washington University in 1962. After spending two years as a research fellow, he then joined the Harvard psychiatry service at Boston City Hospital. In 1969, he became a Professor of Psychology and Director of Clinical Training at Rutgers University, later serving as He...
Title:A Guide to Treatments That WorkFormat:HardcoverDimensions:1040 pages, 10 × 7 × 0.98 inPublished:July 3, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

PrefaceContributorsSummary of Treatments that Work1. Jack M. Gorman and Peter E. Nathan: Challenges to Implementing Evidence-Based Treatments2. R. Dale Walker and Douglas A. Bigelow: Evidence-Informed, Culture-Based Interventions and Best Practices in American Indian and Alaska Native Communities3. Linda J. Pfiffner and Lauren M. Haack: Nonpharmacological Treatments for Childhood ADHD and their Combination with Medication4. Erica Kass, Jonathan Posner, and Laurence L. Greenhill: Pharmacological Treatments for Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder and Disruptive Behavior Disorders5. Alan E. Kazdin: Psychosocial Treatments for Conduct Disorder in Children and Adolescents6. Athier Abbas and Jeffrey Lieberman: Pharmacological Treatments for Schizophrenia7. Matthew M. Kurtz: Cognitive and Social Cognitive Interventions for Schizophrenia8. Paul E. Keck, Jr., and Susan L. McElroy: Pharmacological Treatments for Bipolar Disorder9. Pablo Goldberg, Prerna Martin, Carolina Bieracki, and Moira Rynn: Treatments for Pediatric Bipolar Disorder10. Anjana Muralidharan, David J. Miklowitz, and W. Edward Craighead: Psychosocial Treatments for Bipolar Disorder11. Stefania Prendes-Alvarez, Alan F. Schatzberg, and Charles B. Nemeroff: Pharmacological Treatments for Unipolar Depression12. Carolina Biernacki, Prerna Martin, Pablo Goldberg, and Moira Rynn: Treatments for Pediatric Depression13. W. Edward Craighead, Benjamin N. Johnson, Sean Carey, and Broadie W. Dunlop: Psychosocial Treatments for Major Depressive Disorder14. David H. Barlow, Laren R. Conklin, and Kate H. Bentley: Psychological Treatments for Panic Disorders, Phobias, and Social and Generalized Anxiety Disorders15. Ryan J. Kimmel, Peter P. Roy-Byrne, and Deborah S. Cowley: Pharmacological Treatments for Panic Disorder, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Specific Phobia, and Social Anxiety Disorder16. Cindy J. Aaronson, Gary Katzman and Rachel L. Moster: Combination Pharmacotherapy and Psychotherapy for the Treatment of Major Depressive and Anxiety Disorders17. Darin D. Dougherty, Scott L. Rauch, and Michael A. Jenike: Treatments for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder18. Lisa M. Najavits and Melissa L. Anderson: Psychosocial Treatments for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder19. Julia A. Golier, Andreas C. Michaelides, Maya Genovesi, Emily Chapman, and Rachel Yehuda: Pharmacological Treatment of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder20. Kathleen M. Pike, Loren M. Gianini, Katharine L. Loeb, and Daniel Le Grange: Treatments for Eating Disorders21. Deepa Burman, Daniel J. Buysse, and Charles F. Reynolds, III: Treatment of Sleep Disorders22. R. Taylor Segraves: Pharmacotherapy and Psychotherapy for Sexual Dysfunctions23. Daniel M. Blonigen, John W. Finney, Paula L. Wilbourne, and Rudolf H. Moos: Psychosocial Treatments for Substance Use Disorders24. James R. McKay, Henry R. Kranzler, Kyle M. Kampman, Rebecca L. Ashare, and Robert A. Schnoll: Psychopharmacological Treatments for Substance Use Disorders25. Jon E. Grant, Brian L. Odlaug, and Marc N. Potenza: Treatments for Gambling Disorder and Impulse Control Disorders26. Pei Huey Nie and David L. Sultzer: Treatments for Neurocognitive Disorders27. Paul Crits-Christoph and Jacques P. Barber: Psychological Treatments for Personality Disorders28. M. Mercedes Perez-Rodriguez and Larry J. Siever: Psychopharmacological Treatment of Personality Disorders