Effective And Emerging Treatments In Pediatric Psychology

Paperback | September 15, 2005

byAnthony Spirito, Anne E. Kazak

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This volume provides practicing clinicians and researchers with an update on treatments found to be effective in pediatric psychology as well as those that are emerging in the field and have promise of being proven effective as additional research is conducted. Several chapters containdescriptions of different treatment protocols as well as specific scripts for certain procedures. These materials will be useful to clinicians in their day-to-day practice and clinical researchers in implementing and/or developing research protocols. Leading pediatric psychology interventionresearchers generously provide details of their treatments for a number of pediatric problems. This book provides a means by which treatment manuals and related data on the outcomes of interventions can be disseminated to practicing pediatric psychologists and to investigators. Readers can gainaccess to treatment protocols developed by leading pediatric psychology researchers at a website specifically developed for this book. Readers may use these manuals in clinical work or contact the manual developers if interested in using/adapting the manuals for research protocols. This website willbe updated with additional treatment manuals for problems encountered in the practice of pediatric psychology.

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This volume provides practicing clinicians and researchers with an update on treatments found to be effective in pediatric psychology as well as those that are emerging in the field and have promise of being proven effective as additional research is conducted. Several chapters containdescriptions of different treatment protocols as w...

Anthony Spirito, Ph.D. is Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior and Director of the Clinical Psychology Training Consortium at Brown University. He is Past President of the Society for Pediatric Psychology and was Action Editor for the Journal of Pediatric Psychology's series on Empirically Supported Treatments. Dr. Spirito...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:192 pages, 5.98 × 9.09 × 0.71 inPublished:September 15, 2005Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Introduction and OverviewPart I. Treatment research and practice1. Effective treatments in pediatric psychology2. Treatment manuals and clinical practicePart II. Intervention approaches3. Individual therapies4. Multi-person and systemic interventionsPart III. Common topics in pediatric psychology intervention5. Pain6. AdherencePart IV. Interventions for specific disorders7. Enuresis8. Encopresis9. Sleep problems in young childrenPart V. Promising interventions for specific disorders10. Cystic FibrosisIndex

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"...contains an enormous amount of information...provides excellent information about empirically supported interventions for pediatric patients."--PsycCRITIQUES