Handbook of Dissociation: Theoretical, Empirical, and Clinical Perspectives

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EditorLarry K. Michelson, William J. Ray

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This timely handbook provides state-of-the-art coverage of both current and emerging theories, research, and treatment of dissociative phenomena. The book opens with a discussion of the historic, epidemiologic, phenomenologic, etiologic, normative, and cross-cultural dimensions of dissociation, providing an empirical foundation for the remaining chapters. Subsequent chapters examine the developmental aspects of dissociative disorders in addition to psychological and psychophysiological assessments. Eight case studies apply dissociation theory and research to specific treatment modalities.

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This timely handbook provides state-of-the-art coverage of both current and emerging theories, research, and treatment of dissociative phenomena. The book opens with a discussion of the historic, epidemiologic, phenomenologic, etiologic, normative, and cross-cultural dimensions of dissociation, providing an empirical foundation fo...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:663 pagesPublisher:Springer US

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ISBN - 10:0306451506

ISBN - 13:9780306451508

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Foundations: History, Phenomenology and Epidemiology of Dissociation (C. Ross). European Studies of Dissociation (J. Vanderlinden et al.). Dissociation in Normal Populations (W.J. Ray). Developmental Perspectives: A Developmental Perspective on Incest and Trauma (P. Cole et al.). Child Abuse in the Etiology of Dissociation (J. Goodwin, R. Sachs). Theoretical Models: Recent Developments in the Neurobiology of Dissociation: Implications for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (J. Krystal et al.). Hypnosis and Dissociation: Theoretical Perspectives (J.E. Whalen, M. Nash). Assessment: Diagnostic Issues, Criteria and Comorbidity of Dissociative Disorders (includes DSMIIIR and DSMIV) (E. Cardena, D. Spiegel). The Psychological Assessment of Dissociative Disorders (M. Steinberg). Diagnostic Classifications: Depersonalization and Derealization (P. Coons). Psychogenic Amnesia and Fatigue States (R. Lowenstein). Therapeutic Interventions: Cognitive Therapy (C. Fine). Psychodynamic Psychotherapy of Dissociative Identity Disorder (P. Barach, C. Comstock). Special Topics: Clinical Aspects of Sadistic Ritual Abuse (D. Sakheim). Ethical and Legal Issues in Dissociative Disorders (G. Faust). 12 additional articles. Index.