Handbook of Prescriptive Treatments for Adults

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EditorRobert Ammerman, Michel Hersen

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This is the first work to assimilate empirical data on the efficacy of behavior therapy, pharmacotherapy, and alternative therapies to aid the clinician in choosing a treatment strategy, and in revising that strategy if it proves unsuccessful. Most of the major adult disorders are covered, with chapters discussing diagnosis, treatment selection, and potential problems through case illustrations. As a handbook it will serve as a guide and reference for therapists and researchers; as a textbook it will teach students the nuances and benefits of current therapies.

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This is the first work to assimilate empirical data on the efficacy of behavior therapy, pharmacotherapy, and alternative therapies to aid the clinician in choosing a treatment strategy, and in revising that strategy if it proves unsuccessful. Most of the major adult disorders are covered, with chapters discussing diagnosis, tr...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:536 pages, 10 × 7.01 × 0.27 inPublisher:Springer US

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ISBN - 10:0306446820

ISBN - 13:9780306446825

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Introduction: Overview of the Issues in Prescriptive Treatments (R. Acierno et al.). Specific Disorders: Dementia (B.H. Mulsant, J.M. Rosen). Psychoactive Substance Use Disorders (K.S. Walitzer, G.J. Connors). Schizophrenia (S.A. Anderson et al.). Unipolar Depression (L.P. Rehm et al.). Bipolar Disorder (R. Philibert, G. Winokur). Panic Disorder (M.G. Craske, S.V. Waikar). Social Phobia (R.P. Mattick, G. Andrews). Simple Phobia (F.D. McGlynn). ObsessiveCompulsive Disorder (C. Duggan). Trichotillomania (G.A.H. Cristenson, T.B. Mackenzie). PostTraumatic Stress Disorder (T.M. Keane et al.). Generalized Anxiety Disorder (T.D. Borkovec, L. Roemer). Special Issues: Psychophysiological Disorders (D.A. Williamson, S.B. Sebastian). Pain Management (R.D. Kerns). The Violent Patient (G.T. Harris, M.E. Rice). Woman Battering (D.R. Follingstad, H. Breiter). 6 additional articles. Index.