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Selecting Effective Treatments
A Comprehensive, Systematic Guide to Treating Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition
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The bestselling treatment guide, updated to reflect changes to the DSM-5 Selecting Effective Treatmentsprovides a comprehensive resource for clinicians seeking to understand the symptoms and dynamics of mental disorders, in order to provide a range of treatment options based on empirically effective approaches. This new fifth edition has been updated to align with the latest changes to the DSM-5, and covers the latest research to help you draw upon your own therapeutic preferences while constructing an evidence-based treatment plan. Organized for quick navigation, each disorder is detailed following the same format that covers a description, characteristics, assessment tools, effective treatment options, and prognosis, including the type of therapy that is likely to be most successful treating each specific disorder. Updated case studies, treatments, and references clarify the latest DSM-5 diagnostic criteria, and the concise, jargon-free style makes this resource valuable to practitioners, students, and lay people alike. Planning treatment can be the most complicated part of a clinician's job.
Mental disorders can be complex, and keeping up with the latest findings and treatment options can itself be a full time job. Selecting Effective Treatments helps simplify and organize the treatment planning process by putting critical information and useful planning strategies at your fingertips * Get up to speed on the latest changes to the DSM-5 * Conduct evidence-based treatment suited to your therapeutic style * Construct Client Maps to flesh out comprehensive treatment plans * Utilize assessment methods that reflect the changes to the DSM-5 multiaxial system Effective treatment begins with strategic planning, and it's important to match the intervention to your own strengths, preferences, and style as much as to the client's needs. Selecting Effective Treatments gives you the latest information and crucial background you need to provide the evidence-backed interventions your clients deserve.


Preface ix Acknowledgments xi Chapter 1 Introduction to Effective Treatment Planning 1 Chapter 2 Neurodevelopmental Disorders 33 Chapter 3 Schizophrenia Spectrum and Other Psychotic Disorders 69 Chapter 4 Bipolar and Related Disorders 103 Chapter 5 Depressive Disorders 145 Chapter 6 Anxiety Disorders 175 Chapter 7 Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders 219 Chapter 8 Trauma- and Stressor-Related Disorders 245 Chapter 9 Dissociative Disorders 277 Chapter 10 Somatic Symptom and Related Disorders 289 Chapter 11 Feeding and Eating Disorders 311 Chapter 12 Elimination Disorders 341 Chapter 13 Sleep-Wake Disorders 353 Chapter 14 Sexual Dysfunctions 369 Chapter 15 Gender Dysphoria 383 Chapter 16 Disruptive, Impulse Control, and Conduct Disorders 393 Chapter 17 Substance-Related and Addictive Disorders 417 Chapter 18 Neurocognitive Disorders 461 Chapter 19 Personality Disorders 479 Chapter 20 Paraphilic Disorders 535 Appendix: Suicide Assessment and Prevention 551 About the Authors 565 Author Index 567 Subject Index 591


ISBN-13: 9781118791219
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Ltd (John Wiley & Sons Inc)
Publication date: January, 2016
Pages: 576
Dimensions: 150.00 x 235.00 x 30.00

Subcategories: Psychology, Psychotherapy