Therapist's Guide to Clinical Intervention - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9780123865885, 9780080519142

Therapist's Guide to Clinical Intervention

2nd Edition

The 1-2-3's of Treatment Planning

Print ISBN: 9780123865885
eBook ISBN: 9780080519142
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 12th September 2003
Page Count: 562
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Therapist's Guide to Clinical Intervention is the top selling Professional Psychology book at Academic Press, with over 85,500 copies sold to date. This practical, hands-on handbook outlines treatment goals and objectives for each type of psychopathology as defined by the diagnostic and statistical manual by the American Psychiatric Association, identifies skill-building resources, and provides samples of all major professional forms.

With over 30% new information, this new edition covers a variety of new special assessments including domestic violence, phobias, eating disorders, adult ADHD, and outpatient progress. New skill-building resources will focus on surviving holiday blues, improving communication, overcoming shyness, teaching couples to fight "fair", surviving divorce, successful stepfamilies, managing anger, coping with post traumatic stress, etc. Additional professional forms have been added including treatment plans, brief mental health evaluation, parent's questionnaire, and a contract for providing service for people with no insurance.

Table of Contents


Treatment Planning: Goals, Objectives, and Interventions. Disorders Usually First Evident in Infancy, Childhood, or Adolescence. Disruptive Behavior Disorders. Recommendations for Family Members of Anorexic Individuals. Children. Organic Mental Syndromes and Disorders. Dementia. Psychoactive Substance Abuse Disorders. List of Symptoms Leading to Relapse. Schizophrenia, Delusional, and Related Psychotic Disorders. Mood Disorders. Bipolar Disorder Hypersexuality. Antidepressant Medication and other Treatment. Additional Treatment Considerations. Anxiety Disorders. Cycle of Anxiety-Provoked Emotional Distress. Somatoform Disorders. Dissociative Disorders. Sexual Disorders. Adjustment Disorders. Impulse Control Disorders. Psychological Factors Affecting Physical Condition. Personality Disorders. Physical Factors Affecting Psychological Functioning.

Assessing Special Circumstances Structured Interview for Depression. Cycle of Depression. Suicide. Dangerousness. Cycle of Phobic Anxiety. Obsessional Disorders: An Overview. Assessment of Obsessional Disorders (OD). Gravely Disabled. Activities of Daily Living. Chronic Mental Illness (CMI). Crisis Evaluation. Crisis Intervention. Identifying Traumatic Stress. Traumatic Stress and Ventricular Accidents. Assessment of Phobic Behavior. Postpartum Depression and Anxiety. Professional Guidelines for Crisis Intervention. Self-Care Beha


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