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Selecting Effective Treatments

Selecting Effective Treatments Book
Author : Linda Seligman,Lourie W. Reichenberg
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2007-09-28
ISBN : 0787988685
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This thoroughly revised and updated version of Linda Seligman's classic book, Selecting Effective Treatments, presents a comprehensive, systematic research-based approach to the diagnosis and treatment of all the major mental disorders found in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. This third edition includes the most current information and expands the understanding of pervasive developmental disorders, bipolar disorder, disorders of childhood, schizophrenia spectrum disorders, and eating disorders. In addition, the book expands on the sections that deal with the treatment of depression, borderline personality disorder, and more. This important resource also includes new information on assessment, the treatment of dual diagnosis, the spectrum concept of mental disorders, suicide risk factors, and new approaches to treatment. Filled with numerous illustrative case studies and helpful examples, the book organizes the relevant current literature on the treatment of the major mental disorders into a carefully structured format that helps clinicians to quickly assess the client and confidently develop treatment plans that are likely to succeed. Selecting Effective Treatments enables therapists to assess their level of effectiveness, increase accountability, work more effectively in today's managed care environment, and improve the overall quality of their work. Praise for the Prior Edition "The clear linkage of complex research-based diagnoses with practical therapeutic interventions is best spelled out in this book! There is nothing better to read on this subject--a must for all professionals and students in the mental health field." --Fred Bemak, professor, counseling and development, College of Education and Human Development, George Mason University "Dr. Linda Seligman's book is an outstanding reference for all mental health professionals. This excellent revision, with the new chapter dealing with children, insures that diagnosis and treatment are considered within a truly lifespan approach." --Thomas H. Hohenshil, Ph.D., professor of counselor education and psychology, Virginia Tech "Linda Seligman, professor, practitioner, and researcher, shows her skill in connecting diagnosis to treatment. She writes in a way that is down-to-earth and user-friendly. This information will enable counselors and therapists to increase both their efficiency and their effectiveness and thus remain viable members of the helping professions in the twenty-first century." --Robert E. Wubbolding, Ed.D., professor, Counseling Programs, Xavier University

Selecting Effective Treatments

Selecting Effective Treatments Book
Author : Lourie W. Reichenberg,Linda Seligman
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2016-01-26
ISBN : 1118791355
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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"Selecting Effective Treatments, Fifth Edition seeks to increase clinicians' understanding of the symptoms and dynamics of mental disorders and to provide a range of treatment options for each disorder, allowing clinicians to blend their own therapeutic strengths and preferences with those approaches that have demonstrated effectiveness. This book synthesizes the latest empirical research and provides readers with the background they need to be able to develop their own treatment plans for their clients that are not only evidence-based and practical. This book introduces readers to the DO A CLIENT MAP format that is used throughout the book. The Client Map is a comprehensive model of treatment planning, which can be adapted to any diagnosis. The DO A CLIENT MAP framework is explained in chapter 1 and the remaining chapters cover the major mental disorders and emerging trends. The mental disorders chapters follow the same easy-to-follow organization: - A description of the disorder - An overview of the characteristics that typify people with that disorder - A review of assessment tools available for the disorder - An overview of the qualities of style and personality that typify clinicians likely to be successful in treating the disorder - A review of the research on effective treatment of the disorder - Information on the prognosis for the disorder The content and chapter organization will evolve based on the changes to the DSM-5"--

Selecting Effective Treatments

Selecting Effective Treatments Book
Author : Linda Seligman,Lourie W. Reichenberg
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2013-12-19
ISBN : 1118737962
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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A systematic, research-based approach to the diagnosis and treatment of the major mental disorders—updated to reflect the changes in the DSM-5 This thoroughly revised and updated edition of Linda Seligman's classic book, Selecting Effective Treatments combines the latest research on evidence-based practices with practical, how-to information on implementation. Filled with numerous illustrative case studies and helpful examples, this Fourth Edition features expanded coverage of: Provides a bridge between the DSM-IV-TR and DSM-5 as mental health practitioners transition between the two Helps mental health practitioners explain their choice of treatment approach to their clients, to their supervisors and colleagues, and to MCOs Covers the changes in criteria in the DSM-5 Discusses trauma and its effect across the lifespan, suicide assessment and prevention, and new treatment approaches, including mindfulness Offers insights into childhood disorders, including autism spectrum disorders, bipolar disorder, ADHD, and attachment disorder Guides professionals in the diagnosis and treatment of depression, borderline personality disorder, the schizophrenia spectrum disorders, and the bipolar disorders With a new discussion of treatment strategies for dual diagnosis, Selecting Effective Treatments, Fourth Edition provides a pathway for treatment of mental disorders based on the most recent evidence-based research, while at the same time recognizing that the diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders are part of a dynamic and evolving field that embraces individuality and personalization.

Theories of Counseling and Psychotherapy Systems Strategies and Skills Mycounselinglab Without Pearson Etext Access Card Package

Theories of Counseling and Psychotherapy  Systems  Strategies  and Skills Mycounselinglab Without Pearson Etext    Access Card Package Book
Author : Linda W. Seligman,Lourie W. Reichenberg
Publisher : Pearson
Release : 2015-06-28
ISBN : 9780134391052
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Theories of Counseling and Psychotherapy is also available packaged with the Enhanced Pearson eText. To order the Enhanced Pearson eText packaged with the bound book, use ISBN 0133388735. Note: The Enhanced Pearson eText package does not include MyCounselingLab. Theories of Counseling and Psychotherapy: Systems, Strategies, and Skills offers an innovative look at emerging and well-established counseling theories. Organizing theories into four broad themes (Background, Emotions, Thoughts, and Actions), authors underscore key similarities and differences in each approach. Moving beyond a traditional theories book, chapters include skill development sections that connect counseling theories with clinical practice. Fully revised, this edition brings a stronger multicultural focus, includes over 400 new research references, and offers new activities to sharpen clinical understanding. Personalize learning with MyCouselingLab® MyCounselingLab is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with this text to engage students and improve results. Within its structured environment, students practice what they learn, test their understanding, and pursue a personalized study plan that helps them better absorb course material and understand difficult concepts. 0134391055 / 9780134391052 Theories of Counseling and Psychotherapy: Systems, Strategies, and Skills MyCounselingLab without Pearson eText -- Access Card Package Package consists of: 0132851709 / 9780132851701 Theories of Counseling and Psychotherapy: Systems, Strategies, and Skills 0134124480 / 9780134124483 MyCounselingLab without Pearson eText -- Access Card -- for Theories

Handbook of Assessment in Clinical Gerontology

Handbook of Assessment in Clinical Gerontology Book
Author : Peter A. Lichtenberg
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2010-08-20
ISBN : 9780080959726
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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New trends in mental healthcare practice and a rapid increase in the aged population are causing an explosion in the fields of clinical gerontology and geropsychology today. This comprehensive second edition handbook offers clinicians and graduate students clear guidelines and reliable tools for assessing general mental health, cognitive functioning, functional age, psychosocial health, comorbidity, behavior deficits, and more. Psychopathology, behavioral disorders, changes in cognition, and changes in everyday functioning are addressed in full, and a wide range of conditions and disorders common to this patient population are covered. Each chapter provides an empirical review of assessment instruments, assessment scales in their totality, a review of how these instruments are used with and adapted for different cultural groups, illustration of assessments through case studies, and information on how to utilize ongoing assessment in treatment and/or treatment planning. This combination of elements will make the volume the definitive assessment source for clinicians working with elderly patients. The most comprehensive source of up-to-date data on gerontological assessment, with review articles covering: psychopathology, behavioral disorders, changes in cognition, and changes in everyday functioning Consolidates broadly distributed literature into single source, saving researchers and clinicians time in obtaining and translating information and improving the level of further research and care they can provide Chapters directly address the range of conditions and disorders most common for this patient population - i.e. driving ability, mental competency, sleep, nutrition, sexual functioning, demntias, elder abuse, depression, anxiety disorders, etc Fully informs readers regarding conditions most commonly encountered in real world treatment of an elderly patient population Each chapter cites case studies to illustrate assessment techniques Exposes reader to real-world application of each assessment discussed

Vaccines for Cancer Immunotherapy

Vaccines for Cancer Immunotherapy Book
Author : Nima Rezaei,Mahsa Keshavarz-Fathi
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2018-10-17
ISBN : 0128140402
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Therapeutic cancer vaccines represent a type of active cancer immunotherapy. Clinicians, scientists, and researchers working on cancer treatment require evidence-based and up-to-date resources relating to therapeutic cancer vaccines. Vaccines for Cancer Immunotherapy provides a reference for cancer treatment for clinicians and presents a well-organized resource for determining high-potential research areas. The book considers that this promising modality can be made more feasible as a treatment for cancer. Chapters cover cancer immunology, general approaches to cancer immunotherapy, vaccines, tumor antigens, the strategy of allogeneic and autologous cancer vaccines, personalized vaccines, whole-tumor antigen vaccines, protein and peptide vaccines, dendritic cell vaccines, genetic vaccines, candidate cancers for vaccination, obstacles to developing therapeutic cancer vaccines, combination therapy, future perspectives and concluding remarks on therapeutic cancer vaccines. Introduces the feasible immunotherapeutic vaccines for patients with different types of cancer Presents the status of past and current vaccines for cancer treatment Considers advantages and disadvantages of different therapeutic cancer vaccines Looks at the combination of vaccines and other modalities, including immunotherapeutic and conventional methods Analyzes obstacles to development of therapeutic cancer vaccines Gives a view on future perspectives in the application of therapeutic cancer vaccines

The American Psychiatric Association Practice Guidelines for the Psychiatric Evaluation of Adults Third Edition

The American Psychiatric Association Practice Guidelines for the Psychiatric Evaluation of Adults  Third Edition Book
Author : American Psychiatric Association
Publisher : American Psychiatric Pub
Release : 2015-07-29
ISBN : 0890424659
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Since the publication of the Institute of Medicine (IOM) report Clinical Practice Guidelines We Can Trust in 2011, there has been an increasing emphasis on assuring that clinical practice guidelines are trustworthy, developed in a transparent fashion, and based on a systematic review of the available research evidence. To align with the IOM recommendations and to meet the new requirements for inclusion of a guideline in the National Guidelines Clearinghouse of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), American Psychiatric Association (APA) has adopted a new process for practice guideline development. Under this new process APA's practice guidelines also seek to provide better clinical utility and usability. Rather than a broad overview of treatment for a disorder, new practice guidelines focus on a set of discrete clinical questions of relevance to an overarching subject area. A systematic review of evidence is conducted to address these clinical questions and involves a detailed assessment of individual studies. The quality of the overall body of evidence is also rated and is summarized in the practice guideline. With the new process, recommendations are determined by weighing potential benefits and harms of an intervention in a specific clinical context. Clear, concise, and actionable recommendation statements help clinicians to incorporate recommendations into clinical practice, with the goal of improving quality of care. The new practice guideline format is also designed to be more user friendly by dividing information into modules on specific clinical questions. Each module has a consistent organization, which will assist users in finding clinically useful and relevant information quickly and easily. This new edition of the practice guidelines on psychiatric evaluation for adults is the first set of the APA's guidelines developed under the new guideline development process. These guidelines address the following nine topics, in the context of an initial psychiatric evaluation: review of psychiatric symptoms, trauma history, and treatment history; substance use assessment; assessment of suicide risk; assessment for risk of aggressive behaviors; assessment of cultural factors; assessment of medical health; quantitative assessment; involvement of the patient in treatment decision making; and documentation of the psychiatric evaluation. Each guideline recommends or suggests topics to include during an initial psychiatric evaluation. Findings from an expert opinion survey have also been taken into consideration in making recommendations or suggestions. In addition to reviewing the available evidence on psychiatry evaluation, each guideline also provides guidance to clinicians on implementing these recommendations to enhance patient care.

The Complete Book of Ayurvedic Home Remedies

The Complete Book of Ayurvedic Home Remedies Book
Author : Vasant Lad, M.A.Sc.
Publisher : Harmony
Release : 2012-02-22
ISBN : 0307815919
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Based on the ancient healing tradition from India that dates back thousands of years, The Complete Book of Ayurvedic Home Remedies offers natural alternatives to conventional medicines and treatments with practical advice and easy-to-follow instructions. Dr. Vasant Lad, a leading authority in this field, has created an invaluable guide to treating common ailments and chronic problems with strategies tailored to your personal needs based on your dosha. Dr. Lad first explains the principles behind the science of Ayurveda, exploring the physical and psychological characteristics of each of the three doshas, or mind-body types--vata, pitta, and kapha. Once you have determined which type or combination of types you are, Dr. Lad helps you to begin your journey to the ultimate "state of balance" and well-being. Dr. Lad explains why certain imbalances often result in illness and shows you how to restore your body to natural order. You'll learn which traditional Ayurvedic remedies--herbal teas and formulas, essential oils, meditation, yoga--offer relief from a variety of conditions, such as cold and flu symptoms, headaches, toothaches, sore throats, high cholesterol, vision problems, anxiety, and depression. Dr. Lad also shows you how to use diet and specific Ayurvedic techniques to prevent future illness and to promote body consciousness and healthy living. The Complete Book of Ayurvedic Home Remedies enables us all to experience the benefits of Ayurveda's healing properties that have been refined over thousands of years. All of the herbs, foods, and oils Dr. Lad recommends can be found in local health food stores or through mail-order catalogs. Complete with an extensive glossary and resource list, this is the definitive guide to natural, safe, and effective remedies, everyday keys to a lifetime of vitality and well-being. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Personalized Psychiatry

Personalized Psychiatry Book
Author : Bernhard Baune
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2019-10-16
ISBN : 0128131772
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Personalized Psychiatry presents the first book to explore this novel field of biological psychiatry that covers both basic science research and its translational applications. The book conceptualizes personalized psychiatry and provides state-of-the-art knowledge on biological and neuroscience methodologies, all while integrating clinical phenomenology relevant to personalized psychiatry and discussing important principles and potential models. It is essential reading for advanced students and neuroscience and psychiatry researchers who are investigating the prevention and treatment of mental disorders. Combines neurobiology with basic science methodologies in genomics, epigenomics and transcriptomics Demonstrates how the statistical modeling of interacting biological and clinical information could transform the future of psychiatry Addresses fundamental questions and requirements for personalized psychiatry from a basic research and translational perspective