The bestselling, practical guide to strategic treatment planning, updated to reflect the latest DSM–5 changes
The fifth edition of Selecting Effective Treatments synthesizes the latest empirical research with the most recent changes to the DSM–5, giving clinicians a systematic guide to comprehensive, evidence–based treatment planning.
Organized for easy navigation and focused on the practical aspects of treating clients, this book clarifies the symptoms and dynamics of mental disorders and provides a broad range of treatment options. Each disorder is covered individually, including necessary background, characteristics, assessment, current research, and prognosis, and the Client Mapping format used throughout provides an adaptable system for treatment planning.
Selecting Effective Treatments, Fifth Edition:
- Distills the latest empirical research into a practical approach to treating clients
- Helps clinicians develop evidence–based treatment plans based on their own therapeutic style
- Introduces tools and strategies that streamline comprehensive treatment planning
- Covers the most recent changes to the DSM–5, including an updated assessment method to reflect the new multiaxial system
Updated case studies and references back the most up–to–date research, and the concise, jargon–free style helps ease the planning process. For clinicians seeking a more strategic treatment planning process that can improve client outcomes, Selecting Effective Treatments is the world–class resource to keep within arm′s reach.
Praise for Prior Editions
"A unique resource, the goal of which is to review empirically based treatments for psychiatric conditions. There are few other resources that parallel this volume, which essentially summarizes the majority of treatments that have been proven effective for mental illness. This book is a very thorough text that serves as an important read. Whether reading it cover to cover or using it to research a specific mental condition, readers will not be disappointed."
Journal of Psychiatric Practice
"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
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
LOURIE W. REICHENBERG is a licensed professional counselor in Virginia. She treats a diverse range of clients, but takes a special interest in working with people who have lost family members to suicide, people in crisis, and working as part of a treatment team for people with bipolar disorder.
LINDA SELIGMAN was a professor emeritus of counseling and development at George Mason University, and was named Counselor Educator of the Year and Researcher of the Year by the American Mental Health Association. Seligman authored 15 books throughout her career as a researcher, educator, psychologist, and counselor. She died in 2007.