Selecting Effective Treatments. A Comprehensive, Systematic Guide to Treating Mental Disorders. 5th Edition

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  • 624 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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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

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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

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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.

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