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Selecting Effective Treatments: A Comprehensive, Systematic Guide to Treating Mental Disorders, 4th Edition

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  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2011-11-08
  • Publisher: Wiley
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A direct and personalized approach to helping practitioners and students understand the diagnostic criteria from the DSM-IV-TR, this book organizes the relevant current literature in the treatment of the major mental disorders into a carefully structured format that helps clinicians quickly assess the client and develop successful treatment plans. Thoroughly revised and updated, this guide includes expanded coverage of childhood disorders and grief, loss, and bereavement, as well as more information on treatment strategies for dual diagnosis.

Author Biography

Linda Seligman was a professor emerita of counseling and development at George Mason University. She authored fifteen books and was named Counselor Educator of the Year and Researcher of the Year by the American Mental Health Counselors Association. She died in 2007. Lourie W. Reichenberg is a licensed professional counselor in private practice in Falls Church, Virginia, where she also provides clinical supervision. She is currently at work on her fourth book.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. ix
Introduction to Effective Treatment Planningp. 1
Mental Disorders in Infants, Children, and Adolescentsp. 41
Situationally Precipitated Disorders and Conditionsp. 125
Mood Disordersp. 149
Anxiety Disordersp. 191
Disorders of Behavior and Impulse Controlp. 239
Disorders in Which Physical and Psychological Factors Combinep. 319
Personality Disordersp. 347
Disorders Involving Impairment in Awareness of Reality: Psychotic and Dissociative Disordersp. 403
The Future of Diagnosis and Treatment Planningp. 439
Appendixp. 453
Referencesp. 461
About the Authorsp. 517
Author Indexp. 519
Subject Indexp. 547
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