Selecting Effective Treatments: A Comprehensive, Systematic Guide to Treating Mental Disorders, 3rd Edition

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  • Edition: 3rd
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  • Copyright: 2007-09-01
  • Publisher: Jossey-Bass
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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.

Author Biography

Linda Seligman is emeritus professor of counseling and development in the Graduate School of Education, George Mason University, in Fairfax, Virginia, where she also directed the University's Community Agency Counseling Program. She is also director of the Center for Counseling and Consultation, a private practice in Bethesda, Maryland.

Lourie W. Reichenberg is a licensed professional counselor in private practice in Falls Church, Virginia, and an adjunct faculty member in the School of Education and Human Services, Marymount University, Arlington, Virginia.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. ix
Introduction to Effective Treatment Planningp. 1
The Importance of Systematic and Effective Treatment Planning
Research on the Effectiveness of Psychotherapy
Determinants of Treatment Outcome
An Integrated Model for Treatment Planning
The Client Map
Dimensions of Treatment Planning
Examples of Treatment Planning: Anne and Bettie
Mental Disorders in Infants, Children, and Adolescentsp. 52
Overview of Mental Disorders in Infants, Children, and Adolescents
Mental Retardation
Learning, Motor Skills, and Communication Disorders
Pervasive Developmental Disorders
Attention-Deficit and Disruptive Behavior Disorders
Feeding and Eating Disorders of Infancy or Early Childhood
Tic Disorders
Separation Anxiety Disorder
Selective Mutism
Reactive Attachment Disorder
Stereotypic Movement Disorder
Additional Mental Disorders
Diagnosed in Children and Adolescents
Treatment Recommendations: Client Map
Recommended Reading
Situationally Precipitated Disorders and Conditionsp. 155
Overview of Situationally Precipitated Disorders and Conditions
Adjustment Disorders
Other Conditions That May Be a Focus of Clinical Attention
Treatment Recommendations: Client Map
Recommended Reading
Mood Disordersp. 180
Overview of Mood Disorders
Major Depressive Disorder
Dysthymic Disorder
Depressive Disorder Not Otherwise Specified
Bipolar Disorders
Cyclothymic Disorder
Treatment Recommendations: Client Map
Recommended Reading
Anxiety Disordersp. 233
Overview of Anxiety Disorders
Panic Disorder
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Acute Stress Disorder
Generalized Anxiety Disorder
Treatment Recommendations: Client Map
Recommended Reading
Disorders of Behavior and Impulse Controlp. 290
Overview of Disorders of Behavior and Impulse Control
Substance-Related Disorders
Eating Disorders
Sexual and Gender Identity Disorders
Impulse-Control Disorders Not Elsewhere Classified
Sleep Disorders
Treatment Recommendations: Client Map
Recommended Reading
Disorders in Which Physical and Psychological Factors Combinep. 387
Overview of Disorders in Which Physical and Psychological Factors Combine
Somatoform Disorders
Factitious Disorders
Delirium, Dementia, and Amnestic and Other Cognitive Disorders
Mental Disorders Due to a General Medical Condition
Treatment Recommendations: Client Map
Recommended Reading
Personality Disordersp. 418
Overview of Personality Disorders
Paranoid Personality Disorder
Schizoid Personality Disorder
Schizotypal Personality Disorder
Antisocial Personality Disorder
Borderline Personality Disorder
Histrionic Personality Disorder
Narcissistic Personality Disorder
Avoidant Personality Disorder
Dependent Personality Disorder
Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder
Personality Disorders Not Otherwise Specified
Treatment Recommendations: Client Map
Recommended Reading
Disorders Involving Impairment in Awareness of Reality: Psychotic and Dissociative Disordersp. 486
Overview of Psychotic and Dissociative Disorders
Psychotic Disorders
Dissociative Disorders
Treatment Recommendations: Client Map
Recommended Reading
The Future of Diagnosis and Treatment Planningp. 528
New Understanding of Diagnosis
Changes in Treatment
Social and Cultural Influences
Recommended Reading
Referencesp. 542
About the Authorsp. 597
Name Indexp. 599
Subject Indexp. 613
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