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Handbook of Assessment and Treatment Planning for Psychological Disorders, 2/E

By Martin M. Antony (Edited by), David H. Barlow (Edited by)

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Format: Paperback, 706 pages, 2nd Revised edition Edition
Other Information: Illustrations
Published In: United States, 01 October 2011
Widely regarded as a premier clinical reference, this book provides state-of-the-science tools for conducting effective assessments and using the results to plan and monitor evidence-based interventions. Leading authorities present proven approaches to screening and assessment for specific psychological problems. They offer practical guidance and case examples to help clinicians select the best measures for different populations and assessment purposes. Recommended instruments and procedures are described, including applications for managed care and primary care settings. Many of the chapters feature detailed tables that compare and contrast relevant measures. New to this edition: thoroughly updated with new instruments and research findings chapter on the role of assessment in evidence-based treatment additional disorder-specific chapter: impulse control disorders chapter explaining how to evaluate the reliability and validity of a measure.

Table of Contents

I. Principles and Practice of Evidence-Based Assessment1. The Role of Assessment in Evidence-Based Practice, John Hunsley and Eric J. Mash2. Evaluating the Psychometric Properties of Psychological Measures, Lindsay E. Ayearst and R. Michael Bagby3. Brief Measures for Screening and Measuring Mental Health Outcomes, Lynn F. Bufka and Nicholas Camp4. Structured and Semistructured Diagnostic Interviews, Laura J. Summerfeldt, Patricia H. Kloosterman, and Martin M. AntonyII. Approaches for Specific Psychological Problems5. Panic Disorder and Agoraphobia, Sandra Baker Morissette, Stella Bitran, and David H. Barlow6. Specific and Social Phobia, Randi E. McCabe, Andrea R. Ashbaugh, and Martin M. Antony7. Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Laura Campbell-Sills and Timothy A. Brown8. Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Steven Taylor, Jonathan S. Abramowitz, and Dean McKay9. Exposure to Trauma in Adults, Maria Steenkamp, Carmen P. McLean, Kimberly A. Arditte, and Brett T. Litz10. Depression, David J. A. Dozois and Keith S. Dobson11. Obesity and Eating Disorders, Linda W. Craighead and Lisa Smith12. Couple Distress, Brian V. Abbott and Douglas K. Snyder13. Schizophrenia, Sarah Pratt and Kim T. Mueser14. Substance Use Disorders, Jalie A. Tucker, James G. Murphy, and Stefan G. Kertesz15. Personality Disorders, Thomas A. Widiger and Jennifer Ruth Lowe16. Impulse Control Disorders, David F. Tolin and Samantha Morrison17. Insomnia, Josee Savard, Marie-Helene Savard, and Charles M. Morin


About the Author

Martin M. Antony, PhD, ABPP, is Professor and Chair in the Department of Psychology at Ryerson University in Toronto, Canada, as well as Director of Research at the Anxiety Treatment and Research Centre at St. Joseph's Healthcare in Ontario, Canada. Dr. Antony has published 28 books and 140 articles and book chapters in the areas of cognitive-behavioral therapy, obsessive-compulsive disorder, panic disorder, social phobia, specific phobia, perfectionism, and related topics. He has received career awards from the Society of Clinical Psychology (Division 12 of the American Psychological Association), the Canadian Psychological Association, and the Anxiety Disorders Association of America. He is a Fellow of the American and Canadian Psychological Associations and past president of the Canadian Psychological Association David H. Barlow, PhD, ABPP, is Professor of Psychology and Psychiatry and Founder and Director Emeritus of the Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders at Boston University, Massachusetts, USA. Dr. Barlow has published over 500 articles and book chapters and over 60 books and clinical manuals -- some translated in over 20 languages, including Arabic, Chinese, Hindi, and Russian -- primarily in the areas of emotional disorders and clinical research methodology. He has been the recipient of numerous awards, including, most recently, the Career/Lifetime Achievement Award from the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies. He is past president of the Society of Clinical Psychology and the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies and past editor of the journals Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice and Behavior Therapy


"For describing the evidence that supports assessment instruments, this book has no equal. It should be required reading for all clinical psychology graduate students and professionals. With new chapter topics including evidence-based practice and psychometrics, this book sets the standard for the rigorous and sophisticated assessment of mental disorders." - Howard N. Garb, Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, USA "An essential, state-of-the-art resource for practitioners and clinical researchers alike. It is well written and well edited, and provides thorough, detailed coverage of assessment and treatment planning for all major psychological disorders. Up-to-date chapters are authored by premier researchers. The book is notable for its value as a teaching text for graduate students." - Michelle G. Newman, The Pennsylvania State University, USA

EAN: 9781462504497
ISBN: 1462504493
Publisher: Guilford Publications
Dimensions: 25.4 x 17.8 x 3.2 centimetres (1.27 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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