The Clinician's Handbook

The Clinician's Handbook

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This extremely versatile handbook, written for students and practitioners, taps current treatment and assessment research to provide up-to-date coverage of emotional and behavioral disorders, major DSM-IV-TR diagnostic categories, MMPI-2 correlates and other test-response patterns, and treatment options. Diagnostic concepts and observations are linked with specific assessment and test data for diagnostic categories; this is then integrated with recommended intervention procedures. In a single volume, the authors have synthesized an abundance of information and presented it in a manageable and accessible manner. Their extensive experience in clinical and forensic psychologyteaching, conducting research, interacting with clients, working in the criminal justice systemhighly qualifies them to know and present the kind of practical information students and practitioners need. Additional outstanding features . . . emphasizes multimodal assessment and treatment includes extensive discussions of clinical challenges, such as suicidal clients, the criminal personality, deception, and malingering offers bibliotherapy reading assignments and appropriate relaxation techniques for various types of clients provides coverage of legal issuescompetency, criminal responsibility, and civil commitment presents useful tips on case preparation and professional practice in the office and the courtroomUnderstanding and Treating Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder by J. Abramowitz, 2006, Lawrence Erlbaum. An excellent overview ... The Panic Diaries: Real World Advice fiom Panic Attack Survivors by Jeanne Jordan and Julie Pedersen, 2004, Ulysses Press. Personal ... Panic and Anxiety Disorder: 121 Tips, Real-life Advice, Resources aamp; More, 2nd Edition, by Linda Manassee Buell, 2003, Simplify Life.

Title:The Clinician's Handbook
Author:Robert G. Meyer, Christopher M. Weaver
Publisher:Waveland Press - 2006-08-22


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