Handbook of child behavior therapy in the psychiatric setting

Handbook of child behavior therapy in the psychiatric setting

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A practical guide to behavior therapy, offering syndrome-by-syndrome coverage of all the major psychiatric disorders in children Rapidly becoming a preferred intervention strategy both in inpatient and outpatient environments, behavior therapy is a relatively quick and effective method of treatment for everything from ADHD to obsessive-compulsive disorder. Edited by two acknowledged leaders in the field and including contributions from a host of distinguished clinicians and researchers, Handbook of Child Behavior Therapy: In the Psychiatric Setting arms you with state-of-the-art behavioral approaches to the assessment and treatment of child psychopathology in the psychiatric setting. Coverage includes: * A focus on behavioral methods as applied to a wide range of child psychopathologies * General assessment and treatment issues, including chapters on frequently encountered problems * Problem-specific chapters, organized according to six major categories: qDescription of the Problem, q qPrototypic Assessment, q qActual Assessment, q qPrototypic Treatment, q qActual Treatment, q and qSummaryq * Topics on: mental retardation, ADHD, conduct disorders, separation anxiety disorder, phobias, anorexia and bulimia, depressive disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorder, tic disorders, elimination disorders, substance abuse, posttraumatic stress disorders, obesity, somatization disorders, and pediatric painMoos, R. H. (1974). Family Environment Scale manual. ... Oa#39;Neil, P. M., Currey, H. S., Hirsch, A., Malcolm, R. J., Sexaver, J. D, Riddle, F. E., aamp; Taylor, C. I. (1979). Development and ... The body-mass index of twins who have been reared apart.

Title:Handbook of child behavior therapy in the psychiatric setting
Author:Robert T. Ammerman
Publisher:Wiley-Interscience - 1995


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