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Treating Adolescents (96 Edition)by Hans (ed.) Steiner
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When children enter adolescence they experience rapid and complex changes in their biology, psychology, and social standing. Seemingly overnight, teenagers can manifest dramatic new syndromes as old ones persist in ever-evolving shapes and forms. Understandably, clinical treatment of this age group is a dynamic and challenging adventure.
Treating Adolescents presents a concise up-to-date summary of adolescent development and step-by-step guidance for the effective clinical treatment of specific issues--such as anxiety disorders, depression, eating disorders, somatization, conduct disorders, and psychosis. Written by experts in the treatment of adolescents, each of the contributors offers a blend of cutting-edge knowledge and clinical techniques in the area of their particular sub-specialty.
The volume is a jargon-free resource for front-line clinicians including psychologists, social workers, teachers, counselors, and pediatricians. Treating Adolescence offers a wealth of examples and specific suggestions to improve treatment skills, including information on:
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Contains nine contributions from psychologists and psychiatrists on: general principles and special problems, disruptive behavioral disorders, substance use and abuse, depression, anxiety disorders, eating disorders, chronic illness and somatization, schizophrenia and psychotic disorders, and psychiatric trauma and related psychopathologies. Emphasis is on techniques for the "front-line" practitioner.
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Structuring a treatment plan that is appropriate to adolescence.
A Dynamic and Challenging Age Group
A Volume in the Jossey-Bass Library of Current Clinical Technique
It is an ambitious undertaking to distill the knowledge base, summarize the clinical wisdom, and provide vivid case illustrations for the full range of psychopathology presenting in adolescence. This first rate book succeeds on all counts while conveying the challenge and excitement of working with teenagers who have psychiatric problems.
--Gregory K. Fritz, M.D., professor of psychiatry and director, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Brown University School of Medicine
This concise, up-to-date summary of adolescent development presents step-by-step guidance for effective clinical treatment of issues such as anxiety disorders, depression, eating disorders, somatization, conduct disorders, and psychosis.
HANS STEINER is professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences in the Division of Child Psychiatry at the Stanford University School of Medicine. IRVIN D. YALOM is professor emeritus of psychiatry at the Stanford University School of Medicine. He is the author of several basic textbooks, including the Classic Theory and Practice of Group Psychotherapy, as well as the best-selling trade book Love's Executioner and the award-winning novel When Nietzsche Wept.
Table of Contents
1. General Principles and Special Problems( Hans Steiner, S. Shirley Feldman).
2. Disruptive Behavioral Disorders(James Lock).
3. Substance Use and Abuse( Rebecca A. Powers, Robert Matano).
4. Depression(James Lock).
5. Anxiety Disorders(Chris Hayward, Julie A. Collier).
6. Eating Disorders(Mary J. Sanders).
7. Chronic Illness and Somatization(Julie A. Collier).
8. Schizophrenia and Psychotic Disorders( Margo Thienenmann, Richard J. Shaw).
9. Psychiatric Trauma and Related Psychopathologies(Hans Steiner, Zakee Matthews).
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