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Provides practicing and student therapists a comprehensive developmental approach to understanding, diagnosing, and treating patients with dissociative disorders. Reviews the nature and effects of childhood trauma, considers an array of maltreatment outcomes, and introduces an empirically grounded model of pathological dissociation.
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Presenting a comprehensive developmental approach, this book examines the origins and course of normal and pathological dissociation in children and adolescents. The volume illustrates the critical connection between pathological dissociation and trauma, and provides a clear synthesis of what is known about the psychobiology of dissociative disorders and the effects of pathological dissociation on cognition, memory, and behavior. Amply illustrated with clinical vignettes, the book describes an array of diagnostic and treatment techniques and includes reproducible copies of validated dissociation scales for all age groups.

Synopsis:

Illustrates the critical association between pathological dissociation and trauma, and provides a clear synthesis of what is known about the psychobiology of dissociative disorders and the effects of pathological dissociation on cognition and memory. Amply illustrated with clinical vignettes, it also offers an array of diagnostic and treatment techniques.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 361-407) and index.

About the Author

Trained as a child, adolescent, and adult psychiatrist at Yale University and George Washington University, Frank W. Putnam, MD, is a leading authority on dissociative disorders. He is Chief of Developmental Traumatology at the National Institute of Mental Health and directs clinical research on the effects of maltreatment, community violence, and other types of trauma across the lifespan. He is the author of Diagnosis and Treatment of Multiple Personality Disorder.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction

2. The Nature and Effects of Childhood Trauma and Maltreatment

3. Influential Factors and Common Themes in Maltreatment Outcomes

4. Introduction to Dissociation

5. Pathological Dissociation

6. Trauma, Dissociation, and Memory

7. Toward a Model of Pathological Dissociation

8. The Discrete Behavioral States Model

9. The Developmental Basis of Dissociation

10. Altered States in Everyday Life

11. Dissociative Presentations: Clinical Vignettes

12. Clinical Phenomenology and Diagnosis

13. Philosophy and Principles of Treatment

14. Individual Therapy

15. Dissociative Families and Out-of-Home Placements

16. Psychopharmacology

Product Details

ISBN:
9781572302198
Author:
Putnam, Frank W.
Publisher:
Guilford Publications
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Mental health
Subject:
Pathological Psychology
Subject:
Child Psychiatry
Subject:
Clinical Psychology
Subject:
Adolescent Psychiatry
Subject:
Dissociative disorders in children
Subject:
Abnormal Psychology
Subject:
Developmental - Child
Subject:
Adolescent Psychiatry x
Subject:
Psychopathology - General
Subject:
Child Psychiatry x
Subject:
Psychiatry - Child & Adolescent
Subject:
Child Psychology
Subject:
Health and Medicine-General Medicine
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Series Volume:
vol. 5, no 21
Publication Date:
19970831
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
423
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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Presenting a comprehensive developmental approach, this book examines the origins and course of normal and pathological dissociation in children and adolescents. The volume illustrates the critical connection between pathological dissociation and trauma, and provides a clear synthesis of what is known about the psychobiology of dissociative disorders and the effects of pathological dissociation on cognition, memory, and behavior. Amply illustrated with clinical vignettes, the book describes an array of diagnostic and treatment techniques and includes reproducible copies of validated dissociation scales for all age groups.

"Synopsis" by , Illustrates the critical association between pathological dissociation and trauma, and provides a clear synthesis of what is known about the psychobiology of dissociative disorders and the effects of pathological dissociation on cognition and memory. Amply illustrated with clinical vignettes, it also offers an array of diagnostic and treatment techniques.
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