Synopses & Reviews
With over 75,000 copies sold, this clinical guide and widely adopted text presents authoritative guidelines for treating frequently encountered adult disorders. The Handbook is unique in its focus on evidence-based practice and its attention to the most pressing question asked by students and practitioners—“How do I do it?” Leading clinical researchers provide essential background knowledge on each problem, describe the conceptual and empirical bases of their respective approaches, and illustrate the nuts and bolts of evidence-based assessment and intervention.
This clinical reference and widely adopted text is recognized as the premier guide to understanding and treating frequently encountered psychological disorders in adults. Showcasing evidence-based psychotherapy models, the volume addresses the most pressing question asked by students and practitioners--"How do I do it?" Leading authorities present state-of-the-art information on each clinical problem and explain the conceptual and empirical bases of their respective therapeutic approaches. Procedures for assessment, case formulation, treatment planning, and intervention are described in detail. Extended case examples with session transcripts illustrate each component of treatment.
New to This Edition
*Incorporates treatment innovations, the latest empirical findings, and changes to diagnostic criteria in DSM-5.
*Chapter on acceptance-based treatment of generalized anxiety disorder.
*Chapter on comorbid depression and substance abuse, demonstrating a transdiagnostic approach.
*Chapter on sleep disorders.
Each chapter summarizes the clinical presentation, etiology, and diagnosis of the each of the most commonly enountered disorders; reviews the models or theories that guide intervention; and delineates step-by-step protocols for assessment and treatment, illustrated with transcripts and vignettes.
About the Author
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. He has published over 500 articles and chapters and close to 50 books and clinical manuals--some translated in over 20 languages, including Arabic, Chinese, and Russian--mostly in the area of emotional disorders and clinical research methodology. Dr. Barlow has been the recipient of numerous awards throughout his career, most recently the American Board of Professional Psychologys Distinguished Service Award to the Profession of Psychology in 2006. He is past president of the Society of Clinical Psychology (Division 12) of the American Psychological Association and the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy (now the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies) and past editor of the journals Behavior Therapy, the Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, and Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice. Dr. Barlow was chair of the American Psychological Association Task Force on Psychological Intervention Guidelines, a member of the DSM-IV Task Force of the American Psychiatric Association, and a cochair of the DSM-IV work group for revising the anxiety disorder categories. He is a Diplomate in Clinical Psychology of the American Board of Professional Psychology and maintains a private practice.
Table of Contents
1. Panic Disorder and Agoraphobia, Michelle G. Craske and David H. Barlow
2. Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Candice M. Monson, Patricia A. Resick, and Shireen L. Rizvi
3. Social Anxiety Disorder, Richard G. Heimberg and Leanne Magee
4. Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Martin E. Franklin and Edna B. Foa
5. An Acceptance-Based Behavioral Therapy for Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Lizabeth Roemer and Susan M. Orsillo
6. Emotional Disorders: A Unified Transdiagnostic Protocol, Laura A. Payne, Kristen K. Ellard, Todd J. Farchione, Christopher P. Fairholme, and David H. Barlow
7. Cognitive Therapy for Depression, Jeffrey E. Young, Jayne L. Rygh, Arthur D. Weinberger, and Aaron T. Beck
8. Interpersonal Psychotherapy for Depression, Kathryn L. Bleiberg and John C. Markowitz
9. Behavioral Activation for Depression, Sona Dimidjian, Christopher R. Martell, Ruth Herman-Dunn, and Samuel Hubley
10. Borderline Personality Disorder, Andrada D. Neacsiu and Marsha M. Linehan
11. Bipolar Disorder, David J. Miklowitz
12. Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders, Nicholas Tarrier and Rumina Taylor
13. Alcohol Use Disorders, Barbara S. McCrady
14. Drug Use Disorders, Stephen T. Higgins, Stacey C. Sigmon, and Sarah H. Heil
15. Evidence-Based Relationships and Responsiveness for Depression and Substance Abuse, John C. Norcross and Larry E. Beutler
16. Treatment of Sleep Disturbance, Katherine A. Kaplan and Allison G. Harvey
17. Eating Disorders: A Transdiagnostic Protocol, Christopher G. Fairburn and Zafra Cooper
18. Couple Distress, Andrew Christensen, Jennifer G. Wheeler, Brian D. Doss, and Neil S. Jacobson