Clinical Manual of Pediatric Consultation-Liaison PsychiatryThis manual provides a focused and useful clinical guide to the psychiatric and psychological assessment of physically ill children and adolescents. Covering all of the common clinical psychiatric consultation questions that arise in the pediatric hospital, this book is designed for both novice trainees approaching their first pediatric consultation-liaison psychiatry rotations and advanced and experienced practitioners seeking information on psychopharmacological management of physically ill...
Clinical Manual of Supportive PsychotherapyThe authors of this revised volume—practicing mental health clinicians—have undertaken a thorough review of the available literature to present updated and new chapters, case vignettes, tables, and resources that reflect best practices. The book includes an introduction to the principles and techniques of supportive psychotherapy, as well a description of its application to specific mental disorders, including new chapters on anxiety and co-occurring disorders.
Clinical Manual of Youth Addictive DisordersThoroughly updated and expanded, the book focuses on the clinical implications of beginning substance use and the pathways to substance use disorders (SUDs) and coexisting disorders among adolescents and college-age emerging adults (ages 12–25 years). This new manual not only captures the advances made in the youth substance use and SUD domains covered in the previous manual, but also includes new and critically important topics that have emerged.
Combating Physician BurnoutEdited by experts on burnout, five sections lay out the scope of the challenge and outline potential interventions. The introduction, which discusses the history and social context of burnout, provides psychiatrists who may be struggling with burnout with much-needed perspective. Subsequent sections discuss the potential effects of burnout on clinical care, contextual elements that may contribute to burnout, and, potential systemic and individual interventions.
Practical Strategies in Geriatric Mental HealthThis book provides practical, up-to-the-minute information and tools for clinicians working with older adults. A roster of expert authors offers the most practical clinical and research insights across the most relevant, frequently encountered diagnostic and treatment problems. Each chapter is organized in a logical, easy-to-follow structure that hinges discussion of a particular symptom or disorder on the presentation of a representative, realistic clinical vignette.
Obsessive-Compulsive Personality DisorderThis is the only book of its kind: a comprehensive, authoritative work designed to be invaluable to clinicians, researchers, and people struggling with obsessive-compulsive personality disorder (OCPD) and those who care about them. Unlike existing texts, which focus on only one or a few aspects of OCPD, this book offers a systematic exploration, with chapters on every facet of the disorder from leading experts on scientific techniques, including brain imaging, cognitive testing, and biologica...
Psychotherapeutic Approaches to Sexual ProblemsThe book aims to increase the comfort of both mental health trainees and advanced practitioners in assisting patients with their sexual concerns. The author provides a thoughtful discussion of the nature of love—as an active, evolving process involving psychological intimacy, intense sexual interest, and commitment—and shows how sexual problems create barriers to loving.