The Mental Health Desk Reference: A Practice-Based Guide to Diagnosis, Treatment, and Professional Ethics (Google eBook)

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Elizabeth Reynolds Welfel, R. Elliott Ingersoll
John Wiley & Sons, Apr 22, 2002 - Psychology - 450 pages
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A practical, easy-to-use, and comprehensive reference for mental health professionals

The Mental Health Desk Reference is the ultimate guide to effective and responsible mental health practice. It provides authoritative, concise, and up-to-date information from more than seventy experts regarding diagnosis, treatment, and ethics of practice. Each entry summarizes key constructs and terminology associated with the topic, major findings from research, and specific recommendations on theory and practice. Important topics covered include:
* Adjustment disorders and life stress
* Diagnosis and treatment of adults
* Diagnosis and treatment of children
* Crisis intervention
* Diverse populations
* Group and family interventions
* Practice management
* Professional issues
* Ethical and legal issues
* Professional resources


These detailed, readable entries-based on the most extensive and reliable research available-form a comprehensive, straightforward, and quick-reference resource applicable to practitioners across every field in mental health. The Mental Health Desk Reference is the single resource no mental health professional can afford to be without.
  

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Contents

Part II Diagnosis and Treatment of Adults with Mental and Emotional Disorders
67
Part III Diagnosis and Treatment of Children with Mental and Emotional Disorders
153
Part IV Crisis Intervention Issues
237
Part V Counseling Diverse Populations
277
Part VI Group and Family Intervetnions
349
Part VII Practice Management
385
Part VIII Personal Care and Interprofessional Relations Coping with the Demands of the Profession
411
Part IX Ethical and Legal Issues
439
Appendix Ethics Codes and Guidelines in Mental Health Disciplines
503
Author Index
505
Subject Index
521
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ELIZABETH REYNOLDS WELFEL, PhD, is Professor of Counseling at Cleveland State University, Cleveland, Ohio.

R. ELLIOTT INGERSOLL, PhD, is Associate Professor of Counseling at Cleveland State University, Cleveland, Ohio.

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