Clinical Handbook of Psychological Disorders, Fourth Edition: A Step-by-Step Treatment Manual

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David H. Barlow
Guilford Press, Nov 15, 2007 - Psychology - 722 pages
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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.

  

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Not a book I could finish during the semester due to lack of motivation, BUT it will for sure end up on my clinical bookshelf as a reference. I do enjoy that it gives case examples and is written in a easy-to-read manner. Read full review

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Great book that covers the most effective counseling treatments for most major psychological disorders. Read full review

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Contents

Panic Disorder and Agoraphobia
1
Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
65
Social Anxiety Disorder
123
ObsessiveCompulsive Disorder
164
Emotional Disorders A UNIFIED PROTOCOL
216
Cognitive Therapy for Depression
250
Interpersonal Psychotherapy for Depression
306
Behavioral Activation for Depression
328
Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders
463
Alcohol Use Disorders
492
Drug Abuse and Dependence
547
Eating Disorders A Transdiagnostic Protocol
578
Sexual Dysfunction
615
Couple Distress
662
Author Index
691
Subject Index
706

Dialectical Behavior Therapy for Borderline Personality Disorder
365
Bipolar Disorder
421

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About the author (2007)

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 Psychology's 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.

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