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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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. Dr. Barlow has published over 500 articles and book chapters and over 60 books and clinical manuals/m-/some translated in over 20 languages, including Arabic, Chinese, Hindi, and Russian--primarily in the areas of emotional disorders and clinical research methodology. His books include Clinical Handbook of Psychological Disorders, Fifth Edition, Handbook of Assessment and Treatment Planning for Psychological Disorders, Second Edition, and Anxiety and Its Disorders, Second Edition. He has been the recipient of numerous awards, including, most recently, the Career/Lifetime Achievement Award from the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies. He is past president of the Society of Clinical Psychology and the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies and past editor of the journals Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice and Behavior Therapy. Dr. Barlow's research has been continually funded by the National Institutes of Health for over 40 years.

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