Clinical Handbook of Schizophrenia

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Kim Tornvall Mueser, Dilip V. Jeste
Guilford Press, 2011 - Psychology - 650 pages
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Reviewing the breadth of current knowledge on schizophrenia, this handbook provides clear, practical guidelines for effective assessment and treatment in diverse contexts. Leading authorities have contributed 61 concise chapters on all aspects of the disorder and its clinical management. In lieu of exhaustive literature reviews, each chapter summarizes the state of the science; highlights key points the busy practitioner needs to know; and lists recommended resources, including seminal research studies, invaluable clinical tools, and more. Comprehensive, authoritative, and timely, the volume will enable professionals in any setting to better understand and help their patients or clients with severe mental illness.

  

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Contents

CHAPTER 1
3
CHAPTER 2
14
CHAPTER 3
25
CHAPTER 4
35
CHAPTER 5
44
CHAPTER 6
55
CHAPTER 7
65
CHAPTER 8
74
CHAPTER 33
329
CHAPTER 34
339
CHAPTER 35
354
CHAPTER 36
367
CHAPTER 37
380
CHAPTER 38
390
CHAPTER 39
398
CHAPTER 40
411

CHAPTER 9
82
CHAPTER 10
91
CHAPTER 11
100
CHAPTER 12
117
CHAPTER 13
125
CHAPTER 14
135
CHAPTER 15
145
CHAPTER 16
159
CHAPTER 17
168
CHAPTER 18
178
CHAPTER 19
186
CHAPTER 20
196
CHAPTER 21
207
CHAPTER 22
214
CHAPTER 23
226
CHAPTER 24
240
CHAPTER 25
249
CHAPTER 26
261
CHAPTER 27
268
CHAPTER 28
279
CHAPTER 29
287
CHAPTER 30
298
CHAPTER 31
309
CHAPTER 32
319
CHAPTER 41
424
CHAPTER 42
437
CHAPTER 43
447
CHAPTER 44
459
CHAPTER 45
471
CHAPTER 46
481
CHAPTER 47
491
CHAPTER 48
507
CHAPTER 49
516
CHAPTER 50
524
CHAPTER 51
533
CHAPTER 52
541
CHAPTER 53
549
CHAPTER 54
559
CHAPTER 55
566
CHAPTER 56
575
CHAPTER 57
581
CHAPTER 58
592
CHAPTER 59
604
CHAPTER 60
616
CHAPTER 61
624
Index
631
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About the author (2011)

Kim T. Mueser, PhD, is Executive Director of the Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation and Professor in the Department of Occupational Therapy at Boston University. Dr. Mueser's clinical and research interests include psychiatric rehabilitation for persons with severe mental illnesses, intervention for co-occurring psychiatric and substance use disorders, and the treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder. He has served on numerous editorial boards, has published many journal articles and book chapters, and has coauthored over 10 books. His book The Complete Family Guide to Schizophrenia (with Susan Gingerich) received the National Alliance on Mental Illness NYC Metro Ken Book Award.

Dilip V. Jeste, MD, is the Estelle and Edgar Levi Chair in Aging, Director of the Sam and Rose Stein Institute for Research on Aging, and Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry and Neurosciences, University of California, San Diego (UCSD). He is also Director of the Advanced Center for Interventions and Services Research at UCSD and of the John A. Hartford Center of Excellence in Geriatric Psychiatry. Dr. Jeste is the Principal Investigator on several research and training grants, has published 8 books and over 500 articles and book chapters, and is Editor-in-Chief of the American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. His work has been recognized with many honors and awards, including, most recently, the American Psychiatric Association?s Research Award.

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