Clinical Handbook of Schizophrenia (Google eBook)

Front Cover
Kim T. Mueser, Dilip V. Jeste
Guilford Press, Mar 27, 2008 - Psychology - 650 pages
0 Reviews

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.

  

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Contents

History of Schizophrenia as a Psychiatric Disorder
3
Epidemiology
14
Biological Theories
25
Brain Imaging
35
Neuropathology
44
Genetics
55
Environmental Pre and Perinatal Influences in Etiology
65
Psychosocial Factors
74
Assertive Community Treatment
329
Emergency Inpatient and Residential Treatment
339
Treatment in Jails and Prisons
354
FirstEpisode Psychosis
367
Treatment of the Schizophrenia Prodrome
380
Older Individuals
390
Understanding and Working with Aggression Violence
398
Housing Instability and Homelessness
411

Psychopathology
82
Cognitive Functioning
91
Course and Outcome
100
Diagnostic Interviewing
117
Assessment of CoOccurring Disorders
125
Assessment of Psychosocial Functioning
135
Treatment Planning
145
Antipsychotics
159
Side Effects of Antipsychotics
168
Clozapine
178
Other Medications
186
Electroconvulsive Therapy
196
Environmental Supports
207
Family Intervention
214
CognitiveBehavioral Therapy
226
Social Skills Training
240
Cognitive Rehabilitation
249
Vocational Rehabilitation
261
Illness SelfManagement Training
268
Group Therapy
279
Supported Housing
287
SelfHelp Activities
298
Clinical Case Management
309
StrengthsBased Case Management
319
Medical Comorbidity
424
Intellectual Disability and Other Neuropsychiatric Populations
437
Trauma and Posttraumatic Stress Syndromes
447
Management of CoOccurring Substance Use Disorders
459
Parenting
471
Children and Adolescents
481
Suicide
491
The Economics of Schizophrenia
507
Involuntary Commitment
516
Jail Diversion
524
Stigma
533
EvidenceBased Practices
541
Schizophrenia in Developing Countries
549
Remission
559
Recovery
566
Gender
575
Quality of Life
581
Spirituality and Religion
592
Sexuality
604
Schizophrenia in African Americans
616
Ethics
624
Index
631
Copyright

Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

Page v - The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), and the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) jointly support this cooperative research planning conference project.

About the author (2008)

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 Associationís Research Award.

Bibliographic information