Child and Adolescent Therapy: Cognitive-behavioral Procedures

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Guilford Press, 2006 - Psychology - 528 pages
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Revised and expanded with six entirely new chapters, the third edition of this authoritative volume presents effective cognitive-behavioral approaches for treating the most frequently encountered child and adolescent disorders. Leading scientist-practitioners have contributed fully updated chapters on aggression, anger, ADHD, depression, anxiety disorders, and developmental issues specific to working with adolescents. New chapters cover obsessive/n-/compulsive disorder, eating disorders, reactions to disasters, sexual abuse, suicidality, and psychotherapy process issues. The latest empirical findings and evidence-based clinical techniques are integrated throughout this outstanding clinical resource and text, and many new case illustrations have been added.

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Excellent chapter (Ch.3)- CBT on ADHD including social skill training...comorbidity...comparison between medicine.
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Philip C. Kendall, PhD, ABPP, is Laura H. Carnell Professor of Psychology and Director of the Child and Adolescent Anxiety Disorders Clinic at Temple University. An internationally recognized expert on clinical child and adolescent psychology and clinical psychological research, he is perhaps best known for his development and evaluation of cognitive-behavioral treatments for anxiety in youth. The author or coauthor of over 350 research publications and books, he is currently the Editor of Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice and serves on the Board of Trustees of the American Board of Professional Psychology. He is a past president of Division 53 (Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology) of the American Psychological Association and of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (formerly AABT). Dr. Kendall's contributions to research and teaching have been recognized with several research grants from the National Institute of Mental Health, the "Great Teacher Award" from Temple University, and numerous other awards.

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