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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Panic Disorder and Agoraphobia
Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
Social Anxiety Disorder
ObsessiveCompulsive Disorder
Emotional Disorders A UNIFIED PROTOCOL
Cognitive Therapy for Depression
Interpersonal Psychotherapy for Depression
Behavioral Activation for Depression
Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders
Alcohol Use Disorders
Drug Abuse and Dependence
Eating Disorders A Transdiagnostic Protocol
Sexual Dysfunction
Couple Distress
Author Index
Subject Index

Dialectical Behavior Therapy for Borderline Personality Disorder
Bipolar Disorder

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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 journalsBehavior Therapy,theJournal of Applied Behavior Analysis, andClinical 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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