Selecting Effective Treatments: A Comprehensive, Systematic Guide to Treating Mental Disorders, 4th Edition
November 2011, ©2012
This thoroughly revised and updated edition of Linda Seligman's classic book, Selecting Effective Treatments combines the latest research on evidence-based practices with practical, how-to information on implementation.
Filled with numerous illustrative case studies and helpful examples, this Fourth Edition features expanded coverage of:
Trauma and its effect across the lifespan, suicide assessment and prevention, and new treatment approaches, including mindfulness
Childhood disorders, including autism spectrum disorders, bipolar disorder, ADHD, and attachment disorder
Grief, loss, and bereavement
Diagnosis and treatment of depression, borderline personality disorder, the schizophrenia spectrum disorders, and the bipolar disorders
With a new discussion of treatment strategies for dual diagnosis, Selecting Effective Treatments, Fourth Edition provides a pathway for treatment of mental disorders based on the most recent evidence-based research, while at the same time recognizing that the diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders are part of a dynamic and evolving field that embraces individuality and personalization.
Chapter 1 Introduction to Effective Treatment Planning 1
Chapter 2 Mental Disorders in Infants, Children, and Adolescents 41
Chapter 3 Situationally Precipitated Disorders and Conditions 125
Chapter 4 Mood Disorders 149
Chapter 5 Anxiety Disorders 191
Chapter 6 Disorders of Behavior and Impulse Control 239
Chapter 7 Disorders in Which Physical and Psychological Factors Combine 319
Chapter 8 Personality Disorders 347
Chapter 9 Disorders Involving Impairment in Awareness of Reality: Psychotic and Dissociative Disorders 403
Chapter 10 The Future of Diagnosis and Treatment Planning 439
About the Authors 517
Author Index 519
Subject Index 547
Lourie W. Reichenberg is a licensed professional counselor in private practice in Falls Church, Virginia, where she also provides clinical supervision. She is currently at work on her fourth book.