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Treating Depression

ISBN: 978-0-7879-1585-8
223 pages
July 1997, Jossey-Bass
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Choosing the most appropriate treatment

A Volume in the Jossey-Bass Library of Current Clinical Technique

This key resource offers guidelines and specific models for intervention in the treatment of numerous types and subtypes of depression. Will assist you in deciding if it is appropriate to prescribe medication, if psychotherapy is the proper course of action, or if it is best to use a combination of medication and psychotherapy.

This book is a superlative overview of the key treatment interventions available today to relieve the suffering of depression.
?John P. Docherty, M.D., professor of clinical psychology and director of clinical services, Cornell University School of Medicine
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Foreword
Introduction
1. Family Therapy(Carol M. Anderson, Sona Dimidjian, Apryl Miller)
2. Cognitive Behavior Therapy(Michael E. Thase)
3. Interpersonal Psychotherapy(Holly A. Swartz, John C. Markowitz)
4. Individual Psychotherapy(Jules R. Bemporad)
5. Group Therapy(Joan L. Luby)
6. Somatic Therapy(Charles DeBattista, Alan F. Schartzberg)
7. Combined Treatment(Michael E. Thase, Ira D. Glick)
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IRA D. GLICK is professor of psychiatry in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University School of Medicine and Chief of Inpatient and Partial Hospitalization Services at Stanford University Hospital. He is the author or coauthor of over 100 articles and chapters and seven books including A Model Curriculum in Psychopharmacology and Affective Disorders and the Family.
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"This book is a superlative overview of the key treatment interventions available today to relieve the suffering of depression." --John P. Docherty, M.D., professor of clinical psychology and director of clinical services, Cornell University School of Medicine

"Manages to maintain a clear, direct style with remarkably little jargon. This book would be most useful in a hospital library as a reference source to better understand depression and it's treatment, especially if the referring doctor is prescribing medication." --Helen R. Beiser, M.D., CMS Review Panel, (from Chicago Medicine Vol. 99, No. 17, September 22, 1996)
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