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Treating Adolescents, 2nd Edition

Treating Adolescents, 2nd Edition

Hans Steiner, Rebecca E. Hall

ISBN: 978-1-118-88198-9

Mar 2015

496 pages

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A unique guide to adolescent psychopathology, using a developmental approach

Treating Adolescents is a comprehensive guide to adolescent mental health care, synthesizing evidence-based practice and practice-based perspectives to give providers the best advice available. By limiting the discussion to disorders which appear during adolescence, this useful manual can delve more deeply into each to present extensive evidence and practice-based rationales for approaching a range of psychopathologies. This edition has been revised to reflect the changes in the DSM-5 and the ICD-10, with entirely new chapters on ADHD, learning and executive function, bipolar and mood disorders, sleep disorders, and suicide and self-injury. Coverage includes non-therapy interventions, such as pharmacological and environmental. The discussion of schizophrenia and psychotic disorders includes adolescent presentations of Pervasive Developmental Disorders and their relationship to classical schizophrenia.

In a developmental approach to adolescent psychopathology, different treatments are carefully integrated and matched to pathogenic processes in an effort to disrupt causal loops. This book provides in-depth guidance for providers seeking well-rounded treatment plans, with detailed explanations and expert insight.

  • Understand disruptive behaviors and ADHD more deeply
  • Treat anxiety, depression, and mood disorders more effectively
  • Handle psychiatric traumas and related psychopathologies
  • Delve into substance abuse, self-harm, eating disorders, and more

Current scholarship favors developmental approaches to psychopathology and supports an emphasis on integrated treatment packages, including environmental, biologic, and psychological interventions. With full integration of practice and research, Treating Adolescents is a comprehensive reference for constructing a complete treatment strategy.

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Introduction ix

Contributors xxix

1 General Principles 1
Hans Steiner, Rebecca Hall, and Julia Huemer

2 Disruptive Behavior Disorders 47
Whitney Daniels, Michael B. Kelly, Kathleen Ares, Katie Kaszynski, and Niranjan Karnik

3 Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) 79
Michael B. Kelly

4 Learning and Executive Cognitive Functions 109
Ahmed Khan, Brianna Bendixsen, Lynne Baldwin, Diana Barrett, and Richard Abbey

5 Substance Use Disorders in Adolescence 141
Rebecca Hall and Anna Lembke

6 Anxiety Disorders, Tics, and Trichotillomania 165
Margo Thienemann, Rebecca Hall, Michael Bloch, and James Leckman

7 Depression 197
Julia Huemer, Rebecca Hall, Shelby Drazan, and Kirti Saxena

8 Bipolar and Mood Disorders in Adolescents 223
Kiki Chang, Rebecca Hall, Steve Khachi, Meghan Howe, and Manpreet Singh

9 Psychiatric Trauma and Related Psychopathologies 251
Nicholas T. Bott and Victor G. Carrión

10 Self-Harm and Suicidal Behavior 279
Pascale Stemmle and Jennifer Hughes

11 Somatic Symptom and Related Disorders 309
Shivani Verma Chmura, David R. DeMaso, and Richard J. Shaw

12 Eating Disorders in Adolescents 339
James Lock, Kathleen Kara Fitzpatrick, and Erica P. Ragan

13 Schizophrenia, Psychosis, and Autism Spectrum Disorders 369
Khyati Brahmbhatt, Margo Thienemann, and Richard J. Shaw

14 Sleep Disorders 403
Rafael Pelayo and Rebecca Hall

Author Index 435

Subject Index 437