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Treatment Strategies for Patients with Psychiatric Comorbidity

Treatment Strategies for Patients with Psychiatric Comorbidity

Scott Wetzler (Editor), William C. Sanderson (Editor)

ISBN: 978-0-471-11773-5

Mar 1997

368 pages

Select type: Hardcover


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While many psychiatrists and psychologists tend to diagnose and treat a principle disorder, most psychiatric patients have more than one disorder. This book deals with treatment needs of psychiatric patients who meet diagnostic criteria for more than one disorder concurrently.
Partial table of contents:

Treatment Implications of Comorbid Mental Disorders (J. Maser, et al.).

The Prevalence of Psychiatric Comorbidity (R. Kessler).

Assessment of Comorbidity (T. Ferro & D. Klein).


Psychological Treatment of Anxiety Disorder Patients with Comorbidity (W. Sanderson & L. McGinn).

Cognitive Therapy of Mood Disorders with Comorbidity (R. Jarrett, et al.).

Psychotherapy of Schizophrenia with Comorbidity (A. Bellack & J. Blanchard).

Psychotherapy of Substance Abuse with Comorbidity (A. Horvath).


Comorbidity of Psychiatric Disorders in Children and Adolescents (F. Volkmar & J. Woolston).

Comorbidity in the Elderly: Implications for Diagnosis and Treatment (G. Kennedy & M. O'Dowd).