Gabbard's Treatments of Psychiatric Disorders

Gabbard's Treatments of Psychiatric Disorders

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First published in 1989 and already a staple of psychiatric practice through three editions, Gabbard's Treatments of Psychiatric Disorders has been thoroughly revised to reflect modern clinical expertise in a more accessible volume. More than 160 authorities share insights gained from firsthand experience in a state-of-the-art text that covers all major treatments in psychiatry linked to specific disorders, with a pluralistic approach that includes all major treatment modalities without focusing exclusively on favorite approaches. Not only has each chapter been completely updated, the text has been reorganized to facilitate its publication in a single volume that cuts directly to the heart of disorder-based treatments. Scrupulously reviewed to consolidate treatment information most needed by readers, the book is organized along the lines of DSM-IV-TR to cover the entire spectrum of conditions: disorders of childhood; cognitive disorders; substance-related disorders; psychotic disorders; mood disorders; anxiety, dissociative, and adjustment disorders; somatoform and factitious disorders; eating disorders; personality disorders; sleep disorders; and disorders of impulse control.
Empirically validated treatments for each disorder are summarized; where empirical data are lacking, the contributors' clinical wisdom is brought to bear to advise the reader how to approach a particular condition. This fourth edition features a number of significant enhancements. -Coverage of dementia has been expanded to reflect the disorder's increasing incidence, especially in Alzheimer's disease and cerebrovascular illness. -Material on substance abuse disorders is organized so that problems with individual drugs and certain common treatment modalities are given separate chapters, with sections within each chapter written by separate authors who are experts on that particular topic. -Coverage of schizophrenia reflects research of the past decade demonstrating the importance of the cognitive characteristics and sequelae of the illness and outlining the domains and molecular targets of intervention. -The section on eating disorders has been streamlined to four chapters covering intensive treatments, psychopharmacological treatment, evidence-based and innovative psychological treatments, and family and marital therapy.
-The chapters on personality disorders reflect important recent advances: longitudinal research showing that such disorders undergo substantial improvements; the growing recognition that personality disorders have significant genetic determination; and the manualization of psychoanalytic psychotherapy to permit testing and replication. Gabbard's Treatments of Psychiatric Disorders is an essential touchstone for practitioners and an outstanding reference for students in the mental health professions. Particular care in streamlining its revision has helped make this fourth edition an even more useful clinical tool for day-to-day practice.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 986 pages
  • 221 x 284.5 x 66mm | 2,857.67g
  • American Psychiatric Press Inc.
  • VA, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 4th Revised edition
  • 1585622168
  • 9781585622160
  • 1,334,582

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"This volume has the strengths of an encyclopedia buttressed by comprehensive and useful bibliographies."-- "The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease", "March, 2008"
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About Glen O. Gabbard

Glen O. Gabbard, M.D., is Brown Foundation Chair of Psychoanalysis and Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, and Director of the Baylor Psychiatry Clinic, at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. He is also Training and Supervising Analyst at the Houston- Galveston Psychoanalytic Institute in Houston.
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Table of contents

Contributors. Introduction. Part I: Disorders Usually First Diagnosed in Infancy, Childhood, or Adolescence. Mood disorders and suicidal behavior. Anxiety disorders in children and adolescents. Obsessive-compulsive disorder in children. Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Conduct disorder. Autistic disorders. Psychiatric disorders in persons with intellectual disability. Learning disorders. Tic disorders. Part II: Delirium, Dementia, and Amnestic and Other Cognitive Disorders. Delirium due to a general medical condition, delirium due to multiple etiologies, and delirium not otherwise specified. Dementia due to other general medical conditions and dementia due to multiple etiologies. Amnestic disorder due to a general medical condition and amnestic disorder not otherwise specified. Part III: Substance-Related Disorders. Alcohol and other depressant drugs (alcohol-related disorders; benzodiazepine and other sedative-hypnotic dependence). Pharmacological treatments for opioid addiction (detoxification; antagonist and partial agonist treatment; agonist maintenance treatment). The hallucinogens, marijuana, and club drugs (the hallucinogens; marijuana; club drugs). Stimulants and related drugs (stimulants; phencyclidine and ketamine; tobacco). Individual therapy for substance abuse disorders. Cognitive, behavioral, and motivational therapies for substance abuse disorders. Group and family treatments for substance abuse (group and family therapy; network therapy). Part IV: Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders. Clinical psychopharmacology and cognitive remediation. Individual and family psychotherapies. Psychiatric rehabilitation in. Part V: Mood Disorders. Antidepressant and antimanic medications. Depression-focused psychotherapies. Psychodynamic psychotherapy of depression. Combined medication and psychotherapy. Convulsive and other somatic therapies. Light therapy. Part VI: Anxiety Disorders, Dissociative Disorders, and Adjustment Disorders. Panic disorder. Social anxiety disorder and specific phobias. Obsessive-compulsive disorder. Posttraumatic stress disorder and acute stress disorder. Generalized anxiety disorder. Dissociative disorders and depersonalization. Adjustment disorder. Part VII: Somatoform and Factitious Disorders. Somatization disorder and undifferentiated somatoform disorder. Conversion disorder. Pain disorders. Body dysmorphic disorder. Hypochondriasis. Factitious disorder and malingering. Part VIII: Sexual and Gender Identity Disorders. Sexual dysfunctions. Pedophilia. Paraphilias and paraphilia-like disorders. Gender identity disorder in children, adolescents, and adults. Part IX: Eating Disorders. Intensive treatments. Psychopharmacological treatment. Evidence-based and innovative psychological treatments. Family therapy and marital therapy. Part X: Personality Disorders. Cluster A personality disorders: paranoid, schizoid, and schizotypal. Antisocial personality disorder. Narcissistic personality disorder. Borderline personality disorder. Histrionic personality disorder. Cluster C personality disorders: avoidant, obsessive-compulsive, and dependent. Part XI: Sleep Disorders. Sleep disorders. Section 12: Disorders of Impulse Control. Impulse-control disorders. Index.
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