The Mental Health Desk Reference

Author: Elizabeth Reynolds Welfel

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0471652962

Category: Psychology

Page: 529

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A practical, easy-to-use, and comprehensive reference for mental health professionals The Mental Health Desk Reference is the ultimate guide to effective and responsible mental health practice. It provides authoritative, concise, and up-to-date information from more than seventy experts regarding diagnosis, treatment, and ethics of practice. Each entry summarizes key constructs and terminology associated with the topic, major findings from research, and specific recommendations on theory and practice. Important topics covered include: * Adjustment disorders and life stress * Diagnosis and treatment of adults * Diagnosis and treatment of children * Crisis intervention * Diverse populations * Group and family interventions * Practice management * Professional issues * Ethical and legal issues * Professional resources These detailed, readable entries-based on the most extensive and reliable research available-form a comprehensive, straightforward, and quick-reference resource applicable to practitioners across every field in mental health. The Mental Health Desk Reference is the single resource no mental health professional can afford to be without.
The Mental Health Diagnostic Desk Reference

Author: Carlton E. Munson

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 0789014645

Category: Medical

Page: 404

View: 178

This updated edition of Dr. Munson's highly acclaimed book provides clear, consistently organized expositions of every disorder in the DSM-IV-TR. It also offers a detailed explanation of the DSM-IV-TR multi-axial system, including guidelines and examples of treatment planning. This is the only guide to applying the new culture-bound syndromes; it includes a detailed case example of preparing a cultural formulation. Features 81 illustrations, including color-coded supplemental visuals highlighting the diagnostic criteria for disorders most frequently encountered in clinical practice. To view an excerpt online, find the book in our QuickSearch catalog at www.HaworthPress.com.
The Mental Health Diagnostic Desk Reference

Author: Carlton Munson

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317825654

Category: Psychology

Page: 396

View: 122

Make the DSM-IV-TR user-friendly with this powerful learning tool! This expanded and updated edition of Dr. Munson's highly acclaimed book is the indispensable companion volume and guide to Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition-Text Revision (DSM-IV-TR), published by the American Psychiatric Association. The only study guide currently available for the DSM-IV-TR, The Mental Health Diagnostic Desk Reference, Second Edition, provides clear, cogent expositions of every disorder in the manual. All the information in this edition has been updated to reflect the new thinking and the current criteria. Easy to use in a consistent, all-inclusive format, The Mental Health Diagnostic Desk Reference, Second Edition, offers a detailed explanation of every part of the DSM-IV-TR, from its multi-axial classification system to the criteria for diagnosing individual disorders. It offers guidelines of diagnosis, examples of treatment planning, and 81 helpful illustrations, including color-coded supplemental visuals highlighting the diagnostic criteria for disorders most frequently encountered in clinical practice. It even features a thorough review of the 26 syndromes considered for inclusion in the DSM-IV-TR that did not reach the research criteria for a full-scale disorder. In addition, The Mental Health Diagnostic Desk Reference, Second Edition, is the only guide to applying the new culture-bound syndromes. It even includes a detailed case example of preparing a cultural formulation. References are provided at the end of each chapter, and a master reference list is printed at the end of the book, which enhances ease of use. Summaries for each class of disorders include: a listing of codes and disorders a fundamental features section describing core aspects of disorders brief tips to highlight significant information and helpful diagnostic techniques differential diagnosis strategies and tips standardized measures and scales recommended for their effectiveness, ease of use, brevity of administration, and cost recommended reading Written by nationally respected clinician, supervisor, and educator Dr. Carlton Munson, The Mental Health Diagnostic Desk Reference, Second Edition, will help end clinical gridlock and enable you to improve services to your clients within the context of managed care.
Social Workers' Desk Reference

Author: Albert R. Roberts

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780195369373

Category: Social Science

Page: 1267

View: 643

Following in the groundbreaking path of its predecessor, the second edition of the Social Workers' Desk Reference provides reliable and highly accessible information about effective services and treatment approaches across the full spectrum of social work practice. Succinct, illuminating chapters written by the field's most respected and experienced scholars and practitioners ensure that it will continue to be the sourcebook for all social workers. Social work practitioners and agency administrators are increasingly confronted with having to do more with less, and must make decisions and provide services as quickly as possible. The Social Workers' Desk Reference, Second Edition, builds on the landmark achievement of the first edition with thorough revisions and over 75 all-new chapters. Its outstanding wealth of well-tested knowledge, presented in a crisp, to-the-point manner, makes it an even more vital resource for time-pressed practitioners. Page after page offers an abundance of up-to-date information and key tools and resources such as practice guidelines, program evaluations, validated assessment scales, and step-by-step treatment plans necessary for success in today's managed-care environment. The growing importance of evidence-based practice in social work is reflected throughout the chapters, as well as by the inclusion of an entire section devoted to showing how to use evidence intelligently and efficaciously. The Social Workers' Desk Reference, Second Edition, speaks directly to the daily realities of social workers in private, non-profit, and public settings, whatever their expertise and in all areas of practice: assessment and diagnosis, ethics, risk assessment, program evaluation, and beyond. Case managers, clinical social workers, supervisors, and administrators alike who have come to rely on the previous volume will quickly find its successor just as indispensable.
Desk Reference to the Diagnostic Criteria from DSM-5

Author: American Psychiatric Association

Publisher:

ISBN: 9798577456832

Category:

Page: 444

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Desk Reference to the Diagnostic Criteria from DSM-5 by American Psychiatric Association 2013The Desk Reference to the Diagnostic Criteria From DSM-5 is a concise, affordable companion to the ultimate psychiatric reference, DSM-5. It includes the fully revised diagnostic classification, as well as all of the diagnostic criteria from DSM-5 in an easy-to-use paperback format. This handy reference provides quick access to the information essential to making a diagnosis. Designed to supplement DSM-5, this convenient guide will assist all mental health professionals as they integrate the DSM-5 diagnostic criteria into their diagnoses. The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders stands alone as the most authoritative reference available for clinical practice in the mental health field, and the structural and diagnostic changes in the fifth edition are must-know material for every clinician. The Desk Reference to the Diagnostic Criteria From DSM-5 distills the most crucial, updated diagnostic information from this volume to provide clinicians with an invaluable resource for effectively diagnosing mental disorders, ranging from the most prevalent to the least common.
Psychologists' Desk Reference

Author: Gerald P. Koocher

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780198037170

Category: Psychology

Page: 768

View: 460

Here is the revised and expanded edition of the indispensable companion for every mental health practitioner. Improved over the first edition by input and feedback from clinicians and program directors, the Psychologists' Desk Reference, Second Edition presents an even larger variety of information required in daily practice in one easy-to-use resource. Covering the entire spectrum of practice issues--from diagnostic codes, practice guidelines, treatment principles, and report checklists, to insight and advice from today's most respected clinicians--this peerless reference gives fingertip access to the entire range of current knowledge. Intended for use by all mental health professionals, the Desk Reference covers assessment and diagnosis, testing and psychometrics, treatment and psychotherapy, ethical and legal issues, practice management and insurance, and professional resources. Chapters have been clearly written by master clinicians and include easy-to-read checklists and tables as well as helpful advice. Filled with information psychologists use everyday, the Psychologists' Desk Reference, Second Edition will be the most important and widely used volume in the library of psychologists, social workers, and counselors everywhere. This new edition features: -Thoroughly revised chapters by the field's leaders. -29 entirely new chapters, now totaling 140. -Sections reorganized to be smaller and more specific, making topics easier to find. -A listing of valuable Internet sites in each chapter. -Increased emphasis on evidence-based practices. A companion website containing graphics, illustrations, tables, primary resources, extensive bibliographies, links to related sites, and much more.
The Women's Desk Reference

Author: Irene M. Franck

Publisher: Viking Press

ISBN: UVA:X002436663

Category: Women

Page: 840

View: 166

Provides information on legal issues, medical techniques and treatment, women's organizations, nutrition, employment, childbirth, health care, and other topics
Social Workers' Desk Reference

Author: Professor of Social Work and Criminal Justice Albert R Roberts

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 019514211X

Category: Psychology

Page: 910

View: 748

"Equally useful for students, teachers, and practitioners, the Social Workers' Desk Reference provides comprehensive information on all of the various aspects of social work. Topics covered within the 146 chapters include crisis management, family therapy
People's Medical Society Health Desk Reference

Author: Charles B. Inlander

Publisher: Hyperion

ISBN: 0786881674

Category: Medical

Page: 672

View: 487

The founder of the health-care advocacy group, The People's Medical Society, offers consumers a comprehensive reference guide to their rights and opportunities concerning medical care, including information on insurance, medical tests, and much more. Reprint.
Psychologists' Desk Reference

Author: Gerald P. Koocher

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: UOM:39015060765040

Category: Psychology

Page: 776

View: 146

A thorough update of the highly successful first edition, this volume includes 58 entirely new chapters and a companion CD featuring hot links, graphics, PowerPoint presentations, primary sources, and much more.