Advanced Casebook of Obsessive Compulsive and Related Disorders

Advanced Casebook of Obsessive Compulsive and Related Disorders
Author: Eric A. Storch,Dean Mckay,Jonathan S Abramowitz
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 180
Release: 2019-11-09
ISBN 10: 012816557X
ISBN 13: 9780128165577
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Advanced Casebook of Obsessive Compulsive and Related Disorders Book Review:

Advanced Casebook of Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders: Conceptualizations and Treatment presents a synthesis of the emerging data across clinical phenomenology, assessment, psychological therapies and biologically-oriented therapies regarding obsessive compulsive disorders, including hoarding, skin picking, body dysmorphic and impulse control disorders. Following the re-classification of such disorders in the DSM-5, the book addresses recent advances in treatment, assessment, treatment augmentation and basic science of OCRDs. The second half of the book focuses on the treatment of OCRDs, covering both psychological therapies (e.g. inhibitory learning informed exposure, tech-based CBT applications) and biologically oriented therapies (e.g. neuromodulation). Includes psychosocial theoretical and intervention approaches Addresses newly proposed clinical entities, such as misophonia and orthorexia Examines neurobiological features of OCRDs across the lifespan

Cognitive Therapy with Children and Adolescents Third Edition

Cognitive Therapy with Children and Adolescents  Third Edition
Author: Philip C. Kendall
Publsiher: Guilford Publications
Total Pages: 340
Release: 2017-10-20
ISBN 10: 1462528236
ISBN 13: 9781462528233
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Cognitive Therapy with Children and Adolescents Third Edition Book Review:

"Subject Areas/Keywords: adolescents, assessments, behavioral, casebooks, cases, CBT, childhood, children, cognitive-behavioral therapy, diagnosis, emotional, evidence-based practice, externalizing, families, family-based, internalizing, interventions, problems, programs, psychological disorders, psychopathology, psychotherapies, psychotherapy, treatment manuals, treatments DESCRIPTION Thousands of clinicians and students have turned to this casebook--now completely revised with 90% new material--to see what cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) looks like in action with the most frequently encountered child and adolescent disorders. Concise and accessible, the book is designed for optimal clinical utility. Leading scientist-practitioners provide a brief overview of each clinical problem and its assessment and management. Chapters are organized around one or more detailed case examples that demonstrate how to build rapport with children and families; plan effective, age-appropriate treatment; and deliver evidence-based interventions using a variety of therapeutic strategies and materials. (Prior edition editors: Mark A. Reinecke, Frank M. Dattilio, and Arthur Freeman.)"--

Comprehensive Women s Mental Health

Comprehensive Women s Mental Health
Author: David J. Castle,Kathryn M. Abel
Publsiher: Cambridge University Press
Total Pages: 363
Release: 2016-03-25
ISBN 10: 1107622697
ISBN 13: 9781107622692
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Comprehensive Women s Mental Health Book Review:

A comprehensive, up-to-date and evidence-based review of women's mental health, written by leading experts, for mental health clinicians.

DSM 5 Clinical Cases

DSM 5 Clinical Cases
Author: John W. Barnhill, M.D.
Publsiher: American Psychiatric Pub
Total Pages: 372
Release: 2013-11-08
ISBN 10: 1585624632
ISBN 13: 9781585624638
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

DSM 5 Clinical Cases Book Review:

"These cases exemplify the mental disorders categorized in the DSM-[tm]. Cases are cross-referenced with DSM-[tm] and help with understanding diagnostic concepts, including symptoms, severity, comorbidities, age of onset and development, dimensionality across disorders, and gender and cultural implications. A brief discussion follows each case, analyzing the clinical presentation, highlighting key points, and exploring issues of comorbidity that may complicate both the diagnosis and subsequent treatment"--publisher's description.

A Transdiagnostic Approach to Obsessions Compulsions and Related Phenomena

A Transdiagnostic Approach to Obsessions  Compulsions and Related Phenomena
Author: Leonardo F. Fontenelle,Murat Yücel
Publsiher: Cambridge University Press
Total Pages: 430
Release: 2019-01-03
ISBN 10: 1107195772
ISBN 13: 9781107195776
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

A Transdiagnostic Approach to Obsessions Compulsions and Related Phenomena Book Review:

Using a transdiagnostic framework, this book describes how mental health professionals can diagnose and treat OCD and related disorder.

The Boy Who Couldn t Stop Washing

The Boy Who Couldn t Stop Washing
Author: Judith L. Rapoport
Publsiher: Penguin
Total Pages: 304
Release: 1991-12-03
ISBN 10: 1101153989
ISBN 13: 9781101153987
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Boy Who Couldn t Stop Washing Book Review:

One boy spends six hours a day washing himself—and still can't believe he will ever be clean Another sufferer must check her stove hundreds of times daily to make sure she has turned it off And one woman, in an effort to ensure that her eyebrows are symmetrical, finally plucks out every hair All of these people are suffering from Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), an emotionally crippling sickness that afflicts up to six million Americans. Cleaning, counting, washing, avoiding, checking—these are some of the pointless rituals that sufferers are powerless to stop. Now a distinguished psychiatrist and expert on OCD reveals exciting breakthroughs in diagnosis, succesful new behaviorist therapies and drug treatments, as well as lists of resources and references. Drawing on the extraordinary experiences of her patients, Dr. Judith Rapoport unravels the mysteries surrounding this irrational disorder . . . and provides prescriptions for action that promise hope and help.

Handbook of Child and Adolescent Anxiety Disorders

Handbook of Child and Adolescent Anxiety Disorders
Author: Dean McKay,Eric A. Storch
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 532
Release: 2011-03-23
ISBN 10: 9781441977847
ISBN 13: 1441977848
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Handbook of Child and Adolescent Anxiety Disorders Book Review:

Is it school refusal or separation anxiety disorder? Can preschoolers have panic attacks? Does food neophobia really exist? For readers seeking ways to improve assessment, case conceptualization, or treatment plans as well as a more general understanding of anxiety disorders among children, the Handbook of Child and Adolescent Anxiety Disorders addresses these and many other complex issues. A straightforward companion to the diagnostic manuals, this volume crosses theoretical boundaries to describe in depth the wide range of children’s anxiety disorders and to explain the developmental nuances that separate them from their adult analogues. Coverage includes: Diagnostic and etiological models of children’s anxiety disorders (i.e., genetic, cognitive-behavioral, taxonomic, neuropsychological, dimensional). Differential diagnosis guidelines for generalized anxiety disorder (GAD), phobic conditions, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in youth. Ancillary factors in child and adolescent anxiety (e.g., personality, temperament, parenting issues, and comorbid conditions). Psychological, pharmacological, and combined treatments for childhood anxiety disorders. Special populations and emerging areas of interest, including anxiety disorders in the contexts of chronic health problems and developmental disabilities. The Handbook of Child and Adolescent Anxiety Disorders is a must-have reference for researchers, clinicians, and graduate students in psychology, psychiatry, social work and counseling as well as allied professionals in hospitals, community mental health centers, schools, and private practice.

Clinical Psychology in Singapore

Clinical Psychology in Singapore
Author: Gregor Lange,John Davison
Publsiher: NUS Press
Total Pages: 349
Release: 2015-08-10
ISBN 10: 9971698544
ISBN 13: 9789971698546
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Clinical Psychology in Singapore Book Review:

This casebook is a unique resource, offering never before documented insights into the practices and principles of clinical psychologists within local mental health services in Singapore. The 20 fascinating chapters provide comprehensive coverage of the assessment, formulation and treatment for clients across the lifespan. It includes accounts of clients with common mental health problems such as depression and panic disorder as well as more unusual problems like pyromania, exhibitionism and frontal-lobe epilepsy. The authors describe their successes and challenges and share how they grapple with tensions in the therapy room and with cultural and ethical issues. This casebook is an ideal complement to abnormal, counseling or clinical psychology courses. Features: Case studies on real Singaporean clients and families and authored by clinical psychologists and neuropsychologists working in Singapore. In-depth coverage of cultural and contextual factors relating to each case. Comprehensive case formulations and discussions in the context of the DSM-5 classification systems. Discussion questions at the end of each case study for individuals or groups to critically analyse issues relating to the case. Fact boxes outlining interesting or unique information relating to each case. Useful resources section on relevant organisations, websites and support groups for each case.

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing EMDR Scripted Protocols

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing  EMDR  Scripted Protocols
Author: Dr. Marilyn Luber, PhD
Publsiher: Springer Publishing Company
Total Pages: 480
Release: 2009-05-18
ISBN 10: 9780826122384
ISBN 13: 0826122388
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing EMDR Scripted Protocols Book Review:

"This excellent book contains many different scripts, applicable to a number of special populations. It takes a practical approach and walks therapists step-by-step through the EMDR therapeutic process. [Readers] will not be disappointed." Score: 93, 4 stars --Doody's Praise from a practicing EMDR therapist and user of Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) Scripted Protocols: "Kudos to...everyone who contributed to this important volume....[It] is an indispensable resource. Thank you, thank you, thank you!" --Andrea B. Goldberg, LCSW EMDRIA Certified EMDR Therapist EMDRIA Consultant-in-training Bloomfield and Newark, NJ This book serves as a one-stop resource where therapists can access a wide range of word-for-word scripted protocols for EMDR practice, including the past, present, and future templates. These scripts are conveniently outlined in an easy-to-use, manual style template for therapists, allowing them to have a reliable, consistent form and procedure when using EMDR with clients. The book contains an entire section on the development of resources and on clinician self-care. There is a self-awareness questionnaire to assist clinicians in identifying potential problems that often arise in treatment, allowing for strategies to deal with them. Also included are helpful past memory, current triggers and future template worksheet scripts. Key topics include: Client history taking that will inform the treatment process of patients Resource development to help clients identify and target their problems to regain control when issues appear overwhelming Scripts for the 6 basic EMDR Protocols for traumatic events, current anxieties and behaviors, recent traumatic events, phobias, excessive grief, and illness and somatic disorders Early intervention procedures for man-made and natural catastrophes EMDR and early interventions for groups, including work with children, adolescents, and adults Written workbook format for individual or group EMDR EMDR to enhance performance and positive emotion

Treatment Companion to the DSM IV TR Casebook

Treatment Companion to the DSM IV TR Casebook
Author: Robert L. Spitzer
Publsiher: Amer Psychiatric Pub Incorporated
Total Pages: 334
Release: 2004
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: UOM:39015060654186
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Treatment Companion to the DSM IV TR Casebook Book Review:

Finally, the companion volume that takes the best-selling DSM-IV-TR® Casebook to the next level -- Treatment Companion to the DSM-IV-TR® Casebook. One of the main purposes of psychiatric diagnosis is to guide treatment selection. Although the DSM-IV-TR® Casebook discussions often briefly mention treatment and follow-up, the focus is almost exclusively on diagnosis. This Treatment Companion takes the next step: for 34 cases (all but three from the DSM-IV-TR® Casebook), world-renowned experts discuss their approach to treatment for a case in their specialty area -- both how they would manage the specific case and the general principles of treatment for that disorder. Treatment Companion to the DSM-IV-TR® Casebook is an indispensable companion designed to help students, residents, and clinicians conceptualize how DSM-IV-TR can be used in everyday practice and will be invaluable in helping mental health professionals develop a deeper comprehension of all diagnostic categories and their treatments. Treatments include:Antabuse (disulfiram) Cholinesterase inhibitors Electroconvulsive therapy Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitorsStimulants Behavior exposure Behavior therapy Classroom behavior modification Cognitive enhancement therapy Cognitive-behavioral analysis system of psychotherapy Cognitive-behavioral relapse prevention therapy Cognitive-behavioral therapy Contingency management Couple therapy Dialectical behavior therapy Family psychoeducation Family-focused therapy Interpersonal psychotherapy Interpersonal social rhythm therapy Motivational interviewing Personal therapy Psychodynamically based partial hospitalization Relaxation exercises Self-help groups Social skills training Supportive psychotherapy Transference-focused psychotherapy

Diagnosis and Treatment Planning Skills

Diagnosis and Treatment Planning Skills
Author: Alan M. Schwitzer,Lawrence C. Rubin
Publsiher: SAGE Publications
Total Pages: 344
Release: 2014-05-29
ISBN 10: 1483318370
ISBN 13: 9781483318370
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Diagnosis and Treatment Planning Skills Book Review:

The Second Edition of Alan M. Schwitzer and Lawrence C. Rubin’s Diagnosis and Treatment Planning Skills: A Popular Culture Casebook Approach comprehensively addresses the clinical thinking skills required in professional counseling settings through the innovative use of case examples drawn from popular culture. Fully revised to include DSM-5, the text begins with discussion of diagnosis, case conceptualization, and treatment planning, covering the interplay of individual clinical tools and their application in contemporary practice. Ten DSM-5 updated case illustrations follow, creating a streamlined new edition that engages students in a start-to-finish application of clinical tools.

Exposure Therapy for Children with Anxiety and OCD

Exposure Therapy for Children with Anxiety and OCD
Author: Tara S. Peris,Eric A. Storch,Joseph F. McGuire
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 474
Release: 2020-01-11
ISBN 10: 0128162759
ISBN 13: 9780128162750
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Exposure Therapy for Children with Anxiety and OCD Book Review:

Many providers have difficulty implementing exposure-based cognitive behavioral therapy for youth with anxiety and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), despite it being the leading treatment for this condition. Exposure Therapy for Children with Anxiety and OCD: Clinician's Guide to Integrated Treatment provides a step-by-step framework for how providers apply exposure therapy in practice. The book begins with empirical support for the treatment followed by suggested implementation of exposures for specific conditions and ages. Tables of sample exposures and case illustrations are provided throughout the book and common challenges that may complicate implementation are addressed. Intended for busy providers to implement directly into practice, chapters provide clinical excerpts and illustrate techniques in an easy "how-to" format. Summarizes empirical support for exposure treatment efficacy Recommends how to implement exposure therapy treatment for anxiety and OCD Provides guidance on overcoming common challenges when implementing exposures in practice Offers separate treatment guidelines for children and adolescents Integrates exposure therapy with other therapy modalities Includes case studies and clinical excerpts illustrating techniques

Casebook for Dsm 5

Casebook for Dsm 5
Author: Elizabeth Ventura, Ph.d.
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 448
Release: 2016-11-28
ISBN 10: 9780826127525
ISBN 13: 0826127525
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Casebook for Dsm 5 Book Review:

"Presents real-life cases along with rationale behind diagnoses and connections to DSM-5 criteria with symptomatology" This unique casebook for graduate level programs in the mental health professions is a masterful vehicle for students to put the new DSM-5 into practice bypresenting actual clinical experiences from practitioners. It is distinguished from other casebooks by its presentation of real-life cases along with therationale behind diagnostic criteria and a connection of DSM-5 criteria with symptomatology for each case. In addition, the detailed vignettes include acomplete discussion of treatment interventions and client management that is crucial for students in helping professions. These treatment considerationsare inclusive of a wide range of evidence-based approaches. Multiple cases are presented within each major category of disorders to help studentsunderstand the nature of differential diagnosis. Cases also reflect cultural and social consideration in making diagnostic decisions. Each chapter is consistently formatted to include an overview of the client, symptoms/problems, diagnosis, and treatment interventions includingcomponents, applications, and results/prognosis. Readers will have an opportunity to formulate their own reactions and diagnostic impressions for each casebefore the commentary reveals the correct conclusion. An ideal text to enhance courses in psychopathology and diagnosis, as well as practicum andinternship, the casebook will diversify and broaden the classroom experience by enlightening students with compelling clinical cases that have beenexperienced by practicing professionals. Key Features: Presents in-demand DSM-5 content in depth Designed to meet the training needs of non-medical mental health professionals Offers breadth and depth of coverage including symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment planning Includes multiple cases in each DSM-5 diagnostic category to illustrate differential diagnosis Describes cultural and social implications in each case

Mental Health in Social Work A Casebook on Diagnosis and Strenghts Based Assessment Dsm 5 Update Pearson Etext Access Card

Mental Health in Social Work  A Casebook on Diagnosis and Strenghts Based Assessment  Dsm 5 Update     Pearson Etext Access Card
Author: Jacqueline Corcoran,Joseph Walsh
Publsiher: Pearson
Total Pages: 288
Release: 2014-01-01
ISBN 10: 9780205991747
ISBN 13: 0205991742
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Mental Health in Social Work A Casebook on Diagnosis and Strenghts Based Assessment Dsm 5 Update Pearson Etext Access Card Book Review:

Uses a case study method to teach students clinical assessment skills for working in the mental health field Organized by types of disorders, Mental Health in Social Work: A Casebook on Diagnosis and Strengths-Based Assessment emphasizes DSM diagnoses of mental disorders that are commonly seen in clinical and social service settings. Becoming conversant with the DSM will allow readers to: 1) offer clients appropriate referrals and treatment; 2) communicate effectively with other mental health professionals; and 3) be eligible for third-party reimbursement. While gaining competence with DSM diagnosis, the reader will also learn to understand clients holistically as they proceed with the assessment and intervention process. In this update, the ordering of the chapters and content in the chapters themselves have been revised to reflect the changes in the DSM-5. Learning objectives are now included in each chapter. Advancing Core Competencies Series - As part of the Advancing Core Competencies Series, this title is designed to help students apply CSWE's competencies and practice behaviors examples to specialized fields of practice. Readers will gain experience answering licensing-type higher-level thinking questions tied to the competencies.

Freeing Your Child from Anxiety

Freeing Your Child from Anxiety
Author: Tamar Chansky, Ph.D.
Publsiher: Harmony
Total Pages: 320
Release: 2008-11-19
ISBN 10: 0307485110
ISBN 13: 9780307485113
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Freeing Your Child from Anxiety Book Review:

Anxiety is the number one mental health problem facing young people today. Childhood should be a happy and carefree time, yet more and more children today are exhibiting symptoms of anxiety, from bedwetting and clinginess to frequent stomach aches, nightmares, and even refusing to go to school. Parents everywhere want to know: All children have fears, but how much is normal? How can you know when a stress has crossed over into a full-blown anxiety disorder? Most parents don’t know how to recognize when there is a real problem and how to deal with it when there is. In Freeing Your Child From Anxiety, a childhood anxiety disorder specialist examines all manifestations of childhood fears, including social anxiety, Tourette’s Syndrome, hair-pulling, and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, and guides you through a proven program to help your child back to emotional safety. No child is immune from the effects of stress in today’s media-saturated society. Fortunately, anxiety disorders are treatable. By following these simple solutions, parents can prevent their children from needlessly suffering today—and tomorrow. www.broadwaybooks.com From the Trade Paperback edition.

Counseling the Hard Cases

Counseling the Hard Cases
Author: Stuart Scott,Heath Lambert
Publsiher: B&H Publishing Group
Total Pages: 318
Release: 2012
ISBN 10: 1433672227
ISBN 13: 9781433672224
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Counseling the Hard Cases Book Review:

Real life stories from the counseling and medical field about the sufficiency of God's resources in Scripture to bring help, hope, and healing to difficult psychiatric diagnoses from bipolar and obsessive compulsive disorders to postpartum depression, panic attacks, etc.

Pharmacotherapy Casebook A Patient Focused Approach 9 E

Pharmacotherapy Casebook  A Patient Focused Approach  9 E
Author: Terry L. Schwinghammer,Julia M. Koehler
Publsiher: McGraw-Hill Education / Medical
Total Pages: 496
Release: 2014-04-28
ISBN 10: 9780071830133
ISBN 13: 0071830138
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Pharmacotherapy Casebook A Patient Focused Approach 9 E Book Review:

More than 150 cases help develop the skills you need to identify and resolve the most common drug therapy problems The perfect study companion to DiPiro's Pharmacotherapy: A Pathophysiologic Approach More than 40 all-new cases! Pharmacotherapy Casebook: A Patient-Focused Approach delivers 157 patient cases designed to teach you how to apply the principles of pharmacotherapy to real-world clinical practice. The case chapters in this book are organized into organ system sections that correspond to those of the DiPiro textbook. By reading the relevant chapters in Pharmacotherapy: A Pathophysiologic Approach you will be able to familiarize yourself with the pathophysiology and pharmacology of each disease state included in this casebook. Each case teaches you how to: Identify real or potential drug therapy problems Determine the desired therapeutic outcome Evaluate therapeutic alternatives Design an optimal individualized pharmacotherapeutic plan Develop methods to evaluate the therapeutic outcome Provide patient education Communicate and implement the pharmacotherapeutic plan Everything you need to develop expertise in pharmacotherapy decision making: Realistic patient presentations include medical history, physical examination, and laboratory data, followed by a series of questions using a systematic, problem-solving approach Compelling range of cases – from the uncomplicated (a single disease state) to the complex (multiple disease states and drug-related problems) Diverse authorship from more than 190 clinicians from nearly 100 institutions Coverage that integrates the biomedical and pharmaceutical sciences with therapeutics Appendices containing valuable information on pharmacy abbreviations, laboratory tests, mathematical conversion factors, anthropometrics, and complementary and alternative therapies

Beyond Reasonable Doubt

Beyond Reasonable Doubt
Author: Kieron O'Connor,Frederick Aardema,Marie-Claude Pélissier
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 320
Release: 2005-06-24
ISBN 10: 0470868783
ISBN 13: 9780470868782
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Beyond Reasonable Doubt Book Review:

Traditionally, obsessive-compulsive disorder has been classified as an anxiety disorder, but there is increasing evidence that it has schizotypal features ? in other words it is a belief disorder. This book describes the ways in which reasoning can be applied to OCD for effective treatment regimes. It moves comprehensively through theoretical, experimental, clinical and treatment aspects of reasoning research, and contains a detailed treatment manual of great value to practitioners, including assessment and treatment protocols and case studies

Adolescent Addiction

Adolescent Addiction
Author: Cecilia A. Essau
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 344
Release: 2008-03-20
ISBN 10: 9780080559797
ISBN 13: 0080559794
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Adolescent Addiction Book Review:

Adolescent Addiction: Epidemiology, Assessment, and Treatment presents a comprehensive review of information on adolescent addiction, including prevalence and co-morbidity rates, risk factors to addiction, and prevention and treatment strategies. Unlike other books that may focus on one specific addiction, this book covers a wide range of addictions in adolescents, including alcohol, cannabis, tobacco, eating, gambling, internet and video games, and sex addiction. Organized into three sections, the book begins with the classification and assessment of adolescent addiction. Section two has one chapter each on the aforementioned addictions, discussing for each the definition, epidemiology, risk factors, co-morbidity, course and outcome, and prevention and intervention. Section three discusses the assessment and treatment of co-morbid conditions in greater detail as well as the social and political implications of adolescent addictions. Intended to be of practical use to clinicians treating adolescent addiction, the book contains a wealth of information that will be of use to the researcher as well. Contributors to the book represent the US, Canada, the UK, New Zealand, and Australia. About the Editor: Cecilia A. Essau is professor of developmental psychopathology at Roehampton University in London, UK. Specializing in child and adolescent psychopathology, she has been an author or editor of 12 previous books in child psychopathology and is author of over 100 research articles and book chapters in this area. Comprehensive with the state-of-the-art information on important and the most common adolescent addiction Easy to understand and organized chapters Written by international experts

Sleep Disorders in Adolescents

Sleep Disorders in Adolescents
Author: Sanjeev V. Kothare,Rebecca Quattrucci Scott
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 209
Release: 2016-09-21
ISBN 10: 3319417428
ISBN 13: 9783319417424
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Sleep Disorders in Adolescents Book Review:

This clinical casebook presents a comprehensive review of common sleep problems in adolescents in a concise, easy-to-read format. Each chapter thoroughly addresses a unique sleep disorder in teenagers through illustrative cases, reviews of relevant literature, and pearls of wisdom for both the practicing sleep specialist and other practitioners involved in the care of adolescents. Early chapters address various sleep disorders in detail: parasomnias, narcolepsy, obstructive sleep apnea, and delayed sleep-wake phase disorder, providing clear treatment considerations. Later chapters address sleep when complicated by issues of major depression, PTSD, epilepsy, and Traumatic Brain Injury. In-depth discussions and differential diagnosis engage the reader, and offer a multitude of research-based and clinically guided recommendations for the evaluation and treatment of sleep disorders in the adolescent. An ideal, practical resource for clinicians at all levels, Sleep Disorders In Adolescents provides a valuable contribution to adolescent care.