Rating Scales in Mental Health

ISBN-10: 1421406667
ISBN-13: 9781421406664
Edition: 3rd 2012
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Description: Rating Scales in Mental Health is ideal for mental health clinicians and researchers who use psychometric instruments in their practice. The updated edition of this highly regarded compendium describes and analyzes 116 scales arranged in 20  More...

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Book details

List price: $60.00
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
Publication date: 12/12/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.540
Language: English

Rating Scales in Mental Health is ideal for mental health clinicians and researchers who use psychometric instruments in their practice. The updated edition of this highly regarded compendium describes and analyzes 116 scales arranged in 20 categories, including anxiety, bipolar disorder, depression, eating disorders, geriatrics, psychosis, sexual disorders, substance abuse, and suicide risk.Material on each rating scale consists of• an overview • general applications• selected psychometric properties• references and copyright information• time needed to complete scale• a representative studyA sample of many scales is included, as are tables in a quick-reference format.

The book will be edited by Sana Loue, J.D., Ph.D., M.P.H. and Martha Sajatovic, M.D. CVs are attached for each of the editors. Each of the individuals is well-known for their work in domains that are key to this work. Dr. Sajatovic is a psychiatrist who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of bipolar disorder across the lifespan. She is particularly recognized for her work in geriatric psychiatry. Dr. Loue is known internationally for her work in cross-cultural issues, including research ethics and epidemiology. Seven or more core editors will participate in the editing of the encyclopedia chapters and entries, in addition to Drs. Loue and Sajatovic. Each of the editors is known nationally and/or internationally for their work in their respective fields. The following core editors have already agreed to participate in the project:Declan Barry, Ph.D. of Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, who is known for his work on alternative and complementary approaches to healing. He also serves on the editorial board of The Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health.Douglas M. Brugge, Ph.D. of Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, who is known for his work relating to environmental and occupational health among immigrant populations. Dr. Brugge is a member of the editorial board of The Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health and oversees submissions in his fields of expertise.Sandro Galea, M.D., Dr.P.H. of the University of Michigan School of Public Health. Dr. Galea has a broad range of scholarly interests and is well-recognized for his work in urban health. He has been an author/editor of other works published by Springer. Linda Lloyd, Dr.P.H., previously served as a core editor on the Encyclopedia of Aging and Public Health and The Encyclopedia of Women�s Health and has been an associate editor with The Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health. She has particular expertise in health promotion and disease prevention. Beth E. Quill, M.P.H. of the University of Texas Health Science Center-Houston, School of Publicnbsp;Health, co-edited the Handbook of Rural Health (Plenum) with Sana Loue and previously served as the book editor for The Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health. Her area of expertise is in health services utilization and policy.Anahí Viladrich, Ph.D., of Hunter College of the City of New York, School of Health Sciences is trained in medical anthropology. She currently serves as an editor with the The Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health and has contributed several chapters to books edited by Sana Loue.We anticipate adding 1-3 additional core editors. At least one will have medical expertise. The other 1-2 core editors will be located internationally to help develop the global nature of the topic AND to take advantage of Springer�s global presence.

Preface
General Concepts
The Purpose and History of Rating Scales in Psychiatry
The Psychiatric Interview and the Application of Rating Scales
The Rating Scale Interview
Steps to Doing a Good Rating
Specific Rating Scale Types
Diagnostic Scales
Symptom-Based Scales
Diagnosis-Specific Scales
Self-Rated versus Rater-Administered Scales
Other Dimensions of Outcome
Other Diagnostic Tools
The Statistical Evaluation of Outcome Data
A Single Individual
Two or More Individuals
Two or More Groups of Individuals
Predicting Outcomes
Vignettes Demonstrating the Use of Rating Scales
Clinical Vignette with Depressed Patient
Evaluation of a New Antidepressant by a Drug Company
Rating Scales
Diagnostic Scales in Psychiatry
Anxiety Rating Scales
General Anxiety
Phobias/Social Anxiety
Obsessive-Compulsive Symptoms
Panic Disorder
Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
Depression Rating Scales
Bipolar Disorder Rating Scales
Psychosis Rating Scales
Global Psychopathology and Functioning Rating Scales
Social/Family Functioning Rating Scales
General Health Rating Scales
Insight Assessment Rating Scales
Involuntary Movement Rating Scales
Health Care Satisfaction and Attitude Rating Scales
Quality of Life Rating Scales
Substance Abuse Rating Scales
Suicide Risk Rating Scales
Impulsivity/Aggression Rating Scales
Eating Disorders Rating Scales
Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder Rating Scales
Sleep Disorders Rating Scales
Sexual Disorders Rating Scales
Geriatric Rating Scales
Rating Scales for Children
Appendix
General Information
Selected Psychometric Terms Used to Describe Rating Scales
Common Statistical Techniques Used in Rating Scale Analysis
Self-Rated Scales
"Tips" to Increase Reliability of Rating Scales
Comparison Tables
Diagnostic Scales in Psychiatry
Anxiety Rating Scales
Depression Rating Scales
Psychosis Rating Scales
Quality of Life Rating Scales
Substance Abuse Rating Scales
Geriatric Rating Scales
Raring Scales for Children
Index of Full Names of Rating Scales
Index of Acronyms and Initialisms of Rating Scales
About the Authors

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