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Psychotherapy for Children and Adolescents Evidence-Based Treatments and Case Examples

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ISBN-10: 0521576725

ISBN-13: 9780521576727

Edition: 2003

Authors: John R. Weisz

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Description:

In this book, a clinical scientist highlights youth psychotherapies that have been tested and shown to work. Treatments for fears and anxiety, depression, attention deficits and ADHD, and conduct problems and disorder are described in detail, their conceptual basis explained, their clinical application illustrated by richly developed case examples, and their prospects for use in clinical practice examined closely. This clinical perspective is complemented by summaries and critiques of the empirical evidence on each treatment and by commentaries on what questions remain unanswered. The author's clinical and scientific experience converge to produce a uniquely valuable experience on exemplary…    
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Book details

List price: $79.99
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 2/23/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 544
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.584
Language: English

General Introduction
Youth psychotherapies: the lay of the land
Treatments for Fears and Anxiety: Section Introduction and The Case of Sean
Four classic treatments for fears: modeling, systemic desensitization, reinforced exposure, and self-talk
Therapies for anxiety disorders: coping cat, coping koala, and family anxiety management
Treatments for Depression: Section Introduction and The Case of Mega
Cognitive-behavioral therapies for child depression
Cognitive-behavioral therapies for adolescent depression
Treatments for Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: Section Introduction and The Case of Sal
Treating conduct problems by teaching anger control
Behavioral parent training and family treatment for conduct problems
Parent-child interaction treatments for child noncompliance
Parent training through video modeling and structured group discussion
Using problem solving skills training and parent management training to help children with conduct disorder
Multisystemic therapy for antisocial and delinquent youth
Conclusion
Evidence-based youth psychotherapies; strengths, limitations, future directions
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