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Comparative Treatments for Anxiety Disorders

by Robert A. DiTomasso

Part of the Comparative Treatments for Psychological Disorders Series

Comparative Treatments for Anxiety Disorders Synopsis

Anxiety disorders are costly, common, and debilitating. They often present challenging problems in the caseloads of practicing clinicians today. This volume compares and contrasts various models of and treatment approaches to anxiety disorders. Each contributor, a master clinician, analyzes the same case and presents a thorough description of the model. Detailed descriptions of therapists' skills and attributes, assessment plans, treatment goals, intervention strategies, common pitfalls and mechanisms of change are included. Among the 11 therapies presented are Cognitive-Behavioral, Problem-Solving, Acceptance and Commitment, Contextual Family Therapy, Supportive-Expressive, Psychodynamic, and Psychopharmacological. The volume concludes with a useful table that succinctly summarizes the tenets of all these major approaches. For practitioners, graduate students, and professionals preparing for licensure.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780826148322
Publication date: 30th December 2002
Author: Robert A. DiTomasso
Publisher: Springer Publishing Co Inc
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 368 pages
Categories: Abnormal psychology, Clinical psychology,

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