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Psychopathology and Psychotherapy

From DSM-IV Diagnosis to Treatment

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Hardback

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Psychopathology and Psychotherapy: From DSM-IV Diagnosis to Treatment
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Updated with current terminology and classification of mental disorders based on "The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders," Fourth Edition (DSM-IV), (American Psychiatric Association, 1994), this resource provides guidelines for DSM-IV diagnosis of the major mental health disorders. For each diagnosis, an Adlerian based (Individual Psychology) treatment plan is then offered and an illustartive case study presented. Each contributing author is a practitioner of Individaul Psychology and therefore addresses a given disorder in terms of Adlerian theory: feelings of inferiority; striving for superiority; defense mechanisms generated in response to external threats; attitudes towards life; and behavioural goals generated - attention, power, revenge and inadequacy.

Table of Contents

Part 1 Introduction: Psychopathology and the diagnostic and treatment process. Part 2 Psychosis and mood disorders: schizophrenia and delusional disorders; mental disorders due to a general medical condition and other cognitive disorders; individual psychology and bipolar mood disorder; depressive disorders. Part 3 Anxiety, somatoform and dissociative disorders: anxiety disorders I; anxiety disorders II; somatoform disorders and psychological factors afecting psychical conditions; dissociative disoreders. Part 4 Adjustment reaction, personality disorders, addictions and sexual dysfunctions; adjustment disorders and V codes; personality disorders; the concept of narcissism and the narcissistic personality disorders; substance abuse treatment and individual psychology; antisocial personality disorders and addictions; sexual disorders from the viewpont of psychology. Part 4 Childhood and adolescent disorders: major depressive disorder during childhood; attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder and specific developmental disorders; eating disorders. Appendix: DSM-IV classification - Axis I and II categories and code.
Release date NZ
June 17th, 1996
Contributors
Edited by Jon Carlson Edited by Len Sperry
Country of Publication
United States
Illustrations
appendix
Imprint
Accelerated Development
Pages
590
Dimensions
152x229x37
ISBN-13
9781560324928
Product ID
1648633

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