Cognitive-Behavior Therapy for Children Treating Complex and Refractory Cases (Hardcover)
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This book brings together well-renown experts in the treatment of psychological conditions in children and adolescents. Each chapter includes a description of currently available empirically supported cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) interventions, factors that would limit outcome in therapy, a case illustration that highlights the prognostic indicators that would interfere with treatment outcome, and guidelines on managing these specific limiting conditions. The contributors also discuss conditions that have typically been associated with poorer outcome.
From the Publisher:
"[This book] faces sub-optimal treatment response head on, illustrating how re-conceptualization, use of alternative strategies, and clinical perseverance can lead to success."
--Deborah C. Beidel, PhD, ABPP
"Chapter authors cogently describe barriers to treatment implementation and recommend systematic adjustments to help improve the outcomes of formerly refractory child and adolescent clients."
-Wendy K. Silverman, PhD, ABPP
This book presents comprehensive coverage on cognitive-behavior therapy (CBT) and the treatment of complex and refractory cases in children. With critical, evidence-based information on signs and symptoms, treatment plans, and interventions, this is the one book CBT researchers and clinicians will not want to do without.
Each chapter includes in-depth descriptions of empirically supported CBT interventions, factors that would limit treatment outcome in therapy, guidelines on managing these limiting conditions, and case studies. The contributors also discuss conditions that have typically been associated with poorer outcome.
Important disorders discussed: