With engaging insight, the author deftly reviews the nuances of ethics fundamentals. She then discusses with guest contributors ethical dilemmas and approaches to clinical work with children and youth, veterans, patients from culturally distinct backgrounds, HIV/AIDS patients, those at the end of life, patients living with addictions, and more.
Assessment of People with Serious Mental Illness in the Community
Suitable for outcome assessment, environmental assessment, and treatment planning assessment, this research-based compendium discusses assessment instruments in terms of both their psychometric properties and with respect to their real life applications in the lives of patients.
A Developmental Model of Borderline Personality Disorder is a landmark work on this difficult condition. The book emphasizes a developmental approach to BPD based on an in-depth study of inpatients at Chestnut Lodge in Rockville, Maryland, during the years 1950 through 1975 and the authors' thirty years of clinical and supervisory experience.
Understanding Children with Autism and Asperger Syndrome
Stephen: The Eccentric Entomologist. Heather: A World That Revolves around a Different Axis. Justin: Listening to the Architecture of the World. Zachary: An Obsession with Death. Sharon: Seeing Other Minds Darkly. William: A World without Metaphor. Teddy: Asynchronous Time, Asynchronous Development.
Demystifies the process of stepping up and being heard, rendering advocacy less intimidating and helping readers build the skills and confidence necessary to advocate for patients, practitioners, and the profession.
This new edited volume offers a step-by-step approach to diagnosis, giving practicing psychologists and graduate trainees the essential information they need to apply the mental and behavioral diagnostic guidelines of the ICD-11 and deliver high quality, evidence-informed care around the world. Following the adoption of the Eleventh Revision ......
This volume represents a far-reaching attempt to stimulate research and discussion in the field in preparation for the start of the DSM-V process, still several years away, and to integrate information from a wide variety of sources and technologies.