by Mary M. Velasquez, Karen Ingersoll, Mark B. Sobell, Linda Carter Sobell
An essential resource for anyone providing help or services to women at risk for alcohol-exposed pregnancies. Drinking during pregnancy can cause a range of disabilities that have lifelong effects yet are 100% preventable. A variety of brief motivational behavioral interventions developed for nonpre…
Learning from the Moment of Relapse in Alcoholism and Other Addictions
by George Manter DuWors
This book builds on one relentless empirical fact about addictive relapse: At the moment of picking up the first drink/drug we all say one of two things. Either "One won't hurt" (or a handful of "wishful" variations) or "F--- it" (or a smaller, less frequent list of "white knuckle" variations).What …
Using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Techniques for Persons with Persistent Psychosis
by Rebekka Lencer, Margret S. H. Harris, Peter J. Weiden, Rolf-Dieter Stieglitz, Roland Vauth
Using cognitive behavioral therapy techniques to improve outcomes and medicationadherence for patients with schizophrenia or other psychoses – essential readingfor psychiatrists and other mental health care providers.An exclusive focus on biological models of schizophrenia and on antipsychoticdrugs …
Why We Don't and How We Might
by James R. Rogers, David Lester
A provocative look at research and practice in suicide prevention - a "must read" for all concerned.This provocative and erudite book highlights theoretical and methodological challenges that have plagued and continue to plague the field of suicidology. The basic premise is that recent research has …
Tools for Stabilization and Recovery
by Anna B. Baranowsky, J. Eric Gentry
An essential reference and tool-kit for treating trauma survivors – now updated and even more comprehensive.Trauma Practice, now in its 3rd edition, is back by popular demand! Filled with new resources, this book based on the tri-phasic trauma treatment model is a guide for both seasoned trauma ther…
by William D. Spaulding, Steven M. Silverstein, Anthony A. Menditto
The new edition of this acclaimed volume provides a fully updated and comprehensive account of the psychopathology, clinical assessment, and treatment of schizophrenia spectrum disorders, incorporating major developments of the last decade.
Contributions from around the world explore the latest developments in the psychology of forensic evidence: What are the challenges of evaluating and applying forensic evidence in criminal proceedings?
by Olle Jane Z. Sahler, John E. Carr, Julia B. Frank, João V. Nunes
An invaluable resource on the behavioral sciences for the next generation of physicians and health care providers – including practical features such as chapter review questions and an USMLE type practice exam to assess learning.
Social Patterns 1900-2009
by Steven Stack, Barbara Bowman
How is suicide portrayed in the cinema and what does it mean for suicide prevention? The first-ever comprehensive study of film suicide analyzes more than 1,500 film suicides.The portrayal of suicide in cinema can impact public understanding and effective prevention of suicide. This book presents th…
This book takes a global look at the current challenges and solutions in suicide prevention by exploring the major milestones and achievements reached so far to reduce suicides rates in six different geographical regions.
by Diana van Bergen, Amanda Heredia Montesinos, Meryam Schouler-Ocak
Leading experts examine suicidal behavior and its prevention in immigrants and their descendants – the fastest expanding proportion of the population in many European countries.Nearly half of the inhabitants of several large European cities, such as London, Berlin, or Amsterdam, and a rising proport…
Practice-oriented, evidence-based guidance on assessment, management and treatment of suicidal behavior – one of the most devastating problems in modern society. Almost one million people die worldwide by suicide each year, making it one of the leading causes of death throughout the lifespan. Suicid…
The second edition of this popular volume has been revised and fully updated to show which empirically supported approaches to assessment, management, and treatment really help those at risk of suicidal behavior.