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Anxiety and Depression in Children and Adolescents

Anxiety and Depression in Children and Adolescents Author Thomas J. Huberty
ISBN-10 9781461431107
Release 2012-04-24
Pages 469
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Although generally considered adult disorders, anxiety and depression are widespread among children and adolescents, affecting academic performance, social development, and long-term outcomes. They are also difficult to treat and, especially when they occur in tandem, tend to fly under the diagnostic radar. Anxiety and Depression in Children and Adolescents offers a developmental psychology perspective for understanding and treating these complex disorders as they manifest in young people. Adding the school environment to well-known developmental contexts such as biology, genetics, social structures, and family, this significant volume provides a rich foundation for study and practice by analyzing the progression of pathology and the critical role of emotion regulation in anxiety disorders, depressive disorders, and in combination. Accurate diagnostic techniques, appropriate intervention methods, and empirically sound prevention strategies are given accessible, clinically relevant coverage. Illustrative case examples and an appendix of forms and checklists help make the book especially useful. Featured in the text: Developmental psychopathology of anxiety, anxiety disorders, depression, and mood disorders. Differential diagnosis of the anxiety and depressive disorders. Assessment measures for specific conditions. Age-appropriate interventions for anxiety and depression, including CBT and pharmacotherapy. Multitier school-based intervention and community programs. Building resilience through prevention. Anxiety and Depression in Children and Adolescents is an essential reference for practitioners, researchers, and graduate students in school and clinical child psychology, mental health and school counseling, family therapy, psychiatry, social work, and education.



Handbook of Depression in Children and Adolescents

Handbook of Depression in Children and Adolescents Author John R. Z. Abela
ISBN-10 9781593855826
Release 2008-01-01
Pages 529
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This timely, authoritative volume provides an integrative review of current knowledge on child and adolescent depression, covering everything from epidemiology and neurobiology to evidence-based treatment and prevention. From foremost scientist-practitioners, the book is organized within a developmental psychopathology framework that elucidates the factors that put certain children at risk and what can be done to help. Proven intervention models are discussed in step-by-step detail, with coverage of cognitive-behavioral, interpersonal, and pharmacological approaches, among others. Special topics include sex differences in depression, understanding and managing suicidality, and the intergenerational transmission of depression.



Anxiety Disorders in Children and Adolescents

Anxiety Disorders in Children and Adolescents Author Wendy K. Silverman
ISBN-10 9781139498418
Release 2011-08-25
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Anxiety disorders are among the most prevalent mental health problems in childhood and adolescence. This fully revised new edition is an authoritative guide to the understanding and assessment of anxiety disorders in the young. The first section covers historical and conceptual issues, including cognitive and developmental processes, clinical and theoretical models, phenomenology and classification, and evidence-based assessment. Subsequent sections cover the biology of child and adolescent anxiety, and environmental influences including traumatic events, parenting and the impact of the peer group. The final section addresses prevention and treatment of anxiety. All chapters incorporate new advances in the field, explicitly differentiate between children and adolescents, and incorporate a developmental perspective. Written and edited by an international team of leading experts in the field, this is a key text for researchers, practitioners, students and clinical trainees with interests in child and adolescent anxiety.



Cognitive Behavioral Therapy in K 12 School Settings

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy in K 12 School Settings Author Diana Joyce-Beaulieu, PhD, NCSP
ISBN-10 9780826196385
Release 2015-03-11
Pages 152
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Twenty percent of school-aged children in the U.S. experience mental health issues each year, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is one of the most effective, empirically supported interventions available. This practical, quick-reference handbook is for mental health professionals in the K-12 school setting who are seeking a hands-on guide for practicing CBT. Based on a wealth of research supporting the efficacy of CBT for school-aged children, it features specific interventions that can be put to use immediately and is tailored to the needs of busy school psychologists, counselors, and social workers. Offering developmentally appropriate treatment plans for specific issues based on DSM-5 criteria, the book describes how to use CBT within contemporary school-based service delivery frameworks such as multi-tiered systems of support (MTSS) and Response to Intervention (RtI).



Phobic and Anxiety Disorders in Children and Adolescents

Phobic and Anxiety Disorders in Children and Adolescents Author Thomas H. Ollendick
ISBN-10 0198031076
Release 2004-01-15
Pages 592
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This comprehensive, interdisciplinary guidebook is designed for the mental health practitioner seeking to utilize proven and effective interventions with children and adolescents suffering from significant anxiety and phobic disorders. Each chapter is co-authored by a clinical child psychologist and a child psychiatrist, framing the volume's unique and balanced perspective. In addition, each chapter presents state-of-the-art assessment and treatment strategies for a panoply of phobic and anxiety disorders, including both psychosocial and pharmacological interventions. Moreover, the volume addresses important conceptual, epidemiological, and ethical issues in working with children and adolescents. All in all, this guide will help address the wide chasm between clinical research and clinical practice, uniting the forces intrinsic to child psychiatry and clinical child psychology.



Helping Students Overcome Depression and Anxiety Second Edition

Helping Students Overcome Depression and Anxiety  Second Edition Author Kenneth W. Merrell
ISBN-10 9781462514984
Release 2013-11-18
Pages 265
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Now in a revised and expanded second edition, this bestselling guide provides expert information and clear-cut strategies for assessing and treating internalizing problems in school settings. More than 40 specific psychoeducational and psychosocial intervention techniques are detailed, with a focus on approaches that are evidence based, broadly applicable, and easy to implement. Including 26 ready-to-use worksheets, in a large-size format with permission to photocopy, the second edition has been updated throughout to ensure its currency and clinical utility. Coverage of psychiatric medications has been extensively revised with the latest developments and findings. A new chapter addresses prevention-oriented social and emotional learning curricula for the classroom. This book is in The Guilford Practical Intervention in the Schools Series, edited by T. Chris Riley-Tillman.



Handbook of Interventions that Work with Children and Adolescents

Handbook of Interventions that Work with Children and Adolescents Author Paula M. Barrett
ISBN-10 9780470090718
Release 2004-01-09
Pages 574
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Handbook of Interventions that Work with Children and Adolescents, considers evidence-based practice to assess the developmental issues, aetiology, epidemiology, assessment, treatment, and prevention of child and adolescent psychopathology. World-leading contributors provide overviews of empirically validated intervention and prevention initiatives. Arranged in three parts, Part I lays theoretical foundations of “treatments that work” with children and adolescents. Part II presents the evidence base for the treatment of a host of behaviour problems, whilst Part III contains exciting prevention programs that attempt to intervene with several child and adolescent problems before they become disorders. This Handbook presents encouraging evidence that we can intervene successfully at the psychosocial level with children and adolescents who already have major psychiatric disorders and, as importantly, that we can even prevent some of these disorders from occurring in the first place.



Cognitive Therapy for Adolescents in School Settings

Cognitive Therapy for Adolescents in School Settings Author Torrey A. Creed
ISBN-10 9781609181369
Release 2011-06-14
Pages 173
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This first concise guide to conducting cognitive therapy (CT) with adolescents in school settings features in-depth case examples and hands-on clinical tools. The authors—who include renowned CT originator Aaron T. Beck—provide an accessible introduction to the cognitive model and demonstrate specific therapeutic techniques. Strategies are illustrated for engaging adolescents in therapy, rapidly creating an effective case conceptualization, and addressing a range of clinical issues and stressors frequently experienced in grades 6–12. The challenges and rewards of school-based CT are discussed in detail. In a convenient large-size format with lay-flat binding for easy photocopying, the book contains 16 reproducible handouts, worksheets, and forms. Purchasers also get access to a Web page where they can download and print the reproducible materials. This book is in The Guilford Practical Intervention in the Schools Series, edited by T. Chris Riley-Tillman.



Oxford Guide to Low Intensity CBT Interventions

Oxford Guide to Low Intensity CBT Interventions Author James Bennett-Levy
ISBN-10 9780191015571
Release 2010-05-13
Pages 632
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Mental disorders such as depression and anxiety are increasingly common. Yet there are too few specialists to offer help to everyone, and negative attitudes to psychological problems and their treatment discourage people from seeking it. As a result, many people never receive help for these problems. The Oxford Guide to Low Intensity CBT Interventions marks a turning point in the delivery of psychological treatments for people with depression and anxiety. Until recently, the only form of psychological intervention available for patients with depression and anxiety was traditional one-to-one 60 minute session therapy - usually with private practitioners for those patients who could afford it. Now Low Intensity CBT Interventions are starting to revolutionize mental health care by providing cost effective psychological therapies which can reach the vast numbers of people with depression and anxiety who did not previously have access to effective psychological treatment. The Oxford Guide to Low Intensity CBT Interventions is the first book to provide a comprehensive guide to Low Intensity CBT interventions. It brings together researchers and clinicians from around the world who have led the way in developing evidence-based low intensity CBT treatments. It charts the plethora of new ways that evidence-based low intensity CBT can be delivered: for instance, guided self-help, groups, advice clinics, brief GP interventions, internet-based or book-based treatment and prevention programs, with supported provided by phone, email, internet, sms or face-to-face. These new treatments require new forms of service delivery, new ways of communicating, new forms of training and supervision, and the development of new workforces. They involve changing systems and routine practice, and adapting interventions to particular community contexts. The Oxford Guide to Low Intensity CBT Interventions is a state-of-the-art handbook, providing low intensity practitioners, supervisors, managers commissioners of services and politicians with a practical, easy-to-read guide - indispensible reading for those who wish to understand and anticipate future directions in health service provision and to broaden access to cost-effective evidence-based psychological therapies.



Depressive Disorders in Children and Adolescents

Depressive Disorders in Children and Adolescents Author Cecilia Essau
ISBN-10 076570188X
Release 1999
Pages 493
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This book provides a comprehensive summary of the prevalence rates, risk and protective factors of depressive disorders and the choice of treatment and treatment guidelines for mental health professionals



Treating Child and Adolescent Depression

Treating Child and Adolescent Depression Author Joseph M. Rey
ISBN-10 9781451153033
Release 2012-03-29
Pages 312
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This book is a practical and authoritative guide to diagnosis and treatment of child and adolescent depression in various clinical settings, health care systems, and cultures. Emphasis is placed on evidence-based precepts for treatment. The contributors address current controversies surrounding the potential risks of medications in children and discuss other biological treatments and psychotherapies. Key take-home points are listed at the end of each chapter. Flow charts and tables summarize treatment recommendations, and tables summarize evidence of effectiveness and quality of evidence. Also included are lists of other resources for clinicians, patients, and families.



Treating Depressed and Suicidal Adolescents

Treating Depressed and Suicidal Adolescents Author David A. Brent
ISBN-10 9781606239582
Release 2011-06-16
Pages 276
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Grounded in decades of research and the clinical care of thousands of depressed and suicidal teens, this highly accessible book will enhance the skills of any therapist who works with this challenging population. The authors describe the nuts and bolts of assessing clients and crafting individualized treatment plans that combine cognitive and behavioral techniques, emotion regulation interventions, family involvement, and antidepressant medication. Illustrated with many clinical examples, each chapter includes a concise overview and key points. Reproducible treatment planning forms and client handouts can also be downloaded and printed by purchasers in a convenient full-page size.



Anxiety Disorders in Children and Adolescents

Anxiety Disorders in Children and Adolescents Author Tracy L. Morris
ISBN-10 1572309814
Release 2004-01-28
Pages 395
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Now in a fully revised and updated second edition, this landmark work brings together leading experts to comprehensively examine all aspects of childhood-onset anxiety disorders. The volume presents the major theoretical perspectives currently informing research and clinical practice, reviews key issues in assessment and diagnosis, and marshals the latest findings on each disorder and its treatment. All chapters in the second edition have been extensively rewritten to reflect significant advances in theory and research, including the results of controlled treatment studies. Important new chapters have been added on behavioral genetics, combined cognitive-behavioral therapy and pharmacotherapy, and prevention. Additionally, separate chapters now cover several disorders that were previously addressed in less depth: generalized anxiety disorder, specific phobias, separation anxiety, and panic.



Anxiety in Children and Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Anxiety in Children and Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder Author Connor M. Kerns
ISBN-10 9780128052679
Release 2017-01-05
Pages 274
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Anxiety in Children and Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder: Evidence-Based Assessment and Treatment begins with a general overview of the history of research on anxiety in ASD and the path towards evidence-based assessment and treatment methods. Thereafter, chapters focus on the nature of ASD and anxiety comorbidity, the assessment of anxiety in ASD, and its treatment. Later chapters are devoted to future directions for research on this topic, including a discussion of anxiety assessment and treatment for adults and minimally verbal individuals. Anxiety disorders in children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) can cause substantial distress and impairment over and above that caused by ASD alone. Emerging research on genetic, psychological, psychophysiological, and psychometric aspects of ASD establish anxiety as a valid and necessary treatment target in this population. This book is designed to help a broad array of providers who work with children with ASD understand cutting-edge, empirically supported treatments for anxiety, including specific treatment plans and strategies. Presents a balanced discussion of the scientific literature on anxiety in ASD Provides a pragmatic, clinically applied focus that gives readers a ‘how-to’ guide for the treatment of anxiety in ASD Considers the distinct ways in which anxiety presents in children and adolescents with ASD and the challenges this presents to assessment and treatment Examines emerging areas of anxiety assessment and treatment research in ASD



Clinical Practice of Cognitive Therapy with Children and Adolescents

Clinical Practice of Cognitive Therapy with Children and Adolescents Author Robert D. Friedberg
ISBN-10 9781462519804
Release 2015-05-21
Pages 494
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Widely regarded as the definitive practitioner reference and teaching text, this book provides a complete introduction to doing cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) with 6- to 18-year-olds. The authors offer a blueprint for formulating cases and tailoring treatment to each child's or adolescent's unique developmental and clinical needs. Coverage includes how to orient children and families to cognitive therapy, structure each session, and implement a wide range of CBT techniques. Rich case material illustrates ways that CBT can help children struggling with specific emotional and behavioral problems. Reproducible forms and handouts can be downloaded and printed in a convenient 8 1/2" x 11" size. New to This Edition *Incorporates the latest advances in CBT with youth and gives increased attention to cultural issues, including new case examples. *Chapter on working with patients with autism spectrum disorder. *Chapter on cognitive-behavioral family therapy. *Pull-out boxes throughout that summarize key points. *Epilogue on developing clinical wisdom. See also the authors' "Cognitive Therapy Techniques for Children and Adolescents: Tools for Enhancing Practice," which presents creative ways to address challenging problems.



Evidence Based CBT for Anxiety and Depression in Children and Adolescents

Evidence Based CBT for Anxiety and Depression in Children and Adolescents Author Elizabeth S. Sburlati
ISBN-10 9781118469231
Release 2014-04-08
Pages 328
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Evidence-Based CBT is the first book to take an explicitly competencies-based approach to the cognitive-behavioural treatment of anxiety and depression in children and young people. It draws on top-name expertise to define and demonstrate the therapist competencies needed to effectively implement CBT.



Adolescent Mental Health

Adolescent Mental Health Author Terje Ogden
ISBN-10 9781134668526
Release 2013-10-30
Pages 224
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Adolescence is a period of rapid growth, maturing individuality, vulnerabilities and fortitude. Fortunately, most youths go through this period of life in a healthy way, but some do not. Adolescent Mental Health: Prevention and Intervention is a concise and accessible overview of our current knowledge on effective treatment and prevention programs for youths who have developed, or are at risk of developing, mental health problems. Ogden and Hagen’s introduction to "what works" in the promotion of adolescent mental health addresses some of the most common mental health problems among young people, and how these problems might be prevented or ameliorated through professional and systematic efforts. The volume illustrates contemporary and empirically supported interventions and prevention efforts through a series of case studies, and covers some of the most prevalent mental health conditions affecting today’s youth; externalizing, internalizing and drug use problems. Within an ecological and transactional framework, the book discusses how psychopathologies may develop and the risks and protective factors associated with these. The problem-oriented perspective on risk and mental health problems is combined with a focus on social competence and other protective factors. Adolescent Mental Health: Prevention and Intervention will be essential reading for students and practitioners in the fields of child welfare and mental health services, and any professionals working with adolescents at risk of developing mental health problems.