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Selecting Effective Treatments: A Comprehensive Systematic Guide to Treating Mental Disorders, Includes DSM-5 Update Chapter

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A systematic, research-based approach to the diagnosis andtreatment of the major mental disorders—updated to reflectthe changes in the DSM-5

This thoroughly revised and updated edition of Linda Seligman'sclassic book, Selecting Effective Treatments combines thelatest research on evidence-based practices with practical, how-toinformation on implementation. Filled with numerous illustrativecase studies and helpful examples, this Fourth Editionfeatures expanded coverage of:

Provides a bridge between the DSM-IV-TR and DSM-5 as mentalhealth practitioners transition between the two Helps mental health practitioners explain their choice oftreatment approach to their clients, to their supervisors andcolleagues, and to MCOs Covers the changes in criteria in the DSM-5 Discusses trauma and its effect across the lifespan, suicideassessment and prevention, and new treatment approaches, includingmindfulness Offers insights into childhood disorders, including autismspectrum disorders, bipolar disorder, ADHD, and attachmentdisorder Guides professionals in the diagnosis and treatment ofdepression, borderline personality disorder, the schizophreniaspectrum disorders, and the bipolar disorders

With a new discussion of treatment strategies for dualdiagnosis, Selecting Effective Treatments, Fourth Editionprovides a pathway for treatment of mental disorders based on themost recent evidence-based research, while at the same timerecognizing that the diagnosis and treatment of mental disordersare part of a dynamic and evolving field that embracesindividuality and personalization.

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