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  1. Attachment Issues in Psychopathology and Intervention

    Edited by Leslie Atkinson, Susan Goldberg

    To be a human being (or indeed to be a primate) is to be attached to other fellow beings in relationships, from infancy on. This book examines what happens when the mechanisms of early attachment go awry, when caregiver and child do not form a relationship in which the child finds security in times...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Psychological Assessment of Abused and Traumatized Children

    By Francis D. Kelly

    The past decade has seen more and more clinicians involved in the assessment and treatment of abused and traumatized children. They have contributed to an impressively large body of literature on the impact of abuse and trauma at all ages, the focus of which has been the short and long-term...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Psychotherapy With Borderline Patients

    An Integrated Approach

    By David M. Allen

    Patients with borderline personality disorder (BPD) or borderline traits are among the most difficult for mental health practitioners to treat. They present an incredible range of symptoms, dysfunctional interpersonal interactions, provocative behavior in therapy, and comorbid psychiatric...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Anxiety Sensitivity

    theory, Research, and Treatment of the Fear of Anxiety

    Edited by Steven Taylor

    Anxiety sensitivity (AS) is the fear of anxiety sensations which arises from beliefs that these sensations have harmful somatic, social, or psychological consequences. Over the past decade, AS has attracted a great deal of attention from researchers and clinicians with more than 100 peer-reviewed...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  5. An Assessment Guide To Geriatric Neuropsychology

    By Holly Tuokko, Thomas Hadjistavropoulos

    At least half of all neuropsychological assessments are performed on elderly persons, but the information clinicians need to make appropriate judgment calls is widely scattered. Several books offering general descriptions of the cognitive functioning of the aged or of neuropsychological conditions...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Psychology Press

  6. Psychological Assessment with the MMPI-2/MMPI-2-RF

    3rd Edition

    By Alan F. Friedman, P. Kevin Bolinskey, Richard W. Levak, David S. Nichols

    This third edition apprises users of the MMPI-2/MMPI-2-Restructured Form (RF) for the ever-changing landscape of this dynamic personality/psychopathology instrument and its expanding utility in a variety of contexts. Two new chapters addressing the RC scales and the MMPI-2-RF are included in this...

    Published September 10th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Self Psychology and Diagnostic Assessment

    Identifying Selfobject Functions Through Psychological Testing

    By Marshall L. Silverstein

    The self psychology of Heinz Kohut has been an important force in contemporary psychoanalytic thought and its ramifications for therapy have been extensively explored. Now, Marshall Silverstein offers the first analysis of the application of self psychology to projective diagnostic assessment....

    Published August 12th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Teaching and Learning Personality Assessment

    Edited by Leonard Handler, Mark J. Hilsenroth, Mark Hilsenroth

    How do we move from an understanding of the administration, scoring, and interpretation of responses on various personality assessment instruments to the ability to put our understanding into words and communicate it effectively to referral agents and to patients themselves? And how do we transmit...

    Published August 12th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Personality Disorders in Older Adults

    Emerging Issues in Diagnosis and Treatment

    Edited by Erlene Rosowsky, Robert C. Abrams, Richard A. Zweig

    As the average age of the population rises, mental health professionals have become increasingly aware of the critical importance of personality in mediating successful adaptation in later life. Personality disorders were once thought to "age out," and accordingly to have an inconsequential impact...

    Published June 19th 2014 by Routledge

  10. The Clinical and Forensic Assessment of Psychopathy

    A Practitioner's Guide

    Edited by Carl B. Gacono

    Series: Personality and Clinical Psychology

    Psychopaths are difficult to ignore. They are involved in many of today's most serious problems: war, drugs, murder, and political corruption. As a construct, psychopathy has evolved far beyond its confusing origins in a melange of labels into an empirically measurable syndrome. The first text of...

    Published June 9th 2014 by Routledge