What Works for Whom?
A Critical Review of Treatments for Children and Adolescents
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What Works for Whom? by Peter Fonagy
Book DescriptionThis comprehensive book evaluates the evidence for the full range of widely used child and adolescent mental health treatments, providing vital knowledge to inform clinical decision making. Organized around the major presenting problems in child and adolescent practice, the book synthesizes findings from hundreds of carefully selected studies on both psychosocial and pharmacological approaches. Each chapter introduces the clinical problem at hand, systematically reviews the available outcome research, spells out recommendations for evidence-based practice; and considers implications for service development. Written by experienced researchers and practitioners, the volume emphasizes the importance of tailoring all interventions to the needs of the individual child.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781593851668
(233mm x 155mm x 24mm)
Imprint: Guilford Publications
Publisher: Guilford Publications
Publish Date: 14-Apr-2005
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Peter Fonagy
Peter Fonagy, PhD, FBA, is Freud Memorial Professor of Psychoanalysis and Director of the Sub-department of Clinical Health Psychology at University College London, UK. He is also Director of the Child and Family Center at the Menninger Foundation, Kansas, and Director of Research at the Anna Freud Centre, London. Mary Target, PhD, is a Senior Lecturer in the Sub-department of Clinical Health Psychology at University College London, and Deputy Director of Research at the Anna Freud Centre. David Cottrell, MA, FRCPsych, holds the Foundation Chair in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the University of Leeds, UK, where he is also Director of Learning and Teaching at the School of Medicine and Associate Professor of Psychology. Jeannette Phillips, MB, BS, MRCP(UK) MRCPsych, MRCPCH, is a consultant psychiatrist in Dartford and Gravesham, UK, where she and her team are working to rebuild a community service. Zarrina Kurtz, MB, BS, MSc FRCP, FRCPCH, FFPHM, is an independent consultant in public health and health policy. In recent years, she has focused on the development and implementation of policy and service evaluation in child and adolescent mental health.
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