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From leading scientist-practitioners, this volume presents a range of effective psychosocial approaches for enhancing medication adherence and improving long-term outcomes in adults and children with bipolar illness. Authors review the conceptual and empirical bases of their respective modalities--including cognitive, family-focused, group, and interpersonal and social rhythm therapies--and provide clear descriptions of therapeutic procedures. Separate chapters address assessment and diagnosis, analyze available outcome data, and provide guidance on managing suicidality. Offering a framework for clinical understanding, and yet packed with readily applicable insights and tools, this is a state-of-the-science resource for students and practitioners.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781593852306
ISBN-10: 1593852304
Format: Paperback
(214mm x 145mm x 24mm)
Pages: 340
Imprint: Guilford Publications
Publisher: Guilford Publications
Publish Date: 22-Sep-2005
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Sheri L. Johnson

Sheri L. Johnson, PhD, is Associate Professor of Psychology and Psychiatry at the University of Miami. Over the past decade, she has conducted research on psychosocial facets of bipolar disorder. Her work has been funded by the National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depression and by the National Institute of Mental Health, and her findings have been published in a number of journals, including the Journal of Abnormal Psychology and the American Journal of Psychiatry. Robert L. Leahy, PhD, is President of the International Association for Cognitive Psychotherapy, Founder and Director of the American Institute for Cognitive Therapy in New York City, and Professor of Psychology in Psychiatry at Weill-Cornell University Medical School. He is the author or editor of many publications, including Overcoming Resistance in Cognitive Therapy, Treatment Plans and Interventions for Depression and Anxiety Disorders (with Stephen J. Holland), Cognitive Therapy Techniques, and Roadblocks in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy.

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