Handbook of Personality Disorders, Second Edition : Theory, Research, and Treatment, Hardback Book

Handbook of Personality Disorders, Second Edition : Theory, Research, and Treatment Hardback

Edited by John W. Livesley, Roseann Larstone

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The leading reference on personality disorders and their treatment, this authoritative work is now significantly revised with 80% new content reflecting important advances in the field.

Preeminent experts provide in-depth coverage of conceptual and taxonomic issues, psychopathology, epidemiology and longitudinal course, etiology and development, and specific diagnoses.

Diagnostic issues are explored and available assessment instruments discussed.

All available evidence-based treatments are reviewed in consistently organized chapters that cover theoretical and empirical foundations as well as clinical strategies, facilitating comparison of the various approaches. New to This Edition*Incorporates more than 15 years of major research advances; includes 21 chapters on new topics. *Critically examines DSM-5 diagnostic criteria. *Chapters on additional treatments--mentalization-based treatment, schema-focused therapy, transference-based psychotherapy, and systems training for emotional predictability and problem solving. *Chapters on cutting-edge topics such as dimensional models, longitudinal studies, and personality pathology in children and adolescents. *Chapters on specific diagnoses: antisocial/psychopathic, borderline, and obsessive-compulsive personality disorder. *Integrative section introductions by the editors. See also Integrated Treatment for Personality Disorder, edited by W.

John Livesley, Giancarlo Dimaggio, and John F. Clarkin, which weaves multiple well-established intervention strategies into a systematic modular approach.

Information

  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 712 pages
  • Publisher: Guilford Publications
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Psychological methodology
  • ISBN: 9781462533114

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