"An excellent resource." (CHOICE
: Vol.42, No.03; November 2004)
From the Back Cover
A complete guide to etiology, psychopathology, classification, and treatment
This comprehensive handbook incorporates the latest advances in the study of personality disorders with the newest and most effective treatment techniques.
Edited by one of the leading experts in the field, the Handbook of Personality Disorders offers authoritative coverage of personality disorder etiology, theory, psychopathology, and assessment. It provides detailed, fully up-to-date descriptions of important contemporary treatment models, including interpersonal reconstructive therapy, cognitive therapy, time-limited dynamic psychotherapy, and more. It also examines the broadening scope of treatment in special populations and settings; the expanding range of treatment in children, adolescents, and the elderly; and the latest research findings.
Outstanding features of this far-reaching, state-of-the-art guidebook include:
- Thorough coverage of all major personality disorder treatment models
- Detailed case studies in each chapter
- Additional examples integrated and used throughout
- Sections on classification, treatment models, treatment settings, and more
Handbook of Personality Disorders is the ultimate resource for clinicians and is an important guide for students and researchers who need in-depth information on this increasingly important topic.