Handbook of Personality Disorders: Theory; Research; and Treatment (2nd Edition)

Download Handbook of Personality Disorders: Theory; Research; and Treatment (2nd Edition) written by W. John Livesley, Roseann Larstone in PDF format. This book is under the category Medicine and bearing the isbn/isbn13 number 1462533116/9781462533114. You may reffer the table below for additional details of the book.


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W. John Livesley, Roseann Larstone


The Guilford Press; 2nd edition




712 pages









Book Description

The leading reference on personality disorders and their treatment; this authoritative ebook; Handbook of Personality Disorders: Theory; Research; and Treatment; 2nd edition; (PDF) is now significantly revised with 80% new content reflecting very 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 2nd Edition

*Critically examines DSM-5 diagnostic criteria.

*Integrative section introductions by the editors.

*Incorporates more than 15 years of major research advances; includes 21 chapters on new topics.

*Chapters on longitudinal studies; dimensional models; and personality pathology in children and adolescents.

*Chapters on specific diagnoses: borderline; antisocial/psychopathic; and obsessive-compulsive personality disorder.

*Chapters on additional treatments–mentalization-based treatment; transference-based psychotherapy; schema-focused therapy; and systems training for emotional predictability and problem-solving.



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