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Faculty Authored Books




HIV / AIDS

HIV: Issues With Mental Health and Illness Michael B. Blank and Marlene M Eisenberg
HIV: Issues With Mental Health And Illness HIV: Issues with Mental Health and Illness is a comprehensive examination of the co-morbidity that exists between HIV/AIDS and mental illness.

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Human Appearance

Presurgical Psychological Screening David B. Sarwer
Presurgical Psychological Screening: Understanding Patients, Improving Outcomes
This book presents presurgical psychological screening (PPS) procedures for a wide range of surgery types, such as spinal surgery, organ transplantation, bariatric surgery, and plastic surgery. Drawing on both research and clinical experience, the authors explain how to conduct PPS, communicate results to patients and surgeons, and identify possible pre- or postsurgery interventions to mitigate risk factors and maximize the likelihood of surgical success.
Psychological Aspects of Reconstructive and Cosmetic Plastic Surgery: Clinical, Empirical and Ethical Perspectives David Sarwer
Psychological Aspects of Reconstructive and Cosmetic Plastic Surgery: Clinical, Empirical and Ethical Perspectives This volume provides a thorough understanding of the psychological issues involved in reconstructive and cosmetic surgery. The book examines the relationships among physical appearance, body image, and psychosocial functioning, reviews the literature on the psychological functioning of plastic surgical patients, and offers clinically effective recommendations on psychological assessment and care of specific patient groups.

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Mood Disorders

book Jay D. Amsterdam
Pharmacotherapy of Depression: Applications for the Outpatient Practitioner
Psychobiology of Affective Disorders Jay D. Amsterdam
Psychobiology of Affective Disorders
book Jay D. Amsterdam
Refractory Depression (Advances in Neuropsychiatry and Psychopharmacology) This text provides a broad insight into the problem of refractory depression. Contains new information on the adequacy of standard treatments and important alternatives.
Treatment-Resistant Mood Disorders Jay D. Amsterdam
Treatment-Resistant Mood Disorders Although antidepressants have helped millions worldwide, a substantial proportion of patients fail to respond or remit. There is little published information available to clinicians for diagnosis and management of treatment-resistant depression, causing them to make difficult decisions regarding treatment options with very limited data. The editors and their internationally distinguished team of contributors have set out to address this problem, giving a critical assessment of all aspects of treatment-resistant depression: causes, epidemiology, co morbidity, evaluation, and treatment.
Bipolar Disorder: A Cognitive Approach A.T. Beck
Bipolar Disorder: A Cognitive Approach This detailed volume provides a comprehensive guide to conducting cognitive therapy for bipolar disorder. Beyond clinical tools for addressing maladaptive cognitions, the authors provide strategies for helping clients address manic and depressive symptoms, prevent suicidal behavior, communicate with family members, and accept the need for medication.
Cognitive Therapy of Depression A.T. Beck
Cognitive Therapy of Depression This volume on the cognitive treatment of depression proceeds from a clear, succinct explication of cognitive therapy to a step-by-step demonstration of cognitive techniques- from initial session to termination. A full range of patient problems is discussed, and numerous case examples illustrate scenarios and strategies.
Depression: Causes and Treatment A.T. Beck
Depression: Causes and Treatment This classic work elegantly describes depression both theoretically and clinically, and provides experimental corroboration.
Scientific Foundations of Cognitive Theory and Therapy of Depression A.T. Beck
Scientific Foundations of Cognitive Theory and Therapy of Depression This book provides a comprehensive, authoritative and critical review of the voluminous scientific research of the cognitive theory of depression that has been conducted since the initial publication of Beck’s original articles in the early 1960’s.
Catatonia:  From Psychopathology to Neurobiology Stanley N. Caroff
Catatonia: From Psychopathology to Neurobiology Catatonia offers a diverse, international group of contributors and a comprehensive, up-to-date review of clinical and scientific literature, spanning the breadth of contemporary understanding about the nature, meaning, and importance of the syndrome.
book James C. Coyne
Essential Papers on Depression (Essential Papers in Psychoanalysis) Essential Papers on Depression is a collection of Informational Papers on Depression and Anxiety.
Screening for Depression in Clinical Practice: An Evidence-Based Guide James C. Coyne
Screening for Depression in Clinical Practice: An Evidence-Based Guide This book aims to provide an evidence-based overview of screening methods for mood disorders and synthesize the evidence into a practical guide for clinicians in a variety of settings.
If Your Adolescent Has Depression or Bipolar Disorder : An Essential Resource for Parents Dwight L. Evans
If Your Adolescent Has Depression or Bipolar Disorder : An Essential Resource for Parents (Adolescent Mental Health Initiative) If Your Adolescent Has Depression or Bipolar Disorder: An Essential Resource for Parents discusses how coping with teenage moodiness can be difficult under any circumstances, and can be especially challenging if a teenager has a serious mood disorder.
Monochrome Days Dwight L. Evans
Monochrome Days: A firsthand account of one teenager's experience with depression Monochrome Days is both a compelling memoir and a useful resource that will help to ease the pain of major depression.
book Dwight L. Evans
Physicians Guide to Depression and Bipolar Disorders Physicians Guide to Depression and Bipolar Disorders is primarily designed for Physicians and provides methods for quickly linking patients’ symptoms to a corresponding disorder.
Bipolar Disorder: A Cognitive Therapy Approach Cory F. Newman
Bipolar Disorder: A Cognitive Therapy Approach Presents numerous techniques for management of the mania and hypomania. Explicates methods for helping couples and families deal with the disorder, and how it affects the lives of bipolar individuals.
Advances in Management and Treatment of Depression Michael E. Thase
Advances in Management and Treatment of Depression This pocket-sized text highlights the latest therapeutic developments in the treatment of depression, covering the epidemiology of depressive disorders, the neurobiology of depression, and recent advances in the genetics of unipolar depression.
Beating the Blues: New Approaches to Overcoming Dysthymia and Chronic Mild Depression Michael E. Thase
Beating the Blues: New Approaches to Overcoming Dysthymia and Chronic Mild Depression This book shows how chronic mild depression can be relieved by learning strategies that help sufferers to recognize and change negative and distorted thinking patterns that lead to a downward spiral of pessimism.
Bipolar Disorder: A Systematic Approach to Treatment - Pocketbook Michael E. Thase
Bipolar Disorder: A Systematic Approach to Treatment - Pocketbook Pocket-sized, practical guide to the pharmacotherapy of bipolar disorder. Intended to reduce the gap between what is learned from controlled studies and what is done in everyday practice.
Male Depression, Alcoholism and Violence: Pocketbook Michael E. Thase
Male Depression, Alcoholism and Violence: Pocketbook Pocket guide, for physicians and healthcare providers, to the understanding of alcoholism, depression and violence among men.
Treating Depression Effectively: Applying Clinical Guidelines Michael E. Thase
Treating Depression Effectively: Applying Clinical Guidelines This book focuses on how the clinical guidelines are to be interpreted effectively in everyday practice, and as such it has immense practical importance for clinical psychiatrists as an immediate source of reference.

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