Department of Psychiatry

Penn Behavioral Health

Faculty Authored Books


HIV / AIDS

Blank, Eisenberg 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

David B Sarwer 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.
David Sarwer 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

Jay D Amsterdam Jay D. Amsterdam
Pharmacotherapy of Depression: Applications for the Outpatient Practitioner
Jay D Amsterdam Jay D. Amsterdam
Psychobiology of Affective Disorders
Jay D Amsterdam 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.
Jay D Amsterdam 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.
A.T. Beck 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.
A.T. Beck 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.
A.T. Beck A.T. Beck
Depression: Causes and Treatment
This classic work elegantly describes depression both theoretically and clinically, and provides experimental corroboration.
A.T. Beck 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.
Stanley N Caroff 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.
James C Coyne 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.
James C Coyne 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.
Dwight L Evans 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.
Dwight L Evans 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.
Dwight L Evans 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.
Cory F. Newman 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.
Michael E Thase 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.
Michael E Thase 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.
Michael E Thasea 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.
Michael E Thase 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.
Michael E Thase 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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