Department of Psychiatry

Penn Behavioral Health

Faculty Authored Books


  Arthur H. Auerbach 
Who will benefit from psychotherapy? 
The contributions of Luborsky and his associates in this book constitute a significant advance in systematic empirical research. The authors describe the development of their research methodology for the study of the therapeutic process and the achievements resulting from its utilization in the Penn Psychotherapy Project.
Barber, Chrits-Christoph Jacques P. Barber and Paul Crits-Christoph 
Dynamic Therapies for Psychiatric Disorders: (Axis I) 
Details techniques in the psychodynamically oriented treatment of disorders such as depression, panic, drug and alcohol abuse, eating disorders, post-traumatic stress, schizophrenia, grief reactions, and HIV-related issues, demonstrating the use of approaches from interpersonal, object-relations, and self psychology.
Barber, Chrits-Christoph Jacques P. Barber and Paul Crits-Christoph 
Handbook of Short-term Dynamic Psychotherapy 
The contributors thoroughly describe ten different approaches to short-term dynamic psychotherapy, covering in each instance the history of the method, inclusion and exclusion criteria, treatment goals, theory of change, techniques, case examples, problems with specific populations, and empirical evidence.
Summers, Barber Richard F. Summers and Jacques P. Barber
Psychodynamic Therapy: A Guide To Evidence-Based Practice 
A pragmatic, evidence-based approach to conducting psychodynamic therapy, this guide is firmly grounded in contemporary clinical practice & research and reflects an openness to new influences on dynamic technique, such as cognitive-behavioral therapy and positive psychology.
Jacques P Barber Jacques P. Barber 
Echoes of the Trauma: Relational Themes and Emotions in Children of Holocaust Survivors 
This book discusses the echoes of the trauma that are traced in the relational narratives that the sons and daughters of Holocaust survivors tell about their experiences growing up in survivor families.
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.
A.T. Beck A.T. Beck
Cognitive Therapy of Depression 
The definitive 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.T. Beck A.T. Beck
Cognitive Therapy and the Emotional Disorders 
The philosophical and theoretical basis of cognitive therapy is established and then applied to a wide range of specific disorders: depression, anxiety, neurosis, phobias, obsessions, compulsions, hysteria, and psychosomatic disorders.
A.T. Beck A.T. Beck
Depression: Causes and Treatment 
This classic work elegantly describes depression both theoretically and clinically, and provides experimental corroboration.
Judith Beck et al Judith S . Beck et al 
Oxford Textbook of Psychotherapy 
This volume is written for psychiatrists, clinical psychologists, mental health nurses, psychotherapists, and other mental health practitioners. Chapters are written by an international panel of experts who combine theory and research with practical treatment guidelines and illustrative case examples.
Judith Coche Judith Coche 
Couples Group Psychotherapy: A Clinical Treatment Model 
The book combines tenets of individual personality development, family systems theory, and group psychotherapy theory, blending aspects of the theoretical basis of each in order to build a conceptual framework that incorporates the strengths of all three.
James C Coyne James C. Coyne
Father Knows Best: The Use and Abuse of Power in Freud's Case of Dora 
Interpretation of this famous case history from the perspectives of the fields of linguistic pragmatics and interpersonal systems theory.
Paul F Crits-Cristoph Paul F. Crits-Christoph 
Understanding Transference: The Core Conflictual Relationship Theme Method 
This book documents why the CCRT Method is the best empirical measure of transference in existence and why it continues to be the instrument of choice for researchers and clinicians alike.
Evans, O'Brien, Gur, Foa Dwight L. Evans, Charles O'Brien, Raquel Gur, Edna Foa
Treating And Preventing Adolescent Mental Health Disorders: What We Know And What We Don't Know, A Research Agenda For Improving The Mental Health Of Our Youth 
This book brings together a distinguished group of psychiatrists and clinical psychologists to provide a groundbreaking, evidence-based survey of treatments and preventions for adolescents with mental health disorders.
Robert Garfield Robert Garfield, MD
Breaking the Male Code examines the critical role same-sex friendships play in helping men navigate an increasingly demanding world.
Layden, Newman Mary Anne Layden and Cory F. Newman 
Cognitive Therapy of Borderline Personality Disorder 
Combines developmental perspectives with intervention techniques, discussing methods of conceptualizing borderline cases and developing treatment plans.
  Stephen J. Morse
Psychotherapies: A comparative casebook
Michael E Thase Michael E. Thase
Integrating Psychotherapy and Pharmacotherapy: Dissolving the Mind-Brain Barrier 
This book summarizes research in combined chemical and psychotherapeutic treatments, and discusses the manner in which each can aid the other.
Michael E Thase Michael E. Thase
Psychotherapy Is Worth It: A Comprehensive Review of Its Cost-effectiveness 
This book provides a systematic and comprehensive review of 25 years of medical literature on the cost-effectiveness of psychotherapy.

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Relationship Issues

A.T. Beck
A.T. Beck
Love Is Never Enough 
Dr. Beck analyzes actual dialogue to illuminate the most common problems experienced by couples- the power of negative thinking, disillusionment, rigid rules and expectations, and miscommunication.
James C Coyne James C. Coyne 
Relationships in Chronic Illness and Disability
Relationships in Chronic Illness and Disability
explores the interpersonal issues that arise when relationships evolve under the challenges of chronic illness and disability.
Steven L Sayers Steven L. Sayers 
PMI Profile - Premarital Counseling Handbook 
The 75 page PMI HANDBOOK is used by the Marriage Counselor to properly administer the PMI and help to understand and utilize the results as a counseling tool.
Amy Wenzel Amy Wenzel
A Clinician’s Guide to Maintaining and Enhancing Close Relationships 
This literature targets the everyday behaviors, expressions of love, and cognitive styles that characterize such relationships. Chapters provide a sampling of the expanse of topics in the domain of how clinical scholars and practitioners address the timely topic of maintaining and enhancing close romantic relationships, including marriage. Topics include maintenance issues relevant to: depression, anxiety disorders, the role of children in affecting close relationships, how premarital therapy may serve as an antidote to early relationship problems, forgiveness, remarriage issues, and peer marriage.
Amy Wenzel Amy Wenzel 
Close Relationships: Maintenance and Enhancement 
This book is a comprehensive account of the reasons why close relationships are or are not maintained and the manner in which these principles can be applied to current social issues and clinical interventions.
Amy Wenzel Amy Wenzel 
Handbook of Sexuality in Close Relationships 
The book brings together major scholars from the diversity of fields working on close relationship topics to examine past contributions and new directions in sexuality.

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A.T. Beck A.T. Beck
Schizophrenia: Cognitive Theory, Research, and Therapy 
This book describes the cognitive model of schizophrenia and its treatment, integrating cognitive-behavioral and biological knowledge into a state-of-the-science conceptual framework.
Raquel Gur Raquel Gur
If Your Adolescent Has Schizophrenia: An Essential Resource for Parents 
This book is an informative guide, written specifically to help adults spot the warning signs and seek appropriate treatment for the young people in their lives.
Raquel Gur Raquel Gur
Me, Myself, and Them: A Firsthand Account of One Young Person's Experience with Schizophrenia
Written for young people who are struggling with schizophrenia, this book is a memoir that aims to help them to understand and manage the challenges of this illness and go on to lead healthy lives.
Adrian Raine Adrian Raine
Crime and schizophrenia: Causes and cures 
Going beyond the fundamental issue of whether there is a relationship between crime and schizophrenia, contributors to this book both outline risk factors for crime and schizophrenia and also develop hypotheses on which factors may give rise to both conditions.
Adrian Raine Adrian Raine
Schizotypal personality disorder 
Seeking to define schizotypal disorder and to develop coherent etiological models, this book is an authoritative resource for clinicians and researchers interested in this major personality disorder.
Steven J Siegel Steven J. Siegel
Demystifying Schizophrenia for the General Practitioner 
This book is an essential manual for clinicians illustrating how schizophrenia affects patients, their families and society using poignant real world examples to explain its onset, progression and prognosis.

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Sleep Disorders

David F Dinges David F. Dinges 
Insomnia: Principles and Management 
This book is the first to collate the up-to-date scientific data in order to identify the gaps in knowledge and improve clinical management. A highly distinguished team of contributors examines the most recent findings and identifies where research should be heading.
  David F. Dinges 
Sleep and Alertness: Chronobiological, Behavioral, and Medical Aspects of Napping 
In this volume, leading investigators analyze napping patterns and daytime sleepiness in humans and assess the value of napping as a solution to problems of daytime alertness.
Michael L Perlis Michael L. Perlis
Behavioral Treatments for Sleep Disorders: A Comprehensive Primer of Behavioral Sleep Medicine Interventions 
This book adopts a highly streamlined and practical approach to make the tools of the trade from behavioral sleep medicine accessible to mainstream psychologists as well as sleep disorder specialists.
Michael L Perlis Michael L. Perlis
Cognitive Behavioral Treatment of Insomnia: A Session-by-Session Guide 
This book, which is written as a reader-friendly guide, is intended for clinical trainees, non-insomnia sleep specialists, and for expert CBT clinicians from outside the sleep medicine field who wish to begin the process of learning to provide empirically validated CBT-I.
Michael L Perlis Michael L. Perlis
Treating Sleep Disorders: Principles and Practice of Behavioral Sleep Medicine 
This book provides a unique, behavioral approach to sleep medicine, including chapters on sleep phase disorders, sleep apnea, periodic limb movements, narcolepsy, limit setting disorders in children, enuresis, and night terrors.

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Substance Abuse & Addiction

Arthur I Alterman Arthur I. Alterman
Substance Abuse and Psychopathology (Applied Clinical Psychology) 
Scholarly and readable textbook devoted to discussion of relevant research on relationships between psychopathology and the use of alcohol and other drugs of abuse
Michael Ascher
The Behavioral Addictions
The Behavioral Addictions
is the first American Psychiatric Publishing title to explore the diagnosis and treatment of patients who suffer from behavioral addictions, extreme forms of which share specific characteristics with severe forms of substance use disorders.
Beck, Newman A.T. Beck and Cory F. Newman 
Cognitive Therapy of Substance Abuse 
This volume covers the cognitive theory and therapy of substance abuse, including guidelines for managing the therapeutic relationship, socializing the patient into the cognitive model, structuring the sessions for maximum effectiveness, techniques to counteract drug urges and cravings, problem-solving for acute crises as well as chronic life difficulties associated with substance abuse, special issues in treating the drug abuser who also suffers from anxiety, depression, and personality disorders, and principles of relapse prevention.
Caryn Lerman Caryn Lerman
Effects of Atomoxetine on Nicotine Abstinence Symptoms: Evaluating Atomoxetine on Nicotine Dependence Endophenotypes 
This book describes a human behavioral pharmacology study undertaken to evaluate the beneficial effects of the ADHD medication atomoxetine on nicotine abstinence symptoms.
David S Mandell David S. Mandell 
Working it Out: Adult Children of Alcoholics in the Workplace 
Working it Out
can be used as a one-hour educational workshop on parental addiction for all employees or as a tool to help mental health professionals identify and talk about workplace issues with adult children of substance abusers.
James R McKay James R. McKay
Treating Substance Use Disorders With Adaptive Continuing Care 
This book provides a comprehensive review of the latest research on both standard approaches to continuing care and newer adaptive models that emphasize more flexible protocols, less treatment burden and greater convenience for patients, and more attention to patient preference with regard to components of care.
O'Brien, Pettinati Charles O'Brien and Helen M. Pettinati
Combining Medication and Psychosocial Treatments for Addictions: The BRENDA Approach 
This resource provides a clear, clinically useful, and practical explication of how to enhance patient compliance with medication and addictions treatment.
Charles O'Brien Charles O'Brien
Under the Influence?: Drugs and the American Work Force 
This book, which discusses drug use in the workplace, will be of practical interest to human resource and employee assistance program managers, policymakers, and investigators.
David W Oslin David W. Oslin 
Prevention and Management of Alcohol Problems in Older Adults 
This manual provides state-of-the-art, practical materials to detect, prevent, and intervene with older adults who are at-risk and problem drinkers.
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.

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Trauma Related Disorders

Edna B Foa Edna B. Foa 
Effective Treatments for PTSD 
Synthesizing a vast body of knowledge into a cohesive, practical framework, this volume will be the definitive resource for all clinicians and researchers working in the area of PTSD.
Edna B Foa Edna B. Foa 
Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: DSM-IV and Beyond 
In this book, members of the DSM-IV Subcommittee on PTSD present a comprehensive and fascinating review of the currently established knowledge about the etiology, epidemiology, neurobiology, course, and clinical presentations of posttraumatic stress syndromes and future directions for study.
Foa, Hembree Edna B. Foa and Elizabeth A. Hembree 
Prolonged Exposure Therapy for PTSD: Emotional Processing of Traumatic Experiences Therapist Guide 
This therapist guide includes all the tools necessary to effectively implement the prolonged exposure program including assessment measures, session outlines, case studies, sample dialogues, and homework assignments
Foa, Hembree Edna B. Foa and Elizabeth A. Hembree 
Reclaiming your Life from a Traumatic Experience workbook 
Best used in combination with treatment by a mental health professional, this workbook will help you work through your PTSD regardless of the type of trauma youve experienced.
Edna B Foa Edna B. Foa
Treating the Trauma of Rape: Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for PTSD 
The authors review studies on epidemiology, psychopathology, and treatment for rape-related posttraumatic stress disorder, and interpret these data within the framework of Foa’s emotional processing theory. This book provides detailed, explicit guidance on how to conduct state-of-the-art treatment for survivors of sexual assault.
Edna B Foa Edna B. Foa
Reclaiming Your Life After Rape: Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Client Workbook (Treatments That Work) 
This powerful client workbook is written in an encouraging and easy-to-understand style specifically for women who have been sexually assaulted and have developed chronic symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Clients learn how cognitive-behavioral therapy has helped other victims and how it can work for them. This book explains how to distinguish PTSD symptoms from other disorders and teaches powerful techniques for overcoming these symptoms.

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Other Topics in Psychiatry

Dwight L Evans Dwight L. Evans
Neuroimmunology, Volume 24 (Methods in Neurosciences) 
This volume brings together diverse areas of neuroimmunology and the methodologies so that readers can select those procedures suitable for their own research.
Helen M Pettinati Helen M. Pettinati
Hypnosis and Memory 
Written by leading figures in psychology and psychiatry, chapters explore the effects of hypnosis upon recall while integrating both forensic and clinical case examples.
J Russell Ramsay J. Russell Ramsay
Nonmedication Treatments for Adult ADHD: Evaluating Impact on Daily Functioning and Well-Being 
This book presents a comprehensive review of the status of nonmedication interventions available for adults with ADHD.
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.
Weiss, Watson Kenneth J. Weiss, MD and Clarence Watson, JD, MD
Psychiatric Expert Testimony: Emerging Applications 
Psychiatric Expert Testimony: Emerging Applications
is for practitioners who need to be at the cutting edge of admissibility in court. The book avoids standard applications, such as the insanity defense and specific capacity assessments, in favor of those that may be controversial or require evidentiary hearings. It is divided into two broad areas: human development and its deviations; and science and technology.


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