Widely regarded as a premier clinical reference, this book provides state-of-the-science tools for conducting effective assessments and using the results to plan and monitor evidence-based interventions. Leading authorities present proven approaches to screening and assessment for specific psychological problems. They offer practical guidance and case examples to help clinicians select the best measures for different populations and assessment purposes. Recommended instruments and procedures are described, including applications for managed care and primary care settings. Many of the chapters feature detailed tables that compare and contrast relevant measures.
New to This Edition
*Thoroughly updated with new instruments and research findings.
*Chapter on the role of assessment in evidence-based treatment.
*Additional disorder-specific chapter: impulse control disorders.
*Chapter explaining how to evaluate the reliability and validity of a measure.
Publisher: Guilford Publications
Number of pages: 706
Weight: 1260 g
Dimensions: 254 x 178 x 32 mm
Edition: 2nd New edition
"This second edition is an essential, state-of-the-art resource for practitioners and clinical researchers alike. It is well written and well edited, and provides thorough, detailed coverage of assessment and treatment planning for all major psychological disorders. Up-to-date chapters are authored by premier researchers. The book is notable for its value as a teaching text for graduate students."--Michelle G. Newman, PhD, Associate Professor and Director of Clinical Training, Department of Psychology, The Pennsylvania State University
"For describing the evidence that supports assessment instruments, this book has no equal. It should be required reading for all clinical psychology graduate students and professionals. With new chapter topics including evidence-based practice and psychometrics, this book sets the standard for the rigorous and sophisticated assessment of mental disorders."--Howard N. Garb, PhD, Chief, Psychology Research Service, Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas
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