Nonsuicidal Self-Injury: Advances in Research and Practice (Paperback)Jason J. Washburn (editor)
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Nonsuicidal Self-Injury moves beyond the basics to tackle the clinical and conceptual complexity of NSSI, with an emphasis on recent advances in both science and practice. Directed towards clinicians, researchers, and others wishing to advance their understanding of NSSI, this volume reviews and synthesizes recent empirical findings that clarify NSSI as a theoretical and clinical condition, as well as the latest efforts to assess, treat, and prevent NSSI. With expertly written chapters by leaders in the field, this is an essential guide to a disorder about which much is still to be known.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 248
Weight: 372 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 mm
"This book is a refreshing addition to the field! Washburn has assembled a team of experts who provide accessible, clinically useful, and thought-provoking insights into what is currently known about nonsuicidal self-injury. Readers will walk away from this book with up-to-date, evidence-based knowledge to better understand, treat, and prevent self-injury. This is a must-read for anyone working in the field of self-injury."
-Jennifer Muehlenkamp, PhD, professor of psychology at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
"Why are so many adolescents and young adults injuring themselves? This timely and well-written synthesis of the literature on nonsuicidal self-injury is a must read for researchers and clinicians who hope to understand one of the most remarkably common, dangerous, yet least understood clinical phenomenon today. With an impressive list of well-published and esteemed authors, Washburn has assembled a volume of seminal readings that reflect and will significantly advance the field and offer needed help to the thousands who are suffering from a perplexing tendency to harm their own bodies."
-Mitch Prinstein, PhD, ABPP, John Van Seters Distinguished Professor and director of graduate studies in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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