Handbook of Psychological Assessment, Case Conceptualization, and Treatment Volume 1: Adults
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Edited by recognized experts Michel Hersen and Johan Rosqvist, Handbook of Psychological Assessment, Case Conceptualization, and Treatment,Volume 1, Adults, is a thorough and practical reference for those working with adults. Bringing together the most current theories and evidence-based applications, chapters address issues of importance including ethics, medical issues, panic and agoraphobia, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and posttraumatic stress disorder. Each chapter follows a structured format, opening with an overview of assessment, followed by case conceptualization, and, finally, recommended treatment.


Michel Hersen, Ph.D., ABPP, Editor-in-Chief and Volume 1 co-editor, is Professor and Dean of the School of Professional Psychology at Pacific University in Forest Grove, Oregon. He has edited numerous books, including the Comprehensive Handbook of Psychological Assessment, four-volume set (Wiley), the Comprehensive Handbook of Personality and Psychopathology, three-volume set (with Jay C. Thomas, Wiley), and Adult Psychopathology and Diagnosis, now in its fifth edition (with Samuel Turner, Wiley).

Johan Rosqvist, Psy.D., Volume 1 co-editor, is Assistant Professor of Psychology at Pacific University in Forest Grove, Oregon.


Preface to Volume 1 vii

Acknowledgments ix

Contributors xi


1 Overview of Behavioral Assessment with Adults 3
Maureen C. Kenny, Krissan Alvarez, Brad C. Donohue, and Charles B. Winick

2 Diagnostic Issues 26
Naomi R. Marmorstein and William G. Iacono

3 Behavioral Conceptualization 48
Sara Wright and Paula Truax

4 Overview of Behavioral Treatment with Adults 76
William H. O'Brien and Heather Schwetschenau

5 Medical and Pharmacological Issues in Assessment, Conceptualization, and Treatment 95
Jean Cottraux

6 Ethical Issues 123
Catherine Miller


7 Specific Phobias 139
Derek R. Hopko, Sarah M. C. Robertson, Laura Widman, and C. W. Lejuez

8 Panic and Agoraphobia 171
Maria Nazarian and Michelle G. Craske

9 Social Anxiety Disorder 204
Luke T. Schultz, Richard G. Heimberg, and Thomas L. Rodebaugh

10 Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder 237
Throstur Bjorgvinsson and John Hart

11 Posttraumatic Stress Disorder 263
William J. Koch and Michelle Haring

12 Generalized Anxiety Disorder 291
Kathryn A. Sexton, Kylie Francis, and Michel J. Dugas

13 Major Depressive Disorder 319
Marlene Taube-Schiff and Mark A. Lau

14 Schizophrenia 352
Dennis R. Combs, Michael R. Basso, Jill L. Wanner, and Sumer N. Ledet

15 Borderline Personality Disorder 403
Alissa Sherry and Margaret R. Whilde

16 Other Personality Disorders 438
Brian P. O'Connor

17 Bulimia Nervosa 463
Tiffany M. Stewart and Don A. Williamson

18 Organic Disorder 498
Gerald Goldstein

19 Alcohol Abuse 522
F. Michler Bishop


20 Marital Distress 563
Brian D. Doss, Alexandra E. Mitchell, and Felicia De la Garza-Mercer

21 Sexual Deviation 590
W. L. Marshall, G. A. Serran, L. E. Marshall, and M. D. O'Brien

22 Adults with Intellectual Disabilities 616
Peter Sturmey

23 Older Adults 646
Barry A. Edelstein, Sarah A. Stoner, and Erin Woodhead

24 Insomnia 674
Daniel J. Taylor, Christina M. McCrae, Philip Gehrman, Natalie Dautovich, and Kenneth L. Lichstein

25 Health Anxiety and Its Disorders 701
Gordon J. G. Asmundson and Steven Taylor

26 Compulsive Hoarding 728
Suzanne A. Meunier, Nicholas A. Maltby, and David F. Tolin

Author Index 753

Subject Index 785