The Qualitative Research Experience, 1st Edition

The book represents the ‘lived experience’ of doing qualitative research. It addresses the needs of students as well as experienced quantitative researchers who seek instruction in, and exemplars of, qualitative methods. Though the contributions to this book represent diverse voices, a common purpose unites them–a desire to bolster the supportive structures and methodological rigor of qualitative studies.

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“I think this is an excellent manuscript; I am particularly impressed with the following: …Very reader friendly using excellent conversational tone (which seems so appropriate for a text on qualitative methods!)…This text is a marvelous addition to the field of qualitative research. Written for both students and faculty, this text can transcend disciplinary fields by offering a practical, informative and scholarly approach to any professional who wishes to embrace qualitative research methods…This book is replete with poignant case examples and contemporary topics.”

“Thank you for the opportunity to review THE QUALITATIVE RESEARCH EXPERIENCE. I am sincerely appreciative because it is truly an excellent text! …It is…well-written, well-organized, thoughtful, insightful, and practical…The main strength is that the text shows rather than merely tells. ”

“I would describe this book to a colleague as an excellent introduction to qualitative research methods- – a book that goes beyond just describing the method to providing direct examples and commentary on the examples. It provides a perspective not often found on the process of doing qualitative research.”

About the Author

Deborah K. Padgett, Ph.D., MPH, is a professor at the New York University School of Social Work. She received her doctorate in urban anthropology in 1979 and completed post-doctoral programs in mental health services research at Columbia University School of Public Health (1985-86) and Duke University Department of Psychiatry (1994-95). Dr. Padgett’s research interests include breast cancer screening and follow-up care for medically underserved women and qualitative studies of the ‘process’ of care for psychiatrically disabled homeless adults.

The book is tremendously boring. The introduction, written by the editor, was so littered with qualitative research lingo that you need to be a master to understand her assertions. This book is for a doctoral program introductory course to qualitative research. Maybe it might have been appreciated by students in the advanced stages of this type of research.

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  • Publisher: Thomson Learning; 1st edition (August 11, 2003)
  • Language: English
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Constructions of Deviance Social Power, Context, and Interaction, 7th Edition

Packed with the most recent and relevant articles in the field, CONSTRUCTIONS OF DEVIANCE: SOCIAL POWER, CONTEXT, AND INTERACTION, Seventh Edition, shows you how to apply the concepts and theories of deviance to the world around you. The text’s current, comprehensive coverage includes both theoretical analyses and ethnographic illustrations of how deviance is socially constructed, organized, and managed. Seasoned authors and award-winning professors, Patricia Adler and Peter Adler cover a wide variety of deviant acts–challenging you to see the diversity and pervasiveness of deviance in society. The text presents deviance as a component of society and examines the construction of deviance in terms of differential social power. Its unique “interactionist” or “constructionist” perspective on deviance explores the processes in society that create deviance. Ethnographic in character, the authors’ intriguing selected studies focus on the experiences of deviants, the deviant-making process, and the ways in which people labeled as deviant in society react to that label. The balanced selection of readings is timely and engaging, while in-depth introduction, explanation of theory, and discussion questions after each reading guide you through the fascinating material.

About the Author

Patricia A. Adler (Ph.D., University of California, San Diego) is Professor of Sociology at the University of Colorado, Boulder. In 1999, she was named Outstanding Teacher in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, and in 2005 she received the Outstanding Researcher Award for the Boulder campus. In 2004, Adler was awarded the Mentor Excellence Award from the Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction. She has written and taught in the areas of deviance, social psychology, sociology of gender, and the sociology of children. A second edition of her book, WHEELING AND DEALING (Columbia University Press), a study of upper-level drug traffickers, was published in 1993.

Peter Adler is Professor of Sociology at the University of Denver, where he served as chair from 1987 to 1993. His research interests include social psychology, qualitative methods, and the sociology of sport and leisure. Dr. Adler was honored with the University Lecturer Award (1997) and as the Outstanding Scholar/Teacher (2005) at the University of Denver, and in 2005 the Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction (SSSI) named him Feminist Mentor of the Year. Dr. Adler is past co-president of the Midwest Sociological Society, and he received his doctorate from the University of California, San Diego.

This book is a reader, meaning it is a compilation of readings from multiple authors. It has a bit of a symbolic interactionist slant, but this is appropriate for the topic. There are some readings I miss from the earlier editions, like Snow and Anderson’s piece about stigma management and the homeless and Flower’s phone sex operators. However, newer additions to the book make sense and update it for students, while keeping core classics like Chambliss and Becker.

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  • Publisher: Cengage Learning; 7 edition (February 9, 2011)
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Theraplay Helping Parents and Children Build Better Relationships Through Attachment-Based Play, 3rd Edition

Theraplay?a pioneering application of attachment theory to clinical work—helps parents learn and practice how to provide the playful engagement, empathic responsiveness, and clear guidance that lead to secure attachment and lifelong mental health in their children. This third edition of the groundbreaking book Theraplay shows how to use play to engage children in interactions that lead to competence, self-regulation, self-esteem, and trust. Theraplay’s relationship-based approach is uniquely designed to help families facing today’s busy and often chaotic lifestyle challenges form joyful, loving relationships.

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“Theraplay should be mandatory for every child placed in foster care or an adoptive home.” (Kevin O’Connor, author, The Play Therapy Primer)

“This well-organized, detailed book . . . will delight both neophyte and experienced professional. . . . Theraplay has the capacity to transform [an] insecure parent-child relationship . . . to one of mutual pleasure and trust.” (Miriam Elson, author, Self Psychology in Clinical Social Work)

“This is a much-needed resource, and I highly recommAnd it.” (Charles E. Schaefer, professor of psychology, Fairleigh Dickinson University)

“Booth has made explicit the reality of attachment-based play’ that is Theraplay. She has gone further than the first edition in integrating parents into the treatment. . . . By giving parents the skills to take the interventions home, she enables Theraplay to be a much more effective brief therapy method.” (Daniel A. Hughes, author, Facilitating Developmental Attachment)

“Helping to create, restructure, or restore a child-parent relationship is an awesome task and a sacred trust. The Theraplay method provides a structure for working with both children and their caregivers to develop robust, wholesome relationships.” (Beverly James, author, Treating Traumatized Children and Handbook for Treatment of Attachment-Trauma Problems) –This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

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Using Play to Develop Trust and Joy in Parent-Child Relationships Theraplay, modeled on the natural, playful patterns of healthy interaction between parent and child, helps troubled families develop the responsiveness and structure vital to a child’s development. Theraplay shows parents how to use play to communicate love and authority and to engage their children in interactions that develop competence, self-esteem and trust. Booth’s revised edition brilliantly integrates Jernberg’s innovative approach with recent research on attachment and the effect of stress and trauma on child development. In a clear, forceful style and illustrated by vivid therapeutic vignettes, Theraplay demonstrates how this creative and joyful treatment can help even the most challenging children and their families.

“This well-organized, detailed book . . . will delight both neophyte and experienced professional. . . . Theraplay has the capacity to transform [an] insecure parent-child relationship . . . to one of mutual pleasure and trust.” –Miriam Elson, author, Self Psychology in Clinical Social Work

“This is a much-needed resource, and I highly recommAnd it.” –Charles E. Schaefer, professor of psychology, Fairleigh Dickinson University

“Theraplay should be mandatory for every child placed in foster care or an adoptive home.” –Kevin O’Connor, author, The Play Therapy Primer

“Booth has made explicit the reality of attachment-based play’ that is Theraplay. She has gone further than the first edition in integrating parents into the treatment. . . . By giving parents the skills to take the interventions home, she enables Theraplay to be a much more effective brief therapy method.” –Daniel A. Hughes, author, Facilitating Developmental Attachment

“Helping to create, restructure, or restore a child-parent relationship is an awesome task and a sacred trust. The Theraplay method provides a structure for working with both children and their caregivers to develop robust. –This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

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  • Publisher: Jossey-Bass; 3 edition (November 17, 2009)
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Drugs, Behavior, and Modern Society, 8th Edition

Provides students with a deeper understanding of what impacts drug use.

The eighth edition of Drugs, Behavior, and Modern Society examines the impact of drug-taking behavior on our society and our daily lives. The use and abuse of a wide range of licit and illicit drugs are discussed from historical, biological, psychological, and sociological perspectives.

In today’s world, drugs and their use present a social paradox, combining the potential for good and for bad. As a society and as individuals, we can be the beneficiaries of drugs or their victims. This text features a comprehensive review of psychoactive drugs, and is notable for the attention it gives to two aspects of drug-taking behavior that have been underreported in other texts: steroid abuse and inhalant abuse.

This text is available in a variety of formats – digital and print. Pearson offers its titles on the devices students love through Pearson’s MyLab products, CourseSmart, Amazon, and more.

Learning Goals

Upon completing this book, readers will be able to:

  • Understand the impact of drug use on behavior and society.
  • Examine the pros and cons to drug use.

About the Author

Dr. Charles F. Levinthal is Chair of the Department of Psychology and Professor of Psychology at Hofstra University, where he has taught and conducted research since 1971, having received his Ph.D. in Experimental Psychology from the University of Michigan. He is author of fifteen books, including Drugs, Behavior, and Modern Society, 7th ed. (2012), Drugs, Society, and Criminal Justice, 3rd ed. (2012), Point/Counterpoint: Opposing Perspectives on Issues of Drug Policy (2003), Introduction to Physiological Psychology, 3rd ed. (1990), and Messengers of Paradise: Opiates and the Brain (1988). Drugs, Behavior, and Modern Society has been published in Korean (2008), and Messengers of the Paradise: Opiates and the Brain has been published in Spanish (1989) and Japanese (1991). His present research interests include issues in substance abuse and dependence, clinical neuropsychology, and cognitive decision-making. Dr. Levinthal presented the Hofstra University Distinguished Faculty Lecture in 1987 and was voted by the graduating Class of 2003 as Distinguished Teacher of the Year. Dr. Levinthal was elected as a Fellow of the American Psychological Association in 2010.

This book was in better condition in my thoughts than what you advertised. I look forward to getting more of my college books from you in the future.

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International Relations Brief, 2013-2014 Update, 6th Edition

The most current and comprehensive introduction to international relations theory

Thoroughly updated to cover world affairs through 2013, International Relations is praised for being the most current and comprehensive introduction to international relations theory, as well as security, economic, and global issues.

MyPoliSciLab is an integral part of the Goldstein program. Key learning applications include MyPoliSciLab Video Series, Explorer and Simulations.

A better teaching and learning experience

This program will provide a better teaching and learning experiencefor you and your students.¿Here’s how:

  • Personalize Learning– MyPoliSciLab is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program. It helps students prepare for class and instructor gauge individual and class performance.
  • Explore Concepts and Current Events–Includes a balanced survey of security, economic, and transnational issues.
  • Improve Critical Thinking–Feature boxes help students apply international relations theory to current world problems.
  • Engage Students–A four-color design and numerous figures, maps, and photos offer a current and lively reading experience.
  • Emphasize Learning Outcomes–In MyPoliSciLab, study plans based on book-specific learning objectives give students follow-up reading, video, and multimedia activities for further practice.
  • Support Instructors–A full set of supplements, including MyPoliSciLab, provides instructors with all the resources and support they need.

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  • Paperback: 416 pages
  • Publisher: Pearson; 6 edition (July 19, 2013)
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Managing Stress Principles and Strategies for Health and Well-Being, 8th Edition

Revised, updated and reorganized, Managing Stress: Principles & Strategies for Health and Well-Being Eighth Edition, provides a comprehensive approach to stress management honoring the integration, balance, and harmony of mind, body, spirit, and emotions. The holistic approach taken by internationally acclaimed lecturer and author Brian Luke Seaward gently guides the reader to greater levels of mental, emotional, physical, and spiritual well-being by emphasizing the importance of mind-body-spirit unity. Referred to as the “authority on stress management” by students and professionals, this book gives students the tools needed to identify and manage stress while teaching them how to strive for health and balance. New and Key Features to the 8th Edition: – Includes a new Chapter 28, Ecotherapy: The Healing Power of Nature. – Revised and updated to keep pace with changes in the field. – Chapter 15, Communication Skills in the Information Age, has been expanded to reference the latest technology and how it affects lifestyles. – New information on stress and diabetes, job market stressors, desk yoga options, food allergies, and much more. – Includes FREE access to the Navigate Companion Website to accompany Managing Stress, Eighth Edition which includes relaxation technique audio files, practice quizzes, crossword puzzles, animated flashcards, and more. – Instructor’s material include Instructor’s manual, LMS-ready Test Bank, PowerPoint Image Bank, PowerPoint Lecture Slides, Sample Syllabi and Lesson Plans.

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  • Paperback: 602 pages
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning; 8 edition (December 20, 2013)
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Sensation and Perception, 1st Edition

Written by acclaimed researcher and teacher Steven Yantis, Sensation and Perception shows students how scientists investigate and understand sensory and perceptual phenomena today. Like no other textbook for the course, it integrates classic and current research—including the latest developments in cognitive neuroscience and brain imaging—into a highly accessible portrait of the field’s defining principles and experiments. Engagingly written, filled with outstanding art (including 3-D images), and supported by dozens of interactive visual demonstrations devised by the author, it is your students’ gateway to the forefront of research in sensation and perception.

Review

‘There are many strengths: pedagogical features such as the vignettes and interspersed review questions. The Applications section at the end of each chapter is a great idea. The book is well-written and probably at just about the right level for my students.’ – Dan Swift, University of Michigan-Dearborn, USA ‘This is a clearly written text that does an excellent job of presenting classic topics in the field of Sensation and Perception in the context of current research methodology and findings. Yantis has a talent for simplifying the most complicated of topics. The real-life examples and simple demonstrations that are provided throughout the chapter should help students understand difficult concepts.’ – Sandra McFadden, Western Illinois University, USA ‘A readable text that incorporates the current research with interesting examples of application.’ – Barbara Blatchley, Agnes Scott College, USA

About the Author

STEVEN YANTIS is Professor and Chair of the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences at Johns Hopkins University, USA. He received a PhD in Experimental Psychology at the University of Michigan in 1985, and following a year as postdoctoral fellow at Stanford, he joined the JHU faculty in 1986. His research interests focus on cognitive control and selective attention during multitasking by measuring both behavior (response time, eye movements) and brain activity (functional MRI). He received the Early Career Award from the American Psychological Association in 1994 and the Troland Research Award from the National Academy of Sciences in 1996.

We ordered this book for a college class after the first one ordered was a mistake by the professor. This one was just right. The class has been a successful one. It was delivered on time and in great condition.

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  • Hardcover: 544 pages
  • Publisher: Worth Publishers; 1st edition (April 1, 2013)
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Behavior Modification What It Is and How To Do It, 9th Edition

This ninth edition of Behavior Modification: What It Is and How to Do It assumes no specific prior knowledge about psychology or behavior modification on the part of the reader. Those who want to know how to apply behavior modification to their everyday concerns—from helping children learn life’s necessary skills to solving some of their own personal behavior problems—will find the text useful.

Behavior Modification: What It Is and How to Do It, 9e is addressed to two audiences: (a) college and university students taking courses in behavior modification, applied behavior analysis, behavior therapy, the psychology of learning, and related areas; and (b) students and practitioners of various helping professions (such as clinical psychology, counseling, education, medicine, nursing, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, psychiatric nursing, psychiatry, social work, speech therapy, and sport psychology) who are concerned directly with enhancing various forms of behavioral development.

From the Back Cover

This easy-to-use handbook is ideal for practitioners concerned with overcoming behavioral deficits and excesses in a wide variety of populations and settings. Written in a reader-friendly style that assumes no prior knowledge of behavior modification or psychology, it provides a comprehensive, practical presentation of both the elementary principles of behavior modification and step-by-step “how-to” guidelines for their application. Includes real-life cases and examples throughout. Getting A Behavior To Occur More Often With Positive Reinforcement. Developing And Maintaining Behavior With Conditioned Reinforcement. Decreasing A Behavior With Extinction. Developing Behavioral Persistence Through The Use Of Intermittent Reinforcement. Types Of Intermittent Reinforcement To Decrease Behavior. Doing The Right Thing At The Right Time And Place: Stimulus Discrimination And Stimulus Generalization. Developing Appropriate Behavior With Fading. Getting A New Behavior To Occur: An Application Of Shaping. Getting A New Behavior To Occur With Behavioral Chaining. Eliminating Inappropriate Behavior Through Punishment. Establishing A Desirable Behavior By Using Escape And Avoidance Conditioning. Procedures Based On Principles Of Respondent Conditioning. Respondent And Operant Conditioning Together. Transferring Behavior To New Settings And Making It Last: Generality Of Behavior Change. Capitalizing On Existing Stimulus Control: Rules And Goals, Modeling, Guidance, And Situational Inducement. Behavioral Assessment: Initial Considerations. Direct Behavioral Assessment: What To Record And How. Functional Assessment Of The Causes Of Problem Behavior. Planning, Applying, And Evaluating A Treatment Program. Token Economies. Helping An Individual To Develop Self-Control. Systematic Self-Desensitization. Cognitive Behavior Modification. Areas Of Clinical Behavior Therapy. Ethical Issues. For practitioners of various helping professions who are concerned directly with enhancing various forms of behavioral development (e.g., education, counseling, clinical psychology, medicine, nursing, psychiatry, psychiatric nursing, social work, speech therapy, sport psychology, physiotherapy, and occupational therapy). –This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

About the Author

Garry Martin, a native Manitoban, attended Colorado College on a hockey scholarship, where he received the BA degree. He then attended Arizona State University for the MA and PhD degrees. Garry returned to Manitoba in 1966 and taught in the Department of Psychology at the University of Manitoba until his retirement at the end of 2008. He is currently a Distinguished Professor Emeritus at the U of M, and he continues to supervise graduate students, teach part-time, and write and publish. He has co-authored or co-edited 8 books and over 150 journal articles on various areas in behavioral psychology. His book, Behavior Modification: What It Is and How to Do It, with Dr. Joseph Pear, first published in 1978, is used as a primary text at many universities in 14 countries and various editions have been translated into Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Chinese, and Korean. His research on behavioral training technologies for improving the quality of life of people with developmental disabilities and children with autism has been supported continuously by the Medical Research Council of Canada, and now the Canadian Institutes of Health Research for the past 32 years. He has been an invited speaker at numerous national and international conferences around the world. He has supervised 38 Masters theses, and 32 PhD theses at the University of Manitoba, and has received numerous honors and awards, including induction into the Royal Society of Canada. At the 2010 Annual Convention of the Canadian Psychological Association, Garry received the CPA Education and Training Award, the most prestigious education and training award the discipline confers in Canada.

Dr. Joseph J. Pear, Professor of Psychology at the University of Manitoba, received the B.S. degree from the University of Maryland and the M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from The Ohio State University. A fellow of Division 6 (Behavioral Neuroscience and Comparative Psychology) and Division 25 (Behavior Analysis) of the American Psychological Association, Dr. Pear has done both basic and applied research. His early applied work was with children with developmental disabilities at the St. Amant Centre, where he founded the Behaviour Modification Unit (now the Psychology Department) in the early 1970s. More recently, he developed Computer-Aided Personal System of Instruction (CAPSI), an instructional program based on the Keller Plan. CAPSI is an award winning program that is being used to teach a number of courses at University of Manitoba and at several other universities in Canada and the United States. It is also a research tool that Dr. Pear and his graduate students use to research the teaching and learning dimensions of university education. Dr. Pear has also done basic research with pigeons and fish using a tracking system that he developed. In addition to Behavior Modification: What It Is and How to Do It with Dr. Garry Martin, Dr. Pear has written two other books: The Science of Learning and A Historical and Contemporary Look at Psychological Systems. He has also written numerous research articles and two encyclopedia articles: “Psychological Systems” in The Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology (Fourth Edition) and “Physiological Homeostasis and Learning” in Encyclopedia of the Sciences of Learning. He has received awards for Outstanding Contribution to Behaviour Analysis in Manitoba and for Innovative Excellence in Teaching, Learning, and Technology. He also received the Fred S. Keller Behavioral Education Award for Distinguished Contributions to Education.

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Introduction to Mass Communication Media Literacy and Culture, 8th Edition

Introduction to Mass Communication: Media Literacy and Culture is an integrated program that encourages students to be active media consumers and gives them a deeper understanding of the role that the media plays in both shaping and reflecting culture. Through this cultural perspective, students learn that audience members are as much a part of the mass communication process as are the media producers, technologies, and industries. This was the first, and remains the only, university-level program to make media literacy central to its approach, and given recent national and global turmoil, its emphasis on media use and democracy could not be more timely. New for the eighth edition, Connect Mass Communication combines contemporary course content and groundbreaking digital tools to create a unique learning environment. With Connect Mass Communication, the Introduction to Mass Communication: Media Literacy and Culture program integrates an interactive eBook with dynamic online activities and assignments that help students study more efficiently and effectively. A new bank of CNN videos helps students learn the impact of media through a cultural and global lens. LearnSmart, McGraw-Hill’s adaptive learning system, assesses students’ knowledge of course content and maps out personalized study plans for success.

About the Author

Stanley Baran earned his Ph.D. in communication research at the University of Massachusetts after taking his M.A. in journalism at Pennsylvania State University. He taught for 4 years at Cleveland State University, eventually moving to the University of Texas. He led the Department of Radio-TV-Film’s graduate program for 6 of his 9 years in Austin and won numerous teaching awards there, including the AMOCO Teaching Excellence Award as the best instructor on that 40,000-student campus, the College of Communication’s Teaching Excellence Award as that college’s outstanding professor, and Utmost Magazine’s Student Poll for best instructor. Dr. Baran moved to San Jose State University in 1987 and served 9 years as chair of the Department of Television, Radio, Film, and Theatre. At SJSU he was named President’s Scholar as the University’s outstanding researcher. Now, he teaches at Bryant University, where he is the founding chair of that school’s Communication Department. Among his other experiences shaping this book are service as a Fulbright Scholar and his many years of professional activity in audience research, writing for radio, and producing for television. Dr. Baran has published 10 books and scores of scholarly articles and sits or has sat on the editorial boards of six journals. His work has been translated into half-a-dozen languages. He is a skilled boater and a tenor saxophonist for the Wakefield, Rhode Island, Concert Band. He is married to Susan Baran and has two very cool children, Matt and Jordan, who grew up much faster than he wanted.

Unlike many of the Communication Studies text that seem to embrace Ethnomethodology and are for the most part unreadable, this text is very understandable and enjoyable to read. A great change of pace.

This was a very good book, that was very insightful and gave a real world view of how we communicate with one another, the First Amendment issues involved in high level communication and how we can apply all the different kinds of communication to our everyday personal, social and business lives. I highly recommend this book to anyone interested in this topic.

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  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages; 8 edition (January 16, 2013)
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Clinician's Guide to Mind Over Mood, 1st Edition

If you’d like to assign MIND OVER MOOD to your clients, but aren’t sure about how to incorporate it into practice, you’ll find the answers you need in CLINICIAN’S GUIDE TO MIND OVER MOOD. This essential companion guide will show you how to introduce MIND OVER MOOD to your clients, integrate it with your in-session therapy work, increase client compliance in completing home assignments, and overcome common difficulties that may arise. The authors clearly demonstrate how to use MIND OVER MOOD with individuals, couples, and groups, both in session and at home. Brief therapy and inpatient settings are also discussed in detail.

Step-by-step instructions are provided on how to tailor the program to follow cognitive therapy treatment protocols for a range of diagnoses, including depression, anxiety, personality disorders, panic disorder, substance abuse, and complex, multiple problems. Also outlined are ways to use MIND OVER MOOD to pinpoint the development of specific cognitive, affective, and behavioral skills.

The volume is richly illustrated with case examples and sample client-therapist dialogues in every chapter. Guidance is offered on how to review home exercises and worksheets in session and how to perform effective guided discovery. The authors also provide a detailed chapter on setting therapy goals. Creative ways for engaging clients who have negative reactions to a manual are described, as are strategies for maintaining collaboration with clients with personality disorders. Each chapter concludes with a “troubleshooting guide,” which therapists can use to navigate impasses, and the book itself concludes with an informative chapter on therapist training and MIND OVER MOOD.

About the Author

Christine A. Padesky, Ph.D., clinical psychologist, is Director of the Center for Cognitive Therapy in Huntington Beach, California, and Assistant Clinical Professor in Psychiatry and Human Behavior at the University of California, Irvine. A graduate of Yale University and UCLA, she has used cognitive therapy since 1978 to help hundreds of clients overcome emotional difficulties and make life changes. Coauthor of five books and numerous articles, she is respected internationally as a gifted teacher, known for her innovative and clear explanations. In her own workshops and those co-taught with Aaron T. Beck, M.D., founder of cognitive therapy, Dr. Padesky has shown thousands of therapists how to use cognitive therapy more effectively with their clients.

Dennis Greenberger, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist and Director of the Anxiety and Depression Treatment Center in Santa Ana, California, is also a clinical instructor in the Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior at the University of California, Irvine, College of Medicine. In addition to his private practice, he leads cognitive therapy training workshops for health maintenance organizations; hospitals; and at local, state, national, and international conferences. he supervises residents and teaches cognitive therapy. Along with Dr. Padesky, he is coauthor of Clinician’s Guide to Mind Over Mood.

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