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Guidelines for the Systematic Treatment of the Depressed Patient by Larry E. Beutler download in pdf, ePub, iPad

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The entire series of guidebooks will cover numerous topics, including anxiety disorders, drug abuse, alcohol abuse, and treatment of serious mental disorders. Beutler, John Clarkin, and Bruce Bongar. These decisions have varied implications such as the clinical course of the patient, the efficacy and efficiency of the treatment, and the cost of the sessions. This volume will cover in detail the nature of depression, issues in treatment research, contemporary treatments, and implications for education and training. Here, guidelines are presented in terms of treatment principles rather than in terms of specific treatment models or theories, and they do not favor one theory of psychotherapy over another.

Thus, the decisions made by mental health professionals need to be accurate and consistent, respecting a series of guidelines that will ultimately benefit the patient. Instead, they define strategies and considerations that can be woven into comprehensive treatment programs.

It is ideal for postgraduates and professionals in the mental health field and is intended to provide important background on treatment of non-bipolar depressive disorders.

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