Handbook of Behavioral Medicine: Methods and Applications

Handbook of Behavioral Medicine: Methods and ApplicationsBehavioral medicine emerged in the 1970s as the interdisciplinary field concerned with the integration of behavioral, psychosocial, and biomedical science knowledge relevant to the understanding of health and illness, and the application of this knowledge to prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation.  Recent years have witnessed an enormous diversification of behavioral medicine, with new sciences (such as genetics, life course epidemiology) and new technologies (such as neuroimaging…

Handbook of Applied Behavior Analysis

Handbook of Applied Behavior Analysis Describing the state of the science of applied behavior analysis (ABA), this comprehensive handbook provides detailed information about theory, research, and intervention. The contributors are leading ABA authorities who present best practices in behavioral assessment and demonstrate evidence-based strategies for supporting positive behaviors and reducing problem behaviors. Conceptual, empirical, and procedural building blocks of ABA are reviewed and specific applications described in educa…

Clinical Handbook of Psychological Disorders: A Step-by-Step Treatment Manual

Clinical Handbook of Psychological Disorders: A Step-by-Step Treatment ManualWith over 75,000 copies sold, this clinical guide and widely adopted text presents authoritative guidelines for treating frequently encountered adult disorders. The Handbook is unique in its focus on evidence-based practice and its attention to the most pressing question asked by students and practitioners—“How do I do it?” Leading clinical researchers provide essential background knowledge on each problem, describe the conceptual and empirical bases of their respective approaches, and ill…

Handbook of Behavioral Medicine: Methods and Applications (2011-10-24)

Handbook of Behavioral Medicine: Methods and Applications (2011-10-24)With over 75,000 copies sold, this clinical guide and widely adopted text presents authoritative guidelines for treating frequently encountered adult disorders. The Handbook is unique in its focus on evidence-based practice and its attention to the most pressing question asked by students and practitioners—“How do I do it?” Leading clinical researchers provide essential background knowledge on each problem, describe the conceptual and empirical bases of their respective approaches, and ill…

Handbook of Medical Neuropsychology: Applications of Cognitive Neuroscience

Handbook of Medical Neuropsychology: Applications of Cognitive NeuroscienceThis handbook celebrates the abundantly productive interaction of neuropsychology and medicine. This interaction can be found in both clinical settings and research l- oratories, often between research teams and clinical practitioners. It accounts for the rapidity with which awareness and understanding of the neuropsychological com- nents of many common medical disorders have recently advanced. The introduction of neuropsychology into practice and research involving conditions without obvious ne…

Handbook of Research Methods for Studying Daily Life

Handbook of Research Methods for Studying Daily LifeBringing together leading authorities, this unique handbook reviews the breadth of current approaches for studying how people think, feel, and behave in everyday environments, rather than in the laboratory. The volume thoroughly describes experience sampling methods, diary methods, physiological measures, and other self-report and non-self-report tools that allow for repeated, real-time measurement in natural settings. Practical guidance is provided to help the reader design a high-quality study…

Handbook of Research Methods in Cardiovascular Behavioral Medicine (The Springer Series in Behavioral Psychophysiology and Medicine)

Handbook of Research Methods in Cardiovascular Behavioral Medicine (The Springer Series in Behavioral Psychophysiology and Medicine)Cardiovascular disease continues to be the number ioral medicine” was developed and shaped into the one source of morbidity and mortality in our coun following definition: try. Despite a 35% reduction since 1964, these Behavioral medicine is the interdisciplinary field con diseases, particularly coronary heart disease cerned with the development and integration of behav (CHD), claim nearly 1,000,000 lives each year in ioral and biomedical science knowledge and techniques the United States (Havli…

Online Counselling: A Handbook for Practitioners (Professional Handbooks in Counselling and Psychotherapy)

Online Counselling: A Handbook for Practitioners (Professional Handbooks in Counselling and Psychotherapy)Therapy via the internet is a developing field for counsellors. This accessible guide focuses on technological and therapeutic aspects of online work, relevant across all counselling approaches. With practical step-by-step exercises and jargon-free advice, this is an indispensable tool for all practitioners and trainees planning to work online….

Handbook of Psychophysiology

Handbook of PsychophysiologyThe Handbook of Psychophysiology, 3rd Edition is an essential reference for students, researchers, and professionals in the behavioral, cognitive, and biological sciences. Psychophysiological methods, paradigms, and theories offer entry to a biological cosmos that does not stop at skin’s edge, and this essential reference is designed as a road map for explorers of this cosmos. The scope and coverage in the Handbook have expanded to include both a context for and coverage of the biological bases …

Handbook of Clinical Geropsychology (The Springer Series in Adult Development and Aging)

Handbook of Clinical Geropsychology (The Springer Series in Adult Development and Aging)Over the last two decades, the number of persons over 65 has increased by 65%. Handbook of Clinical Geropsychology focuses attention on how the contributions of clinical psychology address the problems faced by this enormous population. In the first part, chapters cover a historical perspective, clinical geropsychology and U.S. federal policy, psychodynamic issues, and other key topics. Part II details assessment and treatment for a wide range of disorders affecting the elderly. Part III …