Psychology Essentials Series
Kevin William Grant
Fundamentals of Psychological Diagnosis
DSM-5-TR Essentials for Clinicians
Volume 1, 2, and 3
"Fundamentals of Psychological Diagnosis: DSM-5-TR Essentials for Clinicians" is your go-to guide for comprehending and diagnosing psychological disorders. This resource is tailored for psychologists, clinicians, counselors, educators, and students to demystify the complex landscape of psychological diagnosis, paving the way for impactful therapeutic outcomes.
In an ever-changing field like psychology, precise diagnosis is the linchpin for effective treatment. This book captures my extensive, hands-on experience and diverse interactions, fulfilling the pressing need for an accessible and comprehensive resource on psychological diagnostics.
- Detailed Overviews: Each section provides an in-depth look at various disorders, from their symptoms and causes to the latest treatment options.
- Categorized For Ease: With chapters dedicated to distinct categories like Neurodevelopmental and Schizophrenia Spectrum Disorders, quickly find and focus on specific areas of interest.
- Based on the Latest Research: Ground your knowledge in the most updated version of the DSM-5-TR, ensuring you have the latest information about each disorder.
- Summary Sections: A concise style with the essential points, making it perfect for quick reference or review.
Each DSM-5-TR disorder is meticulously examined through:
- Diagnostic Criteria: Understanding the specifics of each disorder.
- The Impacts: Recognizing the effects on individuals and their surroundings.
- The Etiology (Origins and Causes): Delving into the root causes.
- Comorbidities: Identifying disorders that commonly co-exist.
- Risk Factors: Highlighting potential triggers or exacerbators.
- Case Study: Offering real-world examples for a grounded understanding.
- Recent Psychology Research Findings: Keeping readers updated on the latest discoveries.
- Treatment and Interventions: Providing actionable solutions for each disorder.
- Implications if Untreated: Emphasizing the urgency and importance of appropriate intervention.
Whether you are a seasoned practitioner looking to update your knowledge, a student delving into the world of psychological diagnoses, or a curious reader eager to understand the intricacies of the human mind, this volume offers a window into the vast landscape of mental health conditions. Enhance your library and equip yourself with an enlightening and essential resource.
Fundamentals of Psychotherapy
Effective Psychology Series Volume 3
Table of Contents
- Factors that Lead to Successful Outcomes
- Factors that Lead to Unsuccessful Outcomes
- When Clients End Psychotherapy
- MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONALS
- Career Counsellors
- Life Coaches
- Social Workers
- What is Psychotherapy
- Professional and Modality Diversity
- EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION
- Effective Feedback
- Emotion-Focused Therapy
- Core Emotions
- Toxic Positivity
- Revenge and Forgiveness
- Toxic Empathy
- Emotional Numbing
- Core Elements of Mindfulness
- The Benefits of Mindfulness
- Mindfulness Techniques
- DEPTH THERAPY AND ROOT CAUSES
- Psychodynamic Therapy
- Addressing Resistance in Psychotherapy
- Exploring Choices, Styles, and Sensitivities in Psychotherapy
- Addressing Cognitive Biases in Therapeutic Practice
- SELF-ESTEEM AND CONFIDENCE
- Building Self-Esteem in Psychotherapy
- Building Self-Confidence in Psychotherapy
- PSYCHOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENT AND LIFE TRANSITIONS
- Navigating Life’s Stages
- Life Transitions
- Emotional Exhaustion, Burnout, and Life Transitions
- RELATIONSHIP CHALLENGES
- Dating and Anxiety
- Loneliness and the “Friendship Recession”
- Combatting Psychological Manipulation
- Family Financial Greed and Jealousy
- INTIMACY AND ATTACHMENT
- The Intimacy Gap and Working Around Childhood Trauma
- Attachment Styles and Vulnerability
- Navigating Shifts in Intimacy and Passion
- GRIEF AND LOSS
- Letting Go and Moving Forward
- Navigating Breakups
- STRESS AND ANXIETY MANAGEMENT
- The Harmful Effects of Stress
- Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
- Panic Attacks
- The Power of Mindfulness
- TOXIC WORKPLACES
- Job Unhappiness Is at a Staggering All-Time High
- Trauma and the Toxic Workplace
- Toxic Workplaces
- Being Setup-to-Fail
- Workplace Grief Denial
- Workplace Trauma Denial
- Identifying a Toxic Workplace Culture
- The “Great Resignation”
- The Path Forward
- Psychotherapy Treatment
- COVID-19 PANDEMIC PSYCHE
- The Impacts of COVID-19 on the Brain
- Pandemic Chronic Stress
- Pandemic Mass Trauma
- Pandemic Grief and Loss
- Pandemic Mental Health Fallout
- Pandemic Trends
- Post-Pandemic Research
- CLIMATE CHANGE, GLOBAL TENSIONS, AND MENTAL HEALTH
- Eco-Anxiety and Climate Anxiety
- Air Pollution's Impact on Mental Health
- The Impact of Global Tensions
- Lean on Psychotherapy Foundations
- Important Ethical Reminders