Clinical Case Formulation: Varieties of Approaches
Publisher: Wiley | Pages: 344 | 2009-12-21 | ISBN 0470032928 | PDF | 1.6 MB
Case formulation is a key skill for mental health practitioners, and this book provides examples of ten case formulations representing the most common mental health problems in a variety of populations and contexts, offering commentary on contrasting formulations of the same case.
* Provides an overview of the general features of case formulation and how it can drive treatment
* Features clinical cases from a variety of populations, focusing on a range of different problems
* Covers all the major theoretical perspectives in clinical practice – behavioural, cognitive behavioural, psychodynamic, medical , and eclectic
* Offers commentary on contrasting formulations of the same case for five different clinical problems