|Author||: Anne Alonso|
|Publisher||: American Psychiatric Pub|
|Total Pages||: 674|
|ISBN 10||: 0880483237|
|ISBN 13||: 9780880483230|
|Language||: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL|
In this era of rising health care costs, the economy of group therapy has sparked a renewed interest among mental health professionals. Beginning with a review of group therapy's roots in psychoanalysis, Group Therapy in Clinical Practice moves on to discuss how modern group therapy can be successfully employed in a variety of hospital and medical settings. It includes the needs of special populations such as adolescents, elderly patients, HIV-positive and AIDS patients, patients who abuse substances, and trauma patients. In Group Therapy in Clinical Practice, 38 experts explore how this treatment modality can be used to its greatest effect in today's clinical setting and in the decade ahead.