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What Works For Whom

Author : Anthony Roth
ISBN : 9781593852726
Genre : Psychology
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"Attuned to the complexities of real-world clinical situations, this authoritative volume belongs on the desks of practitioners, researchers, and students in clinical and counseling psychology, psychiatry, and social work, as well as health care administrators and planners. In the classroom, it serves as a uniquely informative text in advanced undergraduate- and graduate-level courses in psychotherapy research and clinical practice."--BOOK JACKET.
Category: Psychology

What Works For Whom Second Edition

Author : Anthony Roth
ISBN : 9781462515097
Genre : Psychology
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This acclaimed work provides a systematic, comprehensive, and balanced evaluation of the current status of all major psychotherapeutic approaches. With a primary focus on adults, detailed evidence is presented for the efficacy of widely used interventions for frequently encountered mental disorders and specific populations. The book also explains the concepts that underpin psychotherapy research, examines methodological challenges in translating research into practice, and considers the impact on outcome of factors common to all therapies, such as therapist and patient characteristics.
Category: Psychology

What Works For Whom

Author : Peter Fonagy
ISBN : 1462516580
Genre : Behavior disorders in children
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The standard reference in the field, this acclaimed work synthesizes findings from hundreds of carefully selected studies of mental health treatments for children and adolescents. Chapters on frequently encountered clinical problems systematically review the available data, identify gaps in what is known, and spell out recommendations for evidence-based practice. The authors draw on extensive clinical experience as well as research expertise. Showcasing the most effective psychosocial and pharmacological interventions for young patients, they also address challenges in translating research int.
Category: Behavior disorders in children

What Works For Whom Second Edition

Author : Peter Fonagy
ISBN : 9781462525928
Genre : Psychology
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The standard reference in the field, this acclaimed work synthesizes findings from hundreds of carefully selected studies of mental health treatments for children and adolescents. Chapters on frequently encountered clinical problems systematically review the available data, identify gaps in what is known, and spell out recommendations for evidence-based practice. The authors draw on extensive clinical experience as well as research expertise. Showcasing the most effective psychosocial and pharmacological interventions for young patients, they also address challenges in translating research into real-world clinical practice. New to This Edition *Incorporates over a decade of research advances and evolving models of evidence-based care. *New chapter topic: child maltreatment. *Separate chapters on self-injurious behavior, eating disorders, and substance use disorders (previously covered in a single chapter on self-harming disorders). *Expanded chapters on depression, anxiety, and conduct disorder. *Includes reviews of the burgeoning range of manualized psychosocial "treatment packages" for children.
Category: Psychology

What Works For Whom First Edition

Author : Peter Fonagy
ISBN : 1593851669
Genre : Psychology
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This comprehensive book evaluates the evidence for the full range of widely used child and adolescent mental health treatments, providing vital knowledge to inform clinical decision making. Organized around major presenting problems, the book synthesizes findings from hundreds of carefully selected studies on both psychosocial and pharmacological approaches. Each chapter introduces the clinical problem at hand, systematically reviews the available outcome research, and spells out recommendations for evidence-based practice. Written by experienced researchers and practitioners, the volume emphasizes the importance of tailoring all interventions to the needs of the individual child.
Category: Psychology

Vocational Rehabilitation

Author : Gordon Waddell
ISBN : 011703861X
Genre : Vocational rehabilitation
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The aim of this review was to provide an evidence base for policy development on vocational rehabilitation - defined as whatever helps someone with a health problem to stay at, return to and remain at work. The focus was on adults of working age, the common health problems that account for two-thirds of long-term sickness (mild/moderate musculoskeletal, mental health and cardio-respiratory conditions) and work outcomes (staying at, returning to and remaining in work). Data from some 450 scientific reviews and reports were included in evidence tables. The review demonstrates that there is a strong scientific evidence base for many aspects of vocational rehabilitation, a good business case for it and more evidence on cost-benefits than for many health and social policy areas. Generic and condition-specific findings are reported, and practical suggestions offered for the differing types of people affected by health problems. Vocational rehabilitation should be a fundamental element of government strategy to improve the health of working age people.
Category: Vocational rehabilitation

What Works With Children And Adolescents

Author : Alan Carr
ISBN : 9781134971817
Genre : Psychology
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What Works with Children and Adolescents? fulfils the need for a concise, empirically-based study of the types of psychological treatments that may be effective for common psychological problems in childhood and adolescence. Providing a solid foundation for evidence-based practice in the treatment of children and adolescents, the book offers evidence from over 150 rigorously conducted research trials. Examining problems which are of central concern to practising clinicians - including child abuse, enuresis and encopresis, ADHD, childhood conduct problems, adolescent violence, drug abuse, anxiety and depression, anorexia and bulimia nervosa, paediatric pain, and post-divorce adjustment problems - it also highlights priority areas for future research on the treatment of children and adolescents' psychological problems. What Works with Children and Adolescents? complements The Handbook of Child and Adolescent Clinical Psychology (Carr, 2006), and will be valuable to professionals in training.
Category: Psychology

Evidence Based Health Communication

Author : Brown, Brian
ISBN : 9780335219957
Genre : Medical
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What is evidence-based health communication and how does it benefit patients? How has communication been taught to health professionals and how might it be improved? How can health care professionals make the most of short encounters in order to maximise their therapeutic effectiveness for clients? This book provides a comprehensive and critical review of the field of health communication and the kinds of evidence that have been collected concerning effective communication. It also critically evaluates the kinds of training health professionals receive in communication skills and examines its relatively limited role in the curriculum. In addition it sets out what has been discovered about the micro-structure of interaction in health care encounters. The book offers vital new agendas for research training and practice in health care, based upon lessons learned from linguistics, using a wide variety of gathered evidence to identify patterns that will lead to improved health care practices. Moreover, the book focuses upon brief, ordinary and effective communicative activity in addition to the formal consultations that have been studied by researchers in the past. Evidence-based Health Communicationis key reading for trainee health professionals as well as undergraduate and postgraduate students in the fields of health studies, medical sociology and health psychology. It also provides stimulating reading for health care professionals, policy makers and researchers with an interest in improving health communication.
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An Embedded Realist Review Of What Works For Whom How And In What Circumstances To Reduce Repeat Pregnancies In Adolescence A Systematic Mixed Methods Review

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Abstract: Background: The UK has one of the highest rates of pregnancies in adolescence in western Europe; a large number of them are repeat pregnancies. Previous research has demonstrated substantial emotional, psychological, and educational harm to young mothers after unintended conceptions. We aimed to synthesise evidence about how to reduce repeat pregnancies in adolescence. Methods: A multistreamed, mixed-methods systematicreview was conducted. Between May 8 and May 27, 2013, we searched the major electronic databases for articles published from 1995 onwards, and updated the search between June 11 and June 16, 2014 (see appendix for list of databases and search terms used). No language restrictions were imposed during the searches; however, grey literature searches were restricted to English and a UK context, to enhance applicability of results to UK public health agencies. Data extraction was conducted independently by two reviewers, and disagreements resolved by a third reviewer if necessary. The principles of realist synthesis were applied to all included literature to uncover theories about what works, for whom, how, and in what context. Included literature was quality appraised with realist principles of relevance and rigor. Initial theory areas were developed through scoping the evidence, group discussion by the authors, and stakeholder engagement. Stakeholders included representatives from public health, primary care, sexual health, obstetrics, midwifery, and adolescent mothers. Theory areas were further refined and populated with evidence that either confirmed or contradicted the theory. A deliberative synthesis process resulted in the surfacing of an emerging story that included several key contexts and mechanisms, which resulted in a number of outcomes (context+mechanism=outcome configurations). Findings: The searches identified 8664 documents initially, and 816 in repeat searches, filtering to 12 randomised controlled trials (RCTs), four quasi RCTs, ten qualitative studies, and 53 other quantitative studies published from 1995 to 2013. Four documents found in searches of the grey literature were also included in the realist synthesis. Contexts included experiences of young mothers, their knowledge and understanding, and their community or psychological perspective. Mechanisms included tailoring, motivations, and taking control. Potential outcomes resulting from the context+mechanism=outcome configurations included managing expectations, accessing services, and engagement with the issue of pregnancy in adolescence. Interpretation: Pregnancy in adolescence is a complex issue, with many factors to consider. The key contexts and mechanisms highlighted can help guide policy makers and professionals towards areas that need to be attended to concerning the issue of repeat pregnancy in adolescence. These findings provide a conceptual platform on which proposed interventions might be built to enhance their potential to work. Funding: This work was funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Health Technology Assessment (HTA) project number 11/141/05.

What Works For Special Education And At Risk Learners

Author : Laura Fisher
ISBN : 9781466923263
Genre : Education
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Children with and without disabilities are increasingly more challenging in schools. Current legislation has increased accountability for the education of all children which has forced schools across the nation to redesign instruction for all children regardless of educational placement. What Works in Special Education and for At-risk Learners focuses on the implementation of general education initiatives in programs and schools serving all students including those with mild to severe disabilities. The book will provide strategies for improving the educational environment. The book will also look at issues that impact all levels of the school system emphasizing that in order to make effective changes the vision and goal setting must begin with the Superintendent and extend to the building administrator, the classroom teacher, the student and parent.What Works in Special Education offers a critical look at the current educational system and its impact on students while offering specific strategies for teachers and administrators to change the school climate in order to effectively teach all children. This book provides a framework, procedures and specific tools for assessing and implementing systems and strategies at all levels (from Central Office to the Classroom) in order to ensure that all children general grow and learn. These strategies can be used by general and special educators based on a district or a schools need to change the environment in order to increase positive student outcomes for all children regardless of abilities or disabilities. Tools and strategies are provided to cover topics including 1) Creating effective teams using strategies that increase communication, 2) Building leadership capacity among staff members 3) Developing, implementing , monitoring viable curriculum 4) Assessing engaged learning in special education classrooms and 5) Assessing school and teacher level factors for quality of implementation. The primary focus of the book is to assist teachers and administrators at all levels of a school system in implementing general education initiatives such as RTI/PBIS, general education curriculum and other strategies in order to include and not exclude students with disabilities or at-risk learners.
Category: Education