This volume constitutes the first solidly research-grounded guide for practitioners wending their way through the new maze of self-help approaches. The Handbook of Self-Help Therapies summarizes the current state of our knowledge about what works and what does not, disorder by disorder and modality by modality. Among the covered topics are: self-regulation theory; anxiety disorders; depression; childhood disorders; eating disorders; sexual dysfunctions; insomnia; problem drinking; smoking cessation; dieting and weight loss. Comprehensive in its scope, this systematic, objective assessment of self-help treatments will be invaluable for practitioners, researchers and students in counseling psychology, psychiatry and social work, health psychology, and behavioral medicine.The next step is developing an on-line weight-loss program with virtual counseling rather than a human therapist (Tate et al., 2003b). The initial study testing the feasibility and efficacy of the (virtual) computer-assisted, e-counseling approachanbsp;...
|Title||:||Handbook of Self-Help Therapies|
|Author||:||Patti Lou Watkins, George A. Clum|
|Publisher||:||Taylor & Francis - 2007-11-28|