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- DescriptionAn authoritative reference on depression and mood disorders, this volume brings together the field's preeminent researchers. All aspects of unipolar and bipolar depression are addressed, from genetics, neurobiology, and social-contextual risk factors to the most effective approaches to assessment and clinical management. Contributors review what is kwn about depression in specific populations, exploring developmental issues across the lifespan as well as gender and cultural variables. Effective psychosocial and biological treatments are described in detail. Each chapter offers a definitive statement of current theories, methods, and findings, and identifies key questions that remain to be answered. New to This Edition *Incorporates cutting-edge research (including findings from international, multisite, integrative, and longitudinal studies), treatment advances, and changes to diagstic criteria in DSM-5. *Chapters on comorbidity with anxiety disorders and emotional functioning in depression. *Expanded coverage of bipolar disorder, w the focus of three chapters (clinical features, risk and etiological factors, and treatment). *Many new authors and extensively revised chapters.
- Author BiographyIan H. Gotlib, PhD, is the David Starr Jordan Professor and Chair of the Department of Psychology at Stanford University. His research examines cognitive, social, endocrinological, and neural factors and genetics in depressed individuals; mechanisms involved in the onset of depression in children at familial risk for developing this disorder; and the impact of innovative procedures to reduce young children's risk for depression. Dr. Gotlib has received the Distinguished Investigator Award from the National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depression (now the Brain and Behavior Research Foundation), the Joseph Zubin Award for outstanding lifetime contributions to the understanding of psychopathology from the Society for Research in Psychopathology (SRP), the Award for Distinguished Scientific Contributions from the American Psychological Association, and the Distinguished Scientist Award from the Society for a Science of Clinical Psychology (SSCP). He is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association and the Association for Psychological Science. Constance L. Hammen, PhD, is Distinguished Professor in the Department of Psychology and the Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences at the University of California, Los Angeles. She served as chair of the Clinical Psychology Program at UCLA for 13 years. Her research focuses on risk factors for depression and bipolar disorder, stress processes and stress assessment, and the intergenerational transmission of depression. Dr. Hammen is a recipient of the Joseph Zubin Award from SRP and the Distinguished Scientist Award from SSCP. She serves on the board of directors of the Psychological Clinical Science Accreditation System and is a Founding Fellow of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy.
- PublisherGuilford Publications
- Date of Publication12/11/2015
- SubjectPsychiatry & Clinical Psychology: Professional
- Place of PublicationNew York
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintGuilford Publications
- Weight1010 g
- Width178 mm
- Height254 mm
- Spine28 mm
- Edited byConstance L. Hammen,Ian H. Gotlib
- Edition Statement3rd Revised edition
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