Treating Difficult Couples

Helping Clients with Coexisting Mental and Relationship Disorders

Edited by Douglas K. Snyder and Mark A. Whisman

May 22, 2003
ISBN 9781572308824
Price: $63.00 $47.25
448 Pages
Size: 6" x 9"

Part I: Empirical and Conceptual Issues in Managing Emotional, Behavioral, and Health Concerns in Couple Therapy: An Overview

Chapter 1: Comorbidity of Relationship Distress and Mental and Physical Health Problems

Mark A. Whisman and Lisa A. Uebelacker

Chapter 2: Tailoring Couple Therapy to Individual Differences: A Conceptual Approach

Douglas K. Snyder, W. Joel Schneider, and Angela M. Castellani

Part II: Couple-Based Treatments for Emotional and Behavioral Disorders

Chapter 3: Anxiety Disorders

Donald H. Baucom, Susan Stanton, and Norman B. Epstein

Chapter 4: Depression

Steven R. H. Beach and Maya Gupta

Chapter 5: Bipolar Disorder

David J. Miklowitz and Chad D. Morris

Chapter 6: Schizophrenia-Spectrum Disorders

Kim T. Mueser and Mary F. Brunette

Chapter 7: Alcohol and Other Substance Abuse

William Fals-Stewart, Gary R. Birchler, and Timothy J. O'Farrell

Chapter 8: Sexual Dysfunction

Lisa G. Regev, William O'Donohue, and Claudia Avina

Chapter 9: Physical Aggression

Amy Holtzworth-Munroe, Amy D. Marshall, Jeffrey C. Meehan, and Uzma Rehman

Part III: Adapting Couple Therapy to Individual Problems

Chapter 10: Borderline Personality Disorder

Alan E. Fruzzetti and Armida R. Fruzzetti

Chapter 11: Paranoia

Kenneth G. Terkelsen

Chapter 12: Narcissistic Disorder

Jill Savege Scharff and Carl Bagnini

Chapter 13: Posttraumatic Stress

Susan M. Johnson and Judy Makinen

Chapter 14: Childhood Sexual Trauma

Barry W. McCarthy and Mia Sypeck

Chapter 15: Physical Illness

Gail P. Osterman, Tamara G. Sher, Gwen Hales, W. Jeffrey Canar, Reema Singla, and Tracy Tilton

Chapter 16: Aging and Cognitive Impairment

Sara Honn Qualls

Chapter 17: Bereavement and Complicated Grief

Robert M. Wills

Part IV: Integration

Chapter 18: Understanding Psychopathology and Couple Dysfunction: Implications for Clinical Practice, Training, and Research

Douglas K. Snyder and Mark A. Whisman



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