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Boone, Margaret; Brown, Nancy J.; Moon, Mary A.; Schuman, Deborah J.; Thomas, Josephine; Wright, Denise L. – Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, 2004
This Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) addresses the clinical use of buprenorphine in the treatment of opioid addiction. TIPs are best-practice guidelines for the treatment of substance use disorders that make the latest research in substance abuse treatment available to counselors and educators. The content was generated by a panel of experts…
Descriptors: Pharmacology, Physicians, Guidelines, Physiology
Peterson, Marilyn Strachan; Urquiza, Anthony J. – 1993
This manual is intended to provide mental health professionals with the information needed in the evaluation and treatment of maltreated children and their families. An introductory chapter briefly considers the roles of the various mental health disciplines in child abuse intervention, including psychiatry, psychology, clinical social work,…
Descriptors: Child Abuse, Child Advocacy, Child Neglect, Criminals
Jacobs, Douglas G., Ed. – 1999
Written by several experts, this multidimensional compendium of current research and thought provides a hands-on guide for psychiatrists, psychotherapists, primary care physicians, counselors, and other professionals faced with the need to assess risk and relate to potentially suicidal clients. Part 1, "Assessment," includes two…
Descriptors: Clinical Diagnosis, Counseling Techniques, Intervention, Medical Evaluation
Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto (Ontario). – 1991
This booklet discusses the impact and treatment of the two craniosynostosis syndromes (Apert and Crouzon), which involve the premature fusion of skull sutures, are usually identified at birth, and require years of treatment. It is noted that children with Apert syndrome may have some degree of mental retardation while children with Crouzon…
Descriptors: Congenital Impairments, Emotional Adjustment, Foreign Countries, Hearing Impairments
Lyman, Robert D.; Campbell, Nancy R. – 1996
This book examines the various components of hospital, residential, and outpatient treatments for children and adolescents with mental disorders. Options and settings for residential care are presented, including the principles and practical issues, such as providing continuing education, that underlie the decision making for placement of youth in…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Advocacy, Children, Cost Effectiveness
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Rutter, Michael – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry and Allied Disciplines, 1985
Discusses handicaps associated with autism and goals, strategies, and principles of treatment, emphasizing promotion of normal development, reduction of rigidity/stereotypy, elimination of non-specific maladaptive behaviors, alleviation of family distress, and the overall treatment program and its evaluation. Lessons to be learned from research…
Descriptors: Autism, Behavior Change, Children, Disabilities
American Journal on Mental Retardation, 2000
This article introduces this special issue focused on application of guidelines based on the consensus of experts to the treatment of psychiatric and behavioral problems in persons with mental retardation. It explains the method of developing the guidelines, the limitations and advantages of the guidelines, and the organization of the guidelines.…
Descriptors: Behavior Disorders, Emotional Disturbances, Guidelines, Intervention
American Journal on Mental Retardation, 2000
The fourth in seven sets of guidelines based on the consensus of experts in the treatment of psychiatric and behavioral problems in mental retardation (MR) focuses on medication treatment. Guidelines cover strategies of medication management, when to include a medication in the initial treatment plan, and reasons for long-term medication…
Descriptors: Behavior Disorders, Drug Therapy, Emotional Disturbances, Intervention
American Journal on Mental Retardation, 2000
The fifth in seven sets of guidelines based on the consensus of experts in the treatment of psychiatric and behavioral problems in mental retardation (MR) focuses on selection of medications. Guidelines cover selection of medications for psychiatric disorders, selection of medications for target symptoms, and preferred medications within different…
Descriptors: Behavior Disorders, Drug Therapy, Emotional Disturbances, Intervention
Juul, Kris – 1990
The paper presents a literature-based comparison of psychodynamic and behavioral approaches in the management of aggression in children. The section on psychodynamic approaches discusses the work of August Aichhorn, Fritz Redl, Nicholas Long, and William Glasser, in addition to discussions of life space interviewing and the importance of the…
Descriptors: Aggression, Attachment Behavior, Behavior Disorders, Behavior Modification
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Pfadt, Al – Research in Developmental Disabilities, 1991
This article describes how a social systems approach to psychopathology can be applied to treatment goals in group psychotherapy with mentally retarded individuals. Treatment models blending behavioral and psychodynamic interventions are covered. Suggestions for maintaining cost-effective linkages between mental health and mental retardation…
Descriptors: Adults, Agency Cooperation, Behavior Modification, Cost Effectiveness
Clarizio, Harvey F. – Techniques, 1986
This article reviews various aspects of seven approaches to the treatment of childhood depression--psychoanalytic, behavioral, cognitive, familial, rational-emotive, multimodal, and drug interventions. Implications for practitioners are considered in terms of target selection, choice of treatment methods, rational evaluation based on developmental…
Descriptors: Behavioral Science Research, Children, Depression (Psychology), Drug Therapy