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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
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
American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (NJ1), 2009
Oppositional defiant disorder (ODD) is one of a group of behavioral disorders called disruptive behavior disorders (DBD). These disorders are called this because children who have these disorders tend to disrupt those around them. ODD is one of the more common mental health disorders found in children and adolescents. This paper discusses the…
Descriptors: Behavior Disorders, Therapy, Mental Disorders, Children
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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