Clinical Case Formulation: Varieties of Approaches

Clinical Case Formulation: Varieties of Approaches

Editor(s): Peter Sturmey

Published Online: 17 DEC 2009

Print ISBN: 9780470032916

Online ISBN: 9780470747513

DOI: 10.1002/9780470747513

About this Book

Case formulation is a key skill for mental health practitioners, and this book provides examples of ten case formulations representing the most common mental health problems in a variety of populations and contexts, offering commentary on contrasting formulations of the same case.

  • Provides an overview of the general features of case formulation and how it can drive treatment
  • Features clinical cases from a variety of populations, focusing on a range of different problems
  • Covers all the major theoretical perspectives in clinical practice - behavioural, cognitive behavioural, psychodynamic, medical , and eclectic
  • Offers commentary on contrasting formulations of the same case for five different clinical problems

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: Overview

  2. Part II: Depression

  3. Part III: Psychosis

    1. Chapter 6

      Zeppi: A Case of Psychosis (pages 83–92)

      Anthony Dimech, David Kingdon and Maged Swelam

  4. Part IV: Eating Disorders

  5. Part V: Older Adults

  6. Part VI: Intellectual Disabilities

  7. Part VII: Emerging Issues

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