Diagnostic Practice & Assessment Products

  • The Crisi Wartegg System (CWS)

    Manual for Administration, Scoring, and Interpretation

    By Alessandro Crisi

    The Wartegg Drawing Completion Test (WDCT) is a semi-structured, graphic, performance-based personality test, created by Ehrig Wartegg (1939). With a foundation in Gestalt and Psychodynamic theory, the WDCT has been used widely throughout Europe, South America, and Japan, but only recently has…

    Paperback – 2018-01-17 
    Routledge

  • Creating an Effective Couples Therapy Practice

    By Butch Losey

    Most clinicians seek guidelines and indicators as to the effectiveness of their interventions with clients. Some may even be implementing evidence-based interventions and seek an in-depth understanding of their results. This book helps clinicians who provide couple’s or marriage therapy and…

    Paperback – 2017-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The Four Domains of Mental Illness

    An Alternative to the DSM-5

    By Rene J. Muller

    The Four Domains of Mental Illness presents an authentic and valid alternative to the DSM-5, which author René J. Muller argues has resulted in many patients being incorrectly diagnosed and wrongly medicated. Dr. Muller points out where the DSM-5 is mistaken and offers a guide to diagnosis based on…

    Paperback – 2017-12-12 
    Routledge

  • Essentials of Psychiatric Assessment

    By Mohamed Ahmed Abd El-Hay

    A psychiatric assessment is a structured clinical conversation, complemented by observation and mental state examination and supplemented by a physical examination and the interview of family members when appropriate. After the initial interview, the clinician should be able to establish whether…

    Paperback – 2017-11-14 
    Routledge

  • Agnes's Jacket

    A Psychologist's Search for the Meanings of Madness.Revised and Updated with a New Epilogue by the Author

    By Gail A. Hornstein

    In a Victorian-era German asylum, seamstress Agnes Richter painstakingly stitched a mysterious autobiographical text into every inch of the jacket she created from her institutional uniform. Despite every attempt to silence them, hundreds of other psychiatric patients have managed to get their…

    Paperback – 2017-09-21
    Routledge

  • Clinical Assessment of Sex Addiction

    By Patrick Carnes, Stefanie Carnes

    Clinical Assessment of Sex Addiction is a one-stop resource for cutting-edge research in the assessment of sex addiction. Noted sex addiction specialists Patrick Carnes and Stefanie Carnes bring together the leading authorities in the field who focus on general assessment, early assessment, and…

    Paperback – 2017-09-15
    Routledge

  • Brief Therapy and Beyond

    Stories, Language, Love, Hope, and Time

    By Michael F. Hoyt

    Brief Therapy and Beyond is a collection of new and selected papers by prominent psychologist Michael Hoyt. Numerous clinical vignettes and informative discussions describe time-sensitive treatments to relieve psychological distress and/or promote growth. Drawing from an encyclopedic knowledge…

    Paperback – 2017-08-28
    Routledge

  • The Bipolar Spectrum

    Diagnosis or Fad?

    By Joel Paris

    In the 1970s, author Joel Paris was one of the first doctors in his hospital to prescribe lithium to a psychiatric patient. In the wake of the drug’s success, both in that case and countless others, why this book? As Dr. Paris’ historical examination of bipolar diagnosis and critique of the…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge

  • Handbook of Forensic Mental Health Services

    Edited by Ronald Roesch, Alana N. Cook

    Handbook of Forensic Mental Health Services focuses on assessment, treatment, and policy issues regarding juveniles and adults in the criminal and civil systems. Uniquely, this volume is designed for professionals who deliver mental health services, rather than researchers. Just like its parent…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge
    International Perspectives on Forensic Mental Health

  • Handbook of Psychological Assessment in Primary Care Settings, Second Edition

    Edited by Mark E. Maruish

    The second edition of the Handbook of Psychological Assessment in Primary Care Settings offers an overview of the application of psychological screening and assessment instruments in primary care settings. This indispensable reference addresses current psychological assessment needs and practices…

    Paperback – 2017-05-04
    Routledge

  • Psychopharmacology

    By R. H. Ettinger

    With increases in the prevalence of psychiatric and behavioral disorders and rapid advances in the development of new drug therapies, there is an increasing need to present the science behind these developments. Students and educators are often confronted with conflicting and exaggerated claims…

    Paperback – 2017-02-09
    Psychology Press

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