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Behavioral Approaches to Chronic Disease in Adolescence

A Guide to Integrative Care

  • Includes the latest findings on the role of families in teens’ adjustment to illness and treatment.

  • Details discussions of ethical issues relevant to treating chronically ill young people, and of controversies involving pharmacotherapy with this population.

  • Chapters contain useful handouts for clinicians and clients

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Table of contents (23 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xi
  2. Part 1 Basic Issues

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1
    2. Introduction

      • William O’Donohue, Lauren Woodward Tolle
      Pages 3-6
    3. An Introduction to Adolescent Development

      • Angela J. Huebner
      Pages 7-14
    4. Unique Considerations when Treating Adolescents with Chronic Illness

      • Dorothy E. Warner, Stuart T. Hauser
      Pages 15-28
    5. Adolescent Physiology

      • Kathryn L. Eckert, Vincent A. Loffredo, Kathleen O’Connor
      Pages 29-45
    6. Family Influence on Adolescent Treatment Outcomes

      • Clint Field, Rachel Duchoslav
      Pages 47-54
    7. Ethics and the Teen Patients

      • Michael Lavin
      Pages 55-64
  3. Part 2 Integrated Care Practice Guidelines

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 83-83
    2. Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus

      • Annette M. La Greca, Eleanor R. Mackey
      Pages 85-100
    3. Type 2 Diabetes in Youth

      • Alan M. Delamater, Farrah Jacquez, Anna Maria Patino-Fernandez
      Pages 101-110
    4. Integrated Care Practice Guidelines for Adolescents with Asthma

      • Anthony R. Cordaro Jr, Marianne Z. Wamboldt
      Pages 111-128
    5. Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis

      • Michael A. Rapoff, Carol B. Lindsley
      Pages 129-142
    6. Epilepsy

      • Deirdre A. Caplin, Joan K. Austin, David Dunn
      Pages 143-154
    7. Migraines/Chronic Headaches

      • Joyce Engel
      Pages 155-161
    8. The Assessment and Management of Chronic and Recurrent Pain in Adolescents

      • Gary A. Walco, Helen Rozelman, David Aaron Maroof
      Pages 163-175
    9. Adolescent Depression

      • Brandyn M. Street, Judy Garber
      Pages 177-195
    10. Cancer

      • Lisa A. Schwartz, Anne E. Kazak, Ifigenia Mougianis
      Pages 197-217
    11. Cystic Fibrosis in Adolescents

      • Anthony A. Hains, W. Hobart Davies, Diana Quintero, Julie A. Biller
      Pages 219-232

About this book

Behavioral Approaches to Chronic Disease in Adolescence

A Guide to Integrative Care

Edited by William O’Donohue and Lauren Woodward Tolle

 

Adolescence is typically fraught with problems, even under optimal conditions. And when chronic illness is added to the picture, medical and related social issues can complicate, and even disrupt, the course of development. The first text geared toward the integrated care setting, Behavioral Approaches to Chronic Disease in Adolescence offers clinicians an evidence-based guide to helping their young clients manage their chronic conditions and treating the psychosocial effects—from school problems and stigma to noncompliance and depression—that frequently follow diagnosis.

Expert contributors present up-to-date information on epidemiology, symptoms, comorbid psychosocial problems, and treatment options for a variety of common illnesses, arranged to foster effective interventions for adolescents and efficient collaboration with other care providers in the team. Coverage is comprehensive, authoritative, and accessible, ensuring best practice while respecting each client’s individuality:

  • Empirically-based treatment guidelines for illnesses commonly found in youth, including Type 1 and 2 diabetes, asthma, cancer, obesity, and chronic pain.
  • Overview of the physiology of adolescence, particularly as it may be affected by medical conditions, and of adolescent brain development.
  • Latest findings on the role of families in teens’ adjustment to illness and treatment.
  • Cultural considerations affecting ethnically diverse clients and their families.
  • Detailed discussions of ethical issues relevant to treating chronically ill young people, and of controversies involving pharmacotherapy with this population.
  • Chapters contain useful handouts for clinicians and clients
  • "Taking Care of the Practitioner" chapter with helpful strategies for avoiding burnout.

Its emphasis on specific practical information makes Behavioral Approaches to Chronic Disease in Adolescence a "go-to" reference for health psychologists, child and adolescent mental health practitioners, pediatricians and family practitioners, and clinical social workers.

Keywords

  • Adolescence and Chronic Disease
  • Adolescent Developmental Psychology
  • Adolescent Physiology
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes mellitus
  • Integrated Care Practice
  • Intervention
  • Syndrom
  • Treating Adolescents
  • diagnosis

About the authors

William T. O’Donohue, Ph.D. is Professor in the Department of Psychology and Adjunct Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Nevada, Reno. From 1999 through 2005 he was Nicholas Cummings Professor of Organized Behavioral Healthcare Delivery at the same institution. In addition, he is Director of the Victims of Crimes Treatment Center and the Sexual Assault Prevention and Counseling Services at University of Nevada, Reno. He is a member of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy and since 1999 has served on the Advisory Board of the Cambridge Center for Behavioral Studies. His areas of specialization are mental health service delivery, forensic psychology, human sexuality (treatment of victims and offenders), management and administration, behavior therapy, and philosophy of psychology.

Bibliographic Information

Buying options

eBook USD 109.00
Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • ISBN: 978-0-387-87687-0
  • Instant PDF download
  • Readable on all devices
  • Own it forever
  • Exclusive offer for individuals only
  • Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout
Softcover Book USD 139.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)
Hardcover Book USD 179.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)