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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. Part 2 Integrated Care Practice Guidelines

    1. Chronic and End-Stage Renal Disease

      • Michelle A. Meade, Sarah Tornichio, John D. Mahan
      Pages 233-251
    2. Sickle Cell Disease

      • Lamia P. Barakat, D. Colette Nicolaou, Emily A. O’Hara, Sarah Levin Allen
      Pages 253-267
    3. Inflammatory Bowel Disease

      • Carin Cunningham, Rachel Neff Greenley
      Pages 269-284
    4. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

      • M. Elena Garralda
      Pages 285-295
    5. Adolescents Living with HIV/AIDS

      • Maureen E. Lyon, Lawrence J. D’Angelo
      Pages 297-310
    6. Health-Related Quality of Life Instruments for Adolescents with Chronic Diseases

      • Alexandra L. Quittner, Ivette Cruz, Avani C. Modi, Kristen K. Marciel
      Pages 311-327
  2. Back Matter

    Pages 329-341

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.

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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)