Psychopathology and Self-Regulation: Assessment, Case Conceptualization, and Intervention

  • Lisa M. Hooper
  • Luciano L’Abate
  • Laura G. Sweeney
  • Giovanna Gianesini
  • Peter J. Jankowski


Chapter 7 offers information on providing care for individuals and their family members with a history related to the four models presented in this book. Chapter 7 discusses the implications of practice behavior, assessment, case conceptualization, and intervention based on relational psychopathology as a manifestation of difficulties in self-regulation. Specifically, this chapter focuses on the clinical tasks of assessment, case conceptualization, and intervention from a systems perspective. Several principles of relational competence theory and the deadly drama triangle undergird this discussion.


Effortful Control Case Conceptualization Ontological Relationality System Member Clinical Task 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Lisa M. Hooper
    • 1
  • Luciano L’Abate
    • 2
  • Laura G. Sweeney
    • 3
  • Giovanna Gianesini
    • 4
  • Peter J. Jankowski
    • 5
  1. 1.Department of Educational Studies in Psychology Research Methodology, and CounselingThe University of AlabamaTuscaloosaUSA
  2. 2.Department of PsychologyGeorgia State UniversityAtlantaUSA
  3. 3.Nova Southeastern UniversityFt. LauderdaleUSA
  4. 4.Department of Applied PsychologyUniversity of PadovaPadovaItaly
  5. 5.Department of PsychologyBethel UniversitySt PaulUSA

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