Printer Friendly

Personality - Guided Therapy for Depression.

Personality-Guided Therapy For Depression

Neil R. Rockian

American Psychological Association

750 First St., NE, Washington, DC 20002

1591474108 $69.95

Personality-Guided Therapy For Depression by Neil R. Rockian (Professor of Psychology, Adler School of Professional Psychology, Chicago, Illinois) presents a new approach to treating patients with complicated depression for whom progress has been slow, elusive, or followed by relapse. Professor Rockian notes, for example, that depression experienced by a person with a dependent style will differ markedly from depression experienced by someone with an antisocial personality. Drawing from major theoretical orientations to demonstrate how psychotherapy can be tailored to patients diverse needs and distinctive communication styles, Personality-Guide Therapy offers an approach that will provide new hope for successfully tailoring the therapy to the patient's personality type while controlling for how prevalent the depression is; psychological, biological, and social factors; the role of medications; and therapist reactions to the patient. A work of seminal, definitive scholarship, Personality-Guided Therapy For Depression is a welcome and core contribution to academic library and professional reference collections.
COPYRIGHT 2006 Midwest Book Review
No portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder.
Copyright 2006, Gale Group. All rights reserved. Gale Group is a Thomson Corporation Company.

Article Details
Printer friendly Cite/link Email Feedback
Publication:Internet Bookwatch
Article Type:Book review
Date:Aug 1, 2006
Previous Article:Beating the Blues.
Next Article:The Politics of Public Fund Investing.

Related Articles
Reach to Recovery.
Psychologies from East and West.
Nutritional support for adults and children: a handbook for hospital practice.
A 'holy alliance'.
The Myth of Self-Esteem: How Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy Can Change Your Life Forever.

Terms of use | Copyright © 2017 Farlex, Inc. | Feedback | For webmasters