Frank W. Putnam
Geared to the needs of mental health practitioners unfamiliar with dissociative disorders, this volume establishes a comprehensive and integrated approach to their diagnosis and treatment. Each step- from first interview to final post-integrative treatment- is systematically reviewed, with detailed instructions on specific diagnostic and therapeutic techniques and examples of their clinical application. This concise yet thorough volume offers expert advice on when and how to begin therapy, what clinical signposts to watch for, and what basic errors to avoid. This book will be of interest to psychiatrists, clinical psychologists, social workers, and other mental health practitioners.