Regardless of their specific diagnosis, many people seeking treatment for psychological problems have some form of difficulty in managing emotional experiences. This state-of-the-art volume explores how emotion regulation mechanisms are implicated in the etiology, development, and maintenance of psychopathology. Leading experts present current findings on emotion regulation difficulties that cut across diagnostic boundaries and present psychotherapeutic approaches in which emotion regulation is a primary target of treatment. Building crucial bridges between research and practice, chapters describe cutting-edge assessment and intervention models with broad clinical utility, such as acceptance and commitment therapy, mindfulness-based therapy, and behavioral activation treatment.
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Ann M. Kring, PhD, is Professor of Psychology at the University of California, Berkeley, and former Director of the Clinical Science Program and Psychology Clinic. Her current research focus is on emotion and psychopathology, with a specific interest in the emotional features of schizophrenia, assessing negative symptoms in schizophrenia, and the linkage between cognition and emotion in schizophrenia. Dr. Kring has received numerous awards, including a Young Investigator award from the National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depression, the Joseph Zubin Memorial Fund Award, and a Distinguished Teaching Award from UC Berkeley. She is currently a member of the Executive Board for the Society for Research in Psychopathology, Associate Editor for the Journal of Abnormal Psychology, and a member of the editorial board for the journals Emotion, Applied and Preventive Psychology, and Psychological Science in the Public Interest.
Denise M. Sloan, PhD, is Associate Director in the Behavioral Science Division at the National Center for PTSD and Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the Boston University School of Medicine. Her current research focus is on emotion and psychopathology, with a specific interest in emotional processes in traumatic stress disorders and integration of methods to assess and treat emotional disturbances related to traumatic stress. Dr. Sloan has received funding for her work from the National Institute of Mental Health and the U.S. Department of Defense, among other organizations. She is a member of the editorial board for the journals Behavior Therapy, Psychosomatic Medicine, and Journal of Contemporary Psychotherapy.Review:
"An excellent resource for researchers interested in psychopathology and clinicians interested in the integrative science underpinning therapy. The book's key strength is that it is one of the few to combine transdiagnostic and translational approaches. Chapters on the basic science and theory of emotion regulation across psychological disorders are brought together with chapters on relevant treatment approaches."--Edward R. Watkins, PhD, Mood Disorders Centre, School of Psychology, University of Exeter, United Kingdom "Kring and Sloan correctly point out that emotion dysregulation is a central component of a diverse set of psychiatric disorders and maladaptive behaviors. They have assembled a stellar group of contributors to address this important issue. By highlighting common difficulties across disorders, this superb volume challenges readers' conceptualizations of the distinctiveness of diagnostic categories. This book should be required reading for scientists or students who want to gain a more comprehensive understanding of mechanisms that might underlie psychiatric disturbance."--Ian H. Gotlib, PhD, Department of Psychology, Stanford University
"For millennia, humans have struggled to achieve control over their emotions. In Emotion Regulation and Psychopathology, the editors have assembled leading experts to explore the recent outpouring of rigorous scientific work in this area. Wonderfully readable chapters offer state-of-the-art conceptualizations of emotion regulation and apply these concepts to the description and treatment of psychopathology. This book will be a definitive, essential resource for clinicians, graduate students, and researchers."--Jonathan Rottenberg, PhD, Department of Psychology, University of South Florida"This authoritative book brings the reader up to date on work on emotion regulation. This is a topic of great importance for psychopathology that has stimulated a large number of recent scientific papers. Researchers will find quite a bit of valuable information; clinicians will, too, including principles to apply in practice. The volume is accessible and very well edited."--Joel Paris, MD, Department of Psychiatry, McGill University, Canada
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Buchbeschreibung U.S.A.: The Guilford Press, 2009. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Sehr gut. 1. Auflage. Hardcover. 461 pp., fine. Artikel-Nr. 6-MAERZ-0137