Schizophrenia: Cognitive theory, research, and therapy By Aaron T. Beck, MD, Neil A. Rector, PhD, Neal Stolar, MD, PhD, and Paul Grant, PhD
Publisher's Comments: This volume integrates cognitive-behavioral and biological knowledge into a state-of-the-science conceptual framework. It comprehensively examines the origins, development, and maintenance of key symptom areas: delusions, hallucinations, negative symptoms, and formal thought disorder. Treatment chapters then offer concrete guidance for addressing each type of symptom, complete with case examples and session outlines. Anyone who treats or studies serious mental illness will find a new level of understanding and the latest theoretically and empirically grounded clinical techniques.
Medical Illness and Schizophrenia by Jonathan M. Meyer, MD, and Henry A. Nasrallah, MD
Publisher's Comments: Medical Illness and Schizophrenia compiles the latest research and clinical information regarding the crucial task of integrating medical and psychiatric care for the schizophrenic patient. The volume covers a wide range of common medical conditions, from obesity, heart disease, and diabetes to substance abuse and smoking. This edition also includes chapters on recent trends, behavioral treatments for weight loss, sexual dysfunction issues, and health outcomes of schizophrenia treatment in children, adolescents, and pregnant and breastfeeding patients.