The key aims of this text are to illustrate the use of various types of mental health treatments and to provide in-depth examples of common psychological disorders supported by case studies. The 34 journal articles in this book— authored by practicing psychotherapists, psychiatrists, psychoanalysts, and counselors— describe the treatment of individual clients. In most cases, the authors discuss a client's psychological problem , the treatment used w ith the client, and the outcome. This book is designed for use in courses in clinical, counseling, and abnormal psychology, each article is followed by (1) a list of psychological term s for classroom discussion and (2) questions that call for students' opinions on various aspects of die case.

chapter Case 1|5 pages

Changing Mistaken Beliefs through Visualization of Early Recollections*

ByMaryAnn Lingg, Terry Kottman

chapter Case 2|6 pages

Sexual Counseling with a Developmentally Disabled Couple: A Case Study*

ByDeborah I. Frank

chapter Case 3|5 pages

Reducing a Child’s Nighttime Fears*

ByJon E. Merritt

chapter Case 4|7 pages

Treatment of an Adolescent with Bowel Movement Phobia Using Self-Control Therapy*

ByAndrew R. Eisen, Wendy K. Silverman

chapter Case 6|6 pages

Behavioral Treatment of Night Bingeing and Rumination in an Adult Case of Bulimia Nervosa*

ByDonald A. Williamson, Olga D. Lawson, Sandra M. Bennett, Lisa Hinz

chapter Case 7|5 pages

Decreasing Junk-Food Consumption Through the Use of Self-Management Procedures: A Case Study*

ByJ. Regis McNamara, Joseph P. Green

chapter Case 8|5 pages

Case Report of a Needle Phobia*

ByEverett H. Ellinwood, James G. Hamilton

chapter Case 10|11 pages

Linking Descriptive and Experimental Analyses in the Treatment of Bizarre Speech*

ByF. Charles Mace, Joseph S. Lalli

chapter Case 11|7 pages

Body Image Changes During Guided Affective Imagery*

ByStephen J. Rojcewicz

chapter Case 12|8 pages

Self and Space*

ByKaisa Puhakka

chapter Case 13|7 pages

The Intruder: A Dream-Work Session with Commentary*

ByDaphna Amram

chapter Case 14|7 pages

A Look at the Self-Righteous Defense*

ByDavid E. Stewart

chapter Case 15|11 pages

Grieving the Loss of Narcissistic Entitlement: A Case Study*

ByElaine Neuman Kulp

chapter Case 16|9 pages

A Group Counseling Experience With the Very Old*

ByBrenda Garrett Hern, David M. Weis

chapter Case 17|6 pages

Group and Individual Reactions to the Death of a Member of a University-Affiliated Women’s Support Group*

ByCynthia A. Griffin, Charles H. Gregg, Jeanne M. Lee

chapter Case 18|4 pages

Multiple Severe Sexual Dysfunctions Resolved in Brief Sex Therapy*

ByPhilip Garippa

chapter Case 19|7 pages

Childhood Neurotic Disorders with a Sexual Content Need Not Imply Child Sexual Abuse*

ByNuala Healy, Carol Fitzpatrick, Elaine Fitzgerald

chapter Case 20|12 pages

Pubescence: A Psychoanalytic Study of One Girl’s Experience of Puberty*

ByRuth M. S. Fischer

chapter Case 22|8 pages

Identity Formation in an Adolescent Girl: Boundaries between Psychotherapy and Counselling*

ByCatherine Schmidt-Löw-Beer

chapter Case 23|6 pages

Occupational Therapy Intervention for an Adult with Depression and Suicidal Tendencies*

ByValerie L. Custer, Kathryn E. Wassink

chapter Case 26|5 pages

Hypnotherapy for Agoraphobia: A Case Study*

ByGina M. Harris

chapter Case 28|10 pages

Treating Adolescent Satanism in Art Therapy*

ByAmy M. Speltz

chapter Case 29|10 pages

Summoning a Punishing Angel: Treatment of a Depressed Patient With Dissociative Features*

ByEliezer Witztum, Jacob T. Buchbinder, Onno van der Hart

chapter Case 31|7 pages

Psychotherapy by Telephone: A Therapeutic Tool for Cancer Patients*

ByHindi T. Mermelstein, Jimmie C. Holland

chapter Case 32|4 pages

The Longing for Nurturance: A Case of Factitious Cancer*

ByMarc D. Feldman, Rodrigo Escalona

chapter Case 33|6 pages

Eight Cases of Patients with Unfounded Fear of AIDS

ByKlaus A. Vuorio, Erkki Äärelä, Ville Lehtinen

chapter Case 34|5 pages

Bulimia Nervosa and Acne May be Related: A Case Report*

ByMadhulika A. Gupta, Aditya K. Gupta, Charles N. Ellis, John J. Voorhees