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Social Skills Training for Schizophrenia by Alan S. Bellack, Kim T. Mueser, Susan Gingerich
"Presents an empirically tested format and ready-made curricula for teaching social skills to schizophrenic clients in a group setting. Part I overviews principles and methods, covering assessment, tailoring techniques to meet client needs, and managing problems with different types of clients. Part II offer 48 detailed skill sheets which explain the rationale for each skill, break the skill down into smaller steps, suggest role-play scenarios, and note special considerations. Appendices include guidelines for orienting group leaders and members and for conducting sessions, plus sample forms."
Treatment of Schizophrenia : Status and Emerging Trends by H. D. Brenner (Editor), W. Boker (Editor), Ruth Genner (Editor) Revised edition (June 2001) From Book News, Inc.
"Despite the fact there has been no consensus on the definition of "schizophrenia" since the term was coined in 1911, these 17 papers review recent progress in research and therapy approaches. Based on a 1997 symposium held in Bern, European and US contributors focus on findings on the neurological basis of the disorder and its early onset type; the latest generation of anti-psychotic drugs; psychological and psychosocial therapy formats; and developments in community mental health services. Dr. Brenner is with the U. Psychiatric Services Bern.
Integrative approach to the problem of schizophrenia, focusing on treatment. Presents the latest data on the neurobiological basis of the disorder and the role of new antipsychotic medications. Includes reviews of psychological and psychosocial approaches to therapy, recent developments in the field. For clinicians and researchers."
Schizophrenia from a Neurocognitive Perspective: Probing the Impenetrable Darkness
by Michael Foster Green Up-to-date and comprehensive, "As a leading researcher in neuropsychological aspect of schizophrenia, Prof. Green has published many enlightening papers even on American Journal of Psychiatry and Schizophrenia Bulletin. In this book, the editor tried to incorporate current concepts into a causal model that covering deeper psychopathological processes and more plenty explanation of outcome variances. The editor offered us comprehensive reviews on the details of neuropsychological paradigm and gave us some inspiration of further researches. This work is not only excellent in its comprehensiveness but also compendia in text."