Innovations in Psychosocial Interventions and Their Delivery: Leveraging Cutting-Edge Science to Improve the World's Mental Health

ISBN : 9780190463281

Alan E. Kazdin
400 Pages
164 x 238 mm
Pub date
Apr 2018
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Innovations in Psychosocial Interventions and Their Delivery provides an integrated and detailed overview of advances, challenges, and necessary new directions with regard to evidence-based psychological interventions. Drawing on diverse fields such as public health, business, entertainment, social policy and law, and other domains that may inform efforts to deliver interventions more effectively, Alan Kazdin explores an assortment of novel and inventive ways to address the world's mental health crisis.


Chapter 1. Introduction
Chapter 2. Scope and Burdens of Psychological Dysfunction
Chapter 3. Treatment Gap: Barriers to Providing and Receiving Services
Part II. Current Status and Advances in Psychosocial Interventions
Chapter 4. Evidence-Based Psychosocial Interventions: Advances and Challenges
Chapter 5. Current Trends in Treatment Research and Practice
Part III. Expansion of Interventions and Models of their Delivery
Chapter 6. Need to Expand Interventions and Models of Intervention Delivery
Chapter 7. Novel Models of Delivery 1: Expanding the Ways of Providing Available Interventions
Chapter 8. Novel Models of Delivery 2: Expanding Interventions as well the Ways they are Provided
part IV. Extending our Conceptual Views Treatment, Research, and Interventions
Chapter 9. Expanding Our Perspectives on Interventions, Intervention Delivery, and Clinical Care
Chapter 10. Conceptualizing the Challenge and Moving to Solutions
Chapter 11. Closing Comments: Key Steps to Reduce the Burdens of Mental Illness
Abbreviations and Glossary
About the Author

About the author: 

Alan E. Kazdin is Sterling Professor of Psychology and Child Psychiatry at Yale University. He has been conducting research on the evaluation and treatment of mental disorders for over 30 years. He is the author or editor of 50 books, and in 2008 was President of the American Psychological Association.

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