A Guide to Assessments That Work (2nd edition)

ISBN : 9780190492243

John Hunsley; Eric J. Mash
768 ページ
178 x 254 mm

This volume addresses the assessment of the most commonly encountered disorders or conditions among children, adolescents, adults, older adults, and couples. Strategies and instruments for assessing mood disorders, anxiety and related disorders, couple distress and sexual problems, health-related problems, and many other conditions are reviewed by leading experts.


Foreword to the First Edition, by Peter Nathan
About the Editors
Part I. Introduction
1. Criteria for Evidence-Based Assessment: An Introduction to
Assessments That Work
John Hunsley & Eric J. Mash
2. Dissemination and Use of Evidence-Based Assessment
Amanda Jensen-Doss, Lucia Walsh, & Vanesa Ringle
3. Advances in Evidence-Based Assessment
Eric A. Youngstrom & Anna Van Meter
Part II. Attention-Deficit and Disruptive Behavior Disorders
4. Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
Charlotte Johnston & Sara Colalillo
5. Conduct Problems in Youth
Paul J. Frick & Robert J. McMahon
Part III. Mood Disorders and Self-Injury
6. Depression in Youth
Lea R. Dougherty, Daniel N. Klein, & Thomas M. Olino
7. Adult Depression
Jacqueline B. Persons, David M. Fresco, & Juliet Small Ernst
8. Late Life Depression
Amy Fiske & Alisa A. O'Riley
9. Bipolar Disorder
Sheri L. Johnson, Christopher Miller, & Lori Eisner
10. Self-Injurious Thoughts and Behavior
Alex J. Millner & Matthew K. Nock
Part IV. Anxiety and Related Disorders
11. Anxiety Disorders and Anxiety-Related Disorders in Youth
Simon P. Byrne, Eli Lebowitz, Thomas H. Ollendick, & Wendy K. Silverman
12. Specific Phobia and Social Anxiety Disorder
Karen Rowa, Randi E. McCabe, & Martin M. Antony
13. Panic Disorder and Agoraphobia
Amy R. Sewart & Michelle G. Craske
14. Generalized Anxiety Disorder
Michel J. Dugas, Catherine A. Charette, & Nicole J. Gervais
15. Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
Shannon M. Blakey & Jonathan S. Abramowitz
16. Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
Samantha J. Moshier, Kelly S. Parker-Guilbert, Brian P. Marx, & Terence M. Keane
Part V. Substance-Related and Gambling Disorders
17. Substance Use Disorders
Damaris J. Rohsenow
18. Alcohol Use Disorders
Angela M. Haeny, Cassandra L. Boness, Yoanna E. McDowell, & Kenneth J. Sher
19. Gambling Disorders
David C. Hodgins, Jennifer L. Swan, & Randy Stinchfield
Part VI. Schizophrenia and Personality Disorders
20. Schizophrenia
Shirley M. Glynn & Kim T. Mueser
21. Personality Disorders
Stephanie L. Rojas & Thomas A. Widiger
Part VII. Couple Distress and Sexual Disorders
22. Couple Distress
Douglas K. Snyder, Richard E. Heyman, Stephen N. Haynes, & Christina Balderrama-Durbin
23. Sexual Dysfunction
Natalie O. Rosen, Maria Glowacka, Marta Meana, & Yitzchak M. Binik
Part VIII. Health-Related Problems
24. Eating Disorders
Robyn Sysko & Sara Alavi
25. Insomnia Disorder
Charles Morin, Simon Beaulieu-Bonneau, Kristin Maich, & Colleen E. Carney
26. Pain in Youth
C. Meghan McMurtry & Patrick J. McGrath
27. Chronic Pain in Adults
Thomas Hadjistavropoulos, Natasha Gallant, & Michelle Gagnon
Assessment Instrument Index
Author Index
Subject Index


John Hunsley is a Professor of Psychology in the School of Psychology at the University of Ottawa, and is a Fellow of the Association of State and Provincial Psychology Boards and the Canadian Psychological Association. He has served as a journal editor, an editorial board member for several journals, and an editorial consultant for many journals in psychology. He has published over 130 articles, chapters, and books related to evidence-based psychological practice, psychological assessment, and professional issues.; Eric Mash is a Professor Emeritus in the Department of Psychology at the University of Calgary. He is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association, the Canadian Psychological Association, and the American Psychological Society. He has served as an editor, editorial board member, and consultant for many scientific and professional journals; and has written and edited many books and journal articles related to child and adolescent mental health, assessment, and treatment.