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作者 Mijares, Sharon G
書名 The Psychospiritual Clinician's Handbook : Alternative Methods for Understanding and Treating Mental Disorders
出版項 Florence : Taylor & Francis Group, 2005
國際標準書號 9781317787136 (electronic bk.)
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說明 1 online resource (402 pages)
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附註 Cover -- Half Title -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Table of Contents -- About the Editors -- Contributors -- Foreword -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Rising Demand for and Research in Integrative Psychospiritual Therapy -- Historical Movements Toward a Model of Psychospirituality -- Authors in This Collection -- Chapter 1. Approaching Extraordinary Experiences in the Mental Health Field -- Extraordinary Experiences -- Worldviews -- Spirituality and Religion -- What Is Called For? -- Diagnosis -- Witnessing -- Therapeutic Approaches -- Further Implications -- Chapter 2. Seasons of Change: Adjustment Disorder As Summons to New Life Structure -- Introduction -- DSM-IV Diagnosis -- Physical and Relational Concerns -- Invitation to Translation or Transformation -- Call to Adventure -- Finding Treasure and Sharing the Elixir -- Adjustment Disorder in the Face of World Disorder -- Chapter 3. Breathing into Fear: Psychospiritual Approaches for Treating Anxiety -- Introduction -- Traditional Diagnosis and Psychotherapeutic Treatment -- Pharmaceutical Treatment and the Placebo Effect -- Psychospiritual Perspectives -- Psychospiritual Treatment -- Conclusion -- Chapter 4. Sacred Wounding: Traumatic Openings to the Larger Self -- Introduction -- Traditional Diagnostic and Treatment Models -- Cross-Cultural Paradigms -- Myth and Religion: Archetypal Themes of Abuse and Self-Discovery -- Self-Relations Psychotherapy -- Grounding in the Body: Somatic Awakening -- Conclusion -- Chapter 5. Eating Disorders As Messengers of the Soul -- Introduction -- Traditional Etiology -- The Roots of Disordered Eating: Toward a New Etiology -- Utilizing the Language of Metaphor Within the Therapeutic Setting -- Reconnecting -- Conclusion: Remembering the Spirit -- Appendix
Chapter 6. Getting Focused in an Age of Distraction: Approaches to Attentional Disorders Using the Humanology of Yogi Bhajan -- A Growing Need-Prevalence and Changing Diagnosis -- Etiology -- Treatment Approaches with Humanology -- Conclusion -- Chapter 7. Dissociative Identity Disorder and Psychospiritual Perspectives -- How Many Souls Are in This Body? -- Cognitive Errors About God -- Cognitive Errors About Suicide -- Spiritual Alter Personalities-Good and Evil -- Memories of Satanic Ritual Abuse -- Exorcism As a Psychotherapy Technique -- The Battle Between Good and Evil -- Conclusion -- Chapter 8. Alternative Treatments for Borderline and Narcissistic Personality Disorders -- Introduction -- Personality Disorders -- Emergence of the Psychospiritual Therapies As Treatments for Personality Disorders -- Humanological Therapy -- Using Humanology with Borderline Personality Disorder Patients -- Using Humanology with Narcissistic Personality Disorder Patients -- Conclusion -- Chapter 9. Assessment and Treatment of Conduct Disorders: A Moral Reasoning Model and Psychospiritual Approach -- Introduction -- The Case for Spiritual Intervention -- A Therapeutic Model of Ethical Decision Making -- Spiritual Techniques in the Treatment of Conduct Disorder -- The Therapist As Spiritual Teacher and Moral Educator -- Conclusion: Development and Utilization of Spiritual Techniques As Therapeutic Intervention -- Chapter 10. Bipolar Disorder and Western Anosognosia -- Introduction -- Bipolar Disorder and the Historical Strengths and Limits of Western Thought -- Traditional Diagnosis -- Traditional Treatment -- An Integrative Approach -- Conclusion -- Chapter 11. Spiritual and Transpersonal Approaches to Psychotic Disorders -- Traditional Views of Psychosis -- Psychospiritual Perspectives on Psychosis -- Differential Diagnosis -- Recovery As a Spiritual Journey
Chapter 12. Journey into the Heart: Sufi Ways for Healing Depression -- Introduction -- Depression: Traditional View of Etiology, Symptoms, and Treatment -- Psychospiritual View of Etiology, Symptoms, and Treatment -- Sufi Psychospiritual Therapy -- Conclusion -- Chapter 13. Mindful Awareness and Self-Directed Neuroplasticity: Integrating Psychospiritual and Biological Approaches to Mental Health with a Focus on Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder -- Introduction: Focused Training and Effort Can Change Brain Function -- The Relationship Between the Mind and the Brain -- The Practice of Mindfulness in Daily Life -- A Tripartite Approach to the Treatment of OCD -- Long- and Short-Term Effects of Mindfulness Practice -- Chapter 14. Spirituality and Sexuality: Celebrating Erotic Transcendence and Spiritual Embodiment -- Spirituality and Health Care -- Received Religion Meets Paint-by-Numbers Sex -- The Union of Spiritual and Erotic Desire -- Beware of False Gods -- Integrating Sexuality and Spirituality -- Conclusion -- Chapter 15. An Integrative Medical Approach to Alzheimer's Disease -- Introduction -- Pathophysiology -- Plaques or Tangles? -- Risk Factors for Memory Loss -- An Integrative Model for Brain Longevity -- Pharmaceuticals -- Psychospirituality -- Therapeutic Review -- Conclusion -- Chapter 16. The Phenomenon of Centers Supporting Spiritual Approaches to Psychotherapy -- Background -- Psychospiritual Therapy Centers -- The Nature of Spiritually Oriented Psychotherapy -- Current Programs and Issues -- Dreams for Future Training -- Conclusion -- Index
Learn to treat a variety of diagnostic disorders through various psychospiritual treatment models! Increasing numbers of people are moving beyond psychological therapy to seek alternative spiritual perspectives to medical and mental health care such as yoga and meditation. The Psychospiritual Clinician's Handbook: Alternative Methods for Understanding and Treating Mental Disorders provides the latest theoretical perspectives and practical applications by recognized experts in positive and integrative psychotherapy. Leading clinicians examine and re-examine their therapeutic worldviews and attitudes to focus on the right problems to solve-for the whole person. This essential Handbook is a window on the quiet revolution now sweeping the field of psychology, that of locating the whole human being in the center of the therapeutic process. The Psychospiritual Clinician's Handbook: Alternative Methods for Understanding and Treating Mental Disorders helps you effectively treat the whole person by providing a practical introduction to some of the worldviews and most effective practices like yoga, meditation, and humanological therapy used by psychospiritually oriented therapists. Helpful illustrations of body positions used in yoga and meditation plus photographs, tables, figures, and detailed case studies illustrate the process. The Psychospiritual Clinician's Handbook: Alternative Methods for Understanding and Treating Mental Disorders will show you: the importance of a therapist's worldview for effective therapeutic outcome new perspectives on alternative treatments for depression, anxiety, eating disorders, OCD, PTSD, ADHD, Alzheimer's disease, and sexual dysfunction how yoga and mindfulness meditation can be used in psychotherapy the use and integration of meditation therapies in emergency situations the therapeutic integration of other alternative
treatments, such as Kundalini yoga each contributor's case studies as illustration of effective treatment The Psychospiritual Clinician's Handbook: Alternative Methods for Understanding and Treating Mental Disorders is an invaluable resource for those interested in treating patients with a therapeutic process that is effective, adaptable, and wholly transformational
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
鏈接 Print version: Mijares, Sharon G. The Psychospiritual Clinician's Handbook : Alternative Methods for Understanding and Treating Mental Disorders Florence : Taylor & Francis Group,c2005 9780789023230
主題 Complementary Therapies - methods
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Alt Author Khalsa, Gurucharan Singh
Mijares, Sharon
Khalsa, Gurucharan
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