By Emil F. Coccaro(Editor), Michael S. McCloskey(Editor)
Size : 13.11 MB
Intermittent Explosive Disorder: Etiology, Assessment, and Treatment provides a complete overview on this disorder, focusing on its etiology, how the disorder presents, and the clinical assessment and treatment methods currently available. The book presents the history of the disorder, discusses the rationale for its inclusion in the DSM, and includes diagnostic considerations, comorbidity, epidemiology, intervention, and how treatments have evolved. Each section is bolstered by clinical case material that provides real-world context and clinical lessons on how to distinguish intermittent explosive disorder from other presentations of aggression.
Synthesizes the current knowledge on the etiology, assessment and treatment of intermittent explosive disorder
Covers epidemiology and future directions
Discusses cross-cultural differences in anger expression and how this impacts diagnosis
Explores age-related and developmental considerations in diagnosis and expression
Assesses pharmacological, psychosocial, and combined treatment therapies