Crisis Intervention, Theory and Methodology, 8th Edition

Crisis Intervention

8th Edition Theory and Methodology

By Donna C. Aguilera, PhD, FAAN, FIAEP, Consultant and Private Practice, Beverly Hills and Sherman Oaks, CA


Historical Development of Crisis Intervention Methodology · Differentiation Between Psychotherapeutic Techniques · Problem-Solving Approach to Crisis Intervention · Legal and Ethical Issues in Psychotherapy · Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Acute Stress Disorder · Violence in Our Society · The Psychological Trauma of Infertility · Situational Crises · Life Cycle Stressors · Substance Abuse · Persons with AIDS/HIV · Burnout Syndrome · Epilogue: Crisis Intervention in the Past, Present, and Future · Appendixes · A. Disciplinary Key · B. Descriptive Terms Applicable to the Mental Status Examination · C. Infertility Resources · D. Completed Paradigms