The Brunner/Mazel Mental Health Practice Under Managed Care Series addresses the major developments and changes resulting from the introduction of managed care in health care delivery. Volumes in the series enable mental health professionals to provide effective therapy to their patients while conducting and maintaining a successful practice. The series is under general editorial direction of S. Richard Sauber, Ph.D.
A working manual for brief, effective treatment of adjustment disorders. Following the authors' step-by-step format, the therapist progresses from initial contact and diagnosis through treatment, assessment of progress, and termination. The psychotherapeutic focus is tailored to the demands of managed care programs, and closely follows the DSM-IV -- enabling therapists to demonstrate the need for proven-effective treatment appropriate for a specific impairment within a specific time frame as required by managed care and insurance companies. --- from the publisher