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Research and Markets: The Dysregulated Adult. Integrated Treatment Approaches

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of Elsevier Science and Technology's new report "The Dysregulated Adult. Integrated Treatment Approaches" to their offering.

People experiencing disorders in regulation are highly sensitive to stimulation from the environment, emotionally reactive, and have difficulty maintaining an organized and calm life style. They are impulsive, easily frustrated, and as a result make decisions that lead to an overwrought state-or who conversely retreat entirely from the world. This disorder is most likely to accompany diagnoses of bipolar or mood disorder, anxiety, depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, Asperger's syndrome, eating or sleep disorders, and/or attention deficit disorder.

This book instructs therapists how best to treat the dysregulated adult, providing diagnostic checklists, and a chapter by chapter inventory in approaching treatment of dysregulation in a variety of life skills.

Key Features:

- Informs the therapist how dysregulaion relates to multiple disorders

- Includes clinical observations and case studies

- Gives therapist tools and techniques for the client to understand his behavior, reframe problems in a positive way, and take responsibility for behavior change

- Encompasses sensory integration therapy and mind-body techniques for the therapist to guide client toward self-calming

- Emphasis on effective relational dynamics between the client and significant people in his/her life

- Separate chapters on how to treat dysregulation effects on multiple behaviors including mood regulation, behavioral control, inattention, sleep, feeding, and social interactions

Topics Covered:

I. Problems of self-regulation in adults

II. Mood disregulation: Strategies for angry, agitated, and explosive people

III. Anxiety Disorders: How to calm the anxiety cycle and build self-confidence

IV. Dealing with depression

V. Eating disorders

VI. Sleep disorders

VII. Obsessive-compulsive disorder: How to build flexibility and budge compulsive thinking

VIII. Attentional problems in adults

IX. The sensory defensive adult: when the world is too bright, noisy, and too close for comfort:

X. Addressing attachment and problems of intimacy: How to build healthy emotional connections

Skill sheets: (Appendix)


DeGangi, Georgia A.

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