Section Contents: Substance abuse. Psychiatric disorders in women and women's health care. Psychiatric genetics. Cross-cultural psychiatry. Sexual disorders.
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Contributors. Foreword. Section I: Substance Abuse. Foreword. Epidemiological and public health issues for tobacco, alcohol, and other drugs. Neurobiology. Dual diagnosis. New pharmacotherapies. Psychosocial treatments. Adolescent alcohol and drug abuse. Afterword. Section II: Psychiatric Disorders in Women and Women's Health Care. Foreword. Improving women's mental and physical health: federal initiative and programs. Gender issues in DSM-IV. Women and depression: an update. Violence against women. Infertility and new reproductive technologies. Psychotropic medications. Afterword. Section III: Psychiatric Genetics. Foreword. Screening for mutations in candidate genes. Strategies to identify genes for schizophrenia. Panic disorder and agoraphobia. Bipolar illness. Genetic counseling for psychiatric disorders: teaching consultants about genotypes and phenotypes. Afterword. Section IV: Cross-Cultural Psychiatry. Foreword. Issues in the assessment and diagnosis of culturally diverse individuals. Psychotherapy across cultures. Psychopharmacology, ethnicity, and culture. Culture and the debate on adoption of black children by white families. Culture-bound syndromes and the cultural context of clinical psychiatry. theory and practice of cultural psychiatry in the United States and abroad. Afterword. Section V: Sexual Disorder. Foreword. Sexual behavior through the life cycle: an empirical approach. Sex and aging. Psychopharmacological influences on human sexual behavior. Sexual psychopathology and DSM-IV. Psychosexual disorders in adolescence. Pharmacological treatment of the paraphilias. Children with sexual behavior problems, adolescent sexual abusers, and adult sex offenders: assessment and treatment. Afterword. Index.
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