The American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Mood Disorders

The American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Mood Disorders

by Dan J. Stein
     
 

ISBN-10: 158562151X

ISBN-13: 9781585621514

Pub. Date: 10/28/2005

Publisher: American Psychiatric Publishing, Incorporated

Psychiatrists and other mental health care and medical professionals can now turn to a truly authoritative, up-to-date reference for current information about mood disorders. The American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Mood Disorders -- including a wealth of illustrations, tables and references -- presents the state of the art in diagnosis, psychobiology,

Overview

Psychiatrists and other mental health care and medical professionals can now turn to a truly authoritative, up-to-date reference for current information about mood disorders. The American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Mood Disorders -- including a wealth of illustrations, tables and references -- presents the state of the art in diagnosis, psychobiology, pharmacotherapy, and psychotherapy across the vast spectrum of mood disorders: • Symptomatology and Epidemiology: historical aspects and social underpinnings of mood disorders, classification and rating scales, and global burden• Pathogenesis: neurochemistry and psychoneuroendocrinology, cognitive processing models (experimental cognitive research), and evolutionary explanations • Methods of Investigation:anatomical pathology, molecular and cellular neurobiology of severe mood disorders, and genetics of bipolar and unipolar disorders• Types of Mood Disorder: psychotic depression, seasonal affective disorder, secondary depression with medical illness, major depression seen in primary care, and substance abuse, and sleep disorders• Treatments: pharmacotherapy, brain stimulation techniques, and psychotherapies• Pertinent Factors: personality, culture, and gender

Offering a fascinating synthesis of the multifaceted field of mood disorders, the richly informative American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Mood Disorders will prove invaluable for psychiatric and medical practitioners, educators, students, and residents interested in the latest breakthroughs in the diagnosis, treatment, and management of mood disorders.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781585621514
Publisher:
American Psychiatric Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date:
10/28/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
792
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 2.00(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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Table of Contents

Section 1: Symptomatology and Epidemiology. Historical aspects of mood disorders. Classification of mood disorders. Epidemiology of mood disorders. Global burden of mood disorders. Rating scales for mood disorders. Section 2: Pathogenesis of Mood Disorders. Neurochemistry of mood disorders. Psychoneuroendocrinology of mood disorders. Cognitive processing models of depression. Social perspectives on mood disorders. Evolutionary explanations for mood and mood disorders. Section 3: Investigating Mood Disorder. Anatomical pathology. Molecular and cellular neurobiology of severe mood disorders. Brain imaging. Genetics of bipolar and unipolar disorders. Section 4: Somatic Interventions for Mood Disorders. Tricyclics, tetracyclics, and monoamine oxidase inhibitors. Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors and newer antidepressants. Lithium and mood stabilizers. Antipsychotic medications. Targeting peptide and hormonal systems. Electroconvulsive therapy and transcranial magnetic stimulation. Vagus nerve stimulation and deep brain stimulation. Section 5: Psychotherapy of Mood Disorders. Cognitive-behavioral therapy for depression and dysthymia. Interpersonal psychotherapy for depression and dysthymic disorder. Psychoanalytic and psychodynamic psychotherapy for depression and dysthymia. Psychotherapy for bipolar disorder. Psychotherapy for depression in children and adolescents. Section 6: Integrative Management of Mood Disorders. Guidelines for the treatment of major depression. Guidelines for the treatment of bipolar disorder. Understanding and preventing suicide. Suicide in children and adolescents. Medication combination and augmentation strategies in the treatment of major depression. Section 7: Subtypes of Mood Disorders. Seasonal affective disorder. Atypical depression, dysthymia, cyclothymia. Psychotic depression. Pediatric mood disorders. Geriatric mood disorders. Section 8: Additional Perspectives on Mood Disorders. Depression in primary care. Depression in medical illness (secondary depression). Mood and substance use. Depression and personality. Depression and gender. Depression across cultures. Mood disorders and sleep. Index.

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