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The First Interview, Third Edition / Edition 3
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The First Interview, Third Edition / Edition 3

by James Morrison, David Ed. Morrison
 

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ISBN-10: 1593856369

ISBN-13: 9781593856366

Pub. Date: 01/04/2008

Publisher: Guilford Publications, Inc.

This indispensable clinical guidebook describes and illustrates how to conduct a successful diagnostic mental health interview. James Morrison details effective methods for posing clinical questions; what the clinician should ask to obtain complete, accurate information; and how to select the best strategy to meet any clinical situation. Throughout, the author

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This indispensable clinical guidebook describes and illustrates how to conduct a successful diagnostic mental health interview. James Morrison details effective methods for posing clinical questions; what the clinician should ask to obtain complete, accurate information; and how to select the best strategy to meet any clinical situation. Throughout, the author interweaves research on what works in mental health interviewing along with fresh insights on how to build rapport and enhance patient motivation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781593856366
Publisher:
Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
01/04/2008
Edition description:
Third Edition
Pages:
370
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: What Is Interviewing?

1. Openings and Introductions

2. Chief Complaint and Free Speech

3. Developing Rapport

4. Managing the Early Patient Interview

5. History of the Present Illness

6. Getting the Facts about the Present Illness

7. Interviewing about Feelings

8. Personal and Social History

9. Sensitive Subjects

10. Control of the Later Interview

11. Mental Status Exam I: Behavioral Aspects

12. Mental Status Exam II: Cognitive Aspects

13. Signs and Symptoms in Areas of Clinical Interest

14. Closure

15. Interviewing Informants

16. Meeting Resistance

17. Special or Challenging Patient Behaviors and Issues

18. Diagnosis and Recommendations

19. Sharing Your Findings with the Patient

20. Communicating Your Findings to Others

21. Troubleshooting Your Interview

Appendix A. Summary of the Initial Interview

Appendix B. Description and Diagnostic Criteria for Selected Disorders

Appendix C. Sample Interview with Report

Appendix D. A Semistructured Interview

Appendix E. Assessing Your Interview

Appendix F. Bibliography and Recommended Reading

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