The Clinical Interview Using DSM-IV-TR: Volume 1: Fundamentals / Edition 1

The Clinical Interview Using DSM-IV-TR: Volume 1: Fundamentals / Edition 1

by Sieglinde C. Othmer
     
 

ISBN-10: 1585620513

ISBN-13: 9781585620517

Pub. Date: 10/28/2001

Publisher: American Psychiatric Publishing, Incorporated

In this new edition, completely updated for DSM-IV-TR, the authors transform their professional experience into clear, concise, practical, and learnable skills. They teach how to master each of the four basic interview components separately, and how to make them interact optimally during the five phases of the patient interview. Also included is an example of a

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In this new edition, completely updated for DSM-IV-TR, the authors transform their professional experience into clear, concise, practical, and learnable skills. They teach how to master each of the four basic interview components separately, and how to make them interact optimally during the five phases of the patient interview. Also included is an example of a write-up of a psychiatric evaluation that will satisfy most third-party payers, taking the reader through the write-up step by step and showing how it can be adapted to virtually any procedural or research need.

Changes to this edition: • Addition of discussion of violence and duty to warn• Expansion of attention problems, suicide intent, and comorbidities of personality disorders• Addition of formal assessments of executive functions and of dementia (in appendix)

As with the previous edition, The Clinical Interview Using DSM-IV-TR presents a unique vision of how to use the most powerful assessment strategies developed in the field of clinical psychology and psychiatry.

American Psychiatric Publishing

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781585620517
Publisher:
American Psychiatric Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date:
10/28/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
576
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.75(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Prologue: framework. Strategies for rapport. Strategies to get information: techniques. Three methods to assess mental status. Testing. Five steps to make a diagnosis. Five phases and the four components: how to put it all together. A difficult patient. Disorder-specific interviewing: clinical disorders. Disorder-specific interviewing: personality disorders. Index.

American Psychiatric Publishing

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