Desk Reference to the Diagnostic Criteria From DSM-IV-TR / Edition 3

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The Desk Reference to the Diagnostic Criteria From DSM-IV-TR® is a concise, affordable companion to the ultimate psychiatric reference, DSM-IV-TR®. It includes all the diagnostic criteria from DSM-IV-TR® in an easy-to-use, spiralbound format. It includes a pull-out chart of the DSM-IV-TR Classification.

Changes were made to the following diagnostic criteria: • Personality Change Due to a General Medical Condition • Paraphilias• Tic Disorders

American Psychiatric Publishing

This reference includes all the diagnostic criteria from the DSM-IV in an easy-to-use, sprial bound format. A useful pull-out chart of criteria sets is provided.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780890420270
  • Publisher: American Psychiatric Publishing, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 1/28/2000
  • Format: Spiral Bound
  • Edition description: Spiral
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 384
  • Sales rank: 1,001,808
  • Product dimensions: 4.25 (w) x 6.50 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction. Cautionary statement. Use of the manual. DSM-IV® classification. Multiaxial assessment. Disorders usually first diagnosed in infancy, childhood, or adolescence. Delirium, dementia, and amnestic and other cognitive disorders. Mental disorder due to general mental condition. Substance-related disorders. Schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders. Mood disorders. Anxiety disorders. Somatoform disorders. Factitious disorders. Dissociative disorders. Sexual and gender identify disorders. Eating disorders. Sleep disorders. Impulse-control disorders not elsewhere classified. Adjustment disorders. Personality disorders. Other conditions that may be a focus of clinical attention. Additional codes. Appendix. Index.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 24, 2003

    Nice Adjunct to DSM-IV-TR Manual

    For students this is a transportable, very easy to use DSM-IV. It's a perfect adjunct to the full size in a format that fits easily into a backpack or other carry along. The spiral binding is excellent. I don't want to ruin the ending but the last page, Unspecified mental disorder (nonpsychotic), is really unexpected!

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 13, 2003

    A lean, mean DSM-IV-TR

    This book is the less intimidating version of the complete 'DSM-IV-TR'. It's a no nonsense summary of the salient points of the complete text, and in that sense it's somewhat more practical and quicker to use. Professionals in the field of psychiatry may want to keep it handy. Also, for those outside the field of psychiatry, it could also be considered as an alternative to buying the complete 'DSM-IV-TR', though I would suggest the complete book for those most interested in getting a thorough look at the bible of psychiatry.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted March 23, 2010

    Handy and Compact

    The smaller version of the DSM-IV is perfect for students as well as practitioners. The larger version stays in the office, the smaller one fits in a pocket or a purse. Love it.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 8, 2010

    IV Edition is helpful

    I order this book and received it timely, in fact, speedy would be a better word. I appreciated the quick turn around because I am using this book for school.

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 3, 2005

    A great book to promote diseases !

    The DSM IV-TR is a great book to promote diseases that fit the armaments of medications that the pharmaceutical companies would like physicians to use. The problem with the whole DSM serie is that it is mostly subjective and based on speculation. The DSM is not based on hard empirical evidence but on a consensual system by few well-connected psychiatrists on the payroll of the pharmaceutical companies. These same psychiatrists also happen to belong to the American Psychiatric Association and/or work as hired guns/consultants for the APA, which also happens to receive yearly funding or gifts from the pharmaceutical companies $500,000 worth. The whole process is deceitful and shameful!!!

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