DSM-IV Casebook: A Learning Companion to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders / Edition 4

DSM-IV Casebook: A Learning Companion to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders / Edition 4

by Robert L. Spitzer, Miriam Gibbon, Andrew E. Skodol, Janet B. W. Williams
     
 

This book facilitates the transition from the concepts and terminology of DSM-IV to actual clinical situations by providing vignettes for illustration and study. Carefully updated, it helps both students and clinicians visualize DSM-IV disorders through the use of these clinical vignettes. Each is followed by a discussion of the DSM-IV differential diagnosis. See more details below

Overview

This book facilitates the transition from the concepts and terminology of DSM-IV to actual clinical situations by providing vignettes for illustration and study. Carefully updated, it helps both students and clinicians visualize DSM-IV disorders through the use of these clinical vignettes. Each is followed by a discussion of the DSM-IV differential diagnosis.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780880486750
Publisher:
American Psychiatric Publishing, Inc.
Publication date:
05/28/1994
Series:
DSM-Four Series
Edition description:
Fourth Edition
Pages:
576
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 9.06(h) x 1.58(d)

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction and How To Use This Book
Ch. 1Mental Disorders in Adults1
Ch. 2Mental Disorders in Children and Adolescents309
Ch. 3Cases Illustrating Multiaxial Assessment387
Ch. 4International Cases419
Ch. 5Historical Cases479
Appendix A: Index of Case Names543
Appendix B: Cases by Special Interest547
Appendix C: DSM-IV Classification549
Appendix D: Index of Cases by DSM-IV Diagnosis563

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