DSM-IV-TR Guidebook

DSM-IV-TR Guidebook

by Allen Frances, Harold Alan Pincus
     
 

ISBN-10: 1585621889

ISBN-13: 9781585621880

Pub. Date: 04/28/2004

Publisher: American Psychiatric Publishing, Incorporated

Designed for the clinician, DSM-IV-TR® Guidebook takes you on an entertaining and informative guided tour through DSM-IV-TR. It details how and why DSM-IV-TR developed the way it did and presents a clear road map of the intricacies of the organization of the DSM system.

In this detailed, insightful volume, you will find • A synopsis of the essential

Overview

Designed for the clinician, DSM-IV-TR® Guidebook takes you on an entertaining and informative guided tour through DSM-IV-TR. It details how and why DSM-IV-TR developed the way it did and presents a clear road map of the intricacies of the organization of the DSM system.

In this detailed, insightful volume, you will find • A synopsis of the essential elements of DSM-IV-TR• An annotation that explains and expands on the DSM-IV-TR criteria sets• Hundreds of clinical pearls concerning diagnostic evaluation• An insiders' view of how and why DSM-IV-TR became what it is• A study guide plus 100 multiple -- choice questions to test your DSM-IV-TR knowledge• The historical context and conceptual issues surrounding psychiatric diagnosis

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781585621880
Publisher:
American Psychiatric Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date:
04/28/2004
Pages:
520
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.10(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Preface. Part I: The Foundations of Psychiatric Diagnosis. Roots: a brief history of psychiatric classification. Conceptual issues in psychiatric diagnosis. Part II: The Development and Use of DSM-IV-TR. The preparation of DSM-IV and DSM-IV-TR. The DSM-IV-TR road map and classification. The nuts and bolts of using DSM-IV-TR. The yeas and nays of the multiaxial system. The retirement of the term organic. Part III: The DSM-IV-TR Diagnoses. Delirium, dementia, amnestic, and other cognitive disorders. Mental disorders due to a general medical condition. Substance-related disorders. Schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders. Mood disorders. Anxiety disorders. Somatoform disorders. Factitious disorder and malingering. Dissociative disorders. Sexual and gender identity disorders. Eating disorders. Sleep disorders. Impulse-control disorders not elsewhere classified. Adjustment disorders. Personality disorders. Disorders of infancy, childhood, and adolescence. Other conditions that may be a focus of clinical attention. Part IV: Not Ready for Prime Time. Some future contenders. "Hot" controversies. Part V: Study Guides. The capsule summary: what everyone should know about DSM-IV-TR. Quiz yourself: 100 questions toward DSM-IV-TR mastery. Afterword. Bibliography. Index.

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