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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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From The Critics
Reviewer: Steven T. Herron, MD (University of Arizona Health Sciences Center)
Description: This adjunct to the DSM-IV-TR contains more detailed descriptions of the reasoning behind the decisions used to create diagnostic criteria for psychiatric illnesses in the United States and other places throughout the world.
Purpose: The authors describe several purposes for this book: to provide a "road map capturing the overall landscape of the DSM-IV-TR;" to annotate the diagnostic criteria to "clarify" and "enhance" their meaning; to assist readers in developing a different diagnosis; to "indicate the historical context and controversies underlying" criteria changes; and to suggest "possible future directions for psychiatric clarification."
Audience: Geared primarily for those who are intimately familiar with the DSM-IV-TR (psychiatrists, psychologist, social workers, nurses, and Masters level therapists, to name a few), it will appeal to a subset of this population intrigued by the how's and why's of psychiatric diagnosis, as well as those contemplating future diagnostic directions.
Features: "The book is divided into five parts (Foundations of Psychiatric Diagnosis, Development and Use of DSM-IV-TR, DSM-IV-TR Diagnosis, Not Ready for Prime Time, and Study Guides), each of which has a unique flavor. Particularly useful are sections on the proper use of the DSM-IV-TR, as well as the "Capsule Summary," and the "Last Word" sections, found at chapter's end to highlight each chapter's vital information. "
Assessment: Despite using the DSM-IV-TR daily, there are many individuals who do not have a clear grasp of the complexities of diagnosing psychiatric disorders using the criteria provided. This book is exceptionally powerful in assisting with the reader's comprehension of subtle differences in psychiatric disorders that cannot be appreciated by merely reviewing a DSM-IV-TR. Even being able to regurgitate exact criteria does not assure mastery of the material, which is why this supplement was developed for those with curiosity beyond memorization. It is educational and a worthwhile read for any mental health professional.

4 Stars! from Doody
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781585621880
  • Publisher: American Psychiatric Publishing, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 4/28/2004
  • Pages: 520
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author

Michael B. First, M.D., is Research Psychiatrist at the New York State Psychiatric Institute and Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York, New York.

Harold Alan Pincus, M.D., is Professor and Executive Vice Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry in the Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, and Senior Scientist and Director of RAND at the University of Pittsburgh Health Research Institute in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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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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