DSM-IV-TR Handbook of Differential Diagnosis / Edition 1

DSM-IV-TR Handbook of Differential Diagnosis / Edition 1

by Allen Frances, Harold Alan Pincus
     
 

ISBN-10: 1585620548

ISBN-13: 9781585620548

Pub. Date: 01/28/2002

Publisher: American Psychiatric Publishing, Incorporated

An invaluable addition to the DSM-IV-TR Library, DSM-IV-TR® Handbook of Differential Diagnosis is a succinct reference to help ensure that you consider all the important diagnoses that need to be ruled out during a clinical evaluation. It is a great convenience for busy practitioners and a valuable overview for trainees. The Handbook provides • The six

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An invaluable addition to the DSM-IV-TR Library, DSM-IV-TR® Handbook of Differential Diagnosis is a succinct reference to help ensure that you consider all the important diagnoses that need to be ruled out during a clinical evaluation. It is a great convenience for busy practitioners and a valuable overview for trainees. The Handbook provides • The six crucial steps in differential diagnosis that must be considered for each and every patient• 27 decision trees that teach you how to go from the most common presenting symptoms to a final diagnosis• 62 differential diagnosis tables, each of which provides a head-to-head comparison of a disorder with its differential diagnostic contenders• A unique symptom index for DSM-IV-TR that lists in a convenient form those disorders that you should consider when formulating a differential diagnosis given a particular symptom in the patient's presentation

The information provided in the decision trees, the differential diagnosis tables, and the symptom index is rich with information, each format with its own strengths, depending on the needs of a particular clinical situation. By presenting the problem from a number of different perspectives, this Handbook should improve your skill in formulating a comprehensive differential diagnosis.

American Psychiatric Publishing

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781585620548
Publisher:
American Psychiatric Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/28/2002
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.25(h) x 0.75(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Differential diagnosis step by step. Differential diagnosis by the trees. Differential diagnosis by the tables. DSM-IV-TR symptom index. Appendix: DSM-IV-TR classification.

American Psychiatric Publishing

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