Kaplan and Sadock's Concise Textbook of Clinical Psychiatry / Edition 2

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This concise textbook is ideal for any student or health care professional who needs an authoritative, readable, affordable text that is sharply focused on clinical psychiatry. It contains the most relevant clinical material from the best-selling Kaplan and Sadock's Synopsis of Psychiatry, Ninth Edition and includes updated information on clinical syndromes and recently introduced pharmacological agents. The book is DSM-IV-TR compatible and replete with case studies and tables, including DSM-IV-TR tables.

Initial chapters cover the clinical examination, the psychiatric report, medical assessment of the psychiatric patient, laboratory tests, signs and symptoms, and classification and rating scales. The major portion of the book covers all psychiatric and substance-related disorders, with special chapters devoted to infants, children, adolescents, and geriatric patients. Also included are chapters on end-of-life care and palliative medicine, forensic psychiatry, ethical issues, and emergency psychiatry.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780781750332
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Publication date: 11/1/2003
  • Edition description: Second Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 700

Table of Contents

  1. Clinical Examination of the Psychiatric Patient 1
  2. Psychiatric Report 11
  3. Medical Assessment of the Psychiatric Patient 15
  4. Laboratory Tests in Psychiatry 21
  5. Signs and Symptoms in Psychiatry 26
  6. Classification in Psychiatry and Psychiatric Rating Scales 33
  7. Delirium, Dementia, and Amnestic and Other Cognitive Disorders and Mental Disorders Due to a General Medical Condition 45
  8. Neuropsychiatric Aspects of HIV Infection and AIDS 73
  9. Substance-Related Disorders 77
  10. Schizophrenia 134
  11. Other Psychotic Disorders 154
  12. Mood Disorders 173
  13. Anxiety Disorders 211
  14. Somatoform and Pain Disorders 247
  15. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Neurasthenia 259
  16. Factitious Disorders 261
  17. Dissociative Disorders 266
  18. Human Sexuality 275
  19. Gender Identity Disorders 297
  20. Eating Disorders 302
  21. Normal Sleep and Sleep Disorders 309
  22. Impulse-Control Disorders Not Elsewhere Classified 323
  23. Adjustment Disorders 332
  24. Personality Disorders 336
  25. Psychological Factors Affecting Medical Condition and Psychosomatic Medicine 355
  26. Psychiatry and Reproductive Medicine 364
  27. Relational Problems 367
  28. Problems Related to Abuse or Neglect 370
  29. Additional Conditions That May Be a Focus of Clinical Attention 377
  30. Emergency Psychiatric Medicine 382
  31. Psychotherapies 396
  32. Biological Therapies 418
  33. Child Psychiatry: Assessment, Examination, and Psychological Testing 507
  34. Mental Retardation 512
  35. Learning Disorders 521
  36. Motor Skills Disorder: Developmental Coordination Disorder 526
  37. Communication Disorders 528
  38. Pervasive Developmental Disorders 535
  39. Attention-Deficit Disorders 544
  40. Disruptive Behavior Disorders 548
  41. Feeding and Eating Disorders of Infancy or Early Childhood 553
  42. Tic Disorders 557
  43. Elimination Disorders 562
  44. Other Disorders of Infancy, Childhood, and Adolescence 566
  45. Mood Disorders and Suicide in Children and Adolescents 575
  46. Early-Onset Schizophrenia 579
  47. Adolescent Substance Abuse 582
  48. Child Psychiatry: Additional Conditions That May Be a Focus of Clinical Attention 585
  49. Psychiatric Treatment of Children and Adolescents 589
  50. Geriatric Psychiatry 599
  51. End-of-Life Care and Palliative Medicine 603
  52. Forensic Psychiatry 609
  53. Ethics in Psychiatry 615
Index 619
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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 27, 2004

    Critical Textbook! Do You Have It?

    I received a used copy of this textbook and, upon leafing through it, realized that this is one of the most concentrated volumes of information I have ever read. The invaluable information is presented in a concise and saturated form, just ripe for the picking by any student of psychiatry as well as a polished professional.

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