Posttraumatic Stress Disorder : DSM-IV and Beyond / Edition 1

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder : DSM-IV and Beyond / Edition 1

by Jonathan R. T. Davidson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0880485027

ISBN-13: 9780880485029

Pub. Date: 10/01/1992

Publisher: American Psychiatric Publishing, Incorporated

Of all psychiatric disorders, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) poses one of the greatest challenges to clinicians. Drs. Davidson and Foa, pioneers in the study of PTSD, have teamed up to edit this landmark volume. In Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: DSM-IV® and Beyond, members of the DSM-IV Subcommittee on PTSD present a comprehensive and fascinating

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Overview

Of all psychiatric disorders, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) poses one of the greatest challenges to clinicians. Drs. Davidson and Foa, pioneers in the study of PTSD, have teamed up to edit this landmark volume. In Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: DSM-IV® and Beyond, members of the DSM-IV Subcommittee on PTSD present a comprehensive and fascinating review of the currently established knowledge about the etiology, epidemiology, neurobiology, course, and clinical presentations of posttraumatic stress syndromes and future directions for study.

American Psychiatric Publishing

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780880485029
Publisher:
American Psychiatric Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date:
10/01/1992
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
280
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction. Clinical phenomenology: course, subtypes, and trauma. Clinical phenomenology: symptomatic manifestations in different patients. PTSD in the community: prevalence, features, and risk factors. Classification of PTSD. PTSD in relation to other disorders. Epilogue. Appendixes: Suggested recommendations for DSM-IV on course and subtypes. Suggested recommendations for DSM-IV: duration, subtypes, and PTSD, in relation to adjustment disorder. A description of the PTSD Field Trial. Index.

American Psychiatric Publishing

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