The Psychiatric Interview: A Practical Guide / Edition 1

The Psychiatric Interview: A Practical Guide / Edition 1

by Daniel J. Carlat, Carlat
     
 

ISBN-10: 0683307355

ISBN-13: 9780683307351

Pub. Date: 05/28/1999

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

This handbook is designed to assist the practititoner in establishing the appropriate psychiatric diagnosis, which depends to a great extent on obtaining a good clinical history of the patient. Consequently, the ability to interview and obtain an accurate history is one of the most fundamental skills in psychiatry. This title is the first book to do just that by…  See more details below

Overview

This handbook is designed to assist the practititoner in establishing the appropriate psychiatric diagnosis, which depends to a great extent on obtaining a good clinical history of the patient. Consequently, the ability to interview and obtain an accurate history is one of the most fundamental skills in psychiatry. This title is the first book to do just that by providing a step-by-step guide for anyone conducting a psychiatric interview. This title will also serve as the first and anchor book in a forthcoming series -- The Practical Guide Series in Psychiatry.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780683307351
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
05/28/1999
Series:
Practical Guides in Psychiatry Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
311
Product dimensions:
6.69(w) x 3.94(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Foreword
Introduction
Sect. IGeneral Principles of Effective Interviewing1
1The Initial Interview: A Preview2
2Logistic Preparations: What to Do before the Interview6
3The Therapeutic Alliance: What It Is, Why It's Important, and How to Establish It14
4Asking Questions I: How to Approach Threatening Topics21
5Asking Questions II: Tricks for Improving Patient Recall26
6Asking Questions III: How to Change Topics with Style29
7Techniques for the Reluctant Patient31
8Techniques for the Overly Talkative Patient35
9Techniques for the Adolescent Patient39
10Techniques for Other Challenging Situations48
11Practical Psychodynamics in the Diagnostic Interview54
Sect. IIThe Psychiatric History65
12Obtaining the History of Present Illness66
13Obtaining the Psychiatric History72
14Screening for General Medical Conditions80
15Family Psychiatric History89
16Obtaining the Social and Developmental History94
Sect. IIIInterviewing for Diagnosis: The Psychiatric Review of Symptoms101
17How to Memorize the DSM-IV102
18Interviewing for Diagnosis: The Art of Hypothesis Testing112
19Mental Status Examination116
20Assessing Suicidal and Homicidal Ideation136
21Assessing Mood Disorders I: Depressive Disorders144
22Assessing Mood Disorders II: Bipolar Disorder156
23Assessing Anxiety Disorders163
24Assessing Alcohol Dependence and Drug Abuse174
25Assessing Psychotic Disorders183
26Assessing Dementia and Delirium201
27Assessing Eating Disorders, Somatization Disorder, and Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder209
28Assessing Personality Disorders218
Sect. IVInterviewing for Treatment231
29How to Educate Your Patient232
30Negotiating a Treatment Plan237
31Writing Up the Results of the Interview242
Appendixes255
APocket Cards256
BData Forms for the Interview270
CPatient Education Handouts284
References295
Index301

Read More

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >