Review of General Psychiatry, Fifth Edition / Edition 5

Review of General Psychiatry, Fifth Edition / Edition 5

by Howard Goldman
     
 

Today's most current, concise, and practical reference on general psychiatry

An engaging, up-to-date introduction to the scientific and conceptual underpinnings of psychiatry and to everyday aspects of patient evaluation and care.

Timely, on-the-mark coverage of advances in neuroscience, new data on the biological bases of behavior, and the latest trends in

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Today's most current, concise, and practical reference on general psychiatry

An engaging, up-to-date introduction to the scientific and conceptual underpinnings of psychiatry and to everyday aspects of patient evaluation and care.

Timely, on-the-mark coverage of advances in neuroscience, new data on the biological bases of behavior, and the latest trends in treatment.

The perfect succinct overview of general psychiatry concepts and clinical practice for students, residents, and anyone preparing for board exams.

Ideal for mastering psychiatric theory and practice—Review of General Psychiatry features:

General psychiatry presented with "brain, mind, and wit," including concise practical information on assessment, disorders, and treatments of patients.

Evaluation and testing criteria, including DSM-IV classifications in tabular format.

Insightful clinical vignettes throughout illustrating principles and practices.

Convenient diagnostic and treatment algorithms.

Pharmacological and nonpharmacological treatment options.

Diagnostic and therapeutic review of childhood mental health disorders.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780838584347
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
06/20/2000
Series:
Lange Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
704
Product dimensions:
7.10(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.84(d)

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Table of Contents

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Preface
Section I. Theory & Concepts

1. Review of General Psychiatry: Introduction

2. Theoretical Foundations of Psychiatry

3. The Mind & Somatic Illness: Psychological Factors Affecting Physical Illness

4. Child, Adolescent, & Adult Development

5. Brain & Behavior

6. Neurochemistry in Psychiatry

7. Social and Cultural Aspects of Health, Illness, & Treatment

8. Psychopathology: Psychiatric Diagnosis & Psychosocial Formulation

Glossary: Psychiatric Signs & Symptoms
Section II. Psychiatric Assessment

9. Introduction to Clinical Assessment: The Mayor of Wino Park

10. The Psychiatric Interview

11. The Mental Status Examination

12. Physical Examination & Laboratory Evaluation

13. Psychological Testing

14. The Clinical Case Summary: The Mayor of Wino Park and His Uncle
Section III. Mental Disorders

15. Classifying Mental Disorders: Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition (DSM-IV)

Appendix: DSM IV Classification

16. Dementia, Delirium, & Amnestic Disorders

17. Substance-Related Disorders: Alcohol and Drugs

18. Schizophrenic Disorders

19. Delusional & Other Psychotic Disorders

20. Mood Disorders

21. Anxiety Disorders

22. Somatoform & Dissociative Disorders

23. Adjustment Disorder

24. Personality Disorders

25. Sexual Dysfunction, Gender Identity Disorders, & Paraphilias

26. Eating Disorders

27. Factitious Disorders

28. Childhood Mental Disorders and Child Psychiatry
Section IV. Treatment Modalities

29. Introduction to Psychiatric Treatment

30. Somatic Therapies

31. Psychoanalysis & Long-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy

32. Time-Limited Psychotherapy

33. Behavior Therapy & Cognitive Therapy

34. Group Psychotherapy

35. Family & Marital Therapy

36. Behavioral Medicine Techniques

37. Psychiatric Care for the Chronically Ill and Dying Patient

38. Geriatric Psychiatry

39. Consultation Psychiatry in the General Hospital

40. Forensic Psychiatry

41. Emergency Psychiatry

Index

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