The American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Psychiatry / Edition 5by Stuart C. Yudofsky
Pub. Date: 04/28/2008
Publisher: American Psychiatric Publishing, Incorporated
The American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Psychiatry has been meticulously revised to maintain its preeminence as an accessible and authoritative educational reference and clinical compendium. More than 100 contributors -- 65 new to this edition -- summarize the latest developments in psychiatry, with new chapters on cellular and molecular biology;
The American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Psychiatry has been meticulously revised to maintain its preeminence as an accessible and authoritative educational reference and clinical compendium. More than 100 contributors -- 65 new to this edition -- summarize the latest developments in psychiatry, with new chapters on cellular and molecular biology; neuroanatomy; human sexuality and sexual dysfunctions; nonpharmacological somatic treatments; supportive psychotherapy; combined psychotherapy and pharmacotherapy; treatment of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender patients; and assessment of dangerousness.
The book boasts a new interior design, with more figures and color throughout to aid comprehension. Each chapter ends with 5--10 key points, 5--10 recommended readings, and helpful Web sites for clinicians, patients, and family members. The book also includes complimentary access to the full text online. Online benefits include powerful searching, electronic bookmarking, and access by username and password from wherever you have Web access -- especially convenient for times when the print copy of your textbook is not where you are. The online version is accompanied by a downloadable PowerPoint presentation, which contains a wealth of material to enhance classroom presentation, study, and clinical use.
An indispensable resource for clinical psychiatrists studying for Part I of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology exam, The American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Psychiatry is a proven teaching tool and an essential component of every practitioner's library.
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- Edition description:
- Fifth Edition
- Product dimensions:
- 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 2.25(d)
- Age Range:
- 18 Years
Table of Contents
Foreword. Introduction. Part I: Interviewing and Testing. The psychiatric interview and mental status examination. Laboratory testing and imaging studies in psychiatry. The role of Psychiatric measures in assessment and treatment. Part II: Basic Science and Development. Cellular and molecular biology of the neuron. Neuroanatomy for the psychiatrist. Genetics. Normal child and adolescent development. Part III: Psychiatric Disorders. Delirium, dementia and amnestic, and other cognitive disorders. Substance-related disorders. Schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders. Mood disorders. Anxiety disorders. Somatoform disorders. Factitious disorders and malingering. Dissociative disorders. Human sexuality and sexual dysfunctions. Gender identity disorders and paraphilias. Adjustment disorders. Impulse-control disorders not elsewhere classified. Personality disorders. Disorders usually first diagnosed in infancy, childhood, or adolescence. Sleep disorders. Eating disorders: anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and obesity. Psychological factors affecting medical conditions. Pain disorders. Part IV: Psychiatric Treatments. Psychopharmacology. Nonpharmacological somatic treatments. Brief psychotherapies. Psychodynamic psychotherapy. Interpersonal psychotherapy. Cognitive therapy. Supportive psychotherapy. Combining psychotherapy and pharmacotherapy. Couple and family therapy. Group psychotherapy. Part V: Special Patient Populations. Treatment of children and adolescents. Treatment of seniors. Treatment of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender patients. Treatment of women. Part VI: Important Clinical Issues. Cultural issues. Psychiatry and the Law. Ethical aspects of psychiatry. Suicide. Assessment of dangerousness. Index.
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