Year Book of Psychiatry and Applied Mental Health 2012

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The Year Book of Psychiatry and Applied Mental Health brings you abstracts of the articles that reported the year's breakthrough developments in psychiatry and mental health, carefully selected from more than 300 journals worldwide. Expert commentaries evaluate the clinical importance of each article and discuss its application to your practice. There's no faster or easier way to stay informed! Annual topics feature the latest information on biological psychiatry, alcohol and substance-related disorders, ...

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Overview

The Year Book of Psychiatry and Applied Mental Health brings you abstracts of the articles that reported the year's breakthrough developments in psychiatry and mental health, carefully selected from more than 300 journals worldwide. Expert commentaries evaluate the clinical importance of each article and discuss its application to your practice. There's no faster or easier way to stay informed! Annual topics feature the latest information on biological psychiatry, alcohol and substance-related disorders, psychiatry and the law, psychotherapy, and clinical psychiatry.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780323088923
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 3/19/2012
  • Series: Year Books , #2012
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 384
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Table of Contents

Editors vii

Journals Represented xi

1 Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 1

Introduction 1

Risk and Etiologic Factors 1

Assessment and Diagnosis 32

Intervention Studies 39

Treatment Studies: Pharmacotherapy 46

Treatment Studies: Psychotherapies 55

Services and Outcomes 63

Miscellaneous 68

2 Psychotherapy 75

Introduction 75

Outcome Studies 75

Mediators of Psychotherapy Outcome 110

Cultural and Social Factors 114

3 Alcohol and Substance Abuse 117

Introduction 117

Neuroscience Advances 117

Risk Factors 124

Dual Diagnosis 130

Comorbidity 147

Pharmacologic Treatment 148

Addiction Treatment 157

Genetics and Progression 161

4 Psychiatry and the Law 165

Introduction 165

Assessment and Treatment 165

Domestic Violence 168

Violence 176

Euthanasia 185

Legal Issues 185

Miscellaneous 188

5 Hospital and Community Psychiatry 191

Economic Issues 191

Epidemiology, Diagnosis, and Trends 197

Schizophrenia 205

Barriers to Care 207

Community Care 211

Hospital Care 226

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Stress 232

Violence 247

Suicide 253

Research 255

Miscellaneous 256

6 Clinical Psychiatry 265

Introduction 265

Depression 266

Bipolar Disorder 287

Suicide 300

Anxiety 304

Schizophrenia 315

Substance Abuse 329

General Psychiatry 333

Miscellaneous 352

Psychiatry in General Medicine 365

7 Biological Psychiatry 371

Introduction 371

Schizophrenia 371

Other Conditions 402

Mood Disorders 403

Article Index 417

Author Index 431

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