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DSM-IV Guidebook: The Essential Companion to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders
     

DSM-IV Guidebook: The Essential Companion to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders

by Allen Frances, Michael B. First, Harold Alan Pincus, Harold A. Pincus
 

DSM-IV® Guidebook, written by the acknowledged experts who developed DSM-IV, is the essential companion to DSM-IV.

Designed for the clinician, DSM-IV® Guidebook takes you on an entertaining and informative guided tour through DSM-IV. It details how and why DSM-IV developed the way it did and presents a clear road map of the intricacies

Overview

DSM-IV® Guidebook, written by the acknowledged experts who developed DSM-IV, is the essential companion to DSM-IV.

Designed for the clinician, DSM-IV® Guidebook takes you on an entertaining and informative guided tour through DSM-IV. It details how and why DSM-IV developed the way it did and presents a clear road map of the intricacies of the organization of the DSM system.

In this detailed, insightful volume, you will find

  • A synopsis of the essential elements of DSM-IV
  • An annotation that explains and expands on the DSM-IV criteria sets
  • Hundreds of clinical pearls concerning diagnostic evaluation
  • An insiders’ view of how and why DSM-IV became what it is
  • A study guide plus 100 multiple—choice questions to test your DSM-IV knowledge
  • The historical context and conceptual issues surrounding psychiatric diagnosis

  • Product Details

    ISBN-13:
    9780880484152
    Publisher:
    American Psychiatric Publishing, Inc.
    Publication date:
    01/28/1995
    Edition description:
    New Edition
    Pages:
    501
    Product dimensions:
    7.39(w) x 10.36(h) x 1.27(d)

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