DSM-IV-TR Guidebook

DSM-IV-TR Guidebook

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American Psychiatric Publishing, Incorporated


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DSM-IV-TR Guidebook

Designed for the clinician, DSM-IV-TR® Guidebook takes you on an entertaining and informative guided tour through DSM-IV-TR. It details how and why DSM-IV-TR 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-TR• An annotation that explains and expands on the DSM-IV-TR criteria sets• Hundreds of clinical pearls concerning diagnostic evaluation• An insiders' view of how and why DSM-IV-TR became what it is• A study guide plus 100 multiple -- choice questions to test your DSM-IV-TR knowledge• The historical context and conceptual issues surrounding psychiatric diagnosis

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781585621880
Publisher: American Psychiatric Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date: 04/28/2004
Pages: 520
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.10(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Michael B. First, M.D., is Research Psychiatrist at the New York State Psychiatric Institute and Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York, New York.

Harold Alan Pincus, M.D., is Professor and Executive Vice Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry in the Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, and Senior Scientist and Director of RAND at the University of Pittsburgh Health Research Institute in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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Table of Contents

Preface. Part I: The Foundations of Psychiatric Diagnosis. Roots: a brief history of psychiatric classification. Conceptual issues in psychiatric diagnosis. Part II: The Development and Use of DSM-IV-TR. The preparation of DSM-IV and DSM-IV-TR. The DSM-IV-TR road map and classification. The nuts and bolts of using DSM-IV-TR. The yeas and nays of the multiaxial system. The retirement of the term organic. Part III: The DSM-IV-TR Diagnoses. Delirium, dementia, amnestic, and other cognitive disorders. Mental disorders due to a general medical condition. Substance-related disorders. Schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders. Mood disorders. Anxiety disorders. Somatoform disorders. Factitious disorder and malingering. Dissociative disorders. Sexual and gender identity disorders. Eating disorders. Sleep disorders. Impulse-control disorders not elsewhere classified. Adjustment disorders. Personality disorders. Disorders of infancy, childhood, and adolescence. Other conditions that may be a focus of clinical attention. Part IV: Not Ready for Prime Time. Some future contenders. "Hot" controversies. Part V: Study Guides. The capsule summary: what everyone should know about DSM-IV-TR. Quiz yourself: 100 questions toward DSM-IV-TR mastery. Afterword. Bibliography. Index.

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