Kaplan and Sadock's Pocket Handbook of Clinical Psychiatry

Kaplan and Sadock's Pocket Handbook of Clinical Psychiatry

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Kaplan and Sadock's Pocket Handbook of Clinical Psychiatry by Benjamin J. Sadock, Virginia A. Sadock

Thoroughly updated for its Fifth Edition, Kaplan and Sadock's Pocket Handbook of Clinical Psychiatry remains a staple for medical students on psychiatric rotations, psychiatric residents, practitioners, and mental health professionals. In an easy-to-scan outline format, this popular quick-reference handbook summarizes the etiology, epidemiology, clinical characteristics, diagnosis, and treatment of all psychiatric disorders in adults and children. Psychopharmacologic principles and prescribing methods are briefly described. The book is replete with DSM-IV-TR and other tables and includes boxed, highlighted Clinical Hints. Each chapter ends with specific page and chapter references to Kaplan and Sadock's Comprehensive Textbook of Psychiatry, Ninth Edition.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781451153118
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Health
Publication date: 03/28/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 576
Sales rank: 1,249,769
File size: 37 MB
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Table of Contents


  1. Psychiatric History, Mental Status, and Psychiatric Report . . . 1
  2. Clinical Interview . . . 16
  3. Signs and Symptoms in Psychiatry . . . 21
  4. Classification in Psychiatry . . . 35
  5. Delirium, Dementia, Amnestic Disorders, and Other Cognitive Disorders and Mental Disorders Due to a Medical Condition . . . 45
  6. Neuropsychiatric Aspects of HIV and AIDS . . . 67
  7. Alcohol, Opioids, and Other Substance-Related Disorders . . . 78
  8. Schizophrenia . . . 117
  9. Schizophreniform, Schizoaffective, Delusional, and Other Psychotic Disorders . . . 132
  10. Mood Disorders . . . 145
  11. Anxiety Disorders . . . 170
  12. Somatoform Disorders, Factitious Disorders, and Malingering . . . 186
  13. Dissociative Disorders . . . 202
  14. Sexual Dysfunctions, Paraphilias, and Gender Identity Disorders . . . 211
  15. Eating Disorders and Obesity . . . 225
  16. Sleep Disorders . . . 236
  17. Impulse-Control and Adjustment Disorders . . . 248
  18. Psychosomatic Medicine . . . 254
  19. Personality Disorders . . . 269
  20. Suicide, Violence, and Other Psychiatric Emergencies . . . 289
  21. Infant, Child, and Adolescent Disorders . . . 305
  22. Geriatric Psychiatry . . . 359
  23. End-of-Life Care, Death, Dying, and Bereavement . . . 371
  24. Psychotherapy . . . 378
  25. Psychopharmacology and Other Biologic Therapies . . . 390
  26. Laboratory Tests and Brain Imaging in Psychiatry . . . 447
  27. Medication-Induced Movement Disorders . . . 462
  28. Forensic and Ethical Issues in Psychiatry . . . 470

    Index . . . 481

    DSM-IV-TR Classification . . . 507

    About the Authors . . . 517

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