Kaplan and Sadock's Pocket Handbook of Clinical Psychiatry / Edition 5

Kaplan and Sadock's Pocket Handbook of Clinical Psychiatry / Edition 5

by Virginia A. Sadock
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Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
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Kaplan and Sadock's Pocket Handbook of Clinical Psychiatry / Edition 5

Now in its Fifth Edition, this popular quick-reference handbook from the leading names in Psychiatry, Kaplan & Sadock, remains a staple of medical students on psychiatric rotations, psychiatric residents, practitioners, and mental health professionals. In an easy-to-scan outline format, the book summarizes the etiology, epidemiology, clinical characteristics, diagnosis, and treatment of all psychiatric disorders.

Featured Inside this Heavily Revised New Edition:

Thoroughly updated with new information on pharmacotherapy

DSM-IV-TR and other tables for quick retrieval

Boxed and highlighted "Clinical Hints" throughout

Each chapter ends with specific page and chapter references to Kaplan and Sadock's Comprehensive Textbook of Psychiatry, Ninth Edition

Color photographs of all major psychiatric drugs

A new "Glossary of Signs and Symptoms"

Let a trusted source quickly, and accurately guide you to the diagnosis and treatment of commonly encountered mental disorders in adults and children.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781605472645
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date: 04/01/2010
Edition description: Fifth
Pages: 576
Sales rank: 359,151
Product dimensions: 4.90(w) x 7.90(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Preface vii

1 Classification and Diagnosis in Psychiatry 1

2 Psychiatric History and Mental Status 11

3 Psychiatric Report and Medical Record 23

4 Psychiatric Rating Scales 29

5 Laboratory Tests in Psychiatry 35

6 Brain Imaging in Psychiatry 50

7 Delirium and Dementia 55

8 Amnestic Disorders 71

9 Mental Disorders Due to a Medical Condition 75

10 Neuropsychiatry Aspects of HIV and AIDS 95

11 Alcohol, Opioids, and Other Substance-Related Disorders 104

12 Schizophrenia 143

13 Schizophreniform, Schizoaffective, Delusional, and Other Psychotic Disorders 159

14 Mood Disorders 175

15 Anxiety Disorders 201

16 Somatoform Disorders, Factitious Disorders, and Malingering 218

17 Dissociative Disorders 235

18 Sexual Dysfunctions, Paraphilias, and Gender Identity Disorders 245

19 Eating Disorders 259

20 Obesity and the Metabolic Syndrome 269

21 Sleep Disorders 278

22 Impulse-Control and Adjustment Disorders 291

23 Psychosomatic Medicine 298

24 Personality Disorders 311

25 Suicide, Violence, and Other Psychiatric Emergencies 332

26 Infant, Child, and Adolescent Disorders 349

27 Geriatric Psychiatry 404

28 End-of-Life Care, Death, Dying, and Bereavement 412

29 Psychotherapy 420

30 Psychopharmacology and Other Biological Therapies 431

31 Medication-Induced Movement Disorders 496

32 Legal and Ethical Issues in Psychiatry 505

Glossary of Signs and Symptoms 513

Index 529

DSM-IV-TR Classification 555

About the Authors 565

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