ISBN 9780071182096,Current Diagnosis & Treatment in Psychiatry

Current Diagnosis & Treatment in Psychiatry




Publication Year 1997

ISBN 9780071182096

ISBN-10 0071182098


Number of Pages 400 Pages
Language (English)

Medicine: general issues

This is the most accessible and time-efficient source of clinical psychiatric information you can find. It is the perfect reference for quickly answering day-to-day questions on psychiatric diseases and disorders in both adults and children. It is indispensable for students, residents, and psychiatrists, as well as general and family practitioners and pediatricians. Inside it includes page after page of authoritative, practical, biopsychosocially-based help with evaluation, treatment, and management of all common psychiatric syndromes and conditions.Easy-to-use, yet comprehensive, "Current Diagnosis & Treatment in Psychiatry" features: a highly useful separate section devoted to psychiatric disorders occurring in infancy, childhood, and adolescence; relevant etiology, phenomenology, pathophysiology, and drug information; up-to-date information on eating disorders, sleep disturbances, impulse-control problems, sexual dysfunctions, anxiety and depression disorders, and all other commonly presented conditions; interviewing techniques and approaches suitable for adults, children, adolescents, parents, and families; evaluation, testing, and decision-making tools and criteria, including DSM-IV criteria; information on psychiatry and the law, psychological testing, emergency psychiatry, evaluating infants, and more; and, coverage of developmental psychology, neuropsychopharmacology, psychiatric genetics, psychoanalysis, and other related areas.