Kaplan & Sadock's Concise Textbook of Clinical Psychiatry

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Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2008 - Medical - 738 pages
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This concise textbook is ideal for any student or health care professional who needs an authoritative, readable, affordable text that is sharply focused on clinical psychiatry. It contains the most relevant clinical material from the best-selling Kaplan and Sadock's Synopsis of Psychiatry, Tenth Edition and includes updated information on recently introduced psychiatric drugs. The book is DSM-IV-TR compatible and replete with case studies and tables, including DSM-IV-TR tables.

Chapters offer step-by-step guidance on the clinical examination, the psychiatric report, medical assessment of the psychiatric patient, laboratory tests, and signs and symptoms. The major portion of the book covers all psychiatric and substance-related disorders, with special chapters on children, adolescents, and the elderly. Also included are chapters on emergency psychiatry, forensic psychiatry, ethics, and palliative and end-of-life care.

  

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Contents

Psychiatric History and Mental Status
1
Physical Illness and Psychiatric
10
Anxiety Disorders
13
Laboratory Tests in Psychiatry
16
Biological Therapies 468 32 29 Selective Serotonin Reuptake
32
Classification in Psychiatry
33
Psychiatric Rating Scales
40
SubstanceRelated Disorders
155
Emergency Psychiatric Medicine
428
Eating Disorders
438
ImpulseControl Disorders
445
Atypical Antipsychotics
544
Examination and Psychological
568
Developmental Coordination
592
Typical Antipsychotics 596 Disorders
605
Methadone Buprenorphine and 41 Feeding and Eating Disorders
629

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174
Mood Disorders
200
Somatoform Disorders
275
Factitious Disorders
291
273
393
Medicine
403
Relational Problems
410
Gender Identity Disorders
421
Other Disorders of Infancy
644
Mood Disorders and Suicide
650
Anxiety Disorders of Infancy
659
Ethics in Psychiatry
709
703
718
178
733
EarlyOnset Schizophrenia
734
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Sadock, Menas S. Gregory Professor of Psychiatry and Vice Chairman, Department of Psychiatry, New York University School of Medicine.

Sadock is Professor of Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, New York University of Medicine.

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