Concise Guide to Mood Disorders

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American Psychiatric Pub, Aug 13, 2008 - Medical - 320 pages

This pocket-sized, practical reference summarizes everything you need to know to diagnose and treat unipolar and bipolar mood disorders. Designed for daily use in the clinical setting, the Concise Guide to Mood Disorders is a fingertip library of the latest information; easy to understand and quick to access.

Praised by practitioners, the Concise Guides Series from American Psychiatric Publishing Inc. was developed to disburse a great deal of practical information in a convenient format. Features of the Concise Guide to Mood Disorders include: One-stop, comprehensive guidance. Never again will you have to search several resources to find answers to your questions about mood disorders. The Concise Guide to Mood Disorders presents all the essential information you need on epidemiology, etiology, physical treatments, psychosocial treatments, outcomes, and comorbidity in a single source. Easy and quick reference. This handy resource is organized to give you fast, easy access to information -- a necessity in daily practice. The detailed table of contents and key word index enable you to pinpoint the facts you need in seconds. Charts, tables, and other graphic representations help you comprehend information quickly. The latest research findings presented for practical use. Here are the most current research results, distilled and presented in easy-to-understand language for practical application with patients. Some information appears in the Concise Guide to Mood Disorders for the first time anywhere.

The Concise Guide to Mood Disorders is the best reference tool you'll find for making informed decisions that lead to better clinical outcomes. Psychiatrists, psychologists, primary care physicians, and any other clinical professionals who diagnose and treat patients with mental health disorders should have this authoritative reference on hand.

 

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Contents

CH1 Diagnosing Mood Disorders
1
CH2 Etiology of Mood Disorders
77
CH3 Course of Mood Disorders
129
CH4 Somatic Therapies for Mood Disorders
147
CH5 Psychotherapies for Mood Disorders
199
CH6 Integrated Treatment of Unipolar Depression
217
CH7 Integrated Treatment of Bipolar Disorder
243
Afterword
271
IXDIndex
273
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About the author (2008)

Steven L. Dubovsky, M.D., is Professor of Psychiatry and Medicine and Vice Chair in the Department of Psychiatry, Departments of Psychiatry and Medicine at the University of Colorado School of Medicine in Denver, Colorado.

Amelia N. Dubovsky, B.A., is in Graduate Studies at Columbia University in New York, New York.

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