Clinician's Thesaurus: The Guide to Conducting Interviews and Writing Psychological Reports

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Guilford Press, 2010 - Psychology - 395 pages
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With over 340,000 in print, the Clinician's Thesaurus is an indispensable practitioner resource and course text. It presents tens of thousands of standard words, phrases, clinical tips, and interview questions to help practitioners conduct thorough assessments, accurately describe nearly any clinical situation, and shape clinical observations into effective reports. Finding exactly the right terminology can save hours of paperwork time and improve the quality of documentation. Structured to follow the sequence of a mental health evaluation, the book includes report formats, treatment planning pointers, all DSM-IV-TR and ICD-9-CM diagnostic codes, and much more/m-/all in a large-size format with convenient lay-flat binding. New to This Edition: references, resources, and diagnostic and treatment information are thoroughly updated additional clinical problems: reactive attachment disorder, body dysmorphic disorder, and violent behaviors sections on strengths assessment and ethical considerations in report writing more online resources, including where to obtain free assessment measures and scales.
  

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Contents

Getting Oriented to the Clinicians Thesaurus
1
Chapter 1
21
Chapter 2
26
Chapter 3
44
Chapter 4
83
Chapter 5
92
Chapter 6
97
Chapter 7
107
Chapter 19
262
Chapter 20
273
Chapter 21
276
Chapter 22
307
Chapter 23
312
Chapter 24
314
Chapter 25
319
Chapter 26
338

Chapter 8
118
Chapter 9
127
Chapter 10
132
Chapter 11
146
Chapter 12
163
Chapter 13
209
Chapter 14
239
Chapter 15
245
Chapter 16
247
Chapter 17
252
Chapter 18
260
Chapter 27
345
Chapter 28
351
Chapter 29
359
Appendix A
367
Appendix B
371
Feedback Solicitation Form
374
About the Clinicians Electronic Thesaurus Version 70
375
References
377
Index
387
Copyright

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About the author (2010)

Edward L. Zuckerman received his PhD in clinical psychology from the University of Pittsburgh and continued there as an adjunct teacher of personality psychology and human sexuality for 14 years. He taught abnormal psychology at Carnegie Mellon University for 9 years and now consults to the Social Security Disability Determination Division. He was in the independent general practice of clinical psychology for more than 15 years and has worked in state hospitals and community mental health centers. He lives on a small farm in Pennsylvania with his wife and their horses, chickens, dogs, cats, geese, and ducks.

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