Essential Psychopathology and Its Treatment

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W. W. Norton & Company, 2009 - Psychology - 685 pages
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Considered a leading textbook in the field on the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of psychiatric disorders, this comprehensive revision includes cutting-edge updates in neurochemistry, psychopharmacology, genetics and functional neuroimaging. Geared to resident students in psychiatry and related disciplines, it makes sense of the field's burgeoning scientific emphasis.

  

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This book can hardly be called a book of psychological science. At times reading this book found myself very confused. I looked at the publishing date and was startled to see it was written in 2000s ... Read full review

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A good companion read to the DSM Read full review

Contents

Psychopathology
3
Assessment
21
Diagnosis and Prognosis
49
Etiology
70
Treatment
97
Psychopharmacology
124
SystemsBased Practice
155
Legal Ethical and Multicultural Issues
172
Anxiety Disorders
373
Somatoform Disorders
416
Factitious Disorders
438
Dissociative Disorders
444
Sexual and Gender Identity Disorders
456
Eating Disorders
475
Sleep Disorders
495
Impulse Control Disorders Not Classified Elsewhere
533

Sherlock Holmes
199
Mental Disorders
207
Delirium Dementia Amnesia and Other Cognitive Disorders
209
SubstanceRelated Disorders
241
Schizophrenia and Related Disorders
290
Mood Disorders
331
Personality Disorders
547
Disorders Usually First Diagnosed in Infancy Childhood
583
Adjustment Disorders
630
Glossary of Psychopathological Signs and Symptoms
637
Index
651
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About the author (2009)

Jerrold S. Maxmen, MD, was associate professor of clinical psychiatry at Columbia University's College of Physicians and Surgeons until his death in 1992.

Nicholas G. Ward, MD, was professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at the University of Washington School of Medicine. He died in 2008.

Mark Kilgus, MD, PhD, is chairman and medical director of the Department of Psychiatry at the Carilion Clinic. He lives in Roanoke, Virginia.

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