Kaplan and Sadock's Pocket Handbook of Clinical Psychiatry

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Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2001 - Medical - 479 pages
Thoroughly updated for its Third Edition, this popular quick-reference handbook remains a staple for medical students on psychiatric rotations as well as psychiatric residents and practitioners. In an easy-to-scan outline format, the book presents the etiology, epidemiology, clinical characteristics, and treatment of all psychiatric disorders. Additional chapters cover the psychiatric examination, special populations, psychotherapy, biological therapies, medication-induced movement disorders, legal issues, and laboratory tests.The book is replete with tables and includes color photographs of psychiatric drugs. Each chapter ends with suggestions for further reading, which include cross-references to specific page numbers in Kaplan and Sadock's Comprehensive Textbook of Psychiatry, Seventh Edition.

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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.

Harold Kaplan was professor of English at Northwestern University from 1972 to 1986 and now lives in Bennington, Vermont. He is the author of "The Passive Voice: An Approach to Modern Fiction, Democratic Humanism and American Literature," and "Power and Order: Henry Adams and the Naturalist Tradition in American Fiction,"

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