Fundamentals of Psychological Diagnosis (Volume 3): DSM-5-TR Essentials for Clinicians

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Kevin William Grant - Medical - 462 pages

"Fundamentals of Psychological Diagnosis (Volume 3): DSM-5-TR Essentials for Clinicians" is your go-to guide for comprehending and diagnosing psychological disorders. This resource is tailored for psychologists, clinicians, counselors, educators, and students to demystify the complex landscape of psychological diagnosis, paving the way for impactful therapeutic outcomes.

In an ever-changing field like psychology, precise diagnosis is the linchpin for effective treatment. This book captures my extensive, hands-on experience and diverse interactions, fulfilling the pressing need for an accessible and comprehensive resource on psychological diagnostics.

Detailed Overviews: Each section provides an in-depth look at various disorders, from their symptoms and causes to the latest treatment options.

Categorized For Ease: With chapters dedicated to distinct categories like Neurodevelopmental and Schizophrenia Spectrum Disorders, quickly find and focus on specific areas of interest.

Based on the Latest Research: Ground your knowledge in the most updated version of the DSM-5-TR, ensuring you have the latest information about each disorder.

Summary Sections: A concise style with the essential points, making it perfect for quick reference or review.


Each DSM-5-TR disorder is meticulously examined through:

Diagnostic Criteria: Understanding the specifics of each disorder.

The Impacts: Recognizing the effects on individuals and their surroundings.

The Etiology (Origins and Causes): Delving into the root causes.

Comorbidities: Identifying disorders that commonly co-exist.

Risk Factors: Highlighting potential triggers or exacerbators.

Case Study: Offering real-world examples for a grounded understanding.

Recent Psychology Research Findings: Keeping readers updated on the latest discoveries.

Treatment and Interventions: Providing actionable solutions for each disorder.

Implications if Untreated: Emphasizing the urgency and importance of appropriate intervention.


This volume covers the following disorders:

Feeding and Eating Disorders

Elimination Disorders

Sleep-Wake Disorders

Sexual Dysfunctions

Gender Dysphoria

Other Mental Disorders


Whether you are a seasoned practitioner looking to update your knowledge, a student delving into the world of psychological diagnoses, or a curious reader eager to understand the intricacies of the human mind, this volume offers a window into the vast landscape of mental health conditions. Enhance your library and equip yourself with an enlightening and essential resource.

 

Contents

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
ix
INTRODUCTION
17
Rumination Disorder
35
AvoidantRestrictive Food Intake Disorder
44
BingeEating Disorder
74
Summary
82
Summary
93
SLEEPWAKE DISORDERS Insomnia Disorder
131
Unspecified Sexual Dysfunction
390
Summary
431
OTHER MENTAL DISORDERS
433
Summary
451
REFERENCES
473
XIII
476
85
519
INDEX
521

Narcolepsy
143
Parasomnias
201
SubstanceMedicationInduced Sleep Disorder Other Specified Insomnia Disorder Unspecified Insomnia Disorder Other Specified Hypersomnolence D...
294
Unspecified SleepWake Disorder Summary
304
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473
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Kevin William Grant applies an action-oriented approach to business, trauma recovery, psychotherapy, and life coaching. Kevin's primary goal is to help individuals take decisive and transformational steps to create positive, healthy, balanced, and rewarding lives. In his work as a Registered Psychotherapist and Registered Counselling Therapist, he applies cognitive, psychodynamic, solution-focused, and trauma-informed therapies. His life coaching perspective originates from collaborating with clients as a certified professional coach. Kevin's workplace mental health perspective evolved from real-world experience in product and innovation management in Big Tech (Microsoft, Mozilla), banking (TD Bank), telecom (Bell Canada), and digital media (The Globe and Mail).

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