Essentials of Clinical Psychiatry: Based on the American Psychiatric Press Textbook of Psychiatry, Third Edition

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Robert E. Hales, Stuart C. Yudofsky
American Psychiatric Press, 1999 - Medical - 1070 pages
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This hefty synopsis of the most important material included in the third edition of The American Psychiatric Press Textbook of Psychiatry is intended for medical students in their third-year clerkship or fourth-year psychiatry electives, and for junior psychiatry residents who need an overview of clinical psychiatry. Section I covers theoretical foundations and assessment, and Section II, the bulk of the book, details psychiatric disorders. Section III looks at psychiatric treatments. Includes a glossary. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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Contents

Normal Child and Adolescent Development
29
Theories of the Mind and Psychopathology
55
The Psychiatric Interview Psychiatric History
87
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About the author (1999)

Robert E. Hales, M.D., is a nationally renowned psychiatrist. He is professor & chair of the Department of Psychiatry at the University of California, Davis, & the author of more than 125 scientific publications. He & his wife, Dianne Hales, one of the country's most widely published authors of books & articles on health subjects, are also the co-authors of the definitive, award-winning reference work "Caring for the Mind: The Comprehensive Guide to Mental Health.

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