Study Guide to DSM-IV-TR

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American Psychiatric Pub, 2002 - Medical - 424 pages
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Study Guide to DSM-IV-TRŪ demonstrates the fundamental features of DSM-IV-TR disorders through brief clinical vignettes, and questions and answers. These vignettes help beginning students and experienced clinicians visualize a disorder in the context of a multidimensional patient who is characterized by more than just the fulfillment of individual diagnostic criteria. Study Guide to DSM-IV-TRŪ • Describes common problems in diagnosis• Provides guidelines for resolving issues of diagnostic uncertainty• Summarizes the core concepts of the diagnostic group discussed in each chapter• Presents interesting case examples that provide "diagnostic prototypes" of the individual disorders included in DSM-IV-TR• Includes self-assessment questions that allow the reader to test their understanding of DSM-IV-TR

Several new sections have been added • Boundary Between Normality and Abnormality• Dimensional vs. Categorical Classification

Study Guide to DSM-IV-TRŪ is an indispensable companion designed to help students, residents, and clinicians conceptualize how DSM-IV-TR can be used in everyday practice.

 

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Contents

Introduction to DSMIVTR
1
Disorders Usually First Diagnosed in Infancy Childhood or Adolescence
21
Delirium Dementia and Amnestic and Other Cognitive Disorders
61
Mental Disorders Due to a General Medical Condition
91
SubstanceRelated Disorders
103
Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders
143
Mood Disorders
171
Anxiety Disorders
215
Dissociative Disorders
273
Sexual and Gender Identity Disorders
289
Eating Disorders
319
Sleep Disorders
333
ImpulseControl Disorders Not Elsewhere Classified
355
Adjustment Disorders
367
Personality Disorders
375
Index
405

Somatoform Disorders
247
Factitious Disorders
265

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About the author (2002)

Michael A. Fauman, Ph.D., M.D., is Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Michigan School of Medicine in Ann Arbor, Michigan. He is also Medical Director and Vice President for Medical Services at Magellan Behavioral of Michigan, Inc. in Farmington Hills, Michigan.

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