Kaplan & Sadock's Concise Textbook of Clinical Psychiatry

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Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2008 - Medical - 738 pages

This concise textbook is ideal for any student or health care professional who needs an authoritative, readable, affordable text that is sharply focused on clinical psychiatry. It contains the most relevant clinical material from the best-selling Kaplan and Sadock's Synopsis of Psychiatry, Tenth Edition and includes updated information on recently introduced psychiatric drugs. The book is DSM-IV-TR compatible and replete with case studies and tables, including DSM-IV-TR tables.

Chapters offer step-by-step guidance on the clinical examination, the psychiatric report, medical assessment of the psychiatric patient, laboratory tests, and signs and symptoms. The major portion of the book covers all psychiatric and substance-related disorders, with special chapters on children, adolescents, and the elderly. Also included are chapters on emergency psychiatry, forensic psychiatry, ethics, and palliative and end-of-life care.

 

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Contents

Anxiety Disorders
13
Laboratory Tests in Psychiatry
16
5
33
Psychiatric Rating Scales
40
Delirium Dementia Amnestic and 10 Schizophrenia
46
Biological Therapies
175
Neuropsychiatric Aspects
196
9
206
Normal Sleep and Sleep Disorders
346
3
451
ImpulseControl Disorders
496
Other Disorders of Infancy
644
49
679
End of Life Care
698
Adjustment Disorders
712
2
714

Somatoform Disorders
273
1
299
Gender Identity Disorders
319

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