Long considered a leading text on the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of psychiatric disorders, this latest revision includes cutting-edge updates in neuroscience, psychopharmacology and genetics. Geared to resident students in psychiatry and related disciplines, it makes practical, readable sense of the field.
Mark D. Kilgus, MD, PhD, is chairman and medical director of the Department of Psychiatry at the Carilion Clinic. He lives in Roanoke, Virginia. Jerrold S. Maxmen, MD, was associate professor of clinical psychiatry at Columbia University's College of Physicians and Surgeons until his death in 1992. Nicholas G. Ward, MD, was professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at the University of Washington School of Medicine. He died in 2008.