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.
Psychiatric History and Mental Status Examination Physical Illness and Psychiatric Disorder Laboratory Tests in Psychiatry Signs and Symptoms in Psychiatry Classification in Psychiatry Psychiatric Rating Scales Delirium, Dementia, and Amnestic and Other Cognitive Disorders and Mental Disorders Due to a General Medical Condition Neuropsychiatric Aspects of HIV Infection and AIDS Substance-Related Disorders Schizophrenia Other Psychotic Disorders Mood Disorders Anxiety Disorders Somatoform Disorders Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Factitious Disorders Dissociative Disorders Human Sexuality Gender Identity Disorder Eating Disorders Normal Sleep and Sleep Disorders Impulse-Control Disorders Not Elsewhere Classified Adjustment Disorders Personality Disorders Psychosomatic Medicine Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry Psychiatry and Reproductive Medicine Relational Problems Problems Related to Abuse and Neglect Additional Conditions That May Be a Focus of Clinical Attention Emergency Psychiatric Medicine Psychotherapies Biological Therapies Child Psychiatry: Assessment, Examination, and Psychological Testing Mental Retardation Learning Disorders Motor Skills Disorder: Developmental Coordination Disorders Communication Disorders Pervasive Developmental Disorders Attention-Deficit Disorders Disruptive Behavior Disorders Feeding and Eating Disorders of Infancy or Early Childhood Tic Disorders Elimination Disorders Other Disorders of Infancy, Childhood, and Adolescence Mood Disorders and Suicide in Children and Adolescents Anxiety Disorders in Children and Adolescents Early-Onset Schizophrenia Adolescent Substance Abuse Child Psychiatry: Conditions That May Be a Focus of Clinical Attention Psychiatric Treatment of Children and Adolescents Special Areas of Interest Geriatric Psychiatry Palliative Care and Pain Management Euthanasia and Physician Assisted Suicide Clinical-Legal Issues in Psychiatry Ethics in Psychiatry Index
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