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    DescriptionWith over 350,000 in print, the Clinician's Thesaurus is an indispensable practitioner resource and course text. It presents tens of thousands of standard words, phrases, clinical tips, and interview questions to help practitioners conduct thorough assessments, accurately describe nearly any clinical situation, and shape clinical observations into effective reports. Finding exactly the right terminology can save hours of paperwork time and improve the quality of documentation. Structured to follow the sequence of a mental health evaluation, the book includes report formats, treatment planning pointers, all DSM-IV-TR and ICD-9-CM diagnostic codes, and much more - all in a large-size format with convenient lay-flat binding. New to This Edition: * references, resources, and diagnostic and treatment information are thoroughly updated * additional clinical problems: reactive attachment disorder, body dysmorphic disorder, and violent behaviors * sections on strengths assessment and ethical considerations in report writing * more online resources, including where to obtain free assessment measures and scales.


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    Title
    Clinician's Thesaurus
    Subtitle
    The Guide to Conducting Interviews and Writing Psychological Reports
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Edward L. Zuckerman
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 395
    Width: 203 mm
    Height: 264 mm
    Thickness: 25 mm
    Weight: 839 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781606238745
    ISBN 10: 1606238744
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 27780
    BIC E4L: HEA
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S6.4
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC subject category V2: MMH
    Ingram Subject Code: PS
    Libri: I-PS
    B&T General Subject: 670
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 41
    BIC subject category V2: MMJ
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 03
    B&T Merchandise Category: STX
    BISAC V2.8: PSY029000, PSY028000, MED105000, PSY042000, MED058180
    LC subject heading: ,
    BISAC V2.8: LAW067000
    DC22: 616.89001/4, 616.890014
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: RC480.7 .Z83 2010
    Thema V1.0: MKL, MKM
    Edition
    7, Revised
    Edition statement
    7th Revised edition
    Publisher
    Guilford Publications
    Imprint name
    Guilford Publications
    Publication date
    15 October 2010
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    Edward L. Zuckerman, PhD, Armbrust, PA, USA
    Review quote
    "Therapists from multiple mental health disciplines will find the Clinician's Thesaurus a useful resource in their practice. The book's value extends beyond helping you write professional reports - it will also guide you in providing a more precise and thorough assessment of your clients. In the classroom, the Clinician's Thesaurus would make a good adjunct text for a psychopathology course. The 7th edition makes greater use of Internet resources, among other nice additions." - Lee Williams, Marital and Family Therapy Program, University of San Diego, USA "This comprehensive, easy-to-follow guide provides the ABCs of conducting interviews and report writing in the mental health field. The 7th edition contains updated information, relevant websites, and many additional resources for both novices and senior clinicians. I plan to make this book required reading for all my practicum and intern students." - Dorothy Preston, psychologist, Phoenix, Arizona, USA
    Table of contents
    Getting Oriented to the Clinician's Thesaurus. Part I: Conducting a Mental Health Evaluation. Beginning and Ending the Interview. Mental Status Evaluation Questions/Tasks. Questions about Signs, Symptoms, and Other Behavior Patterns. Part II: Standard Terms and Statements for Wording Psychological Reports. A: Introducing the Report. Beginning the Report: Preliminary Information. Referral Reasons. Background Information and History. B: The Person in the Evaluation. Behavioral Observations. Responses to Aspects of the Examination. Presentation of Self. Emotional/Affective Symptoms and Disorders. Cognition and Mental Status. Abnormal Signs, Symptoms, and Syndromes. Personality Patterns. Part C: The Person in the Environment. Activities of Daily Living. Social/Community Functioning. Couple and Family Relationships. Vocational/Academic Skills. Recreational Functioning. Other Specialized Evaluations. Part D: Completing the Report. Summary of Findings and Conclusions. Diagnostic Statement/Impression. Recommendations. Prognostic Statements. Closing Statements. Part III: Useful Resources. Treatment Planning and Treatment Plan Formats. Formats for Reports, Evaluations, and Summaries. Treatments for Specific Disorders and Concerns. Listing of Common Psychiatric and Psychoactive Drugs. Psychiatric Masquerade of Medical Conditions. Appendices: A. Abbreviations in Common Use. B. Annotated Readings in Assessment, Interviewing, and Report Writing