The American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Psychiatry

The American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Psychiatry

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The APPI 'Textbook of Psychiatry' has been meticulously revised to maintain its pre-eminence as an accessible and authoritative educational reference and clinical compendium. The book also includes complimentary access to the full text online.show more

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  • Hardback | 1817 pages
  • 220.98 x 281.94 x 58.42mm | 3,900.87g
  • American Psychiatric Association Publishing
  • American Psychiatric Press Inc.
  • VA, United States
  • English
  • 5th edition
  • Illustrations (chiefly col.)
  • 1585622575
  • 9781585622573

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"The American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Psychiatry" has been meticulously revised to maintain its preeminence as an accessible and authoritative educational reference and clinical compendium. More than 100 contributors--65 new to this edition--summarize the latest developments in psychiatry, with new chapters on cellular and molecular biology; neuroanatomy; human sexuality and sexual dysfunctions; nonpharmacological somatic treatments; supportive psychotherapy; combined psychotherapy and pharmacotherapy; treatment of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender patients; and assessment of dangerousness.The book boasts a new interior design, with more figures and color throughout to aid comprehension. Each chapter ends with 5--10 key points, 5--10 recommended readings, and helpful Web sites for clinicians, patients, and family members. The book also includes complimentary access to the full text online. Online benefits include powerful searching, electronic bookmarking, and access by username and password from wherever you have Web access--especially convenient for times when the print copy of your textbook is not where you are. The online version is accompanied by a downloadable PowerPoint presentation, which contains a wealth of material to enhance classroom presentation, study, and clinical use.An indispensable resource for clinical psychiatrists studying for Part I of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology exam, "The American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Psychiatry" is a proven teaching tool and an essential component of every practitioner's library.show more

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"The book is a great read, a symphony of the most up-to-date knowledge in the field."-- "Philip E. Veenhuis, M.D., M.P.H., JAMA", "July 2010"show more

About Robert E. Hales

Robert E. Hales, M.D., M.B.A., is Joe P. Tupin Professor and Chair of the Department of Psychiatry at the University of California, Davis School of Medicine. He is also the Editor-in-Chief of the American Psychiatric Publishing, Inc., and Medical Director of the Sacramento County Mental Health Service in Sacramento, California.Stuart C. Yudofsky, M.D., is D.C. and Irene Ellwood Professor and Chairman of the Menninger Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Baylor College of Medicine, and Chief of Psychiatry Services at The Methodist Hospital in Houston, Texas.Glen O. Gabbard, M.D., is Brown Foundation Chair of Psychoanalysis and Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, and Director of the Baylor Psychiatry Clinic, at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. He is also Training and Supervising Analyst at the Houston-Galveston Psychoanalytic Institute in Houston.show more

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