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With its sixth edition, The American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Psychiatry, the definitive reference for students, residents, and clinicians, introduces a new generation of textbooks for the field. The only comprehensive psychiatry textbook to integrate all the new DSM-5 (R) criteria, this acclaimed gold standard has been revised, updated, and restructured to serve as a practical, authoritative guide for a new era in psychiatric education and practice. Key features include the following:  The only comprehensive psychiatry textbook to be based on all the new DSM-5 (R) criteria Serves as a companion book to DSM-5 (R): DSM-5 (R) readers seeking to learn more about treatment can turn to the Textbook  Part II, which discusses psychiatric disorders, parallels exactly the organizational format of DSM-5 (R) 17 DSM-5 (R) Task Force and Work Group members are chapter authors More than 70 new authors, including the leading authorities in their specialties with outstanding expertise in research, education, and treatment Concise yet comprehensive coverage of the topics most relevant to clinical practice Six new chapters, including "DSM-5 (R) as a Framework for Psychiatric Diagnosis," "Trauma- and Stressor-Related Disorders," "Neurodevelopmental Disorders," and "Mentalization Therapy" The latest evidence-based findings and standards of care for assessment and development, psychiatric disorders, treatments, and special populations "Key Clinical Points" at the end of each chapter Designed so readers can easily find and acquire information Streamlined, user-friendly format rich in easy-to-view features Recommended Web sites and readings for clinicians and patients in every chapter Ideal for psychiatry board preparation The American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Psychiatry, Sixth Edition, continues the tradition of leading the field as the most authoritative, inclusive, relevant, and practical reference available.show more

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  • Hardback | 1511 pages
  • 187.96 x 261.62 x 73.66mm | 2,381.35g
  • American Psychiatric Association Publishing
  • VA, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 6th Revised edition
  • 1585624446
  • 9781585624447
  • 501,370

About Robert E. Hales

Robert E. Hales, M.D., M.B.A., is Joe P. Tupin Chair and Distinguished Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of California--Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, California; Medical Director for Sacramento County Mental Health; and Editor-in-Chief of books for American Psychiatric Publishing.Stuart C. Yudofsky, M.D., is D.C. and Irene Ellwood Professor and Chairman, and the Drs. Beth K. and Stuart C. Yudofsky Presidential Chair of Neuropsychiatry, of the Menninger Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Baylor College of Medicine; Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry at The Methodist Hospital in Houston, Texas; and Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences.Laura Weiss Roberts, M.D., M.A., is Chairman and Katharine Dexter McCormick and Stanley McCormick Memorial Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine in Stanford, California; Chief, Psychiatry Service, Stanford Hospital and Clinics; and Editor-in-Chief of Academic Psychiatry.show more

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The new sixth edition of The American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Psychiatry -- the only comprehensive psychiatry textbook to integrate all the new DSM-5(R) criteria -- provides the most up-to-date, authoritative, insightful foundational text in the field. Its contributors include authors of the definitive texts in their areas of specialization. Its 38 streamlined chapters focus on the clinical issues of greatest concern and interest to practicing psychiatrists, residents, and those studying for oral board examinations. With coverage of topics ranging from development to diagnosis to treatment, the text comprises a comprehensive course in clinical psychiatry. Both seasoned practitioners and those in training will find that this thoroughly revised edition lives up to the preeminent standard of excellence that readers of previous editions have come to expect.show more

Table of contents

ContributorsForewordPrefacePart I: Assessment and DevelopmentChapter 1. The Psychiatric Interview and Mental Status ExaminationChapter 2. DSM-5 as a Framework for Psychiatric DiagnosisChapter 3. The Role of Psychiatric Measures in Assessment and TreatmentChapter 4. Laboratory Testing and Imaging Studies in PsychiatryChapter 5. Normal Child and Adolescent DevelopmentChapter 6. Clinical Issues in Psychiatry and the LawChapter 7. Ethical Aspects of Clinical PsychiatryPart II: Psychiatric DisordersChapter 8. Neurocognitive DisordersChapter 9. Substance-Related and Addictive DisordersChapter 10. Schizophrenia Spectrum and Other Psychotic DisordersChapter 11. Bipolar and Related DisordersChapter 12. Depressive DisordersChapter 13. Anxiety DisordersChapter 14. Obsessive-Compulsive and Related DisordersChapter 15. Dissociative DisordersChapter 16. Sexual DysfunctionsChapter 17. Gender DysphoriaChapter 18. Paraphilic DisordersChapter 19. Trauma- and Stressor-Related DisordersChapter 20. Disruptive, Impulse-Control, and Conduct DisordersChapter 21. Personality DisordersChapter 22. Sleep-Wake DisordersChapter 23. Feeding and Eating DisordersChapter 24. Elimination DisordersChapter 25. Neurodevelopmental DisordersChapter 26. Somatic Symptom and Related DisordersPart III: TreatmentsChapter 27. PsychopharmacologyChapter 28. Brain Stimulation TherapiesChapter 29. Brief PsychotherapiesChapter 30. Psychodynamic PsychotherapyChapter 31. Mentalizing in PsychotherapyChapter 32. Cognitive-Behavior TherapyChapter 33. Supportive PsychotherapyPart IV: Special PopulationsChapter 34. Treatment of Children and AdolescentsChapter 35. Treatment of SeniorsChapter 36. Treatment of Culturally Diverse PopulationsChapter 37. Treatment of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender PatientsChapter 38. Treatment of WomenIndexshow more

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