The The Clinical Interview Using DSM-IV-TR: Clinical Interview Using Dsm-IV-Tr (R) Fundamentals v.1
In this new edition, completely updated for DSM-IV-TR, the authors transform their professional experience into clear, concise, practical, and learnable skills. They teach how to master each of the four basic interview components separately, and how to make them interact optimally during the five phases of the patient interview. Also included is an example of a write-up of a psychiatric evaluation that will satisfy most third-party payers, taking the reader through the write-up step by step and showing how it can be adapted to virtually any procedural or research need. Changes to this edition: -Addition of discussion of violence and duty to warn -Expansion of attention problems, suicide intent, and comorbidities of personality disorders -Addition of formal assessments of executive functions and of dementia (in appendix) As with the previous edition, The Clinical Interview Using DSM-IV-TR presents a unique vision of how to use the most powerful assessment strategies developed in the field of clinical psychology and psychiatry.
- Hardback | 592 pages
- 160.02 x 238.76 x 43.18mm | 839.14g
- 12 Oct 2001
- American Psychiatric Association Publishing
- American Psychiatric Press Inc.
- VA, United States
Table of contents
Prologue: framework. Strategies for rapport. Strategies to get information: techniques. Three methods to assess mental status. Testing. Five steps to make a diagnosis. Five phases and the four components: how to put it all together. A difficult patient. Disorder-specific interviewing: clinical disorders. Disorder-specific interviewing: personality disorders. Index.
"Here the unimaginative shackles of orthodox psychiatric history taking and mental state examination are thrown off with the proposal that the diagnostic process starts from the initial contact with the patient. This of course, is obvious to the experienced practitioner but is rarely conveyed in textbooks on psychiatric interviewing, which tend to convey a systematic, rather pedestrian approach, where mental state examination and diagnosis linearly follow data collection. In contrast, the authors' approach is a thinking approach, where mental state examination weaves through-out the interview informing, shaping, and refining the diagnostic process.... This is a textbook that should be read by all mental health professionals, whatever their core discipline. The reader would benefit from reading both volumes in their entirety (over 1,000 pages) but could profit simply from dipping in and rereading relevant chapters.... The reader is introduced to a gourmet menu of interviewing techniques, described in detail and illustrated by deconstructed interviews."-- "Lisetta M. Lovett, Contemporary Psychology APA Review of Books", "2004"