Concise Guide to Mood Disorders

Concise Guide to Mood Disorders

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This pocket-sized, practical reference summarizes everything you need to know to diagnose and treat unipolar and bipolar mood disorders. Designed for daily use in the clinical setting, the Concise Guide to Mood Disorders is a fingertip library of the latest information; easy to understand and quick to access. Praised by practitioners, the Concise Guides Series from American Psychiatric Publishing Inc. was developed to disburse a great deal of practical information in a convenient format. Features of the Concise Guide to Mood Disorders include: Â One-stop, comprehensive guidance. Never again will you have to search several resources to find answers to your questions about mood disorders. The Concise Guide to Mood Disorders presents all the essential information you need on epidemiology, etiology, physical treatments, psychosocial treatments, outcomes, and comorbidity in a single source. Â Easy and quick reference. This handy resource is organized to give you fast, easy access to information -- a necessity in daily practice. The detailed table of contents and key word index enable you to pinpoint the facts you need in seconds. Charts, tables, and other graphic representations help you comprehend information quickly. Â The latest research findings presented for practical use. Here are the most current research results, distilled and presented in easy-to-understand language for practical application with patients. Some information appears in the Concise Guide to Mood Disorders for the first time anywhere. The Concise Guide to Mood Disorders is the best reference tool you'll find for making informed decisions that lead to better clinical outcomes. Psychiatrists, psychologists, primary care physicians, and any other clinical professionals who diagnose and treat patients with mental health disorders should have this authoritative reference on hand.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 109.2 x 165.1 x 15.2mm | 181.44g
  • American Psychiatric Association Publishing
  • VA, United States
  • English
  • New.
  • 1585620564
  • 9781585620562

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As an update on mood disorders, this book is a solid contribution to the field. It surpasses many of its competitors with aptly cited and synthesized references throughout. I would recommend it especially to those in primary care who treat the majority of patients with mood disorders. The book offers a lot of practical and relevant information in a quick read. * Philip Khoury, M.D., Doody's Health Sciences Reviews *show more

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Designed for daily use in the clinical setting, the Concise Guide to Mood Disorders is a fingertip library of the latest information, easy to understand and quick to access. This practical reference summarizes everything a clinician needs to know to diagnose and treat unipolar and bipolar mood disorders. The book presents the most current research results in easy-to-understand language for practical application with patients. Concise yet comprehensive, it compiles the most essential facts on every aspect of mood disorders -- epidemiology, etiology, physical treatments, psychosocial treatments, outcomes, and comorbidity. The information is organized for easy look-up and fast comprehension, with detailed indexes and many charts and tables. The Concise Guide to Mood Disorders is a single convenient source of authoritative answers to questions about diagnosis and treatment. For the facts needed to make informed decisions that lead to better clinical outcomes, there isn't a more useful reference than this book. Psychiatrists, psychologists, primary care physicians, or any other clinical professional who diagnoses and treats patients with mental health problems should have this authoritative reference on hand.show more

About Steven L. Dubovsky

Steven L. Dubovsky, M.D., is Professor of Psychiatry and Medicine and Vice Chair in the Department of Psychiatry, Departments of Psychiatry and Medicine at the University of Colorado School of Medicine in Denver, Colorado. Amelia N. Dubovsky, B.A., is in Graduate Studies at Columbia University in New York, New York.show more

Table of contents

Introduction to the Concise GuidesSeriesPrefaceIntroductionChapter 1. Diagnosing mood disordersChapter 2. Etiology of mood disordersChapter 3. Course of mood disordersChapter 4. Somantic therapies for mood disordersChapter 5. Psychotherapies for mood disordersChapter 6. Integrated treatment of unipolar depressionChapter 7. Integrated treatment of bipolar disorderAfterwordIndexshow more