A brief, practical review of the indications for and use of pharmacological agents in the treatment of psychological disorders. Case examples. Chapter on over-the-counter medications and dietary supplements. Updated for DSM-5 classification of psychological disorders.
Compact and easy to use, Kaplan & Sadock's Concise Textbook of Clinical Psychiatry, Fourth Edition is an authoritative, affordable text that provides must-know information in clinical psychiatry. Containing the most relevant clinical material from the best-selling Kaplan and Sadock’s Synopsis of Psychiatry, Eleventh Edition, it offers step-by-step guidance on the clinical examination, the psychiatric report, medical assessment of the psychiatric patient, laboratory tests, and signs and symptoms, as well as all psychiatric and substance-related disorders, with special chapters on children, adolescents, and the elderly. It also covers special topics such as emergency psychiatry, forensic psychiatry, ethics, and palliative and end-of-life care. Key Features:Provides concise but thorough coverage of the entire field of clinical psychiatry, including biologic, psychologic, and sociologic factors in health and disease.Contains real-world case histories throughout.Includes thorough updates and revisions throughout, all consistent with the DSM-5.Features new and extensively revised coverage of childhood disorders, gender dysphoria, issues affecting LGBT persons, reproductive medicine, physician-assisted suicide, PTSD, the effects of terrorism and torture, and much more.Includes new chapters on public psychiatry and world aspects of psychiatry, as well as a new section on brain stimulation methods.Features a unique, comprehensive glossary of psychiatric signs and symptoms, new to this edition.Your book purchase includes a complimentary download of the enhanced eBook for iOS, Android, PC & Mac. Take advantage of these practical features that will improve your eBook experience: The ability to download the eBook on multiple devices at one time — providing a seamless reading experience online or offlinePowerful search tools and smart navigation cross-links allow you to search within this book, or across your entire library of VitalSource eBooksMultiple viewing options offer the ability to scale images and text to any size without losing page clarity as well as responsive designThe ability to highlight text and add notes with one click
A practical and enjoyable review of the most important points in clinical psychiatry, including diagnosis, treatment, and case presentations. Edition 5 incorporates the newer DSM-5 classification of psychiatric disorders.Chapter 1. IntroductionChapter 2. Psychiatric EvaluationChapter 3. The Depressed and Suicidal PatientChapter 4. PsychosesChapter 5. Bipolar DisorderChapter 6. Delirium/DementiaChapter 7. The Anxious PatientChapter 8. Alcohol and Substance Use DisorderChapter 9. The Sleepless PatientChapter 10. Eating DisordersChapter 11. PainChapter 12. Medical Problems Presenting as Psychiatric SyndromesChapter 13. Psychiatric Conditions of ChildhoodChapter 14. The Patient with Sexual ProblemsChapter 15. Personality DisordersChapter 16. Treatment ModalitiesChapter 17. Clinical Review
Neuroscience of Clinical Psychiatry: The Pathophysiology of Behavior and Mental Illness, Second EditionLittle information from this complex and evolving field of neuroscience has been readily accessible to the clinical psychiatrist on the front lines of patient care, let alone to the resident preparing for the Boards. There thus has existed a need for a concise and accessible text that builds a bridge between the two disciplines.To meet this need, the fully updated Second Edition of this straightforward and reader-friendly reference provides readers with a basic link between the science of the brain and the treatment of common mental health disorders. Both comprehensive and easy to follow, this textbook is being used in psychology graduate programs, nurse practitioner training and psychiatry residencies. It is useful for board exam review as well as for the practicing clinician looking to keep pace with the latest advances in neuroscience.The book’s clear and direct language will enhance your understanding of basic neuroscientific concepts underlying commonly encountered disorders, and the effects of brain chemistry on common behaviors. Practical applications, insightful illustrations, and review questions following each chapter help solidify your grasp of neuropathology and its link to mental health disorders and their treatment.Explore the neurologic underpinnings of psychiatric disorders!• Updated content lets you keep pace with recent advances. • Straightforward discussions help you grasp complex concepts with ease. • Concise presentation improves comprehension and retention of essential material. • Abundant illustrations and tables provide vital information at a glance. • End-of-chapter review questions offer abundant opportunities for self-paced review.• Solution site with online access to fully searchable text.
For more than 35 years, Kaufman’s Clinical Neurology for Psychiatrists has been the only reference to focus on the must-know aspects of neurology for psychiatrists. Now in a revised 8th Edition, this classic text brings you up to date with essential knowledge in clinical neurology with new topics, new illustrations, and new questions to help you excel on the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology examination.Explains each condition's neurologic and psychiatric features, easily performed office and bedside examinations, appropriate tests, differential diagnosis, and management options. Expert Consult eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, images, and references from the book on a variety of devices. Discusses timely, clinically-relevant topics such as traumatic brain injury, Alzheimer and non-Alzheimer dementias, other age-related neurologic conditions, neurologic illnesses that present with symptoms of autism, neurologic effects of illicit drug use, and current treatments. Correlates neurologic illnesses with the DSM-5. Includes nearly 2,000 multiple-choice questions both in print and online, – all written to help you succeed on the ABPN certifying exam. Features new and improved clinical illustrations throughout: life-like patient sketches, anatomy line drawings, CTs, MRIs, and EEGs that demonstrate clinical features.
The Massachusetts General Hospital is widely respected as one of the world's premier psychiatric institutions. Now, preeminent authorities from MGH present the newly updated edition of Massachusetts General Hospital Comprehensive Clinical Psychiatry, a unique medical reference book that continues to simplify your access to the current clinical knowledge you need ― both in print and online! It provides practical approaches to a wide variety of clinical syndromes and settings, aided by stunning graphics and hundreds of questions and answers geared to each chapter. You’ll have convenient access to all the authoritative answers necessary to overcome any clinical challenge.User-friendly, highly templated organization with abundant boxed summaries, bulleted points, case histories, algorithms, references, and suggested readings.Peerless, hands-on advice from members of the esteemed MGH Department of Psychiatry helps you put today's best approaches to work for your patients.Interactive and downloadable Q&As for each chapter allow you to test your retention of the material covered.In-depth coverage of many unique areas, including Psychiatric and Substance Use Disorders in Transitioning Adolescents and Young Adults; Neuroanatomical Systems Relevant to Neuropsychiatric Disorders; Legal and Ethical Issues in Psychiatry; Military Psychiatry; and Approaches to Collaborative Care and Primary Care Psychiatry.Features full, new DSM-5 criteria; new art, tables, and key points; and new Alzheimer’s Disease guidelines.Highlights recent developments in the field, such as neurotherapeutics, new psychotropics, military psychiatry, collaborative care, ensuring your knowledge is thoroughly up to date.Expert Consult eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.
Covering every area of the ABPN board exam, the 3rd Edition of Psychiatry Test Preparation and Review Manual, by Drs. J. Clive Spiegel and John M. Kenny, includes 1,100 questions, video vignettes, and an online timed assessment to prepare you for certification or recertification success. You’ll know exactly what to expect when exam day arrives, thanks to current coverage of the latest research in both psychiatry and neurology, as well as a format that precisely mimics all aspects of the written exam.Features six tests of 150 multiple-choice questions each, as well as 160 multiple-choice questions related to case vignettes. Allows you to see results broken down by topic online, so you can target areas needing further study. Bookmarking and score archiving are also available online. Allows you to exclude topics which are not included on the MOC, such as neuroscience and neurology, so you can more narrowly focus your study. Gives clear explanations for both insufficient/incorrect and correct answers, and provides recommended readings from key textbooks. Reflects the latest research and clinical practice in both psychiatry and neurology. NEW! Eight new video vignettes featuring patient interviews, each with accompanying multiple-choice questions. NEW! All questions relating to diagnostic criteria have been updated to the DSM-5. Expert Consult eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, images, and references from the book on a variety of devices.
Thoroughly and scrupulously updated, the sixth edition of the Introductory Textbook of Psychiatry has been reorganized and rewritten to reflect the reformulated DSM-5(R) diagnostic classes, rendering all other texts obsolete. No other introductory psychiatry text incorporates up-to-date information on all of the major disorders, arranged by DSM-5(R) diagnostic class, along with current treatment information. Designed to provide medical students and beginning residents with a solid foundation and orientation to the field, the book has also been proven valuable to a variety of training programs, including advanced registered nurse practitioners, physician assistants, social workers, and psychologists. An abundance of useful features should win this new edition equal popularity and classic status: - The authors are accomplished writers as well as clinicians, and they have produced a volume that is consistent in style, very readable, and highly engaging. The redundancies sometimes encountered in a text with many authors have been avoided.- An exhaustively researched and scientifically rigorous section devoted to the neurobiology and genetics of mental illness has been included, because psychiatry is a scientific, as well as a clinical, discipline. - The detailed introduction to the psychiatric interview provides interviewing techniques, tips on taking the clinical history, and specific questions that may be asked to elicit information useful to diagnosis.- New medications have been released since the last edition, and more has been learned about existing drugs. All are addressed in detail here. - A host of reader-friendly features -- including interesting case vignettes, clinical points, chapter-by-chapter self-assessment questions, an up-to-date glossary of terms, and dozens of tables and figures -- promote learning and help the reader to gauge progress. Those studying for their board examinations will find them especially helpful. Grounded in the authors' long clinical experience and scholarly expertise, the Introductory Textbook of Psychiatry is a pedagogically sound and beautifully written text that is equal to the science and mystery of its subject. A new generation of medical students and residents will find it as interesting as it is indispensable.