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Allan Tasman, lead editor of the critically acclaimed Psychiatry Third Edition has teamed up with Wanda Mohr, a Professor of Psychiatric Nursing to produce a thorough but compact textbook for all those in training in a mental health discipline.This book is a complete reference for DSM IV-TR disorders. It includes screening and assessment measures, differential diagnosis, laboratory tests needed in diagnosis and treatment, the major treatment modalities (including psychopharmacotherapeutics) for the disorder and special issues practitioners may face in treating patients with each disorder, including consultation and referral. It also provides information on therapeutic relationships, professional relationships, diagnostic methods, psychiatric emergencies and ethical/legal issues, and cultural complexities that the practitioner/professional may confront.
Allan Tasman is Past President of the American Psychiatric Association and immediate Past-President of the Pacific Rim College of Psychiatrists. He is a world-renowned psychiatric leader and educator and is Secretary for Education of the World Psychiatric Association, responsible for all of the association’s worldwide education programmes and initiatives. He has great experience in writing textbooks, numerous journal articles, book chapters, reports, and articles for the popular press.
Wanda K. Mohr is a certified clinical nurse specialist in child/adolescent psychiatric nursing, and a Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing. She holds a masters degree in behavioral sciences and a PhD in psychiatric nursing. She has almost 40 years of practice and teaching psychiatric nursing. In addition to the breadth and depth of clinical and academic expertise, she is a professor in a major University School of Nursing and an adjunct clinical associate professor of child psychiatry at the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.
Table of Contents
UNIT 1 FOUNDATIONS.
Chapter 1 Introduction.
Chapter 2 The Therapeutic Relationship.
Chapter 3 An Integrative Approach to Developmental Psychopathology.
Chapter 4 Psychiatric Classifications.
Chapter 5 Psychiatry and the Neurosciences.
UNIT 2 THE CONTEXT OF CARE.
Chapter 6 Care Settings and the Continuum of Care.
Chapter 7 Cultural Context of Care.
Chapter 8 The Multidisciplinary Treatment Team and Working with Other Professionals.
Chapter 9 Ethical Practice.
Chapter 10 Legal Context of Psychiatric Practice.
UNIT 3 CLINICAL DISORDERS.
Chapter 11 Pediatric Disorders.
Chapter 12 Sleep Disorders.
Chapter 13 Bipolar Mood Disorders.
Chapter 14 Depression.
Chapter 15 Anxiety Disorders.
Chapter 16 Eating Disorders.
Chapter 17 Cognitive Disorders.
Chapter 18 Substance Use, Abuse, and Dependence.
Chapter 19 Personality Disorders.
Chapter 20 Stereotyped Movement Disorder and Reactive Attachment Disorder.
Chapter 21 Adjustment Disorder.
Chapter 22 Impulse Control Disorders.
Chapter 23 Mental Disorders due to a Medical Condition.
Chapter 24 Factitious Disorder.
Chapter 25 Schizophrenia and Psychoses.
Chapter 26 Somatoform Disorders.
Chapter 27 Dissociative Disorders.
Chapter 28 Psychological Factors Affecting a Medical Condition.
Chapter 29 Sexual Disorders.
UNIT 4 ASSESSMENT AND THERAPEUTICS.
Chapter 30 Psychiatric Assessment, Treatment Planning, and the Medical Record.
Chapter 31 Psychological Testing and Rating Scales.
Chapter 32 Psychotherapeutic Approaches.
Chapter 33 Pharmacotherapeutic Interventions.
Chapter 34 Antidepressants and Mood Stabilizers.
Chapter 35 Antipsychotic Agents.
Chapter 36 Anxiolytics, Stimulants, and Cognitive Enhancers.