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Mental Disorders, Medications and Clinical Social Work

ISBN-10: 0231112963

ISBN-13: 9780231112963

Edition: 2nd 2000

Authors: Sonia G. Austrian

List price: $58.50
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Description:

This essential resource, written for social workers by a social worker, discusses the etiology, epidemiology, assessment, and intervention planning for common disorders. Austrian goes beyond a linear classification approach, instead emphasizing a broad bio-psychosocial ecosystems perspective, which takes into account each client's unique situation. In addition to including the most up-to-date information on new medications, biochemical data on disease causes, and diagnostic tests, the thoroughly updated second edition also gives an overview and critique of managed care as it relates to the treatment of mental disorders.
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Book details

List price: $58.50
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 8/24/2000
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 370
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

Sonia Austrian is the author of Development Theories Through the Life Cycle. She is associate professor in the departments of public health and of psychiatry at Weill Medical College of Cornell University, adjunct professor at Columbia University School of Social Work, and is director of the Employee Assistance Program Consortium.

Acknowledgments
Preface
Introduction
Anxiety Disorders
Mood Disorders
Somatoform and Factitious Disorders
Dissociative Disorders
Schizophrenia
Substance-Related Disorders
Eating Disorders
Personality Disorders
Delirium, Dementia, and Amnestic and Other Cognitive Disorders
Psychological and Neuropsychological Assessment
Psychotropic Medications
Epilogue
Glossary
References and Additional Readings
Subject Index
Author Index