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ISBN-10: 0683083430

ISBN-13: 9780683083439

Edition: 5th 1995

Authors: David A. Tomb

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Now in its thoroughly revised, updated Sixth Edition, this House Officer Series volume will remain a best-seller among medical students in psychiatry clerkships and among psychiatric residents. In 300 pages, this pocket-sized textbook provides comprehensive, up-to-the-minute coverage of all areas of adult psychiatry. Readers will find all the key information they need to succeed in clinical rounds and pass board exams. This edition is completely keyed to DSM-IV and includes a section on DSM-IV classification. Of special note is the detailed coverage of diagnosis and contemporary psychopharmacology. Each major area of adult psychiatry is addressed in its own chapter.
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Book details

List price: $26.95
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 1995
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Language: English

Preface to the Fourth Edition
Preface to the Third Edition
Psychiatric Classificationp. 1
Assessmentp. 4
Psychotic Disordersp. 16
Mood Disordersp. 33
Delirium and Other Organic Brain Syndromesp. 47
Dementiap. 53
Suicidal and Assaultive Behaviorsp. 61
Anxiety Disordersp. 70
Dissociative Disordersp. 79
Grief and the Dying Patientp. 82
Conditions Which Mimic Physical Diseasep. 91
Psychosomatic Disordersp. 100
Psychiatric Symptoms of Nonpsychiatric Medicationp. 109
Psychiatric Presentations of Medical Diseasep. 113
Psychiatric Presentations of Neurological Diseasep. 118
Psychiatry of Alcoholp. 122
Psychiatry of Drug Abusep. 131
Personality Disordersp. 147
Psychosexual Disordersp. 153
Sleep Disturbancesp. 162
Mental Retardationp. 169
The Psychotherapiesp. 172
Biological Therapyp. 178
The Elderly Patientp. 214
Legal Issuesp. 220
Indexp. 226
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