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Essentials of Psychiatric Diagnosis Responding to the Challenge of DSM-5

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ISBN-10: 1462513484

ISBN-13: 9781462513482

Edition: 2nd 2013 (Revised)

Authors: Allen Frances

List price: $35.00
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Grounded in author Allen Frances's extensive clinical experience, this comprehensive yet concise guide helps the busy clinician find the right psychiatric diagnosis and avoid the many pitfalls that lead to errors. Covering every disorder routinely encountered in clinical practice, Frances provides the ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM (where feasible) codes required for billing, a useful screening question, a colorful descriptive prototype, lucid diagnostic tips, and a discussion of other disorders that must be ruled out. The book closes with an index of the most common presenting symptoms, listing possible diagnoses that must be considered for each. Frances was instrumental in the development of past…    
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Book details

List price: $35.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Guilford Publications
Publication date: 8/16/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 218
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

Allen Frances, M.D.,is Professor of Psychiatry and former chairman of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science at Duke University. Dr. Frances was chairman of the DSM-IV Task Force and is currently leading an effort to develop expert consensus practice guidelines for the different psychiatric disorders.

How to Use This Book
Disorders Usually First Diagnosed in Childhood and Adolescence
Depressive Disorders
Bipolar Disorders
Anxiety Disorders
Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders
Trauma- and Stressor-Related Disorders
Schizophrenia Spectrum and Other Psychotic Disorders
Substance-Related Disorders and Behavioral Addictions
Neurocognitive Disorders
Personality Disorders
Impulse Control Disorders
Eating Disorders
Sleep-Wake Disorders
Sexual and Gender Issues
Disorders Related to Physical Symptoms
Dissociative Disorders
Codes for Conditions That May Be a Focus of Clinical Attention but Are Not Mental Disorders
Appendix: Crosswalk to ICD-10 Codes
Resources for Codes