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DSM-5 Learning Companion for Counselors:

ISBN-10: 1556203411

ISBN-13: 9781556203411

Edition: 2014

Authors: Stephanie F. Dailey, Carman S. Gill, Shannon L. Karl, Casey A. Barrio Minton

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Description:

Written for an audience that includes private practitioners; counselors working in mental health centers, psychiatric hospitals, employee assistance programs, and other community settings; as well as counselor educators and their students, this helpful guide breaks down the concepts and terminology in the DSM-5 and explains how this diagnostic tool translates to the clinical situations encountered most frequently by counselors.After describing the major structural, philosophical, and diagnostic changes in the DSM-5, the book is organized into four parts, which are grouped by diagnostic similarity and relevance to counselors. Each chapter outlines the key concepts of each disorder, including major diagnostic changes; essential features; special considerations; differential diagnosis; coding, recording, and specifiers; and, where applicable, new or revised criteria. Clinical vignettes help both clinicians and students visualize and understand DSM-5 disorders. Author notes throughout the text assist readers in further understanding and applying new material.
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Book details

Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Amer Counseling Assn
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 385
Size: 7.25" wide x 10.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English