Kaplan and Sadock's Pocket Handbook of Clinical Psychiatry

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Benjamin J. Sadock, Virginia A. Sadock
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2010 - Medical - 566 pages

Thoroughly updated for its Fifth Edition, Kaplan and Sadock's Pocket Handbook of Clinical Psychiatry remains a staple for medical students on psychiatric rotations, psychiatric residents, practitioners, and mental health professionals. In an easy-to-scan outline format, this popular quick-reference handbook summarizes the etiology, epidemiology, clinical characteristics, diagnosis, and treatment of all psychiatric disorders in adults and children. Psychopharmacologic principles and prescribing methods are briefly described.

The book is replete with DSM-IV-TR and other tables and includes boxed, highlighted Clinical Hints. Each chapter ends with specific page and chapter references to Kaplan and Sadock's Comprehensive Textbook of Psychiatry, Ninth Edition.


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Classification and Diagnosis in Psychiatry 1
Schizophreniform Schizoaffective Delusional and Other Psychotic Disorders 159
Mood Disorders 175
Dissociative Disorders 235
Sexual Dysfunctions Paraphilias and Gender Identity Disorders 245
Obesity and the Metabolic Syndrome 269
Sleep Disorders 278
ImpulseControl and Adjustment Disorders 291
Personality Disorders 311
Infant Child and Adolescent Disorders 349
EndofLife Care Death Dying and Bereavement 412
Glossary of Signs and Symptoms 513
Index 529
Psychopharmacology and Other Biological Therapies 431

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