Barbara FademRead More
High-Yield™ Behavioral Science, Fourth Edition presents a concise review of the behavioral science material tested on the USMLE Step 1. The High-Yield™ outline format, with tables, diagrams, photographs, and images to clarify important material, provides a concentrated, efficient review for both course exams and the USMLE. Patient Snapshots present clinical scenarios and pose specific questions. Annotated answers and explanations appear at the end of each chapter. This edition is thoroughly updated, consistent with DSM-IV-TR, and reorganized into six major sections: The Life Cycle; Biological and Psychological Bases of Behavior; Psychopathology; Social Behavior; The Practice of Medicine; and Epidemiology and Statistics.
A Practical GuideMarc E. AgroninRead More
Now in its Second Edition, this practical guide focuses on assessment, diagnosis, and management of the complex array of dementia disorders seen in older patients. Using the conversational style and clinical vignettes found in all Practical Guides in Psychiatry titles, Dr. Agronin addresses all the subtypes of dementia and associated psychiatric conditions such as agitation, psychosis, and depression. This edition features a new chapter on mild cognitive impairment and expanded coverage of Alzheimer disease and risk factors.
Chapters offer advice on caregiver support and legal and ethical concerns. Handy pocket-card appendices include tests used in the dementia workup and treatment guides for agitation, psychosis, and depression.
Barbara FademRead MoreBehavioral Science in Medicine introduces medical students to the science of human behavior. Organized to mirror the behavioral science/psychiatry course taught in the first two years, this text effectively teaches the major concepts of this complex subject and prepares students for board exams. The Second Edition is appropriate for courses in Behavioral Science alone but also for courses that merge Behavioral Science and Neuroscience. The increased depth of coverage of psychiatric illness, substance abuse, and pediatric psychiatry, also makes the Second Edition appropriate for use in Clinical Psychiatry courses in the third and fourth year.
Audrey M. Walker, David Myland Kaufman, Cynthia R. Pfeffer, Gail Ellen SolomonRead More
Completely revised for its Second Edition, this text is geared to residents and fellows training in child and adolescent psychiatry and those preparing for board examinations in both general and child psychiatry. The book covers common neurologic disorders seen in the pediatric population, their presentation, including psychiatric symptoms, and their workup, diagnosis, and treatment. Coverage includes psychiatric comorbidities in pediatric neurologic disorders and psychiatric side effects of medications used to treat pediatric neurologic disorders.
Case presentations demonstrate the diagnostic approach to patients in pediatric neurology and on the interface of pediatric neurology and psychiatry. Practice questions offer excellent review for board certification and recertification examinations. A glossary is also included.
Dorothy StubbeRead More
Written by the training director of Yale Child Study Center's world-renowned psychiatry program, this practical handbook is a quick, concise guide for professionals on the front lines of child and adolescent mental health care. Using the conversational style and clinical vignettes found in all Practical Guides in Psychiatry titles, Dr. Stubbe takes clinicians through each step of the psychiatric care process, delivering essential fast facts and effective patient care strategies. Sections cover psychiatric evaluation; disorders seen in infants, children, and adolescents; treatment modalities and treatment planning; and special circumstances including psychiatric emergencies, child neglect and abuse, and family issues. Easy-to-use appendices include rating scales and resource information.
In Medicine, Dentistry, and PsychologyWilliam S. KrogerRead More
This is a Revised Second Edition of Dr. Kroger's classic work on hypnosis, which describes successful hypnotherapy techniques for a wide range of medical, psychiatric, and dental conditions. Dr. Kroger's work in developing the concept of clinical hypnosis, and making it a part of the science of behavior modification, is generally regarded as the foundation of modern hypnotherapy. This Revised Second Edition features an introduction by Michael Yapko, PhD, an internationally recognized expert in short-term psychotherapy, which places Dr. Kroger's work in contemporary context.
A bound-in DVD features two of Dr. Kroger's filmed demonstrations of surgical procedures using hypnosis as anesthesia, one for childbirth and another for thyroid surgery, plus extensive commentary by Michael Yapko, PhD.
Donna M. SudakRead More
The Psychotherapy in Clinical Practice series incorporates essential therapeutic principles into clinically relevant patient management. This second volume, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Clinicians, familiarizes clinicians with the theory and clinical use of cognitive behavioral therapy.
The book explains the historical development and theoretical foundations of cognitive behavioral therapy, the importance of individual case conceptualization, the patient-therapist relationship, the therapeutic process, and specific treatment techniques and presents models for the treatment of common psychiatric disorders, including depression, bipolar disorder, panic disorder, social phobia, and personality disorders. Several cases are presented at the beginning of the book and discussed as examples throughout the text.
Domenic A. Ciraulo, Richard I. Shader, David J. Greenblatt, Wayne L. CreelmanRead More
Thoroughly updated for its Third Edition, this handbook provides complete, current, and easily accessible information on how psychotropic drugs interact with one another and with compounds used to treat non-psychiatric medical conditions. The book is organized for rapid reference, includes numerous tables, and offers guidelines for managing adverse effects.
The Third Edition includes an adverse drug effects table in the appendix section, tables on receptor binding and dosing, and the latest information on drugs of abuse and chemical dependence. This edition also includes drug-food interactions for each drug category and interactions of psychotropic drugs with HIV medications.
An Evidence-Based ApproachAssen AlladinRead More
This handbook is the first to provide a conceptual framework and rationale—based on scientific, theoretical, and empirical evidence—for combining cognitive behavior therapy with hypnotherapy in treating clinical depression. The conceptual framework—the Circular Feedback Model of Depression—allows clinicians to adopt an evidence-based practice in psychotherapy, integrating the best research with clinical expertise in the context of patient characteristics, culture, and preferences. The book offers detailed guidance in applying empirically supported principles of psychological assessment, treatment protocols, therapeutic relationship, and intervention.
Lawrence A. Labbate, Maurizio Fava, Jerrold F. Rosenbaum, George W. AranaRead More
Thoroughly updated for its Sixth Edition, Handbook of Psychiatric Drug Therapy is one of the most popular guides to the essential facts about all drugs used to treat anxiety, depression, bipolar disorders, psychotic disorders, substance abuse disorders, sleep disorders, dementia, and attention deficit disorder. Coverage of each drug includes mechanisms of action, indications, side effects, interactions, method of use, and caveats regarding special populations such as pregnant and elderly patients. The book gives specific prescribing recommendations—including dosage and duration of use—for individual drugs. Tables provide at-a-glance information and a disease-specific table of contents directs readers quickly to relevant drug chapters.
Benjamin J. Sadock, Virginia A. SadockRead More
- Incluye las tablas con los criterios diagnósticos del DSM-5 para los principales trastornos psiquiátricos.
- Sección de psicofármacos que se organizan según los mecanismos de acción y actualizada con todos los nuevos fármacos, incluso los que se encuentran en estudio.
- Se presentan casos de estudio e ilustraciones, que mejoran la experiencia del aprendizaje.
- Se incluyen los tratamientos más recientes, junto con la descripción de los métodos psicoterapéuticos más recientes.
- Sección de trastornos neurocognitivos completamente revisada y adaptada con el modelo del DSM-5.
- Sección actualizada y ampliada de psiquiatría infantil: incluye una guía para el diagnóstico y el tratamiento de los trastornos del espectro autista y de otros trastornos característicos de la infancia.
- En la nueva edición se incorpora como editor al Dr Pedro Ruiz, antiguo presidente de la American Psychiatric Association.
Benjamin J. Sadock, Virginia A. Sadock, Pedro RuizRead MoreKaplan & Sadock's Study Guide and Self-Examination Review in Psychiatry is a comprehensive review of the specialty and perfect for stand-alone review or as preparation for the PRITE in-service, ABPN Part I, and recertification examinations. The book contains more than 1,600 multiple-choice questions and answers, with explanatory discussions of correct and incorrect responses. Chapters parallel the essential corresponding chapters in Kaplan & Sadock's Synopsis of Psychiatry, a staple of psychiatry education around the globe. Terms and definitions are consistent with DSM-IV-TR and ICD-10.
Benjamin J. Sadock, Virginia A. Sadock, Pedro RuizRead More50th Anniversary Edition
The cornerstone text in the field for 50 years, Kaplan & Sadock's Comprehensive Textbook of Psychiatry has consistently kept pace with the rapid growth of research and knowledge in neural science, as well as biological and psychological science. This two-volume Tenth Edition shares the expertise of 618 renowned contributors who cover the full range of psychiatry and mental health, including neural science, genetics, neuropsychiatry, psychopharmacology, and other key areas. It remains the gold standard of reference for all those who work with the mentally ill, including psychiatrists and other physicians, psychologists, psychiatric social workers, psychiatric nurses, and other mental health professionals.
Benjamin J. Sadock, Virginia Alcott SadockRead More
This book presents updated clinical material on child and adolescent psychiatry from the best-selling Kaplan and Sadock's Synopsis of Psychiatry, Tenth Edition. Coverage includes clinically relevant information on normal and abnormal development; examination; neuroimaging; learning, communication and behavioral disorders; adolescent substance abuse; forensic issues; and the spectrum of psychiatric problems such as depression and bipolar disorders. Treatment chapters include a broad range of psychopharmacotherapeutic and psychotherapeutic techniques, and the many controversies related to appropriate use of medication in children are addressed. The book is DSM-IV-TR compatible and replete with case studies and tables, including DSM-IV-TR tables.
Behavioral Science/Clinical PsychiatryBenjamin J. Sadock, Virginia A. Sadock, Pedro RuizRead MoreThe Best-Selling Resource in Psychiatry NOW UPDATED with DSM-5!
The new and thoroughly updated 11th edition of Kaplan and Sadock’s Synopsis of Psychiatry: Behavioral Sciences/Clinical Psychiatry is a complete overview of the entire field of psychiatry for clinicians, residents, students, and all others who provide mental health care.
In this best-selling textbook in psychiatry for over 40 years, the reader will find a thorough discussion of both the behavioral sciences and clinical psychiatry. The 11th edition integrates all the DSM-5 criteria and provides a detailed and comprehensive overview of treatment methods for every known mental disorder.
The 11th edition is set apart from any other reference you have and includes:
- DSM-5 diagnostic tables on every major psychiatric disorder.
- A psychopharmacology section organized according to mechanisms of action and updated to include all of the new drugs including those in preparation.
- Extensive use of case studies and illustrations to enhance the learning experience.
- The most current treatment methods including a description of all newly introduced psychotherapeutic techniques.
- A completely revised section on neurocognitive disorders organized along the DSM-5 model.
- An updated and expanded section on child psychiatry; now includes a guide to diagnosis and treatment of autism spectrum disorder and other disorders of childhood.
A Comprehensive TextbookPedro Ruiz, Eric StrainRead MoreLowinson and Ruiz's Substance Abuse, the premier text on substance abuse and addictive behaviors is now in its updated and expanded Fifth Edition. Scientific topics such as the biology of various addictions and all dimensions of clinical treatment and management are addressed by a wide range of leading contributors. Behavioral addictions are addressed also, so the text is not solely devoted to specific substances and their misuse.
Massachusetts General Hospital and McLean Hospital Residents and FacultiesRead MorePrepared by the residents and faculties of the renowned Massachusetts General Hospital and McLean Hospital, this pocket handbook is packed with succinct, practical, accessible information on the diagnosis and treatment of psychiatric disorders. Major sections include psychiatric emergencies, symptom-based diagnosis and treatment, special populations, and treatment approaches including psychopharmacology. The book is written in a quick-scanning outline format with boxes, tables, and lists to provide high-yield information at a glance.
A Practical GuideS. Nassir GhaemiRead More
Thoroughly updated for its Second Edition, this practical guide will aid residents and clinicians in diagnosing and treating the full spectrum of mood disorders. Using the conversational style and clinical vignettes found in all Practical Guides in Psychiatry titles, Dr. Ghaemi explains how to accurately diagnose unipolar depression and bipolar disorder and offers specific, detailed, evidence-based recommendations on pharmacotherapy and psychotherapy.
Chapters review the pharmacology of all antidepressants, mood stabilizers, and antipsychotics in current use and point out these drugs' advantages and drawbacks in specific clinical situations. Other chapters address clinical problems such as depression, mania, and ADHD in children and the conundrum of schizoaffective disorder.
Joshua T. ThornhillRead More
Part of the National Medical Series (NMS), this book provides a quick review of clinical Psychiatry in an outline format for rapid review and retention. Each chapter ends with USMLE-style (vignette) questions and answers for self-study and assessment.
A Practical GuideCarol W. BermanRead More
This new addition to the Practical Guides in Psychiatry series is a clinically oriented pocket guide to diagnosis and treatment of personality disorders. Using the conversational style and case vignettes found in all Practical Guides in Psychiatry titles, Dr. Berman addresses every category of personality disorder. The first section discusses the various types of personality disorders. The second section discusses those that coexist with other major psychiatric disorders, such as depression and bipolar disorder. The third section focuses specifically on treatment issues. Among the issues discussed are how gender, culture, substance abuse, PTSD, and medical conditions intersect with personality disorders.