CURRENT Diagnosis & Treatment Psychiatry, Second Edition

CURRENT Diagnosis & Treatment Psychiatry, Second Edition
By:Nurcombe, Barry; Leckman, James; Ebert, Michael; Loosen, Peter;
Pub Date:March 28th 2008
Format:Paperback 832 pages
ISBN:0071422927 / 9780071422925
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The most accessible, integrated source of clinical psychiatric information--completely updated!

For more than 70 years, professors, students, and clinicians have trusted LANGE for high-quality, current, concise medical information in a convenient, affordable, portable format. Whether for coursework, clerkships, USMLE prep, specialty board review, or patient care, there's a LANGE book that guarantees success.

CURRENT Diagnosis & Treatment: Psychiatry, Second Edition is the ultimate reference for quickly answering day-to-day questions on psychiatric illness in both adults and children. Comprehensive in scope, yet streamlined in its coverage, this time-saving clinical companion reviews essential psychopharmacologic and psychotherapeutic approaches to the full range of psychiatric disorders.


  • The most effective interviewing techniques and approaches
  • Important evaluation, testing, and decision-making tools and criteria
  • Ready-to-use information on psychiatry and the law, psychological testing, emergency psychiatry, evaluating infants, and more
  • Authoritative coverage of developmental psychology, neuropsychopharmacology, psychiatric genetics, psychoanalysis, and other related areas
  • Helpful section on the principles of evaluating and diagnosing patients, as well as treatment strategies
  • Core sections on adult disorders and pediatric psychiatric problems
  • NEW! Critical updates to key diagnostic, psychopharmacologic, and psychotherapeutic modalities
  • NEW! Section on psychiatric practice in special settings

Table of contents

Section I. Psychiatric Principles and Practice

1Clinical Decision Making in Psychiatry, Barry Nurcombe
2Psychiatric Epidemiology, Dan G. Blazer
3Psychiatric Genetics, John I. Nurnberger, Jr. and Wade Berrettini
4The Psychiatric Interview, Barry Nurcombe and Michael H. Ebert
5Diagnostic Encounter for Children and Adolescents, Barry Nurcombe
6Psychological and Neurological Assessment, James S. Walker, Howarrd B. Roback, and Larry Welch
7Diagnostic Evaluation for Children and Adolescents, Barry Nurcombe and Michael G. Tramontana
8Developmental Psychology, Kenneth A. Dodge
9Psychopharmacologic Interventions, Richard C. Shelton
10Behavioral and Cognitive-Behavioral Interventions, Travis Thompson and Steven D. Hollon
11Psychodynamic and Social Interventions, James I. Nash and James W. Lomax
12Diagnostic Formulation, Treatment Planning, and Modes of Treatment in Children and Adolescents, Barry Nurcombe
13Preventive Psychiatry,Barry Nurcombe

Section II. Psychiatric Disorders in Adults

14Delirium, Dementia, and Amnestic Syndromes, Joseph A. Kwentus and Howard Kirshner
15Substance-Related Disorders, Peter R. Martin
16Schizophrenia, Herbert Y. Meltzer, William V. Bobo, Stephan H. Heckers, and S. Hossein Fatemi
17Other Psychotic Disorders, Richard C. Shelton
18Mood Disorders, Peter T. Loosen and Richard C. Shelton
19Anxiety Disorders, Richard C. Shelton
20Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Acute Stress Disorder, Douglas C. Johnson, John H. Krystal, and Steven M. Southwick
21Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, William A. Hewlett
22Somatoform Disorders, Charles V. Ford
23Factitious Disorders and Malingering, Charles V. Ford
24Dissociative Disorders, Barry Nurcombe
25Sexual Dysfunction and Paraphilias, Richard Balon and R. Taylor Segraves
26Eating Disorders, Harry E. Gwirtsman, James E. Mitchell, and Michael H. Ebert
27Sleep Disorders, Camellia P. Clark, Polly J. Moore, and J. Christian Gillin
28Impulse-Control Disorders, John W. Thompson, Jr. and Daniel K. Winstead
29Adjustment Disorders, Ronald M. Salomon and Lucy Salomon
30Personality Disorders, David Janowsky

Section III. Psychiatric Disorders in Children and Adolescents

31 Intellectual Disability, Ludwik S. Szymanski, Sandra L. Friedman, and Elizabeth L. Leonard
32Learning Disorders, Michael G. Tramontana
33Motor Skills Disorder and Communication Disorders, Michael G. Tramontana and Barry Nurcombe
34Autism and the Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Fred R. Volker
35Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, Thomas Spencer
36Oppositional Defiant Disorder and Conduct Disorder, Barry Nurcombe
37Substance-Related Disorders in Adolescents, Yifrah Kaminer and Deborah R. Simkin
38Depressive Disorders in Children and Adolescents, David A. Brent
39Pediatric Bipolar Disorder, David A. Brent and Lisa Pan
40Suicidal Behaviorand Children and Adolescents, Robert A. King
41Anxiety Disorders in Children and Adolescents, Barry Nurcombe
42Child Maltreatment, William Bernet
43 Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in Children and Adolescents following a Single-Event Trauma, Brett McDermott
44 Tourette Disorder and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder in Children and Adolescents, Michael H. Bloch and James F. Leckman
45 Developmental Disorders of Attachment, Feeling, Elimination, and Sleeping, Barry Nurcombe
46 Gender Identity Disorder, William Bernet
47 Psychological Reactions to Acute and Chronic Systemic Illness in Pediatric Patients, Barry Nurcombe

Section IV. Psychiatry in Special Settings

48 Emergency Psychiatry, Michael J. Sernyak, Jr. and Robert M. Rohrbaugh
49 Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry, Catherine Chiles and Thomas N. Wise
50 Forensic Psychiatry, William Bernet


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