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Review of general psychiatry
Goldman, Howard H.
Fifth edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Lange Medical Books/McGraw-Hill, Medical Pub. Division, [2000]

Physical Description:
xii, 583 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
General Note:
"A Lange medical book."

"ISSN 0894-2404"--T.p. verso.
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Central Library RC454 .R49 2000 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks

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This edition continues to be a compact introduction to general psychiatry. Revision highlights include the new nomenclature for DSM/IV, thorougly updated coverage of neuroscience and psychopharmacology, new diagnostic algorithms and clinical vignettes and case summaries.

Table of Contents

Section I Theory & Concepts
1 Review of General Psychiatry: Introduction
2 Theoretical Foundations of Psychiatry
3 The Mind & Somatic Illness: Psychological Factors Affecting Physical Illness
4 Child, Adolescent, & Adult Development
5 Brain & Behavior
6 Neurochemistry in Psychiatry
7 Social and Cultural Aspects of Health, Illness, & Treatment
8 Psychopathology: Psychiatric Diagnosis & Psychosocial Formulation
Glossary: Psychiatric Signs & Symptoms
Section II Psychiatric Assessment
9 Introduction to Clinical Assessment: The Mayor of Wino Park
10 The Psychiatric Interview
11 The Mental Status Examination
12 Physical Examination & Laboratory Evaluation
13 Psychological Testing
14 The Clinical Case Summary: The Mayor of Wino Park and His Uncle
Section III Mental Disorders
15 Classifying Mental Disorders: Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition (DSM-IV)
Appendix DSM IV Classification
16 Dementia, Delirium, & Amnestic Disorders
17 Substance-Related Disorders: Alcohol and Drugs
18 Schizophrenic Disorders
19 Delusional & Other Psychotic Disorders
20 Mood Disorders
21 Anxiety Disorders
22 Somatoform & Dissociative Disorders
23 Adjustment Disorder
24 Personality Disorders
25 Sexual Dysfunction, Gender Identity Disorders, & Paraphilias
26 Eating Disorders
27 Factitious Disorders
28 Childhood Mental Disorders and Child Psychiatry
Section IV Treatment Modalities
29 Introduction to Psychiatric Treatment
30 Somatic Therapies
31 Psychoanalysis & Long-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy
32 Time-Limited Psychotherapy
33 Behavior Therapy & Cognitive Therapy
34 Group Psychotherapy
35 Family & Marital Therapy
36 Behavioral Medicine Techniques
37 Psychiatric Care for the Chronically Ill and Dying Patient
38 Geriatric Psychiatry
39 Consultation Psychiatry in the General Hospital
40 Forensic Psychiatry
41 Emergency Psychiatry

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