DSM 5 Made Easy

Author: James Morrison
Publisher: Guilford Publications
ISBN: 9781462514427
Release Date: 2014-04-11
Genre: Psychology

In this indispensable book, master diagnostician James Morrison presents the spectrum of diagnoses in DSM-5 in an accessible, engaging, clinically useful format. Demystifying DSM-5 criteria without sacrificing accuracy, the book includes both ICD-10-CM and ICD-9-CM codes for each disorder. It also includes the Global Assessment of Functioning (GAF) Scale (from DSM-IV-TR), with a clear rationale for its continued use. More than 130 detailed case vignettes illustrate typical patient presentations; down-to-earth discussions of each case demonstrate how to arrive at the diagnosis and rule out other likely possibilities. Providing a wealth of diagnostic pointers, Morrison writes with the wisdom and wit that made his guide to the prior DSM a valued resource for hundreds of thousands of clinicians. His website (www.guilford.com/jm) offers additional discussion and resources related to psychiatric diagnosis and DSM-5.

Overdiagnosis in Psychiatry

Author: Joel Paris
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780199350643
Release Date: 2015
Genre: Diagnostic errors

Dr. Joel Paris's Overdiagnosis in Psychiatry takes a much-needed look at the dangerous epidemic of unnecessary or incorrect treatments. The last 30 years of psychiatry have seen the development of a system of classification aimed at establishing greater scientific credibility. Unfortunately, the current categories are based entirely on signs and symptoms rather than on causes, which remain unknown. This has inevitably made diagnosis imprecise and uncertain. The result is that well-meaning professionals can have problems separating psychopathology from normality, can be unduly influenced by diagnostic fads, and can ultimately wind up prescribing treatments that do more harm than good. Paris examines prominent examples of overused diagnoses including major depressive disorder, ADHD, bipolar-II disorder, autism spectrum disorders, and PTSD.

Feeding and Eating Disorders

Author: American Psychiatric Association
Publisher: American Psychiatric Pub
ISBN: 9781615370122
Release Date: 2015-08-27
Genre: Medical

Feeding and Eating Disorders, from DSM-5(R) Selections, is a custom-published product crafted around a specific disorder cited in DSM-5. This selection provides a comprehensive overview of the process of diagnosing sleep-wake disorders while serving as a reference guide to assist in the diagnosis of individual patients. The disorder-specific resource is an invaluable addition to the DSM-5(R) collection and an important contribution to the mental health profession. This book contains the critical disorder-specific content from these four titles: - Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition (DSM-5(R)) - DSM-5(R) Clinical Cases- DSM-5(R) Self-Exam Questions- DSM-5(R) Guidebook

Neurodevelopmental Disorders

Author: American Psychiatric Association
Publisher: American Psychiatric Pub
ISBN: 9781615370139
Release Date: 2015-08-27
Genre: Medical

Neurodevelopmental Disorders, from DSM-5(R) Selections, is a custom-published product crafted around a specific disorder cited in DSM-5. This selection provides a comprehensive overview of the process of diagnosing sleep-wake disorders while serving as a reference guide to assist in the diagnosis of individual patients. The disorder-specific resource is an invaluable addition to the DSM-5(R) collection and an important contribution to the mental health profession. This book contains the critical disorder-specific content from these four titles: - Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition (DSM-5(R)) - DSM-5(R) Clinical Cases- DSM-5(R) Self-Exam Questions- DSM-5(R) Guidebook

Behavioral Addictions

Author: Nancy M. Petry
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780199391547
Release Date: 2015-09-02
Genre: Behavior, Addictive

This book explains the rationale for changes in the DSM-5(r) related to incorporating behavioral addictions alongside substance use disorders; it also illuminates the significance of including the construct of behavioral addictions in this widely used psychiatric diagnostic manual. The chapters herien describe eight behaviors often considered addictions, including gambling disorder, internet gaming disorder, internet addiction, food addiction, hypersexuality, shopping addiction, exercise addiction, and tanning addiction. Also examined are prevalence rates in epidemiological samples, risk factors, and promising treatment approaches. The result is an easy-to-use resource and guide for clinicians, students, and researchers.

DSM 5 Pocket Guide for Child and Adolescent Mental Health

Author: Robert J. Hilt, M.D., FAAP, FAACAP, FAPA
Publisher: American Psychiatric Pub
ISBN: 9781585624942
Release Date: 2015-12-18
Genre: Medical

Building on the best-selling Pocket Guide to the DSM-5(tm) Diagnostic Exam, The DSM-5® Pocket Guide for Child and Adolescent Mental Health teaches readers how to formulate a diagnosis and treatment plan for this patient population. Because these patients are more likely to initiate mental health treatment in a primary care rather than specialty care setting, the authors pay particular attention to the practical exigencies of the primary care setting. Accordingly, chapters are devoted to topics such as diagnostically interviewing around different chief complaints; performing 15- and 30-minute versions of the diagnostic interview; recognizing developmental milestones and red flags for referral, and more. The book's structure is flexible, affording readers the freedom to read sections in their entirety for background or to use the guide on the fly, as with interview questions for specific diagnoses. The book is an essential reference for primary care physicians, pediatricians, residents in training, and general psychiatrists, and other practitioners caring for children and adolescents experiencing mental distress and mental illness. The authors have designed the book with a variety of useful features:* Multiple tables and figures make expert advice readily accessible, including tables for developmental milestones, common clinical concerns, and medications.* Brief supplements to the diagnostic interview are presented, including an easy-to-use summary of DSM-5 disorders, a stepwise approach to differential diagnosis, the mental status examination and a psychiatric glossary, DSM-5-related diagnostic tools and scales, and coverage of alternative diagnostic systems and rating scales.* A seven-step sequential framework for generating a differential diagnosis helps clinicians develop their clinical decision-making skills and ensure that they take into account the many and interrelated causes of mental disorders.* Initial psychosocial recommendations are included for such topics as sleep hygiene and behavior management. Recognizing that clinicians need to use DSM-5 criteria and evidence-based treatment protocols to formulate treatment plans, the authors designed this book for all levels of experience. Direct, practical, and informative, The DSM-5® Pocket Guide for Child and Adolescent Mental Health will enable readers to efficiently and effectively use DSM-5 as part of a comprehensive diagnostic interview and treatment planning.

The 5 minute Clinical Consult 2012

Author: Frank J. Domino
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781451103038
Release Date: 2011-04-01
Genre: Medical

Handbook concisely presents extensive, clinically relevant information. It is divided into sections: alphabetized table of contents, health maintenance schedules, algorithmic flowcharts for diagnosis and treatment, and summaries for over 900 conditions. Summaries comprise basics, diagnosis, treatment, ongoing care (including complications and patient education), references, readings, codes and clinical pearls.