Release on 2014-05-31 | by Albert E. Lyngzeidetson, Ph.D.,BarCharts, Inc
Author: Albert E. Lyngzeidetson, Ph.D.,BarCharts, Inc
Overview of highly relevant aspects of the updated Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Health Disorders - Fifth Edition (DSM) handbook used by health care professionals as a guide to diagnosing mental disorders. Our handy summary of disorders is a great reference tool for students and professionals to support the study and practice of the DSM-5 manual.
Use this guide to distinguish the difference between seemingly similar disorders. All of the disorders mentioned in this guide have been migrated from the previous DMS-IV-TR into the DSM-5. You will find this guide extremely helpful because it provides basic definitions of the most common diagnoses included in DSM-5. This guide is perfect for students studying psychology.
Comprehensive overview of highly relevant changes from the fourth edition to the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Health Disorders (DSM) handbook. A quick and accessible summary of the changes and disorders for students and professionals in the mental health field.
Release on 2014-11-03 | by Stephanie F. Dailey,Carmen S. Gill,Shannon L. Karl,Casey A. Barrio Minton
Author: Stephanie F. Dailey,Carmen S. Gill,Shannon L. Karl,Casey A. Barrio Minton
Pubpsher: John Wiley & Sons
Written for an audience that includes private practitioners; counselors working in mental health centers, psychiatric hospitals, employee assistance programs, and other community settings; as well as counselor educators and their students, this helpful guide breaks down the concepts and terminology in the DSM-5 and explains how this diagnostic tool translates to the clinical situations encountered most frequently by counselors. After describing the major structural, philosophical, and diagnostic changes in the DSM-5, the book is organized into four parts, which are grouped by diagnostic similarity and relevance to counselors. Each chapter outlines the key concepts of each disorder, including major diagnostic changes; essential features; special considerations; differential diagnosis; coding, recording, and specifiers; and, where applicable, new or revised criteria. Clinical vignettes help both clinicians and students visualize and understand DSM-5 disorders. Author notes throughout the text assist readers in further understanding and applying new material. *Requests for digital versions from the ACA can be found on wiley.com. *To request print copies, please visit the ACA website here. *Reproduction requests for material from books published by ACA should be directed to [email protected]
The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM) is the most widely used and accepted scheme for diagnosing mental disorders in the United States and beyond. DSM-5 was released with profound changes revealed in the required diagnostic process, specific criteria for previously established diagnoses, as well as the addition and deletion of specific mental disorders. DSM-5® and the Law provides an excellent summary of the DSM-5 diagnostic changes and the implications of these changes in various types of criminal and civil litigation. It also provides practical guidelines on how to correctly use the DSM-5 diagnostic process to record diagnoses in a forensic report. Furthermore, DSM-5® and the Law highlights unique aspects of the assessment of malingering based on DSM-5 alterations of DSM-IV. Special features include a summary of relevant diagnostic changes to each chapter topic, an application of the DSM-5 to a wide range of civil and criminal forensic evaluations, practical vignettes throughout the chapters to illustrate key forensic points, chapter tables to highlight relevant information, and focused summary points at the conclusion of each chapter. The reader is provided specific guidance on a range of evidence-based approaches to rate severity of psychotic disorders and a range of considerations for assessing disability. This is the first book to apply how the DSM-5 changes will impact the specific forensic evaluations with practical guidance on how to face new challenges posed.
Release on 2013-07-04 | by Dennis S. Charney,Eric J. Nestler,Pamela Sklar,Joseph D. Buxbaum
Author: Dennis S. Charney,Eric J. Nestler,Pamela Sklar,Joseph D. Buxbaum
Pubpsher: Oxford University Press
Our understanding of the neurobiological basis of psychiatric disease has accelerated in the past five years. The fourth edition of Neurobiology of Mental Illness has been completely revamped given these advances and discoveries on the neurobiologic foundations of psychiatry. Like its predecessors the book begins with an overview of the basic science. The emerging technologies in Section 2 have been extensively redone to match the progress in the field including new chapters on the applications of stem cells, optogenetics, and image guided stimulation to our understanding and treatment of psychiatric disorders. Sections' 3 through 8 pertain to the major psychiatric syndromes-the psychoses, mood disorders, anxiety disorders, substance use disorders, dementias, and disorders of childhood-onset. Each of these sections includes our knowledge of their etiology, pathophysiology, and treatment. The final section discusses special topic areas including the neurobiology of sleep, resilience, social attachment, aggression, personality disorders and eating disorders. In all, there are 32 new chapters in this volume including unique insights on DSM-5, the Research Domain Criteria (RDoC) from NIMH, and a perspective on the continuing challenges of diagnosis given what we know of the brain and the mechanisms pertaining to mental illness. This book provides information from numerous levels of analysis including molecular biology and genetics, cellular physiology, neuroanatomy, neuropharmacology, epidemiology, and behavior. In doing so it translates information from the basic laboratory to the clinical laboratory and finally to clinical treatment. No other book distills the basic science and underpinnings of mental disorders and explains the clinical significance to the scope and breadth of this classic text. The result is an excellent and cutting-edge resource for psychiatric residents, psychiatric researchers and doctoral students in neurochemistry and the neurosciences.
Release on 2015-03-04 | by Naakesh A. Dewan,John S. Luo,Nancy M. Lorenzi
A Clinicians Guide
Author: Naakesh A. Dewan,John S. Luo,Nancy M. Lorenzi
The purpose of the Mental Health Practice in a Digital World: A Clinicians Guide book is to prepare clinicians to understand, critically evaluate, and embrace well-designed and validated technologies that have the potential of transforming the access, affordability, and accountability of mental healthcare. The reader will become aware of the practical applications of technology in mental health as well as research supporting information technology tools, policy debates. Each chapter contains either examples or scenarios that are relevant to the current practice of mental health care. Policy makers, application developers, scientists, and executives that have lead or supported the use of technologies in real world practice are chapter authors. The goal for this book is to be the key resource for current and future mental health clinicians in the U.S. and around the world to become familiar with technology innovations and how they impact and improve clinical practice.
Release on 2014-12-04 | by Edited by Laura Weiss Roberts M.D. M.A.,Alan K. Louie M.D.
Author: Edited by Laura Weiss Roberts M.D. M.A.,Alan K. Louie M.D.
Pubpsher: American Psychiatric Pub
The Study Guide to DSM-5® is an indispensable instructional supplement to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition. The Study Guide is intended to assist readers in understanding diagnostic criteria and concepts from DSM-5®, as well as how to apply them. Learning objectives introduce each group of chapters to hone critical insights into diagnosis. Foundational concepts of diagnosis are amplified with case vignettes, discussion questions, and recommended reading to enrich knowledge and practice. The gem of this volume, diagnostic classes are made straightforward with overview narratives, summary discussions, and diagnostic pearls. In each diagnostic class, the reader will find in-depth sections for key diagnoses, including approach to the diagnosis, getting the history, tips for clarifying the diagnosis, case vignettes, and differential diagnosis. A self-assessment section for each diagnostic class includes a checklist of key concepts, discussion questions, case-based question sets, and short-answer questions and answers to help readers comprehend diagnoses as they naturally occur in multidimensional, clinically complex scenarios. Lastly, an overview of diagnostic questions that cover material across the Study Guide and DSM-5® provides additional testing of knowledge for the astute learner. The Study Guide to DSM-5® is written by recognized leaders in academic psychiatry who provide their expertise in helping the reader to understand how criteria, as words in a manual, come together in the real-life experience of patients. Experts across clinical areas and learners were engaged to help ensure attunement to learner concerns in the book's development. Teachers and students of psychiatry, psychology, social work, medical schools, and residency programs will benefit from this interesting and enormously instructive companion volume.
Release on 2014-02-01 | by Donald W. Black, M.D.,Jon E. Grant, M.D., M.P.H., J.D.
The Essential Companion to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition
Author: Donald W. Black, M.D.,Jon E. Grant, M.D., M.P.H., J.D.
Pubpsher: American Psychiatric Pub
As a companion to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition (DSM-5®), the DSM-5® Guidebook acts as a guide for busy clinicians on the use of diagnostic criteria and codes, documentation, and compensation. It also serves as an educational text and includes a structured curriculum that facilitates its use in courses.