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Fundamentals of Psychiatry
Tasman, Allan and Wanda K. Mohr
Wiley / Softcover / 2011-03-01 / 0470665777
Psychiatry
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464 pages
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Allan Tasman, Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Louisville School of Medicine, has teamed up with Wanda Mohr, Professor, Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, to produce a user-friendly textbook for Psychiatry Residents.

Drawing on material from the acclaimed Psychiatry 3e, this book features high quality material, selected on a need-to-know basis, with an emphasis on uniformity, evenness, and accessibility, all within a multi-disciplinary framework.

* Highly suitable for course development and as augmented reading assignments
* Accessible to readers from junior to senior Residents; a good primer on which to focus initially, with pointers to further reading
* Informed by an integrative perspective and a multi-disciplinary approach
* Features sound clinical advice throughout, illustrated with case vignettes
* The sort of book a trainee can dip into easily to access clear knowledge, when one needs relevant information quickly

--- from the publisher

Contents:

Preface.

Acknowledgments.

UNIT 1 FOUNDATIONS.

Chapter 1 Introduction.

Chapter 2 The Therapeutic Relationship.

Chapter 3 An Integrative Approach to Developmental Psychopathology.

Chapter 4 Psychiatric Classifications.

Chapter 5 Psychiatry and the Neurosciences.

UNIT 2 THE CONTEXT OF CARE.

Chapter 6 Care Settings and the Continuum of Care.

Chapter 7 Cultural Context of Care.

Chapter 8 The Multidisciplinary Treatment Team and Working with Other Professionals.

Chapter 9 Ethical Practice.

Chapter 10 Legal Context of Psychiatric Practice.

UNIT 3 CLINICAL DISORDERS.

Chapter 11 Pediatric Disorders.

Chapter 12 Sleep Disorders.

Chapter 13 Bipolar Mood Disorders.

Chapter 14 Depression.

Chapter 15 Anxiety Disorders.

Chapter 16 Eating Disorders.

Chapter 17 Cognitive Disorders.

Chapter 18 Substance Use, Abuse, and Dependence.

Chapter 19 Personality Disorders.

Chapter 20 Stereotyped Movement Disorder and Reactive Attachment Disorder.

Chapter 21 Adjustment Disorder.

Chapter 22 Impulse Control Disorders.

Chapter 23 Mental Disorders due to a Medical Condition.

Chapter 24 Factitious Disorder.

Chapter 25 Schizophrenia and Psychoses.

Chapter 26 Somatoform Disorders.

Chapter 27 Dissociative Disorders.

Chapter 28 Psychological Factors Affecting a Medical Condition.

Chapter 29 Sexual Disorders.

UNIT 4 ASSESSMENT AND THERAPEUTICS.

Chapter 30 Psychiatric Assessment, Treatment Planning, and the Medical Record.

Chapter 31 Psychological Testing and Rating Scales.

Chapter 32 Psychotherapeutic Approaches.

Chapter 33 Pharmacotherapeutic Interventions.

Chapter 34 Antidepressants and Mood Stabilizers.

Chapter 35 Antipsychotic Agents.

Chapter 36 Anxiolytics, Stimulants, and Cognitive Enhancers.

Chapter 37 Somatic Therapies.

UNIT 5 SPECIAL TOPICS.

Chapter 38 Psychiatric Emergencies.

Chapter 39 Violence.

Index.

About the Authors:

Allan Tasman is Past President of the American Psychiatric Association and immediate Past-President of the Pacific Rim College of Psychiatrists. He is a world-renowned psychiatric leader and educator and is Secretary for Education of the World Psychiatric Association, responsible for all of the associationís worldwide education programmes and initiatives. He has great experience in writing textbooks, numerous journal articles, book chapters, reports, and articles for the popular press.

Wanda K. Mohr is a certified clinical nurse specialist in child/adolescent psychiatric nursing, and a Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing. She holds a masters degree in behavioral sciences and a PhD in psychiatric nursing. She has almost 40 years of practice and teaching psychiatric nursing. In addition to the breadth and depth of clinical and academic expertise, she is a professor in a major University School of Nursing and an adjunct clinical associate professor of child psychiatry at the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.

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