With an engaging conversational style, The Psychiatric Interview, focuses on the practical skills psychiatrists need to conduct effective psychiatric interviews. The book begins with the general principles essential to effective interviewing , and guides readers through a range of issues, including the seductive patient, the malingerer, borderline personalities, and others. The new edition includes information on interviews to help readers complete important rating scales and also provides practical tips on working with electronic medical records in the setting of a psychiatric interview.
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--NEW material related to rating scales
--NEW New material related to use of electronic medical records in psychiatric settings
--Engaging, personal writing style
About the Author:
Daniel Carlat MD - Private Practice of Psychiatry, Editor, The Carlat Report on Psychiatric Treatment, Newburyport, MA