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Essential Psychopathology & Its Treatment: Fourth Edition
Kilgus, Mark, Jerrold S. Maxmen and Nicholas G. Ward
Norton Professional Books / Hardcover / 2015-12-01 / 0393710645
price: $102.99 (may be subject to change)
720 pages
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A comprehensive revision to the textbook on modern psychiatric diagnosis and treatment, keyed to the DSM-5 and ICD-10.

Long considered a leading text on the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of psychiatric disorders, this latest revision includes cutting-edge updates in neuroscience, psychopharmacology, and genetics. Geared to resident students in psychiatry and related disciplines, it makes practical, readable sense of the field.


Section I: Diagnostic Psychopathology

1. Psychopathology
2. Assessment
3. Diagnosis and Prognosis
4. Etiology
5. Treatment
6. Psychopharmacology
7. Systems-Based Practice
8. Legal, Ethical, and Multicultural Issues
9. Sample Case History: Sherlock Holmes
Section II: Mental Disorders

10. Neurocognitive Disorders
11. Substance-Related Disorders
12. Schizophrenia and Other Thought Disorders
13. Mood Disorders
14. Anxiety Disorders
15. Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders
16. Trauma and Stress Disorders
17. Dissociative Disorders
18. Somatoform Disorders
19. Factitious Disorders
20. Eating Disorders and Elimination Disorders
21. Sleep Disorders
22. Sexual and Gender Identity Disorder
23. Disruptive and Impulse Control
24. Personality Disorders
25. Neurodevelopmental Disorders

About the Authors:

Mark D. Kilgus, MD, PhD, is chairman and medical director of the Department of Psychiatry at the Carilion Clinic. He lives in Roanoke, Virginia.

Jerrold S. Maxmen, MD, was associate professor of clinical psychiatry at Columbia University's College of Physicians and Surgeons until his death in 1992.

Nicholas G. Ward, MD, was professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at the University of Washington School of Medicine. He died in 2008.

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