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Proven Classic Updated to Reflect the DSM-5 The accessible format, overview chapters on broader issues—such as interviewing—that affect all diagnoses, and case study approach provide the ideal support for students to examine and understand how diagnoses are reached and applied. Updated to reflect the latest neurobiological advancements in psychopathology, this edition follows the same proven chapter structure for the disorder chapters of previous editions to facilitate readers' understanding and learning. Updates include topics such as: The new Schizophrenic Spectrum designation and other psychotic disorders The revised approach to eating disorders Two new chapters reflect the unsettled nature of the DSM-5 for academics and clinicians alike: Chapter 21: Conditions for Further Study and Chapter 22: Alternative DSM-5 Model for Personality Disorders. Encompassing the most current research in the field, Adult Psychopathology and Diagnosis, Seventh Edition provides a thorough introduction to our current conceptualization of psychopathology and its application in clinical practice, including dimensional and categorical classifications.
The definitive resource for psychological diagnosis, updated with the latest research Adult Psychopathology and Diagnosis offers comprehensive coverage of psychological disorders and presents a balanced integration of empirical data and diagnostic criteria to aid in understanding diagnosis and psychopathology. Designed to support students of clinical psychology, counseling, nursing, and social work, this invaluable resource merges overviews, case studies, and examination of individual disorders in an accessible format that facilitates easy reference. Broad-reaching issues such as interviewing and cross cultural considerations are discussed in detail for their effect on the clinical presentation of every disorder and case studies illustrate how diagnoses are reached and applied in real-world clinical settings. Updated to reflect the latest advances in research, this new 8th Edition includes new coverage of personality disorders, a new chapter on the Research Diagnostic Criteria (RDOC), new authors for a number of the chapters, and contributions by leaders in the field to provide students with exceptional insight into psychopathology and diagnosis. Get up to date on the latest research based on DSM-5 categorization Easily locate and retain information with a proven chapter structure Examine a new alternative DSM-5 model for personality disorders Include cross-cultural considerations throughout investigation and diagnosis In clarifying DSM-5 classification and diagnostic guidelines while integrating leading-edge research with a case study approach, this book provides the most complete, most up-to-date reference for graduate students and practitioners alike. Thorough coverage of essential topics such as neurological foundations, dual diagnoses, eating disorders, anxiety, gender issues and more provides both theoretical insight as well as practical understanding, making Adult Psychopathology and Diagnosis once again a top resource for the field.
Revised to reflect significant changes in the field, this textbook provides a thorough overview of major diagnostic categories of adult psychiatric disorders using DSM nomenclature. Since publication of the first edition in 1984, DSM-III-R has appeared; DSM-IV is anticipated; data has been adduced in support of existing diagnostic categories; and new semi-structured and structured interview schedules have been developed. Taking full account of these changes, it contains 17 chapters, 10 of them totally new and the remainder substantially revised. Divided into three parts, the text begins with an overview of models of psychiatric classification and practical use of DSM-III-R. The second part offers a detailed clinical picture of specific syndromes, covering crucial diagnostic criteria, major theories of etiology and emphasis on assessment and measurement of behavior comprising the syndrome. Closes with a discussion of special topics related to DSM-III-R.
Leading experts provide a critical appraisal of existing research and theory as they relate to issues surrounding the diagnosis, etiology, and treatment of major mental disorders among Asian adults.
This Third Edition of Adult Psychopathology and Diagnosis reflects both the rapid advancement in the understanding of psychopathological states and the ongoing effort to organize the field into a systematic and unified body of knowledge. It incorporates the nomenclature of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IVTM) to present an integration of the empirical data and diagnostic criteria and identify the empirical underpinnings of specific disorders and their diagnoses. Mirroring major emerging trends and issues in psychopathology, this Third Edition features three new overview chapters: "Dimensional versus Categorical Classification," "Structured Interviewing and DSM Classification," and "Genetic Basis and Psychopathology." New diagnostic categories—somatoform disorders and sleep disorders—have been added due to the development of important new information and the refinement of diagnostic categories; and the section on special topics includes a new presentation on multidimensional assessment strategies. Each chapter begins with a discussion of the clinical picture of the disorder and moves on to diagnostic criteria, major theories of etiology, and issues of assessment and measurement. A special section at the end of each chapter delves into an emerging body of data describing similarities and differences in the manifestation of psychiatric disorders among racial and ethnic minority groups and differences associated with gender. Adult Psychopathology and Diagnosis, Third Edition is the most comprehensive and up-to-date textbook of its kind for graduate-level courses in clinical psychiatry, psychology, and psychiatric social work. It is also an excellent reference source for academicians, clinicians, and other professionals in the field. "Compiles much new conceptual and practical information which will be of use to the academician, student, and clinician alike. Like its predecessor it could serve as a primary text for courses in adult psychopathology and diagnosis." —Child & Family Behavior Therapy on the Second Edition "Provides a useful introduction to the principles of the DSM-III-R classification system and its application in clinical practice to familiarize those psychiatrists in training who do not use the system in clinical practice." —Medical Teacher on the Second Edition "The quality of writing is generally high, and some chapters are gems." —American Journal of Psychiatry on the First Edition "Will serve well as the primary textbook for graduate coursework intended to lay the psychopathological foundation of clinical training. . . . Will also serve . . . as a . . . guide to research in the various disorder categories, as a textbook for residents in psychiatry and students in other mental health professions, and as a diagnostic reference manual. . . . A positive contribution to research and practice in mental health . . . it will influence clinical training for a long time to come." —Contemporary Psychology on the First Edition "There is much conceptual and practical material in the book to help a student or clinician understand DSM-III and psychopathology in general." —Behavioral Assessment on the First Edition
This influential work helps clinicians resolve questions of overlap among diagnostic categories, offers specific and sensible suggestions for treatment interventions, and describes common transference problems in therapy.
Standardized interviews provide a systematic and validated approach to clinical assessment and diagnosis. This comprehensive handbook presents current, authoritative information on the principal interviews used to evaluate adults and children in a wide range of contexts and settings. It offers crucial guidance on the selection of appropriate measures for Axis I disorders, Axis II disorders, and specialized syndromes, providing up-to-date data on reliability, validity, and clinical applications. Structured to facilitate comparison across measures, chapters present key information in a clear format that includes bulleted text and tables. Summary boxes offer quick access to such vital practical details as administration requirements, distinctive features, and how each major measure can be obtained. Special features include coverage of recently developed interviews, a cutting-edge chapter on forensic applications, and attention to overarching issues of research and practice. Unique in the depth and breadth of its coverage, the Handbook represents a complete revision and expansion of the author's previous work, Diagnostic and Structured Interviewing. An essential reference for psychologists, psychiatrists, and other mental health professionals and trainees, it also serves as a graduate-level text.

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