DSM-IV-TR in Action

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DSM-IV-TR in Action

Format:  Paperback,

551 pages

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc

Publish Date: Aug 2010

ISBN-13: 9780470551714

ISBN-10: 0470551712

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Thoroughly updated and revised?the bestselling resource for the practical application of the DSM-IV-TR for clinical assessment, diagnosis, and treatment

Now with the most current treatments and evidence-based practices, "DSM-IV-TR in Action" brings the DSM-IV-TR to life with clear instruction on using it to formulate and complete an assessment, accurately diagnose clients, and prepare a comprehensive and effective treatment plan.

Complete with new chapters on delirium, dementia, amnestic, and other cognitive disorders as well as on selected sexual disorders, the Second Edition also adds new coverage of disruptive behavior disorders, eating disorders in children, substance disorders, psychotic disorders, unipolar and bipolar mood disorders, anxiety disorders, and personality disorders. New treatment plans have been added, and existing ones have been updated. This edition also discusses the expected changes to come in the highly anticipated DSM-5.

Numerous case studies bring the material to life and demonstrate how the DSM-IV-TR is applied in practice. In addition, the information on maintaining clinical records and using time-limited therapy, as well as an appendix of sample treatment plans, make this a must-have guide for students and seasoned mental health professionals.


Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publish Date: Aug 2010
ISBN-13: 9780470551714
ISBN-10: 0470551712
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 551
Shipping Weight (in pounds): 2.15
Product in Inches (L x W x H): 7.5 x 9.25 x 1.25

Chapter outline

Utilizing the DSM-IV-TR: Assessment, Planning, and Practice Strategy
Getting Started
Basics and Application
Documentation and The Multiaxial Diagnostic Assessment
Applications: Beyond the Diagnostic Assessment
Applications: Selected DSM-IV-TR Disorders
Overview of Selected Childhood Disorders: The Disruptive Behavior Disorders
Selected Eating Disorders in Children and Adults
Substance-Related Disorders: Alcohol and Other Drugs (AOD)
Schizophrenia and the Psychotic Disorders
Selected Mood Disorders
Anxiety Disorders
Delirium, Dementia, and Amnestic and Other Cognitive Disorders
Selected Sexual Disorders
Personality Disorders
Quick References: Criteria and Treatment Plans

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