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The Mental Health Diagnostic Desk Reference : Visual Guides and More for Learning to Use the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM-IV-TR), Second - Carlton E. Munson

The Mental Health Diagnostic Desk Reference

Visual Guides and More for Learning to Use the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM-IV-TR), Second

Hardcover Published: 1st June 2001
ISBN: 9780789014641
Number Of Pages: 396

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Make the DSM-IV-TR user-friendly with this powerful learning tool This expanded and updated edition of Dr. Munson's highly acclaimed book is the indispensable companion volume and guide to Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition-Text Revision (DSM-IV-TR), published by the American Psychiatric Association. The only study guide currently available for the DSM-IV-TR, The Mental Health Diagnostic Desk Reference, Second Edition, provides clear, cogent expositions of every disorder in the manual. All the information in this edition has been updated to reflect the new thinking and the current criteria. Easy to use in a consistent, all-inclusive format, The Mental Health Diagnostic Desk Reference, Second Edition, offers a detailed explanation of every part of the DSM-IV-TR, from its multi-axial classification system to the criteria for diagnosing individual disorders. It offers guidelines of diagnosis, examples of treatment planning, and 81 helpful illustrations, including color-coded supplemental visuals highlighting the diagnostic criteria for disorders most frequently encountered in clinical practice. It even features a thorough review of the 26 syndromes considered for inclusion in the DSM-IV-TR that did not reach the research criteria for a full-scale disorder.In addition, The Mental Health Diagnostic Desk Reference, Second Edition, is the only guide to applying the new culture-bound syndromes. It even includes a detailed case example of preparing a cultural formulation. References are provided at the end of each chapter, and a master reference list is printed at the end of the book, which enhances ease of use.Summaries for each class of disorders include: a listing of codes and disorders a fundamental features section describing core aspects of disorders brief tips to highlight significant information and helpful diagnostic techniques differential diagnosis strategies and tips standardized measures and scales recommended for their effectiveness, ease of use, brevity of administration, and cost recommended readingWritten by nationally respected clinician, supervisor, and educator Dr. Carlton Munson, The Mental Health Diagnostic Desk Reference, Second Edition, will help end clinical gridlock and enable you to improve services to your clients within the context of managed care.

List of Visualsp. xiii
Preface to the First Editionp. xix
Preface to the Second Editionp. xxiii
Acknowledgmentsp. xxv
Disclaimerp. xxvii
Introductionp. 1
About This Bookp. 1
Organization of the Chapters Related to Specific Disordersp. 3
Other Key Features of the Bookp. 5
A Final Introductory Wordp. 7
The Historic Heritage of Classificationp. 11
Introductionp. 11
Importance of Knowing the History of Classificationp. 14
Historical Summaryp. 17
Current View of Causationp. 38
Recommended Readingp. 38
Organization of the DSM-IV-TRp. 41
Contentsp. 41
Task Force on DSM-IVp. 42
Work Groups for the DSM-IV Text Revisionp. 42
Acknowledgments for the DSM-IVp. 42
Acknowledgments for the DSM-IV Text Revisionp. 42
Introductionp. 42
Cautionary Statementp. 45
Use of the Manualp. 45
DSM-IV-TR Classificationp. 56
Multiaxial Assessmentp. 56
Disorders Categoriesp. 59
Additional Codesp. 59
Appendixesp. 60
Summary of Appendix D: Highlights of Changes in the DSM-IV Text Revisionp. 60
Indexp. 64
Recommended Standardized Measuresp. 64
Recommended Readingp. 64
The Multiaxial Systemp. 69
Introductionp. 69
Clinical Disorders and Axis II: Personality Disorders and Mental Retardationp. 69
General Medical Conditionsp. 71
Psychosocial and Environmental Problems (PEPs)p. 73
Global Assessment of Functioning (GAF)p. 74
Additional Functioning Assessment Scalesp. 76
Rule Outp. 78
Diagnostic Illustrationp. 80
Treatment Planningp. 82
Nonaxial Formatp. 84
How to Studyp. 84
Recommended Readingp. 84
Disorders Usually First Diagnosed in Infancy, Childhood, or Adolescence (ICA Disorders)p. 89
Disordersp. 89
Fundamental Featuresp. 91
Infant and Child GAFp. 94
Subtypes and Specifiersp. 94
Changes in ICA Disorders from DSM-III-R to DSM-IV and DSM-IV-TRp. 97
Age of Onsetp. 97
Differential Diagnosisp. 103
Recommended Readingp. 103
Mental Retardationp. 103
Learning Disordersp. 104
Motor Skills Disorderp. 106
Communication Disordersp. 107
Pervasive Developmental Disorders (PDDs)p. 114
Attention-Deficit and Disruptive Behavior Disordersp. 115
Feeding and Eating Disorders of Infancy or Early Childhoodp. 123
Tic Disordersp. 125
Elimination Disordersp. 125
Other Disorders of Infancy, Childhood, or Adolescencep. 126
Conclusionp. 131
Delirium, Dementia, and Amnestic and Other Cognitive Disordersp. 135
Disordersp. 135
Fundamental Featuresp. 136
Recommended Readingp. 137
Mental Disorders Due to a General Medical Condition Not Elsewhere Classifiedp. 141
Disordersp. 141
Fundamental Featuresp. 141
Recommended Standardized Measuresp. 142
Recommended Readingp. 142
Substance-Related Disordersp. 145
Disordersp. 145
Fundamental Featuresp. 145
Organizationp. 147
Differential Diagnosisp. 149
Recommended Standardized Measuresp. 150
Recommended Readingp. 150
Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disordersp. 151
Disordersp. 151
Fundamental Featuresp. 151
Differential Diagnosisp. 158
Recommended Standardized Measuresp. 158
Recommended Readingp. 158
Mood Disordersp. 159
Disordersp. 159
Fundamental Featuresp. 160
Differential Diagnosisp. 171
Recommended Standardized Measuresp. 171
Recommended Readingp. 173
Anxiety Disordersp. 175
Disordersp. 175
Fundamental Featuresp. 175
Acute Stress Disorderp. 185
Generalized Anxiety Disorderp. 185
Differential Diagnosisp. 187
Recommended Standardized Measuresp. 187
Recommended Readingp. 187
Somatoform Disordersp. 189
Disordersp. 189
Fundamental Featuresp. 189
Differential Diagnosisp. 193
Recommended Standardized Measuresp. 193
Recommended Readingp. 194
Factitious Disordersp. 195
Disordersp. 195
Fundamental Featuresp. 195
Differential Diagnosisp. 197
Recommended Standardized Measuresp. 198
Recommended Readingp. 198
Dissociative Disordersp. 201
Disordersp. 201
Fundamental Featuresp. 201
Differential Diagnosisp. 205
Recommended Standardized Measuresp. 206
Recommended Readingp. 206
Sexual and Gender Identity Disordersp. 207
Disordersp. 207
Fundamental Featuresp. 208
Differential Diagnosisp. 215
Recommended Standardized Measuresp. 215
Recommended Readingp. 216
Eating Disordersp. 217
Disordersp. 217
Fundamental Featuresp. 217
Differential Diagnosisp. 220
Recommended Standardized Measuresp. 220
Recommended Readingp. 220
Sleep Disordersp. 223
Disordersp. 223
Fundamental Featuresp. 224
Differential Diagnosisp. 238
Recommended Standardized Measuresp. 238
Recommended Readingp. 238
Impulse-Control Disorders Not Elsewhere Classifiedp. 239
Disordersp. 239
Fundamental Featuresp. 239
Recommended Readingp. 244
Adjustment Disordersp. 245
Disordersp. 245
Fundamental Featuresp. 245
Differential Diagnosisp. 248
Recommended Readingp. 248
Personality Disordersp. 249
Disordersp. 249
Fundamental Featuresp. 249
Differential Diagnosisp. 260
Recommended Standardized Measuresp. 261
Recommended Readingp. 261
Other Conditions That May Be a Focus of Clinical Attentionp. 263
Conditionsp. 263
Fundamental Featuresp. 265
Appendix B of the DSM-IV-TR: Criteria Sets and Axes Provided for Further Studyp. 275
Proposalsp. 275
Fundamental Featuresp. 276
Recommended Readingp. 286
Appendix I of the DSM-IV-TR: Outline for Cultural Formulation and Glossary of Culture-Bound Syndromesp. 289
Culture-Bound Syndromesp. 289
Fundamental Featuresp. 290
Outline for Cultural Formulationp. 290
Glossary of Culture-Bound Syndromesp. 294
Differential Diagnosisp. 302
Recommended Readingp. 303
Bibliographyp. 305
Indexp. 313
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ISBN: 9780789014641
ISBN-10: 0789014645
Series: Haworth Social Work Practice,
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 396
Published: 1st June 2001
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 15.65 x 22.15  x 3.07
Weight (kg): 0.77
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised