Adult psychopathology and diagnosis /
edited by Michel Hersen, Samuel M. Turner.
2nd ed. --
New York : Wiley, c1991.
xii, 527 p. : ill. ; 26 cm. --
0471620505 (cloth : alk. paper)
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New York : Wiley, c1991.
0471620505 (cloth : alk. paper)
general note
"A Wiley-Interscience publication."
catalogue key
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
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About the Author
Author Affiliation
Michel Hersen, PhD, Abpp, is Professor and Dean of the School of Professional Psychology at Pacific University in Forest Grove, Oregon. He is coauthor and coeditor of 134 books and author of 223 scientific journal articles Samuel M. Turner, PhD, Abpp, is Professor and Director of Clinical Training in the Psychology Department at the University of Maryland and Codirector of the Maryland Center for Anxiety Disorders. He also serves on the editorial board of numerous scientific journals
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Main Description
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.
Unpaid Annotation
This comprehensive book explores adult psychopathology and diagnosis and follows the descriptive and diagnostic criteria defined in the new DSM-IV. It discusses dimensional versus categorical classification, structured interviewing, and possible genetic influences on psychopathology.Separate chapters on every major psychopathological condition in DSM-IV.-- Conforms to the revised official diagnostic manual of the American Psychiatric Association.
Table of Contents
Mental Disorders as Discrete Clinical Conditions: Dimensional versus Categorical Classificationp. 3
Dual Diagnosisp. 36
Structured Interviewing and DSM Classificationp. 72
Activity Level and DSM-IVp. 104
Specific Disorders
Delirium, Dementia, and Amnestic and Other Cognitive Disordersp. 153
Substance-Related Use Disorders: Alcoholp. 192
Psychoactive Substance Use Disorders: Drugsp. 226
Schizophreniap. 248
Mood Disorders: Depressive Disordersp. 286
Mood Disorders: Bipolar Disordersp. 313
Anxiety Disordersp. 356
Somatoform Disordersp. 420
Dissociative Disorders: Phantoms of the Selfp. 476
Sexual and Gender Identity Disordersp. 506
Eating Disordersp. 555
Sleep Disorders: Evaluation and Diagnosisp. 583
Personality Disordersp. 613
Author Indexp. 651
Subject Indexp. 693
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