This new edition of "The Harvard Guide to Psychiatry" continues the tradition of distinction established by its two predecessors...it is a skillfully selected, well-organized collection of 38 chapters that address the core topics of our profession...This third edition of "The Harvard Guide" ranks as the best of the three, all of which are very good indeed. It is my "desert isle" psychiatry guidebook.--John J. Schwab, M.D. "American Journal of Psychiatry "From the Publisher:
Four years in the making, this entirely revised edition of a classic text provides a lucid and erudite review of the state of psychiatry today. Since the publication of the last edition in 1988, remarkable advances have been made in laboratory and clinical psychiatric research; the fourth edition of the "Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders" ("DSM-IV") has been published; managed care has radically altered the provision of all medical care; and the profession of psychiatry has come to a sophisticated new understanding of the interplay between psychiatric knowledge and issues in the larger society.
All these changes are reflected in the new text. Of particular interest are the masterful and lucid reviews of current knowledge in the neurobiology of mental disorders, in the section on brain and behavior. The section on psychopathology clarifies newly emerging diagnostic categories and offers new insight into addictions, anxiety disorders, and disorders of cognition.
Like its predecessors, "The Harvard Guide To Psychiatry" focuses throughout on the relationship between the physician and the patient. Its unspoken motto is that the art of psychiatry is as important as the science. For this recognition of what is relevant clinically as well as technically, this book will be an essential reference and support for both the new and the experienced psychiatrist.
This new edition includes up-to-date discussions of:
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Descripción Belknap Press, 1999. Estado de conservación: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Preface Introduction Examination and Evaluation The Therapist-Patient Relationship Armand M. Nicholi, Jr. History and Mental Status Armand M. Nicholi, Jr. The Clinical Use of Psychological and Neuropsychological Tests Larry J. Seidman and Rosemary Toomey Classification and DSM-IV Deborah Blacker and Ming T. Tsuang Neuroimaging in Clinical Psychiatry Perry F. Renshaw and Scott L. Rauch Brain and Behavior Neural Substrates of Behavior: The Effects of Focal Brain Lesions Upon Mental State M. Marsel Mesulam The Neurobiology of Mental Disorders Steven E. Hyman Sleep and Its Disorders J. Allan Hobson and Rosalia Silvestri Psychopathology Theories of Personality W. W. Meissner Defense Mechanisms George E. Vaillant The Psychodynamic Basis of Psychopathology John C. Nemiah Anxiety Disorders and Their Treatment Michael W. Otto, Mark H. Pollack, Michael A. Jenike, and Jerrold F. Rosenbaum Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders Ming T. Tsuang, Stephen V. Faraone, and Alan I. Green Mood Disorders Anthony J. Rothschild Personality Disorders John G. Gunderson Disorders of Cognition Ralph A. Nixon and Marilyn S. Albert Psychosomatic Medicine and Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry Malcolm P. Rogers, Gregory Fricchione, and Peter Reich Substance Use Disorders Lester Grinspoon, James Bakalar, and Roger Weiss Eating Disorders David B. Herzog and Anne E. Becker Principles of Treatment and Management The Psychotherapies: Individual, Family, and Group W. W. Meissner Psychopharmacology Ross J. Baldessarini Cognitive Behavior Therapy and Systemic Behavioral Psychotherapy Lee Birk Sex Therapy Lee Birk Electroconvulsive Therapy Eran D. Metzger Clinical Hypnosis Nicholas A. Covino and Fred H. Frankel Patient Management Paul Summergrad, Kathy Sanders, Jeffrey B. Weilburg, and Randy S. Glassman Special Populations The Child Michael S. Jellinek and David B. Herzog The Adolescent Armand M. Nicholi, Jr. The Elderly Person Andrew Satlin, Benjamin Liptzin, Michael Jenike, Carl Salzman, and Stephen Pinals The Person with Mental Retardation Jean A. Frazier The Alcohol-Dependent and Drug-Dependent Person George E. Vaillant The Person with Chronic Mental Illness Donald C. Goff and Jon E. Gudeman The Person Confronting Death Edwin H. Cassem Psychiatry and Society Race and Culture in Psychiatry Chester M. Pierce, Felton J. Earls, and Arthur Kleinman Ethical Issues in the Practice of Psychiatry Edward M. Hundert Psychiatric Epidemiology Jane M. Murphy, Mauricio Tohen, and Ming T. Tsuang Population-Based Psychiatry in the Public Sector and Managed Care Ken Duckworth and Jonathan F. Borus Psychiatry and the Law Alan A. Stone Index. Nº de ref. de la librería ABE_book_new_067437570X