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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

By Carlton Munson

Routledge – 2001 – 370 pages

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Description

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 reading
Written 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.

Contents

Contents

  • List of Visuals
  • Preface to the First Edition
  • Preface to the Second Edition
  • Acknowledgments Disclaimer
  • Chapter 1. Introduction
  • About This Book
  • Organization of Chapters Related to Specific Disorders
  • Other Key Features of the Book
  • A Final Introductory Word
  • Chapter 2. Historic Heritage of Classification
  • Introduction
  • Importance of Knowing the History of Classification
  • Historical Summary
  • Current View of Causation
  • Recommended Reading
  • Chapter 3. Organization of the DSM-IV-TR
  • Contents
  • Task Force on DSM-IV
  • Work Groups for the DSM-IV Text Revision
  • Acknowledgments for the DSM-IV
  • Adknowledgments for the DSM-IV-Text Revision
  • Introduction
  • Cautionary Statement
  • Use of the Manual
  • DSM-IV-TR Classification
  • Multiaxial Assessment
  • Disorders Categories
  • Additional Codes
  • Appendixes
  • Summary of Appendix D: Highlights of Changes in the DSM-IV Text Revision
  • Index
  • Recommened Standardized Measures
  • Recommended Reading
  • Chapter 4. The Multiaxial System
  • Introduction
  • Axis I: Clinical Disorders and Axis II: Personality Disorders and Mental Retardation
  • Axis III: General Medical Conditions
  • Axis IV: Psychosocial and Environmental Problems (PEPs)
  • Axis V: Global Assessment of Functioning (GAF)
  • Additional Functioning Assessment Scales
  • Rule Out
  • Diagnostic Illustration
  • Treatment Planning
  • Nonaxial Format
  • How to Study
  • Recommended Reading
  • Chapter 5. Disorders Usually First Diagnosed in Infancy, Childhood, or Adolescence (ICA Disorders)
  • Disorders
  • Fundamental Features
  • Infant and Child GAF
  • Subtypes and Specifiers
  • Changes in ICA Disorders from DSM-III-R to DSM-IV and DSM-IV-TR
  • Age of Onset
  • Differential Diagnosis
  • Recommended Reading
  • Mental Retardation
  • Learning Disorders
  • Motor Skills Disorder
  • Communication Disorders
  • Pervasive Developmental Disorders (PDDs)
  • Attention-Deficit and Disruptive Behavior Disorders
  • Feeding and Eating Disorders of Infancy or Early Childhood
  • Tic Disorders
  • Elimination Disorders
  • Other Disorders of Infancy, Childhood, or Adolescence
  • Conclusion
  • Chapter 6. Delirium, Dementia, and Amnestic and Other Cognitive Disorders
  • Disorders
  • Fundamental Features
  • Recommended Reading
  • Chapter 7. Mental Disorders Due to a General Medical Condition Not Elsewhere Classified
  • Disorders
  • Fundamental Features
  • Recommended Standardized Measures
  • Recommended Reading
  • Chapter 8. Substance-Related Disorders
  • Disorders
  • Fundamental Features
  • Organization
  • Differential Diagnosis
  • Recommended Standardized Measures
  • Recommended Reading
  • Chapter 9. Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders
  • Disorders
  • Fundamental Features
  • Differential Diagnosis
  • Recommended Standardized Measures
  • Recommended Reading
  • Chapter 10. Mood Disorders
  • Disorders
  • Fundamental Features
  • Differential Diagnosis
  • Recommended Standardized Measures
  • Recommended Reading
  • Chapter 11. Anxiety Disorders
  • Disorders
  • Fundamental Features
  • Acute Stress Disorder
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Differential Diagnosis
  • Recommended Standardized Measures
  • Recommended Reading
  • Chapter 12. Somatoform Disorders
  • Disorders
  • Fundamental Features
  • Differential Diagnosis
  • Recommended Standardized Measures
  • Recommended Reading
  • Chapter 13. Factitious Disorders
  • Disorders
  • Fundamental Features
  • Differential Diagnosis
  • Recommended Standardized Measures
  • Recommended Reading
  • Chapter 14. Dissociative Disorders
  • Disorders
  • Fundamental Features
  • Differential Diagnosis
  • Recommended Standardized Measures
  • Recommended Reading
  • Chapter 15. Sexual and Gender Identity Disorders
  • Disorders

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