Study Guide to DSM-5®

Study Guide to DSM-5®

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The Study Guide to DSM-5Ar is an indispensable instructional supplement to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition. The Study Guide is intended to assist readers in understanding diagnostic criteria and concepts from DSM-5Ar, as well as how to apply them. Learning objectives introduce each group of chapters to hone critical insights into diagnosis. Foundational concepts of diagnosis are amplified with case vignettes, discussion questions, and recommended reading to enrich knowledge and practice. The gem of this volume, diagnostic classes are made straightforward with overview narratives, summary discussions, and diagnostic pearls. In each diagnostic class, the reader will find in-depth sections for key diagnoses, including approach to the diagnosis, getting the history, tips for clarifying the diagnosis, case vignettes, and differential diagnosis. A self-assessment section for each diagnostic class includes a checklist of key concepts, discussion questions, case-based question sets, and short-answer questions and answers to help readers comprehend diagnoses as they naturally occur in multidimensional, clinically complex scenarios. Lastly, an overview of diagnostic questions that cover material across the Study Guide and DSM-5Ar provides additional testing of knowledge for the astute learner. The Study Guide to DSM-5Ar is written by recognized leaders in academic psychiatry who provide their expertise in helping the reader to understand how criteria, as words in a manual, come together in the real-life experience of patients. Experts across clinical areas and learners were engaged to help ensure attunement to learner concerns in the book's development. Teachers and students of psychiatry, psychology, social work, medical schools, and residency programs will benefit from this interesting and enormously instructive companion volume.Interviewer: Have you noticed that you need more marijuana in order to feel the same effects? ... The interviewer also inquires about whether the individual experiences cravings for marijuana and whether he or she has made unsuccessfulanbsp;...

Title:Study Guide to DSM-5®
Author:Edited by Laura Weiss Roberts M.D. M.A., Alan K. Louie M.D.
Publisher:American Psychiatric Pub - 2014-12-04


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