Study Guide to DSM-IV-TRAr demonstrates the fundamental features of DSM-IV-TR disorders through brief clinical vignettes, and questions and answers. These vignettes help beginning students and experienced clinicians visualize a disorder in the context of a multidimensional patient who is characterized by more than just the fulfillment of individual diagnostic criteria. Study Guide to DSM-IV-TRAr ac Describes common problems in diagnosisac Provides guidelines for resolving issues of diagnostic uncertaintyac Summarizes the core concepts of the diagnostic group discussed in each chapterac Presents interesting case examples that provide qdiagnostic prototypesq of the individual disorders included in DSM-IV-TRac Includes self-assessment questions that allow the reader to test their understanding of DSM-IV-TR Several new sections have been added ac Boundary Between Normality and Abnormalityac Dimensional vs. Categorical Classification Study Guide to DSM-IV-TRAr is an indispensable companion designed to help students, residents, and clinicians conceptualize how DSM-IV-TR can be used in everyday practice.For example, a patient may have episodes of hypersomnia that individually last less than 1 month or multiple problems that all contribute to the Sleep Disorder without one ... Example 1 Arnie is a 44-year-old man who complains of repeated episodes of insomnia each lasting 2-3 weeks. He does not have an Axis I psychiatric disorder or general medical condition, and does not abuse any substances.
|Title||:||Study Guide to DSM-IV-TR|
|Author||:||Michael A. Fauman|
|Publisher||:||American Psychiatric Pub - 2002|