Study Guide to DSM-IV-TR

Study Guide to DSM-IV-TR

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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 a€c Describes common problems in diagnosisa€c Provides guidelines for resolving issues of diagnostic uncertaintya€c Summarizes the core concepts of the diagnostic group discussed in each chaptera€c Presents interesting case examples that provide qdiagnostic prototypesq of the individual disorders included in DSM-IV-TRa€c Includes self-assessment questions that allow the reader to test their understanding of DSM-IV-TR Several new sections have been added a€c Boundary Between Normality and Abnormalitya€c 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


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