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Introductory textbook of psychiatry

Author: Donald W Black; Nancy C Andreasen
Publisher: Washington, DC : American Psychiatric Pub., ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 5th edView all editions and formats
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"It is no surprise that the Introductory Textbook of Psychiatry, by Black and Andreasen, is now in its fifth edition. This book is beautifully written, well-organized, and easy to use. The authors present essential information in a clear and readable style, making it a valuable and authentic resource for students, trainees, and clinicians. This is one of those books that you want on the shelf within easy arm's
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Donald W Black; Nancy C Andreasen
ISBN: 9781585623822 1585623822 9781585624003 1585624004
OCLC Number: 498974965
Notes: Andreasen's name appears first on the 4th ed.
Description: xvii, 717 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Diagnosis and classification --
Interviewing and assessment --
The neurobiology and genetics of mental illness --
Delirium, dementia, and amnestic disorder --
Schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders --
Mood disorders --
Anxiety disorders --
Somatoform, dissociative, and related disorders --
Alcohol- and drug-related disorders --
Personality disorders --
Sexual dysfunction, paraphilias, and gender identity disorders --
Eating disorders --
Adjustment disorders --
Impulse-control disorders --
Psychiatric emergencies --
Child psychiatry --
Sleep disorders --
Legal issues --
Behavioral, cognitive, and psychodynamic treatments --
Psychopharmacology and electroconvulsive therapy.
Responsibility: Donald W. Black, Nancy C. Andreasen.

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