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Diagnosis made easier : principles and techniques for mental health clinicians

Diagnosis made easier : principles and techniques for mental health clinicians

Author: James R Morrison
Publisher: New York, NY : Guilford Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"With information in hand about a new patient, a mental health clinician now faces the question: How can I translate my knowledge and impressions into the most accurate diagnosis? Meeting a key need for students and novice practitioners, this volume offers an engaging, reliable, and authoritative guide to this critical task. James Morrison draws on his experience evaluating thousands of patients to provide an  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Morrison, James R., 1940-
Diagnosis made easier.
New York, NY : Guilford Press, ©2007
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James R Morrison
ISBN: 1593853319 9781593853310
OCLC Number: 66463594
Description: xi, 316 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The road to diagnosis --
Getting started with the roadmap --
The diagnostic method --
Putting it together --
Coping with uncertainty --
Multiple diagnoses --
Checking up --
Understand the whole patient --
Physical illness and mental diagnosis --
Diagnosis and the mental status examination --
Diagnosing depression and mania --
Diagnosing anxiety and fear --
Diagnosing psychosis --
Diagnosing problems of memory and thinking --
Diagnosing substance misuse and other addictions --
Diagnosing personality and relationship problems --
Beyond diagnosis: compliance, suicide, violence --
Patients, patients.
Responsibility: James Morrison.
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This authoritative, highly user-friendly book offers a complete introduction to the art and science of mental health diagnosis.  Read more...


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'Morrison has again written a very useful book for mental health practitioners. This easy-to-read book is spiced with pertinent clinical vignettes and flow charts. The book provides a series of Read more...

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