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Essential Psychopathology & Its Treatment

Mark D. Kilgus (Author), Jerrold S. Maxmen (Author), Nicholas G. Ward (Author)

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A comprehensive revision to the textbook on modern psychiatric diagnosis and treatment, keyed to the DSM-5 and ICD-10.

Long considered a leading text on the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of psychiatric disorders, this latest revision includes cutting-edge updates in neuroscience, psychopharmacology, and genetics. Geared to resident students in psychiatry and related disciplines, it makes practical, readable sense of the field.

Book Details

  • Hardcover
  • October 2015
  • ISBN 978-0-393-71064-9
  • 6.4 × 9.6 in / 720 pages
  • Sales Territory: Worldwide

Endorsements & Reviews

“[U]seful for both novice and expert clinicians . . . . Many of the chapters include vignettes about the different disorders. This is useful because it helps readers better understand what happens when a condition occurs. This is an excellent book that thoroughly covers the history and purpose of the DSM. I highly recommend it.” — The Milton H. Erickson Foundation Newsletter

“The book offers new evidence without throwing away what is already known — the authors kept what works and added new discoveries. They place clinical information in historical context so that newer clinicians can understand how the field has evolved, and create a kind of reference manual, perhaps especially helpful for psychology students who don’t yet know all the terms. . . . Those who are just beginning in the field will appreciate the clinical cases and how decisions are made in treatment. . . . [A] good general reference on the different disorders and modalities of treatment, and those looking for updated information on the ICD-10 and the DSM-5 will find it a valuable resource.” — PsychCentral

“[A] useful text for students and educators who wish to gain an overview of the epidemiology, clinical course, diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders, or to simply have as an on-hand reference guide for studying or in clinical practice.” — Somatic Psychotherapy Today

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