Diagnosing the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders

Diagnosing the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders Author Rachel Cooper
ISBN-10 9781781813027
Release 2014-05-13
Pages 96
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The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, more commonly known as the DSM, is published by the American Psychiatric Association and aims to list and describe all mental disorders. The publication of DSM-V in 2013 brought many changes. Diagnosing the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders is written for all those who wonder whether the DSM-V now classifies the right people in the right way. It is aimed at patients, mental health professionals, and academics with an interest in mental health. Issues addressed include: * What are the main changes that have been made to the classification? * How is the DSM affected by financial links with the pharmaceutical industry? * To what extent were patients involved in revising the classification? * How are diagnoses added to the DSM? * Does medicalisation threaten the idea that anyone is normal? * What happens when changes to diagnostic criteria mean that people lose their diagnoses? * How important will the DSM be in the future?



Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders DSM 5

Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders  DSM 5   Author American Psychiatric Association
ISBN-10 9780890425572
Release 2013-05-22
Pages 991
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This new edition of Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5®), used by clinicians and researchers to diagnose and classify mental disorders, is the product of more than 10 years of effort by hundreds of international experts in all aspects of mental health. Their dedication and hard work have yielded an authoritative volume that defines and classifies mental disorders in order to improve diagnoses, treatment, and research. The criteria are concise and explicit, intended to facilitate an objective assessment of symptom presentations in a variety of clinical settings -- inpatient, outpatient, partial hospital, consultation-liaison, clinical, private practice, and primary care. New features and enhancements make DSM-5® easier to use across all settings: The chapter organization reflects a lifespan approach, with disorders typically diagnosed in childhood (such as neurodevelopmental disorders) at the beginning of the manual, and those more typical of older adults (such as neurocognitive disorders) placed at the end. Also included are age-related factors specific to diagnosis. The latest findings in neuroimaging and genetics have been integrated into each disorder along with gender and cultural considerations. The revised organizational structure recognizes symptoms that span multiple diagnostic categories, providing new clinical insight in diagnosis. Specific criteria have been streamlined, consolidated, or clarified to be consistent with clinical practice (including the consolidation of autism disorder, Asperger's syndrome, and pervasive developmental disorder into autism spectrum disorder; the streamlined classification of bipolar and depressive disorders; the restructuring of substance use disorders for consistency and clarity; and the enhanced specificity for major and mild neurocognitive disorders). Dimensional assessments for research and validation of clinical results have been provided. Both ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM codes are included for each disorder, and the organizational structure is consistent with the new ICD-11 in development. The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition, is the most comprehensive, current, and critical resource for clinical practice available to today's mental health clinicians and researchers of all orientations. The information contained in the manual is also valuable to other physicians and health professionals, including psychologists, counselors, nurses, and occupational and rehabilitation therapists, as well as social workers and forensic and legal specialists.



Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders Fourth Edition

Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders  Fourth Edition Author American Psychiatric Association
ISBN-10 9780890426654
Release 2000
Pages 943
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Features information on mental disorders as well as on treatment and procedures relating to those illnesses.



Diagnosis Classification

Diagnosis Classification Author Source Wikipedia
ISBN-10 1230646825
Release 2013-09
Pages 164
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 163. Chapters: Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Mental illness diagnosis by DSM and ICD, Bipolar disorder, Schizophrenia, List of neurological disorders, Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems, Autism, Catatonia, Delusion, Neuroleptic malignant syndrome, Reactive attachment disorder, History of mental disorders, Causes of schizophrenia, Mechanisms of schizophrenia, Classification of mental disorders, Schizoaffective disorder, Adult attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, DSM-5, Ego-dystonic sexual orientation, Internet addiction disorder, DSM-IV Codes, International Classification of Diseases for Oncology, Diagnosis of schizophrenia, Grisi siknis, Post-traumatic embitterment disorder, History of schizophrenia, Delusional disorder, Hallucinogen persisting perception disorder, DECIPHER, Jumping Frenchmen of Maine, Psychiatric disorders of childbirth, Depression, Stereotypy, Schizophreniform disorder, Intermittent explosive disorder, Pediatric schizophrenia, Read codes, CIT Program Tumor Identity Cards, A Reason to Live, Tardive dysphrenia, Structured Clinical Interview for DSM-IV, Surgical sieve, Acedia, Services for mental disorders, Comorbidity, Black triangle, Global Assessment of Functioning, Systematized Nomenclature of Medicine, Diagnosis codes, Self-diagnosis, Tic disorder, ICD-9 V codes, Mendelian Inheritance in Man, Autoscopy, Children's Global Assessment Scale, National Mental Health Anti-Stigma Campaign, California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists, Catastrophic schizophrenia, Abraham-men, Sexual relationship disorder, Nidotherapy, Psychomotor retardation, Hwabyeong, Sexual maturation disorder, International Classification of Primary Care, Diagnostic classification and rating scales used in...



DSM 5 Guidebook

DSM 5 Guidebook Author Donald W. Black, M.D.
ISBN-10 9781585624652
Release 2014-02-01
Pages 543
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As a companion to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition (DSM-5®), the DSM-5® Guidebook acts as a guide for busy clinicians on the use of diagnostic criteria and codes, documentation, and compensation. It also serves as an educational text and includes a structured curriculum that facilitates its use in courses.



Classifying Madness

Classifying Madness Author Rachel Cooper
ISBN-10 9781402033452
Release 2006-03-30
Pages 178
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This book is about the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, more commonly known as the D.S.M. The D.S.M. is published by the American Psychiatric Association and aims to list and describe all mental disorders. Within its pages can be found diagnostic criteria for types of depression, types of schizophrenia, eating disorders, anxiety disorders, phobias, sleeping disorders, and so on. Also included are less familiar, and more controversial, conditions: Mathematics Disorder, Caffeine Intoxication, Nicotine Dependence, Nightmare Disorder. It must be admitted that the D.S.M. is not an exciting read. Its pages follow a standard format: Each disorder has a numerical code. This is followed by a description of the disorder, which includes information regarding prevalence, course, and differential diagnosis. Finally explicit criteria that patients must meet to receive the diagnosis are listed. These generally include lists of the symptoms that must be present, restrictions as to the length of time that the symptoms must have been troublesome, and clauses that state that the symptoms must not be better accounted for by some other condition.



Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders

Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders Author American Psychiatric Association
ISBN-10
Release 2003-05-27
Pages 991
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This new edition of the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5[trademark]), used by clinicians and researchers to diagnose and classify mental disorders, is the product of more than 10-plus years of effort by hundreds of international experts in all aspects of mental health. Their dedication and hard work have yielded an authoritative volume that defines and classifies mental disorders in order to improve diagnoses, treatment, and research. This manual, which creates a common language for clinicians involved in the diagnosis of mental disorders, includes concise and specific criteria intended to facilitate an objective assessment of symptom presentations in a variety of clinical settings - inpatient, outpatient, partial hospital, consultation liaison, clinical, private practice, and primary care. The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition, is the most comprehensive, current, and critical resource for clinical practice available to today's mental health clinicians and researchers of all orientations. The information contained in the manual is also valuable to other physicians and health professionals, including psychologists, counselors, nurses, and occupational and rehabilitation therapists, as well as social workers and forensic and legal specialists. DSM-5[trademark] is the most definitive resource for the diagnosis and classification of mental disorders.



Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders

Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders Author American Psychiatric Association
ISBN-10 089042408X
Release 1996-01-01
Pages 239
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In collaboration with representatives of American Academy of Family Physicians American Academy of Pediatrics American Board of Family Practice American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists American College of Physicians American Medical Association American Psychiatric Association Association of Departments of Family Medicine Society of General Internal Medicine Society of Teachers of Family Medicine "DSM--IV(R)--PC, International Version" is identical in content to the "DSM--IV(R)--PC" except for its use of "International Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems," Tenth Revision (ICD-10), diagnostic codes in place of the ICD-9-CM codes. Primary care physicians are often the first or only medical professionals to see patients with psychiatric and mental disorders. Until now, they have lacked a diagnostic tool geared to the primary care setting. The "DSM--IV(R)--PC, International Version" is the first manual of mental disorders created specifically for use by primary care physicians. Developed as a collaborative effort between psychiatric and primary care organizations, this concise, user-friendly manual is a "must have" resource for every primary care physician. Unlike other versions of DSM-IV, this manual is compatible with how the physician manages the primary care visit. To aid the primary care physician's diagnosis, "DSM--IV(R)--PC, International Version" focuses on common conditions, such as anxiety, depression, and substance abuse. It is epidemiologically oriented, with the most common and most important disorders listed first. This unique publication includes conditions that are common in primary care but that are not as well characterized inDSM-IV. Using an algorithmic format, "DSM--IV(R)--PC, International Version" assists practitioners in moving from presenting symptoms to diagnosis. Symptoms and features that discriminate among disorders are emphasized. Students and residents will also benefit from this new format, making this text an outstanding curriculum tool for medical education.



Diagnosis and the DSM

Diagnosis and the DSM Author S. Vanheule
ISBN-10 9781137404688
Release 2014-03-19
Pages 103
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This book critically evaluates the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5). Through analysis of the history of psychiatric diagnosis and of the handbook itself, it argues that the DSM-5 has a narrow biomedical approach to mental disorders, and proposes a new contextualizing model of mental health symptoms.



Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders Fourth Edition

Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders  Fourth Edition Author American Academy of Family Physicians
ISBN-10 0890424071
Release 1995-01-01
Pages 223
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This book was developed as a result of collaborative effort among primary care specialties and psychiatry to develop a useful approach for diagnosing mental disorders in primary care settings. It is intended to provide a framework tailored to educating primary care providers about mental disorders that is compatible with the standard approaches used in specialty mental health care (i.e. DSM_IV). This primary care version should also help to improve communication among primary care providers, psychiatrists, and other mental health professionals and to promote educational, clinical, and research collaboration. -- from Introduction.



The Mental Health Diagnostic Desk Reference

The Mental Health Diagnostic Desk Reference Author Carlton Munson
ISBN-10 9781317825654
Release 2013-12-19
Pages 396
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Make the DSM-IV-TR user-friendly with this powerful learning tool! This expanded and updated edition of Dr. Munson's highly acclaimed book is the indispensable companion volume and guide to Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition-Text Revision (DSM-IV-TR), published by the American Psychiatric Association. The only study guide currently available for the DSM-IV-TR, The Mental Health Diagnostic Desk Reference, Second Edition, provides clear, cogent expositions of every disorder in the manual. All the information in this edition has been updated to reflect the new thinking and the current criteria. Easy to use in a consistent, all-inclusive format, The Mental Health Diagnostic Desk Reference, Second Edition, offers a detailed explanation of every part of the DSM-IV-TR, from its multi-axial classification system to the criteria for diagnosing individual disorders. It offers guidelines of diagnosis, examples of treatment planning, and 81 helpful illustrations, including color-coded supplemental visuals highlighting the diagnostic criteria for disorders most frequently encountered in clinical practice. It even features a thorough review of the 26 syndromes considered for inclusion in the DSM-IV-TR that did not reach the research criteria for a full-scale disorder. In addition, The Mental Health Diagnostic Desk Reference, Second Edition, is the only guide to applying the new culture-bound syndromes. It even includes a detailed case example of preparing a cultural formulation. References are provided at the end of each chapter, and a master reference list is printed at the end of the book, which enhances ease of use. Summaries for each class of disorders include: a listing of codes and disorders a fundamental features section describing core aspects of disorders brief tips to highlight significant information and helpful diagnostic techniques differential diagnosis strategies and tips standardized measures and scales recommended for their effectiveness, ease of use, brevity of administration, and cost recommended reading Written by nationally respected clinician, supervisor, and educator Dr. Carlton Munson, The Mental Health Diagnostic Desk Reference, Second Edition, will help end clinical gridlock and enable you to improve services to your clients within the context of managed care.



DSM 5 and the Law

DSM 5 and the Law Author Charles L. Scott
ISBN-10 9780199368464
Release 2015
Pages 288
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The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM) is the most widely used and accepted scheme for diagnosing mental disorders in the United States and beyond. DSM-5 was released with profound changes revealed in the required diagnostic process, specific criteria for previously established diagnoses, as well as the addition and deletion of specific mental disorders. DSM-5® and the Law provides an excellent summary of the DSM-5 diagnostic changes and the implications of these changes in various types of criminal and civil litigation. It also provides practical guidelines on how to correctly use the DSM-5 diagnostic process to record diagnoses in a forensic report. Furthermore, DSM-5® and the Law highlights unique aspects of the assessment of malingering based on DSM-5 alterations of DSM-IV. Special features include a summary of relevant diagnostic changes to each chapter topic, an application of the DSM-5 to a wide range of civil and criminal forensic evaluations, practical vignettes throughout the chapters to illustrate key forensic points, chapter tables to highlight relevant information, and focused summary points at the conclusion of each chapter. The reader is provided specific guidance on a range of evidence-based approaches to rate severity of psychotic disorders and a range of considerations for assessing disability. This is the first book to apply how the DSM-5 changes will impact the specific forensic evaluations with practical guidance on how to face new challenges posed.



DSM 5 Handbook of Differential Diagnosis

DSM 5   Handbook of Differential Diagnosis Author Michael B. First
ISBN-10 9781585629985
Release 2013-11-19
Pages 338
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The DSM-5® Handbook of Differential Diagnosis is the preeminent guide to differential diagnosis for both clinicians and students learning psychiatric diagnosis. Based closely on the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition, it offers a rich selection of perspectives in an easy-to-use format. The author, an expert on psychiatric diagnosis and assessment, recognizes that psychological distress cannot be reduced to a rubric. The clinician must have empathy, listening skills, the ability to identify symptoms and contextualize them, and a familiarity with the body of knowledge represented by DSM-5®. The handbook brings these critical skills together in a well-written, accessible, and reader-friendly volume that is grounded in the latest research and standard of practice. The handbook offers an assortment of approaches to differential diagnosis, and a number of features designed to benefit clinicians in the exam room, including: A six-step framework for diagnosing patients that proceeds from determining if the symptom is real to establishing the boundary between disorder and normality, with intermediary steps to rule out substance etiology and medical conditions, as well as to determine the primary disorder and to differentiate adjustment disorders from other mental disorders. Twenty-nine symptom-oriented decision trees that provide detailed decision points to facilitate the process of generating the differential diagnosis based on the presenting symptoms and eliminate formulating premature conclusions. Sixty-six differential diagnosis tables, one for each of the most important DSM-5® disorders, cross-referenced with the terminal branches of the decision trees presented in the handbook to provide a head-to-head comparison of each disorder, highlighting similarities and differences. The DSM-5® classification, to facilitate coding and to provide an overview of all of the DSM-5® diagnoses that must be considered in formulating a differential diagnosis. Alphabetical indexes of the decision trees and differential diagnosis tables to help readers readily locate desired material. DSM-5® Handbook of Differential Diagnosis provides a comprehensive overview of the process of diagnosing DSM-5® disorders while serving as a reference guide to assist in the differential diagnosis of individual patients. The handbook is an invaluable addition to the DSM-5® collection and an important contribution to the mental health profession.



Mental and Behavioural Disorders

Mental and Behavioural Disorders Author LLC Books
ISBN-10 1158185650
Release 2010-06
Pages 514
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Chapters: Mental Illness Diagnosis by Dsm and Icd, Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Bipolar Disorder, Schizophrenia, List of Neurological Disorders, International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems, Catatonia, Delusion, Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome, Lunatic, Reactive Attachment Disorder, History of Mental Disorders, Causes of Schizophrenia, Classification of Mental Disorders, Schizoaffective Disorder, Adult Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Internet Addiction Disorder, Ego-Dystonic Sexual Orientation, Dsm-Iv Codes, Dsm-V, Depression, Grisi Siknis, History of Schizophrenia, Hallucinogen Persisting Perception Disorder, Psychiatric Disorders of Childbirth, Stereotypy, Current Diagnostic Criteria for Bipolar Disorder, Schizophreniform Disorder, Akathisia, Intermittent Explosive Disorder, Soteria, a Reason to Live, Delusional Disorder, Tardive Dysphrenia, Comorbidity, Services for Mental Disorders, Acedia, Global Assessment of Functioning, Tic Disorder, Children's Global Assessment Scale, National Mental Health Anti-Stigma Campaign, California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists, Sexual Relationship Disorder, Nidotherapy, Abraham-Men, Sexual Maturation Disorder, Serious Emotional Disturbance, Hwabyeong, Jumping Frenchmen of Maine, Psychomotor Retardation, Post-Traumatic Embitterment Disorder, Impulse Control Disorder, Ideas of Reference, Primary and Secondary Gain, Neurotransmitter-Stress Syndrome, Blood-Injection-Injury Type Phobia, Information Addiction, Foerster's Syndrome, Autophagia, Caffeine-Induced Sleep Disorder, Schizothymia, Cynanthropy, Biologically Based Mental Illness, Injury Phobia. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 513. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: Schizophrenia (pronounced or ) is a mental disord...More: http: //booksllc.net/?id=2779



DSM 5 Diagnostic and Statistical Manual Mental Disorders Part 1

DSM 5 Diagnostic and Statistical Manual  Mental Disorders  Part 1 Author Speedy Publishing
ISBN-10 9781681458953
Release 2015-04-28
Pages 5
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Correctly identify disorders with this handy guide. Here, you can find quick references to several common and not-so-common disorders that can plague anyone regardless of age. The importance of this guide cannot be determined by its mere monetary value. It paves the way for proper diagnosis and therefore, correct and effective treatment. Grab a copy today.



Handbook of Child Psychiatric Diagnosis

Handbook of Child Psychiatric Diagnosis Author Cynthia G. Last
ISBN-10 0471848875
Release 1989-02-01
Pages 574
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Offers comprehensive coverage of the diagnosis of childhood psychopathology in accordance with the APA's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual for Mental Disorders (DSM-III and DSM-III-R). Part 1 addresses general issues--history, current nosology, reliability, and validity. Part 2 contains 18 chapters presenting the most recent empirical findings for each disorder. These chapters are organized in a format similar to that employed in DSM: definition, historical background, clinical picture, associated features, course and prognosis, impairment, complications, epidemiology, familial pattern, differential diagnosis and clinical management. Parts 3 and 4 cover special topics and future directions in child psychiatry.



Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Health Disorders

Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Health Disorders Author Speedy Publishing
ISBN-10 9781680321630
Release 2014-09-23
Pages 5
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The diagnostic and statistical manual is the official measure by which mental health professionals diagnose disorders, and it also details changes in how diagnoses are done. This means that students will have to have extensive knowledge of the diagnostic and statistical manual, and so it is a good idea to use a study guide. This study guide is able to teach persons about each disorder, and it contains helpful practice tests that allows for a student to know what they need to study more.