A Practical Guide 2nd Revised edition
By (author) S. Nassir Ghaemi
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Mood Disorders by S. Nassir Ghaemi
Book DescriptionThoroughly updated for its Second Edition, this practical guide will aid residents and clinicians in diagnosing and treating the full spectrum of mood disorders. Using the conversational style and clinical vignettes found in all "Practical Guides in Psychiatry" titles, Dr. Ghaemi explains how to accurately diagnose unipolar depression and bipolar disorder and offers specific, detailed, evidence-based recommendations on pharmacotherapy and psychotherapy. Chapters review the pharmacology of all antidepressants, mood stabilizers, and antipsychotics in current use and point out these drugs' advantages and drawbacks in specific clinical situations. Other chapters address clinical problems such as depression, mania, and ADHD in children and the conundrum of schizoaffective disorder. "The Practical Guides in Psychiatry" series provides quick, concise information for professionals on the front lines of mental health care. Written in an easy-to-read, conversational style, these invaluable resources take you through each step of the psychiatric care process, delivering fast facts and helpful strategies that help you provide effective and compassionate care to your patients.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780781767637
(190mm x 114mm x 19mm)
Imprint: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
Publisher: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
Publish Date: 1-Nov-2007
Country of Publication: United States
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Rise and Fall of the Biopsychosocial Model, Paperback (October 2012)
Ghaemi shows how the historical role of the BPS model as a reaction to biomedical reductionism is coming to an end and urges colleagues in the field to embrace other, less-eclectic perspectives.
Clinician's Guide to Statistics and Epidemiology in Mental Health, Paperback (July 2009)
Describes statistical concepts in plain English with minimal mathematical content, giving an insight into which statistics to believe - and why.
Concepts of Psychiatry, Paperback (July 2007)» View all books by S. Nassir Ghaemi
This book will be of interest to professionals and students in psychiatry, as well as psychologists, social workers, philosophers, and general readers who are interested in understanding the field of psychiatry and its practices at a conceptual level.
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