v. 1 & 2 3rd Revised edition
Psychiatry by Allan Tasman
Book DescriptionExtensively revised and updated this edition reflects the progress and developments in the field. With 127 chapters and over 400 contributors this book is a truly comprehensive exposition of the specialty of psychiatry. Written by well-known and highly regarded experts from around the world, it takes a patient-centered approach making it an indispensable resource for all those involved in the care of patients with psychiatric disorders. For this new edition, the section on the Neuroscientific Foundations of Psychiatry has been completely revised, with a new author team recruited by Section Editors Jonathan Polan and Eric Kandel. The final section, Special Populations and Clinical Settings, features important new chapters on today's most urgent topics, including the homeless, restraint and geriatric psychiatry. Key features include:* Coverage of the entire field of psychiatry, from psychoanalysis to pharmacology and brain imaging, including family relations, cultural influence and change, epidemiology, genetics and behavioral medicine* Clinical vignettes describing current clinical practice in an attractive design* Numerous figures and tables that facilitate learning and comprehension appear throughout the text* Clear comparisons of the DSM-IV-TR and ICD-10 criteria for easy understanding in a global context* Diagnostic and treatment decision trees to help both the novice and experienced reader The chapter on Cognitive Behavioral Therapies by Edward Friedman, Michael Thase and Jesse Wright is freely available. Please click on Read Excerpt 2 above to read this superb exposition of these important therapies.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780470065716
(305mm x 250mm x 150mm)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 16-Apr-2008
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Allan Tasman
Psychiatry, Hardback (December 2014)
Now in a new Fourth Edition, Psychiatry remains the leading reference on all aspects of the current practice and latest developments in psychiatry.
Psychiatric Interview, Hardback (July 2013)
The American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and the Accrediting Council on Graduate Medical Education identify interviewing skills as a core competency for psychiatric residents. This title offers an approach to this topic that fulfills the need for training in biopsychosocial assessment and diagnosis.
Troublesome Disguises, Hardback (July 2012)
Troublesome Disguises examines psychiatric conditions which are not necessarily uncommon, rare or exotic but are challenging for the clinician who may struggle to reach a diagnosis and to set up management strategies. However, with familiarity, these conditions can and should be recognised.
Fundamentals of Psychiatry, Paperback (February 2011)» View all books by Allan Tasman
Allan Tasman, lead editor of the critically acclaimed Psychiatry, Third Edition, has teamed up with Wanda Mohr, a Professor of Psychiatric Nursing, to produce a thorough but compact textbook for all those in training in a mental health discipline. This book is a complete reference for DSM IV-TR disorders.
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Author Biography - Allan Tasman
Allan Tasman, Professor and Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Louisville School of Medicine, Kentucky, is a Past President of the American Psychiatric Association and President-Elect of the Pacific Rim College of Psychiatrists. He is a world-renowned psychiatric leader and educator and is Secretary for Education of the World Psychiatric Association, responsible for all of the association's worldwide education programmes and initiatives. Jerald Kay, Professor and Chair of the Department of Psychiatry at Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio, is one of the leading Child Psychiatrists and Psychiatry Educators in the US. Jeffrey Lieberman, Director of the New York State Psychiatric Institute and Chairman of psychiatry at Columbia University Medical Center, is a leading psychiatric drug researcher with excellent clinical, academic and publishing credentials. He received the Adolf Meyer Award of the American Psychiatric Association in 2007. Michael B First, Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at Columbia University and the Psychiatric Institute of New York, is one of the architects of the DSM-IV-TR classification and is playing a key role in the development of DSM-V. Mario Maj, Professor of Psychiatry at the Primo Policlinico Universitario in Naples, Italy, has been President of the Italian Psychiatric Association (since 2000); President of the Italian Society of Biological Psychiatry (since 1990); Secretary-General of the Association of European Psychiatrists (2001-2002); Editor of "European Psychiatry" and "World Psychiatry". He became President of the Association of European Psychiatrists in January 2002 and takes on the Presidency of the World Psychiatric Association in September 2008.
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