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This is the 3rd edition with a publication date of 12/13/2007.
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Oregon Health and Science Univ., Portland. Describes and illustrates how to conduct an effective diagnostic mental health interview. Features latest research with insights on how to engage patients and enhance their motivation. For students and practitioners. Previous edition: c1995. DNLM: Interview, Psychological.
James Morrison, MD, graduated from Reed College and earned his MD at Washington University in St. Louis, where he trained in psychiatry. He is currently Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at Oregon Health and Science University in Portland. Dr. Morrison’s other books for professionals include Diagnosis Made Easier, DSM-IV Made Easy, When Psychological Problems Mask Medical Disorders, and Interviewing Children and Adolescents. In 2002 he wrote a comprehensive guide for patients and their relatives, Straight Talk about Your Mental Health.
Table of Contents
|Introduction: What Is Interviewing?|
|Openings and Introductions|
|Chief Complaint and Free Speech|
|Managing the Early Patient Interview|
|History of the Present Illness|
|Getting the Facts about the Present Illness|
|Interviewing about Feelings|
|Personal and Social History|
|Control of the Later Interview|
|Mental Status Exam I: Behavioral Aspects|
|Mental Status Exam II: Cognitive Aspects|
|Signs and Symptoms in Areas of Clinical Interest|
|Special or Challenging Patient Behaviors and Issues|
|Diagnosis and Recommendations|
|Sharing Your Findings with the Patient|
|Communicating Your Findings to Others|
|Troubleshooting Your Interview|
|Summary of the Initial Interview|
|Description and Diagnostic Criteria for Selected Disorders|
|Sample Interview with Report|
|A Semistructured Interview|
|Assessing Your Interview|
|Bibliography and Recommended Reading|
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