Updated with the most current information on the DSM-5the bestselling resource for the practical application of the DSM-IV-TR for clinical assessment, diagnosis, and treatment
Discussing the changes in the DSM-5, DSM-IV-TR in Action elucidates the DSM-IV-TR with clear instruction on using it to formulate and complete an assessment, accurately diagnose clients, and prepare a comprehensive and effective treatment plan.
Complete with chapters on delirium, dementia, amnestic, and other cognitive disorders as well as selected sexual disorders, this Second Edition with updated DSM-5 coverage explores the latest revision to the DSM, with coverage of disruptive behavior disorders, eating disorders in children, substance disorders, psychotic disorders, unipolar and bipolar mood disorders, and anxiety disorders.
Numerous case studies bring the material to life and demonstrate how the DSM is applied to practice. In addition, the information on maintaining clinical records and using time-limited therapy, as well as an appendix of sample treatment plans, make this a must-have guide for students and seasoned mental health professionals.