DSM-IV-TR in Action

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  • Edition: 2nd
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  • Copyright: 2014-01-13
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
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Updated with the most current information on the DSM-5™—the 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.

Author Biography

SOPHIA F. DZIEGIELEWSKI is Professor and Associate Director for Research in the School of Social Work at the University of Central Florida, where she also serves as Chair of the University Institutional Review Board. She is also the Editor of the Journal of Social Service Research. She is the recipient of numerous awards, and supports her research and practice activity with over 120 publications, including seven textbooks, seventy-nine articles, numerous book chapters, and over 400 workshops and community presentations. Her research focuses on the areas of health and mental health. As a licensed social worker, she also remains active in clinical practice.

Table of Contents

Section I: Utilizing the DSM-IV-TR: Assessment, Planning, and Practice Strategy

Chapter 1: Getting Started

Chapter 2: Basics and Application

Chapter 3: Documentation and The Multiaxial Diagnostic Assessment

Chapter 4: Applications: Beyond the Diagnostic Assessment

Section II: Applications: Selected DSM-IV-TR Disorders

Chapter 5: Overview of Selected Childhood Disorders: The Disruptive Behavior Disorders

Chapter 6: Selected Eating Disorders in Children and Adults

Chapter 7: Substance-Related Disorders: Alcohol and Other Drugs (AOD)

Chapter 8: Schizophrenia and the Psychotic Disorders

Chapter 9: Selected Mood Disorders

Chapter 10:  Anxiety Disorders

Chapter 11: Delirium, Dementia, and Amnestic and Other Cognitive Disorders

Chapter 12: Selected Sexual Disorders

Chapter 13: Personality Disorders

Chapter 14: DSM-5 ™ Update

Quick References: Criteria and Treatment Plans


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