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Textbooks & References 

American Psychiatric Publishing, a division of the American Psychiatric Association, publishes textbooks and clinical references on the diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of mental health disorders. These comprehensive and authoritative guides distill the latest clinical research into evidence-based practices for psychiatrists, psychiatric residents, and other mental health professionals.

Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders

The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition, is the most comprehensive, current, and critical resource for clinical practice available to today's mental health clinicians and researchers of all orientations. The information contained in the manual is also valuable to other physicians and health professionals, including psychologists, counselors, nurses, and occupational and rehabilitation therapists, as well as social workers and forensic and legal specialists.

Essentials of Psychiatry

Essentials of Psychiatry, Third Edition, presents, in distilled form, the core knowledge base of clinical psychiatry by focusing on information of greatest relevance to students, residents, and practicing clinicians.

Introductory Textbook of Psychiatry

Introductory Textbook of Psychiatry, Fifth Edition, has been revised and updated to reflect the latest advancements in the field, guiding readers through the background of psychiatry, the DSM disorders, and special topics, such as legal issues, child psychiatry, psychotherapy, and psychopharmacology.


View a complete list of psychiatric textbooks and references.