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Gabbard's Treatments of Psychiatric Disorders
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Gabbard's Treatments of Psychiatric Disorders, Fifth Edition

Edited by Glen O. Gabbard, M.D.
2014
ISBN 978-1-58562-442-3
Hardcover
Item #62442





Coming April 2014!

The definitive treatment textbook in psychiatry, this fifth edition of Gabbard's Treatments of Psychiatric Disorders has been thoroughly restructured to reflect the new DSM-5® categories, preserving its value as a state-of-the-art resource and increasing its utility in the field. The editors have produced a volume that is both comprehensive and concise, meeting the needs of clinicians who prefer a single, user-friendly volume. In the service of brevity, the book focuses on treatment over diagnostic considerations, and addresses both empirically-validated treatments and accumulated clinical wisdom where research is lacking.

Noteworthy features include the following:

  • Content is organized according to DSM-5® categories to make for rapid retrieval of relevant treatment information for the busy clinician.
  • Outcome studies and expert opinion are presented in an accessible way to help the clinician know what treatment to use for which disorder, and how to tailor the treatment to the patient.
  • Content is restricted to the major psychiatric conditions seen in clinical practice while leaving out less common conditions and those that have limited outcome research related to the disorder, resulting in a more streamlined and affordable text.
  • Chapters are meticulously referenced and include dozens of tables, figures, and other illustrative features that enhance comprehension and recall.

    An authoritative resource for psychiatrists, psychologists, and psychiatric nurses, and an outstanding reference for students in the mental health professions, Gabbard's Treatments of Psychiatric Disorders, Fifth Edition, will prove indispensable to clinicians seeking to provide excellent care while transitioning to a DSM-5® world.

  • Contributors. Introduction. Part I: Neurodevelopmental Disorders and Elimination Disorders. Introduction. Intellectual developmental disorder and psychiatric comorbidities. Communication disorders. Autism spectrum disorder. Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Learning disorders. Tic and motor disorders. Elimination disorders. Part II: Schizophrenia Spectrum and Other Psychotic Disorders. Treating psychosis in adolescents and early psychosis. Understanding psychosis as a dimension. Psychosocial treatments for chronic psychosis. Pharmacological treatments for psychosis. Part III: Bipolar and Related Disorders and Depressive Disorders. Psychotherapy of mood disorders. Acute and maintenance treatment of bipolar disorders. Treatment of depressive disorders. Brain stimulation for mood disorders. Part IV: Anxiety Disorders and Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders. Panic disorder. Separation anxiety disorder. Social anxiety disorder. Generalized anxiety disorder. Specific phobias. Obsessive-compulsive disorder. Body dysmorphic disorder. Hoarding disorder, trichotillomania (hair-pulling disorder), and excoriation (skin-picking) disorder. Part V: Dissociative Disorders and Trauma- And Stressor-Related Disorders. Dissociative identity disorder. Depersonalization/derealization disorder. Dissociative amnesia. Posttraumatic stress disorder. Acute stress disorder. Adjustment disorders. Part VI: Feeding and Eating Disorders And Somatic Symptom Disorders. Psychosocial interventions for eating disorders. Pharmacological interventions for eating disorders. Intensive interventions for eating disorders. Primary care and consultation-liaison interventions. Pharmacological interventions for somatic symptom disorders. Intensive interventions for somatic symptom disorders disorders. Part VII: Sleep-Wake Disorders. Sleep disorders. Part VIII: Paraphilias, Gender Dysphoria, and Sexual Dysfunctions. Paraphilias. Gender dysphoria. Sexual dysfunctions. Part IX: Disruptive, Impulse-Control, and Conduct Disorders. Oppositional defiant disorder. Conduct disorder. Callous and unemotional specifier for conduct disorder. Intermittent explosive disorder. Pyromania. Kleptomania. Part X: Substance Use and Addictive Disorders. Alcohol-related disorders. Benzodiazepine and other sedative-hypnotic use disorder. Detoxification. Antagonists. Agonist maintenance treatment. Hallucinogens. Marijuana. Club drugs. Stimulants (cocaine and methamphetamine). Tobacco. Individual therapy for substance use disorders. Cognitive, behavioral and motivational therapies for substance use disorders. Group therapy. Family therapy. Network therapy. Pain and addiction. Gambling disorder. Part XI: Neurocognitive Disorders. Delirium. Vascular neurocognitive disorder. Frontotemporal neurocognitive disorder. Neurocognitive disorder due to Alzheimer’s disease. Neurocognitive disorder due to Parkinson’s disease. Part XII: Personality Disorders. Cluster A disorders. Borderline personality disorder. Narcissistic personality disorder. Histrionic personality disorder. Antisocial personality disorder. Cluster C disorders. Index.
    "This is an absolutely stellar collection of treatment reviews across the full spectrum of mental disorders. It beautifully complements the recently published DSM-5 by providing up-to-date summaries of evidence bearing upon the treatment and management of mental disorders. Its editor, Glen Gabbard, is a clinical scholar and teacher of immense stature who has shown exquisite judgment in his choice of authors for the reviews that comprise this fifth volume of the series he initiated. Dr. Gabbard has chosen many of the world’s best clinician-scientists to prepare these chapters. The net effect is a first rate bridging of science and service. Kudos, and thanks, to Dr. Gabbard for the legacy he has created."—Charles F. Reynolds III M.D., University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Director, UPMC/Pitt Aging Institute
    Glen O. Gabbard, M.D., is Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas and Professor of Psychiatry at State University of New York in Syracuse. He is also Training and Supervising Analyst at the Center for Psychoanalytic Studies in Houston.
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