The American Psychiatric Association Publishing Textbook of Anxiety, Trauma, and OCD-Related DisordersDesigned for clinicians at every level, this book addresses the origin, assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of these disorders in a comprehensive, up-to-date, and compelling manner. Following a comprehensive overview of core principles, the book provides detailed coverage of specific DSM-5 diagnoses: generalized anxiety disorder, obsessive-compulsive and related disorders, panic disorder and agoraphobia, social anxiety disorder, specific phobia, and trauma- and stressor-related disorders.
Combating Physician BurnoutEdited by experts on burnout, five sections lay out the scope of the challenge and outline potential interventions. The introduction, which discusses the history and social context of burnout, provides psychiatrists who may be struggling with burnout with much-needed perspective. Subsequent sections discuss the potential effects of burnout on clinical care, contextual elements that may contribute to burnout, and, potential systemic and individual interventions.
Handbook of Medicine in PsychiatryThis updated, third edition has been streamlined to provide a pragmatic approach to the realities confronting clinicians in today’s busy inpatient and outpatient psychiatric settings. Each chapter features one or more clinical vignettes that illustrate the complexity of the presentation of abnormal vital signs and somatic disorders in psychiatric settings.
Introductory Textbook of PsychiatryThis volume summarizes the DSM-5® diagnostic system, various psychiatric disorders and treatments, interviewing and assessment, psychiatric emergencies, legal issues, and more. Other features, such as clinical points, self-assessment questions, and an exhaustive glossary of terms, add to the educational value and enhance learning.
Physician Well-BeingFictional, but thorough and realistic, case studies are at the heart of Physician Well-Being. One per chapter, they allow readers to get inside the minds of physicians and understand their lives and stressors, from long hours and staff shortages to onerous administrative demands. The book proposes solutions designed to make today’s typical health care environments more effective.
Pocket Guide to LGBTQ Mental HealthReflecting sweeping changes in our understanding of gender and sexuality over the last two decades, the book aims to help clinicians master the fundamentals of sexual orientation and gender identity. Each chapter begins with the psychological and cultural context of a particular facet of human sexuality, including an exploration of its history and terminology, then proceeds to describe issues and challenges currently faced by people who embrace these identities.
Professional Well-BeingThis book advocates for a new culture—one that is supportive of the health and well-being of health professionals to the benefit of the patients and populations they serve. A variety of case examples, vignettes, and illustrations serve not only to frame the scope of the challenges clinicians face but also to inspire readers to apply key concepts to their own situations. The inclusion of “positive practices,” discussion questions, and written exercises also help readers to engage with the mate...
A Psychiatrist's Guide to AdvocacyThe book explores the diverse definitions of advocacy and helps to identify methods and opportunities for advocacy by mental health practitioners. The editors argue for a greater culture of advocacy among psychiatrists in order to effect broad and lasting systemic and structural change. Legislative advocacy is just one of the many types explored in the book; advocacy takes many forms, including patient-level advocacy, organizational advocacy, education and research as advocacy, and media-targ...
The Psychiatric Evaluation and Treatment of RefugeesThis book is designed to provide mental health clinicians with the foundational knowledge and skills they need to diagnose and treat refugees, who are disproportionately likely to suffer from posttraumatic stress disorder and psychosis in the short term and depression and anxiety in the long term. Providing these patients with mental healthcare can be both grueling and challenging, and this guide offers support and counsel to help clinicians understand and provide care to their patients, whil...
Textbook of Medical PsychiatryThis book focuses on medical disorders that can directly cause or affect the clinical presentation and course of psychiatric disorders. The comprehensive knowledge base and clinical wisdom contained in the textbook makes it the go-to resource for evaluating and managing these difficult cases.