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.
The American Psychiatric Association Publishing Textbook of SchizophreniaThis is an invaluable single source for the latest scholarship and clinical knowledge about schizophrenia. The book is divided into three parts, addressing the presentation of schizophrenia, the etiology and pathophysiology of the disorder, and treatment and rehabilitative therapies.
The American Psychiatric Association Publishing Textbook of Suicide Risk Assessment and ManagementThe third edition represents the editors’ cutting-edge vision while preserving the down-to-earth, accessible, and trustworthy style that has made the book a staple. It offers up-to-date perspectives on assessment and management of suicide risk in a reorganized and easy-to-use volume.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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...
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.