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.
Human TraffickingThis is an educational and clinical resource for health care practitioners from any discipline who may encounter sex- or labor-trafficked persons. The book provides the background knowledge and frontline clinical strategies providers need to identify, relate to, and treat these psychologically wounded, yet resilient patients.
Learning Acceptance and Commitment TherapyIn this ground-breaking volume, the first of its kind written for psychiatric and nonpsychiatric clinicians, readers will learn the principles and practices of ACT as they apply to psychiatric assessment, case analysis, and treatment. The book explains how to conduct a streamlined assessment of the patient’s symptoms as they are nested in the patient’s life context, how to detect and intervene with the patient’s unworkable emotional and behavioral avoidance strategies, and how to blend the us...
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.
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.
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...
Rational PsychopharmacologyThe book teaches the reader how to think thoroughly and methodically when assessing a patient, reviewing research data (both basic and clinical), and developing and evaluating effective patient recommendations. Psychiatric students, residents, and fellows will find immense benefit in the book’s method, but veteran clinicians wishing to improve their psychopharmacology skills will also discover fresh, evidence-based approaches to clinical dilemmas.
Treatment of Stress Response SyndromesThis invaluable text teaches clinicians to employ a transtheoretical approach, integrating multiple therapeutic modalities to treat patients who have undergone severe stress. The author emphasizes repeated assessments and formulations that form the foundation for individualized treatment plans.