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Gabbard's Treatments of Psychiatric Disorders, Fifth Edition

Edited by Glen O. Gabbard, M.D.

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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
  • Introduction
  • Chapter 1. Intellectual Developmental Disorder and Psychiatric Comorbidities
  • Chapter 2. Communication Disorders
  • Chapter 3. Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Chapter 4. ADHD
  • Chapter 5. Learning Disorders
  • Chapter 6. Tic and Motor Disorders
  • Chapter 7. Elimination Disorders
  • Part II Schizophrenia Spectrum and Other Psychotic Disorders
  • Chapter 8. Treating Psychosis in Adolescents and Early Psychosis
  • Chapter 9. Understanding Psychosis as a Dimension
  • Chapter 10. Psychosocial Treatments for Chronic Psychosis
  • Chapter 11. Pharmacological Treatments for Psychosis
  • Part III Bipolar and Related Disorders and Depressive Disorders
  • Chapter 12. Psychotherapy of Mood Disorders
  • Chapter 13. Acute and Maintenance Treatment of Bipolar Disorder
  • Chapter 14. Treatment of Depressive Disorders
  • Chapter 15. Brain Stimulation for Mood Disorders
  • Part IV Anxiety Disorders and Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders
  • Chapter 16. Panic Disorders
  • Chapter 17. Separation Anxiety Disorder
  • Chapter 18. Social Anxiety Disorder
  • Chapter 19. GAD
  • Chapter 20. Specific Phobias
  • Chapter 21. OCD
  • Chapter 22. Body Dysmorphic Disorder
  • Chapter 23. Hoarding, Hairpulling, and Skin Picking
  • Part V Dissociative Disorders and Trauma and Stressor-Related Disorders
  • Chapter 24. DID
  • Chapter 25. DPD
  • Chapter 26. DA
  • Chapter 27. PTSD
  • Chapter 28. ASD
  • Chapter 29. ADS
  • Part VI Somatic Symptom Disorders and Feeding and Eating Disorders
  • Chapter 30. Psychosocial interventions for ED
  • Chapter 31. Pharmacologic interventions for ED
  • Chapter 32. Intensive interventions (inpatient and partial hospitalization – day treatment) for ED
  • Chapter 33. Primary Care and Consultation Liaison Interventions
  • Chapter 34. Pharmacologic Interventions for Psychosomatic Disorders
  • Chapter 35. Intensive Interventions
  • Part VII Sleep-Wake Disorders
  • Chapter 36. Sleep Disorders
  • Part VIII Paraphilias, Gender Dysphoria, and Sexual Dysfunctions
  • Chapter 37. Paraphilias
  • Chapter 38. Treatment of Gender Identity Disorders
  • Chapter 39. Treatment of Sexual Dysfunctions
  • Part IX Disruptive, Impulse Control, and Conduct Disorders
  • Chapter 40. Oppositional Defiant Disorder
  • Chapter 41. Conduct Disorder
  • Chapter 42. Callous and Unemotional Specifier for Conduct Disorder
  • Chapter 43. Intermittent Explosive Disorder
  • Chapter 44. Pyromania
  • Chapter 45. Kleptomania
  • Part X Substance Use and Addictive Disorders
  • Chapter 46. Alcohol-Related Disorders
  • Chapter 47. Benzodiazepine and Other Sedative-Hypnotic Dependence
  • Chapter 48. Detoxification
  • Chapter 49. Antagonists
  • Chapter 50. Agonist Maintenance Treatment (buprenorphine and methadone)
  • Chapter 51. Hallucinogens
  • Chapter 52. Marijuana
  • Chapter 53. Club Drugs (MDMA, Ketamine, GHB, PCP, Ecstasy)
  • Chapter 54. Stimulants (Cocaine and Methamphetamine)
  • Chapter 55. Tobacco
  • Chapter 56. Individual Therapy for Substance Abuse Disorders
  • Chapter 57. Cognitive, Behavioral and Motivational Therapies for Substance Abuse Disorders
  • Chapter 58. Group Therapy
  • Chapter 59. Family Therapy
  • Chapter 60. Network Therapy
  • Chapter 61. Pain and Addiction
  • Chapter 62. Gambling
  • Part XI Neurocognitive Disorders
  • Chapter 63. Delirium
  • Chapter 64. Vascular Cognitive Impairment
  • Chapter 65. Frontotemporal Dementia
  • Chapter 66. Dementia Due to Alzheimer's Disease
  • Chapter 67. Parkinson's Disease with Dementia
  • Part XII Personality Disorders
  • Chapter 68. Cluster A Disorders
  • Chapter 69. Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Chapter 70. Narcissistic Personality Disorder
  • Chapter 71. Histrionic Personality Disorder
  • Chapter 72. Antisocial Personality Disorder
  • Chapter 73. Cluster C Disorders


    Laura N. Antar, M.D., Ph.D.
    David B. Arciniegas, M.D.
    Evelyn Attia, M.D.
    Richard Balon, M.D.
    E. Baron Short, M.D., M.S.C.R.
    Joseph H. Beitchman, M.D.
    Silvia Bernardi, M.D.
    Carlos Blanco, M.D., Ph.D.
    Michael H. Bloch, M.D.
    John Bradford, M.B.Ch.B.
    Bethany Brand, Ph.D.
    Laura C. Bruce, M.A.
    Richard A. Bryant, Ph.D.
    Laura Campbell-Sills, Ph.D.
    Kenneth M. Carpenter, Ph.D.
    S. Charles Schulz, MD
    Lois Choi-Kain, M.D.
    J. Christopher Perry, M.D.
    Domenic A. Ciraulo, M.D.
    Anita Clayton, M.D.
    Emil F. Coccaro, M.D.
    Kathryn A. Cunningham, Ph.D.
    Jill Cyranowski, Ph.D.
    Itai Danovitch, M.D.
    Christina Delos Reyes, M.D.
    Joel E. Dimsdale, M.D.
    Karl Doghramji, M.D.
    Michael E.Thase, M.D.
    Shaun M. Eack, Ph.D.
    Brian A. Fallon, M.D., M.P.H.
    Robert L. Findling, M.D., M.B.A.
    Ariadna Forray, M.D.
    Ellen Frank, Ph.D.
    Matthew J. Friedman
    Leah D. Fryml
    Glen O. Gabbard, M.D.
    Marc Galanter, M.D.
    Mark S. George, M.D.
    Ted Avi Gerstenblith, M.D.
    Danielle Goerke, D.O.
    Joseph F. Goldberg, M.D.
    Jon E. Grant, J.D., M.D., M.P.H.
    Kevin M. Gray, M.D.
    John H. Greist, M.D.
    John G. Gunderson, M.D.
    James C. Harris, M.D.
    Richard G. Heimberg, Ph.D.
    Eric Hollander, M.D.
    Anna M. Homen, M.A.
    Anna Ivanenko M.D., Ph.D.
    Elena I. Ivleva, M.D., Ph.D.
    Nicholas C. Jacobson, M.S.
    Ms. Jacqui Lingler
    Kelli Jane Kerr Harding, M.D.
    Philip G. Janicak, M.D.
    Suzanne G. Jasberg, M.D.
    James W. Jefferson, M.D.
    Allan S. Kaplan, M.D.
    Kathryn A. Keegan, M.D
    Meredith A. Kelly, M.D.
    Geoffrey A. Kerchner, M.D., Ph.D.
    Matcheri S. Keshavan, M.D.
    Terence A. Ketter, M.D.
    Eve Khlyavich Freidl, M.D.
    Eva R. Kimonis, Ph.D.
    Robert A. King, M.D.
    Herbert D. Kleber, M.D.
    Nastassja Koen, M.B.Ch.B.
    Ruth A. Lanius, M.D., Ph.D.
    Anne A. Lawrence, M.D., Ph.D.
    James F. Leckman, M.D.
    Frances R. Levin, M.D.
    Joshua D. Lipsitz, Ph.D.
    Sandra J. Llera, Ph.D.
    Richard J. Loewenstein, M.D.
    Constantine G. Lyketsos, M.D., M.H.S.
    Candice Maietti
    Jose R. Maldonado, M.D.
    Christopher Marano, M.D.
    Marsha Marcus, Ph.D.
    John J. Mariani, M.D.
    Carla Marienfeld, M.D.
    Laura Marsh, M.D.
    Laurel ES. Mayer M.D.
    Lindsay A. Mays, M.A.
    Robert J. McMahon, Ph.D.
    Molly McVoy, M.D.
    David J. Miklowitz, Ph.D.
    Shefali Miller, M.D.
    Barbara Milrod, M.D.
    James E. Mitchell, M.D.
    Daniel J. Moran, Ph.D.
    Lisa Murphy, M.C.A.
    Michelle G. Newman, Ph.D.
    Mark J. Niciu, M.D., Ph.D.
    Ginger E. Nicol, M.D.
    Ginger E. Nicol, MD
    Edward V. Nunes, M.D.
    Michael B. O'Sullivan, M.D.
    Dustin A. Pardini, M.D.
    Dave S. Pasalich, Ph.D.
    J. Paul Fedoroff, M.D.
    Robert N. Pechnick, Ph.D.
    Christopher Pelic, M.D.
    Katharine A. Phillips, M.D.
    Peter V. Rabins, M.D., M.P.H.
    J. Reid Meloy, Ph.D.
    William G. Reiner, MD
    Daniel Richter M.D.
    James L. Roerig, Pharm.D., B.C.P.P.
    Gustavo C. Roman, M.D.
    Elsa F. Ronningstam, Ph.D.
    Michael H. Rosenbloom, M.D.
    Barbara O. Rothbaum
    Anthony J. Rothschild, M.D.
    Franklin Schneier, M.D.
    Sidney Schnoll, M.D., Ph.D.
    Richard S. Schottenfeld, M.D.
    Richard C. Shelton, M.D.
    Bryna Siegel, Ph.D.
    Daphne Simeon, M.D.
    Courtney M. Sinclair
    Jonathan Snipes, M.D.
    Mehmet Sofuoglu, M.D., Ph.D.
    David Spiegel, M.D.
    Jason Spivey, M.D.
    Kristine J. Steffen, Pharm.D., Ph.D.
    Murray B. Stein, M.D., M.P.H.
    Dan J. Stein, F.R.C.P.C., Ph.D.
    Peter Steinglass, M.D.
    Theodore A. Stern, M.D.
    Michael H. Stone, M.D.
    Griffin A. Stout, MD
    Denis G. Sukhodolsky, Ph.D.
    Maria Sullivan, M.D., Ph.D.
    Holly A. Swartz, M.D.
    Lauren E. Szkodny, M.S.
    Carol A. Tamminga, M.D.
    Joseph J. Taylor
    Arnold M. Washton, Ph.D.
    Michael Weaver, M.D.
    Igor Weinberg, Ph.D.
    Sharon B. Wigal, Ph.D.
    Jennifer E. Wildes, Ph.D.
    George E. Woody, M.D.
    Lawson Wulsin, M.D.
    Jessica Yakeley, F.R.C.
    Calvin T. Yang, M.D., Ph.D.
    Michele York, Ph.D.
    Arlene R. Young, Ph.D.
    Cole Youngner, B.A.
    Carlos A. Zarate, Jr., M.D.

About the Authors

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.

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

Gabbard has led his co-editors to produce a monumental, encyclopedic collection of the clinical knowledge that constitutes contemporary psychiatric practice. No piece of evidence is ignored, and no point of view overlooked. The sum of clinical wisdom exceeds its individual parts. The book provides clear guideposts that both experienced and beginning clinicians can use for their patients' betterment.—Robert Freedman, M.D., Professor and Chairman, Department of Psychiatry, University of Colorado School of Medicine; Editor, American Journal of Psychiatry

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