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Study Guide to Psychiatry

A Companion to The American Psychiatric Association Publishing Textbook of Psychiatry, Seventh Edition

Philip R. Muskin, M.D., M.A., Anna L. Dickerman, M.D., Claire C. Holderness, M.D., and Vivian P. Liu, M.D.

  • 2022
  • 526 Pages
  • ISBN 978-1-61537-329-1
  • Item #37329

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Study Guide to Psychiatry is a question-and-answer companion that allows you to evaluate your mastery of the subject matter as you progress through The American Psychiatric Association Publishing Textbook of Psychiatry, Seventh Edition. The Study Guide is made up of more than 400 questions divided into 44 individual quizzes containing up to 20 questions each that correspond to the chapters in the Textbook. Questions are followed by an Answer Guide that references relevant text (including page numbers) in the Textbook to allow quick access to needed information. Each answer is accompanied by a discussion that addresses the correct response and also (when appropriate) explains why other responses are not correct.

The Study Guide's companion, The American Psychiatric Association Publishing Textbook of Psychiatry, Seventh Edition, reflects advances in the understanding of the etiology, diagnosis, and treatment of psychiatric disorders as well as the positive, transformational change that has taken place in the field of psychiatry as a whole since the last edition. This edition incorporates a deep understanding of mechanisms of disease, novel therapeutic methods, evidence-based clinical approaches, and adaptive systems and models of care.


  • Contributors
  • Disclosure of Interests
  • Preface
  • PART I: Questions
  • Chapter 1. The Psychiatric Interview and Mental Status Examination
  • Chapter 2. Diagnostic Frameworks and Formulation
  • Chapter 3. Normal Child and Adolescent Development
  • Chapter 4. Assessment of Suicide Risk
  • Chapter 5. Laboratory Testing and Imaging Studies in Psychiatry
  • Chapter 6. Social Determinants of Mental Health
  • Chapter 7. Ethical Considerations in Psychiatry
  • Chapter 8. Legal Considerations in Psychiatry
  • Chapter 9. Neurodevelopmental Disorders
  • Chapter 10. Schizophrenia Spectrum and Other Psychotic Disorders
  • Chapter 11. Bipolar and Related Disorders
  • Chapter 12. Depressive Disorders
  • Chapter 13. Anxiety Disorders
  • Chapter 14. Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders
  • Chapter 15. Trauma- and Stressor-Related Disorders
  • Chapter 16. Dissociative Disorders
  • Chapter 17. Somatic Symptom and Related Disorders
  • Chapter 18. Feeding and Eating Disorders
  • Chapter 19. Elimination Disorders
  • Chapter 20. Sleep-Wake Disorders
  • Chapter 21. Sexual Dysfunctions
  • Chapter 22. Gender Dysphoria
  • Chapter 23. Disruptive, Impulse-Control, and Conduct Disorders
  • Chapter 24. Substance-Related and Addictive Disorders
  • Chapter 25. Neurocognitive Disorders
  • Chapter 26. Personality Disorders and Personality Pathology
  • Chapter 27. Paraphilic Disorders
  • Chapter 28. Precision Psychiatry
  • Chapter 29. Psychopharmacology
  • Chapter 30. Brain Stimulation Therapies
  • Chapter 31. Brief Psychotherapies
  • Chapter 32. Psychodynamic Psychotherapy
  • Chapter 33. Cognitive-Behavior Therapy
  • Chapter 34. Supportive Psychotherapy
  • Chapter 35. Mentalizing in Psychotherapy
  • Chapter 36. Hybrid Practitioners and Digital Treatments
  • Chapter 37. Complementary and Integrative Therapies
  • Chapter 38. Integrated Care
  • Chapter 39. Standardized Assessment and Measurement-Based Care
  • Chapter 40. Women
  • Chapter 41. Children and Adolescents
  • Chapter 42. Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Patients
  • Chapter 43. Older Adults
  • Chapter 44. Culturally Diverse Populations
  • PART II: Answer Guide

About the Authors

Philip R. Muskin, M.D., M.A., is Professor of Psychiatry and Senior Consultant in Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry in the Department of Psychiatry at Columbia University Irving Medical Center in New York, New York.

Anna L. Dickerman, M.D.,
is Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry and Chief of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medical College/New York-Presbyterian Hospital in New York, New York.

Claire C. Holderness, M.D., is Associate Clinical Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York, New York.

Vivian P. Liu, M.D., was a PGY1 Resident in Psychiatry at Mt. Sinai Beth Israel Hospital in New York, New York, at the time of her work on this Study Guide.

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