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Diagnosis made easier : principles and techniques for mental health clinicians / James Morrison.

Book Book


Location: IAHS STACKS RA469 .M67 2007
Barcode: 30731101201824
Status: Available

Record details

  • ISBN: 1593853319
  • ISBN: 9781593853310
  • Physical Description: xi, 316 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Guilford Press, c2007.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 303-308) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The road to diagnosis -- Getting started with the roadmap -- The diagnostic method -- Putting it together -- Coping with uncertainty -- Multiple diagnoses -- Checking up -- Understand the whole patient -- Physical illness and mental diagnosis -- Diagnosis and the mental status examination -- Diagnosing depression and mania -- Diagnosing anxiety and fear -- Diagnosing psychosis -- Diagnosing problems of memory and thinking -- Diagnosing substance misuse and other addictions -- Diagnosing personality and relationship problems -- Beyond diagnosis: compliance, suicide, violence -- Patients, patients.
Subject: Mental illness > Diagnosis.
Mental health services.
Mental Disorders > diagnosis.
Interview, Psychological.
Physical Examination > methods.