Allan Tasman, lead editor of the critically acclaimed Psychiatry Third Edition has teamed up with Wanda Mohr, a Professor of Psychiatric Nursing to produce a thorough but compact textbook for all those in training in a mental health discipline. This book is a complete reference for DSM IV-TR disorders. It includes screening and assessment measures, differential diagnosis, laboratory tests needed in diagnosis and treatment, the major treatment modalities (including psychopharmacotherapeutics) for the disorder and special issues practitioners may face in treating patients with each disorder, including consultation and referral. It also provides information on therapeutic relationships, professional relationships, diagnostic methods, psychiatric emergencies and ethical/legal issues, and cultural complexities that the practitioner/professional may confront. CONTENTS Unit I Foundations 1. Introduction 2. The Therapeutic Relationship 3. An Integrative Approach to Developmental Psychopathology 4. Psychiatric Classification 5. Psychiatry and the Neurosciences Unit II Context of Care 6. Care settings and the Continuum of Care 7. Cultural Context of Care 8. The Multidisciplinary Treatment Team 9. Ethical Practice 10. The Legal Context of Care Unit III Clinical Disorders 11. Pediatric Disorders 12. Sleep Disorders 13. Mood Disorders: Bipolar Disorder 14. Mood Disorders: Depression 15. Anxiety Disorders 16. Eating Disorders 17. Cognitive Disorders 18. Substance Use, Abuse and Dependence 19. Personality Disorders 20. Stereotyped Movement Disorder & Reactive Attachment Disorder 21. Adjustment Disorders 22. Impulse Control Disorders 23. Mental Disorders Due to a Medical Condition 24. Factitious Disorders 25. Schizophrenia 26. Somatoform Disorders 27. Dissociative Disorders 28. Psychological Factors Affecting Physical Condition 29. Sexual Disorders Unit IV Assessment and Therapeutics 30. Psychiatric Assessment, Treatment Planning and the Medical Record 31. Instrumentation and Rating Scales 32. Theoretical Approaches 33. Pharmacotherapeutic Interventions 34. Antidepressants and Mood Stabilizers 35. Antipsychotics 36. Anxiolytics 37. Somatic Therapies Unit V Special Topics 38. Psychiatric Emergencies 39. Violence Allan Tasman is Past President of the American Psychiatric Association and immediate Past-President of the Pacific Rim College of Psychiatrists. He is a world-renowned psychiatric leader and educator and is Secretary for Education of the World Psychiatric Association, responsible for all of the association’s worldwide education programmes and initiatives. He has great experience in writing textbooks, numerous journal articles, book chapters, reports, and articles for the popular press. Wanda K. Mohr is a certified clinical nurse specialist in child/adolescent psychiatric nursing, and a Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing. She holds a masters degree in behavioral sciences and a PhD in psychiatric nursing. She has almost 40 years of practice and teaching psychiatric nursing. In addition to the breadth and depth of clinical and academic expertise, she is a professor in a major University School of Nursing and an adjunct clinical associate professor of child psychiatry at the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.