By Siegfried Kasper, George N. Papadimitriou
September 30, 2009
Edited by the president of the World Federation of Societies of Biological Psychiatry and featuring an international list of world-renown contributors, Schizophrenia, Second Edition provides psychiatrists, neurologists, and psychologists with a comprehensive handbook on the latest ...
By Thomas L. Schwartz, Timothy Petersen
September 18, 2009
This updated and revised Second Edition provides a state-of-the-science review and clinical collection of research on treating depression with multiple therapies. The text is an essential guide for those who prescribe psychotropics or perform psychotherapy, including psychiatrists, residents, ...
By James E. Ellison, Helen H. Kyomen, Sumer Verma
December 12, 2008
Mood Disorders in Later Life examines the spectrum of mood disorders in older adults, focusing on major and nonmajor depressive disorders, bipolar disorder (manic and depressive phases), depression with psychotic features, and vascular depression. In depth discussions of diagnosis and treatment ...
By Jeffrey L. Rausch, Maria E. Johnson, Manuel F. Casanova
August 12, 2008
Today at least seven million children and adolescents are afflicted with Asperger’s disorder. Examining the etiology, diagnosis, and treatment of this condition, this volume provides the necessary guidance to psychiatrists and neurologists so they can correctly differentiate Asperger’s from other ...
By Susan L. McElroy, Paul E. Keck, Jr., Robert M. Post
June 13, 2008
Several antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) now have regulatory indications for treating bipolar disorder. There is growing evidence that AEDs in general have a variety of useful psychotropic effects. Antiepileptic Drugs to Treat Psychiatric Disorders is the first comprehensive, clinically oriented ...
By Natalie L. Rasgon
April 09, 2008
This is the first book of its kind to tie the metabolic syndrome with psychiatric disorders and raise the possibility that common antipsychotic treatments may have this type of adverse effect on patients. Presenting a complete overview and the relationship between insulin resistance syndrome and ...
By Keith McBurnett, Linda Pfiffner
November 28, 2007
Compiling the expertise and research of many of the most widely-cited opinion leaders in the field, this reference spans the etiology, assessment, and management of ADHD and covers all the essential data required to care for patients with this disorder including clinical definitions, psychosocial ...
By Akira Sawa, Melvin G. McInnis
May 11, 2007
Translating bench-based research into effective clinical practice, this source provides a clear understanding of the neurobiology and neurogenetics of psychiatric disorders, the genes responsible for specific psychiatric disorders, and the implications of genetic roots and underlying biology on the...
By Thomas L. Schwartz, Timothy J. Petersen
March 27, 2006
Guiding clinicians toward the most effective treatment regimens, this reference offers detailed coverage of the symptomatology, diagnosis, epidemiology, and etiology of depression. A must-have tool for anyone prescribing psychotropics or performing psychotherapy, this source expertly reviews ...
By Mary C. Zanarini
September 14, 2005
Addressing all aspects of borderline personality disorder (BPD) from the course, epidemiology, and history of the disease to the latest guidelines in patient diagnosis, pharmacotherapy, and psychotherapy, this reference serves as an all-encompassing reference for the mental health professional ...
By Siegfried Kasper, Robert Hirschfeld
August 30, 2005
An expert summary of our current understanding of bipolar disorder, this reference examines existing theories, treatment regimens, and clinically relevant applications by world authorities in psychiatric research. Divided into four main sections, this guide delves into the diagnosis and ...
By Timothy D. Brewerton
April 27, 2004
Emphasizing that accurate diagnosis is the foundation for effective treatment regimens, this reference reviews the most current research on the assessment, epidemiology, etiology, risk factors, neurodevelopment, course of illness, and various empirically-based evaluation and treatment approaches ...