Essential Psychopathology And Its Treatment 3e by Jerrold S Maxmen

Essential Psychopathology And Its Treatment 3e

byJerrold S Maxmen, Nicholas G Ward, Mark Kilgus

Hardcover | March 10, 2009

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Considered a leading text in the field on the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of psychiatric disorders, this latest revision includes cutting-edge updates in neurochemistry, psychopharmacology, genetics, and functional neuroimaging. Geared to resident students in psychiatry and related disciplines, it makes sense of the field's burgeoning scientific emphasis.

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Nicholas G. Ward, MD, was professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at the University of Washington School of Medicine. He died in 2008.
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Title:Essential Psychopathology And Its Treatment 3eFormat:HardcoverDimensions:540 pages, 9.5 × 6.4 × 1.5 inPublished:March 10, 2009Publisher:WW NortonLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0393705609

ISBN - 13:9780393705607

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An important component of the work regarding students and residents is that it leaves nothing to chance; important terms are clearly defined, and the facts are placed into a historical context, which helps the novice understand the evolution of the field…. Excellent case descriptions bring the abstract concepts to life…. [T]he information provided is relevant and to the point, with excellent instruments for clinicians to use in day-to-day practice…It will be invaluable to students during an initial psychiatric experience. Overall, this is a readable, easy-to-understand, and helpful basic text for students, or ‘refresher’ for practicing clinicians. — The Journal of Nervous and Mental DiseaseIt is funny, occasionally provocative, and filled with clinically relevant descriptions of the important diagnostic features of the major psychiatric syndromes. — Contemporary Psychiatry