The Intelligent Clinician's Guide to the DSM-5RG by Joel ParisThe Intelligent Clinician's Guide to the DSM-5RG by Joel Paris

The Intelligent Clinician's Guide to the DSM-5RG

byJoel Paris

Paperback | February 26, 2015

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The Intelligent Clinician's Guide to the DSM-5RG is the second edition of the widely-read book first published in 2013. This second edition is thoroughly revised, and has several new chapters describing the response to the publication of the new manual, as well as suggestions on its use inclinical practice.The Intelligent Clinician's Guide to the DSM-5RG, Second Edition reviews the history of diagnosis in psychiatry, emphasizing the limitations for classification of our current lack of knowledge of the causes of most mental disorders. It emphasizes that, in the absence of biomarkers, current categoriescan only be considered provisional. It takes a critical look at schema for spectra and dimensionaliztion of diagnosis, examines the borders between normality and psychopathology, and discusses the problem of clinical utility. The book has chapters on all the major diagnoses in psychiatry, in whichthe main problems of diagnosis are addressed, and in which all changes in DSM-5 are described.

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Dr. Joel Paris was born in New York City, but has spent most of his life in Canada. Dr. Paris' research interest is in borderline personality disorder. Dr. Paris has 193 peer-reviewed articles, and is the author of 17 books and 40 book chapters. Dr. Paris is an educator who has has won awards for his teaching.
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Title:The Intelligent Clinician's Guide to the DSM-5RGFormat:PaperbackDimensions:304 pages, 8.19 × 5.51 × 0.98 inPublished:February 26, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199395098

ISBN - 13:9780199395095

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Part I: Diagnostic Principles1. Introduction2. The history of diagnosis in psychiatry3. How diagnostic manuals are made4. What is and is not a mental disorder5. Diagnostic validity6. Dimensionality7. Clinical utilityPart II: Specific Diagnoses8. Schizophrenia spectrum and other psychoses9. Bipolar and related disorders10. Depressive disorders11. Anxiety disorders, trauma, and the OCD spectrum12. Substance abuse, eating, and sexual disorders13. Neurodevelopmental and disruptive behavioral disorders14. Personality disorders15. Other diagnostic groupsPart III--Overview16. Responses to DSM-517. DSM-5 in practice18. A guide for the perplexed