Intelligent Clinician's Guide To The Dsm-5

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Edition 02
Author Paris, Joel
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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 in
clinical 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 categories
can 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 which
the main problems of diagnosis are addressed, and in which all changes in DSM-5 are described.

Table of Contents
Part I: Diagnostic Principles
1. Introduction
2. The history of diagnosis in psychiatry
3. How diagnostic manuals are made
4. What is and is not a mental disorder
5. Diagnostic validity
6. Dimensionality
7. Clinical utility
Part II: Specific Diagnoses
8. Schizophrenia spectrum and other psychoses
9. Bipolar and related disorders
10. Depressive disorders
11. Anxiety disorders, trauma, and the OCD spectrum
12. Substance abuse, eating, and sexual disorders
13. Neurodevelopmental and disruptive behavioral disorders
14. Personality disorders
15. Other diagnostic groups
Part III--Overview
16. Responses to DSM-5
17. DSM-5 in practice
18. A guide for the perplexed