Kaplan and Sadock's Pocket Handbook of Clinical Psychiatry

Kaplan and Sadocks Pocket Handbook of 9781605472645
Publication Date: Apr 1, 2010
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Edition: Fifth
ISBN/ISSN: 9781605472645
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Thoroughly updated for its Fifth Edition, Kaplan and Sadock's Pocket Handbook of Clinical Psychiatry remains a staple for medical students on psychiatric rotations, psychiatric residents, practitioners, and mental health professionals. In an easy-to-scan outline format, this popular quick-reference handbook summarizes the etiology, epidemiology, clinical characteristics, diagnosis, and treatment of all psychiatric disorders in adults and children. Psychopharmacologic principles and prescribing methods are briefly described.

The book is replete with DSM-IV-TR and other tables and includes boxed, highlighted Clinical Hints. Each chapter ends with specific page and chapter references to Kaplan and Sadock's Comprehensive Textbook of Psychiatry, Ninth Edition.


--Boxed, highlighted "Clinical Hints"
--Chapter/page references to Kaplan and Sadock's Comprehensive Textbook of Psychiatry at end of each chapter
--DSM-IV-TR compatible (includes numerous tables)


  • Edition: Fifth
  • Product Format: Softbound
  • ISBN: 9781605472645
  • Trim Size: 5 x 8
  • Pages: 576
  • Pub Date: Apr 1, 2010
  • Weight: 1.0

Table of contents

1: Classification in Psychiatry

2: Psychiatric History and Mental Status

3: Psychiatric Report and Medical Record

4: Psychiatric Rating Scales

5: Laboratory Tests in Psychiatry

6: Brain Imaging in Psychiatry

7: Delirium and Dementia

8: Amnestic Disorders

9: Mental Disorders Due to a Medical Condition

10: Neuropsychiatric Aspects of HIV and AIDS

11: Alcohol, Opioids, and Other Substance-Related Illnesses

12: Schizophrenia

13: Schizophreniform, Schizoaffective, Delusional, and Other Psychotic Disorders

14: Mood Disorders

15: Anxiety Disorders

16: Somatoform Disorders, Factitious Disorders, and Malingering

17: Dissociative Disorders

18: Sexual Dysfunctions, Paraphilias, and Gender Identity Disorders

19: Eating Disorders

20: Obesity and the Metabolic Syndrome

21: Sleep Disorders

22: Impulse Control Disorders

23: Psychosomatic Disorders

24: Personality Disorders

25: Suicide, Violence, and Other Psychiatric Emergencies

26: Infant, Child, and Adolescent Disorders

27: Geriatric Psychiatry

28: End of Life and Palliative Care

29: Psychotherapy

30: Psychopharmacology and Other Biological Therapies

31: Medication-Induced Movement Disorders

32: Forensic and Ethical Issues in Psychiatry