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Essentials of Psychiatric Diagnosis free pdf "This book provides a concise and user-friendly guide to more accurate diagnosis and coding. It offers: - One or more screening questions for each disorder. - Clear prototypal descriptions of the mental disorders rather than complex and cumbersome criteria sets that are often ignored. - The most crucial differential diagnoses that must be ruled out for each disorder. - Diagnostic tips--everything I have learned through 40 years of seeing patients, supervising, and preparing DSM III, DSM IIIR, and DSM IV. - The required ICD-9 codes for each disorder. - Cautions to reduce diagnostic inflation and counter the influence of fad diagnosing. - Cautions on questionable aspects of DSM-5"--Provided by publisher.

About Allen Frances

Allen Frances, MD, is a clinician, educator, researcher, and leading authority on psychiatric diagnosis. He chaired the DSM-IV Task Force, was a member of the Task Force that prepared DSM-III-R, and wrote the final version of the Personality Disorders section in DSM-III. The author of several hundred papers and more than a dozen books, most recently Saving Normal: An Insider's Revolt against Out-of-Control Psychiatric Diagnosis, DSM-5, Big Pharma, and the Medicalization of Ordinary Life, Dr. Frances is Professor Emeritus and former Chair of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Duke University. He is an active blogger for The Huffington Post, Psychology Today, and Education Update.

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Author : Allen Frances
Publisher : Guilford Publications
Data Published : 17 May 2013
ISBN : 1462510817
EAN : 9781462510818
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 206 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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