Publication date:17 May 2014
Length of book:1511 pages
PublisherAmerican Psychiatric Association Publishing
With its sixth edition, The American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Psychiatry, the definitive reference for students, residents, and clinicians, introduces a new generation of textbooks for the field. The only comprehensive psychiatry textbook to integrate all the new DSM-5® criteria, this acclaimed gold standard has been revised, updated, and restructured to serve as a practical, authoritative guide for a new era in psychiatric education and practice. Key features include the following: • The only comprehensive psychiatry textbook to be based on all the new DSM-5® criteria• Serves as a companion book to DSM-5®: DSM-5® readers seeking to learn more about treatment can turn to the Textbook • Part II, which discusses psychiatric disorders, parallels exactly the organizational format of DSM-5®• 17 DSM-5® Task Force and Work Group members are chapter authors• More than 70 new authors, including the leading authorities in their specialties with outstanding expertise in research, education, and treatment• Concise yet comprehensive coverage of the topics most relevant to clinical practice• Six new chapters, including "DSM-5® as a Framework for Psychiatric Diagnosis," "Trauma- and Stressor-Related Disorders," "Neurodevelopmental Disorders," and "Mentalization Therapy"• The latest evidence-based findings and standards of care for assessment and development, psychiatric disorders, treatments, and special populations• "Key Clinical Points" at the end of each chapter• Designed so readers can easily find and acquire information• Streamlined, user-friendly format rich in easy-to-view features• Recommended Web sites and readings for clinicians and patients in every chapter• Ideal for psychiatry board preparation
The American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Psychiatry, Sixth Edition, continues the tradition of leading the field as the most authoritative, inclusive, relevant, and practical reference available.
This classic textbook has been revised with the latest science and fully harmonized with DSM-5. With an outstanding group of international contributors, it is not only a definitive resource but also a wise guide to clinical care. I recommend it highly to all physicians and clinicians with an interest in their patients’ health.