The American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Psychiatry

Foreword by David J. Kupfer MD Edited by Robert E. Hales MD MBA, Stuart C. Yudofsky MD, Laura Weiss Roberts MD MA

Hardback - £192.00

Publication date:

17 May 2014

Length of book:

1511 pages


American Psychiatric Association Publishing



ISBN-13: 9781585624447

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.

The sixth edition of The American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Psychiatry is a major achievement. This authoritative book covers the full breadth of psychiatry, from assessment, to the many diagnostic classes, to their comprehensive treatment—all in a single volume. The editors have assembled an impressive group of experts who share their collective knowledge about psychiatry and psychiatric disorders, sharing their deep wisdom along the way. If there is a comprehensive single volume on psychiatry worth having on your bookshelf, this is it.