Distinguishing Psychological From Organic Disorders, 2nd Edition: Screening for Psychological Masquerade

Read [Robert L. Taylor MD Book] Distinguishing Psychological From Organic Disorders, 2nd Edition: Screening for Psychological Masquerade Online PDF eBook or Kindle ePUB free. Distinguishing Psychological From Organic Disorders, 2nd Edition: Screening for Psychological Masquerade Psychological symptoms are not always best explained psychologically!This volume is designed to help clinicians assess medical conditions which are masquerading” as psychological ones.The author provides essential clues to our understanding of organic disease and shows us how to look for these clues during the clinical interview process.Common clinical pitfalls, simple assessment tests, and over 100 case studies are included.An annotated bibliography to this practical guide

Distinguishing Psychological From Organic Disorders, 2nd Edition: Screening for Psychological Masquerade

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Rating : 4.31 (714 Votes)
Asin : 082611329X
Format Type : paperback
Number of Pages : 280 Pages
Publish Date : 2016-04-12
Language : English

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Common clinical pitfalls, simple assessment tests, and over 100 case studies are included. An annotated bibliography to this practical guide make this an essential resource for mental health practitioners.New to this edition: obsessive / compulsive disorders; the "love delusion"; postictal psychosis; an update on AIDS dementia complex; addition of atypical neuroleptics; SSRI's and newer general medications; an alternative medicine section; multiple sclerosis; ADHD; Lyme's disease; and an updated bibliography and references." . The author provides essential clues to our understanding of organic disease and shows us how to look for these clues during the clinical interview process. From the

Psychological symptoms are not always best explained psychologically!This volume is designed to help clinicians assess medical conditions which are "masquerading” as psychological ones.The author provides essential clues to our understanding of organic disease and shows us how to look for these clues during the clinical interview process.Common clinical pitfalls, simple assessment tests, and over 100 case studies are included.An annotated bibliography to this practical guide make this an essential resource for mental health practitioners.New to this edition:obsessive / compulsive disorders; the "love delusion"; postictal psychosis; an update on AIDS dementia complex; addition of atypical neuroleptics; SSRI's and newer general medications; an alternative medicine section; multiple sclerosis; ADHD; Lyme's disease; and an updated bibliography and references.

"Excellent in teaching graduate psychology students" according to David Fenstermaker Ph.D.. "Distinguishing Psychological from Organic Disorders: Screening for Psychological Masquerade" is an excellent orientation and foundation for the beginner, and the proficient in the field of psychology and counseling. It is a direct and straight forward review of medical disorders that p

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