Thoroughly updated for its Seventh Edition, this House Officer Series volume will remain a best-seller among medical students in psychiatry clerkships, psychiatric residents, other mental health professionals, and primary care physicians. This succinctly written pocket-sized textbook provides the key information readers need to succeed in rounds and pass board exams.
Chapters provide complete, up-to-the-minute coverage of all major disorders, psychotherapies, and biological therapies. Diagnostic discussions are aligned with DSM-IV-TR and treatment recommendations are given in stepwise fashion. This edition describes several new disorders, provides greater coverage of psychotherapies, offers up-to-date information on psychopharmacology, and includes contemporary neuroscience and molecular genetics.