The Pocket Guide to the DSM-5 Diagnostic Exam by Abraham M. Nussbaum MD
The Pocket Guide to the DSM-5(TM) Diagnostic Exam

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The Pocket Guide to the DSM-5 Diagnostic Exam is the only interview book with DSM-5 criteria.The guide addresses the goals of the interview, provides an efficient structure for learning how to conduct one, reviews the screening questions, and then explains how DSM-5 impacts the interview. The sixth chapter, the core of the guide, walks the reader through a complete diagnostic exam that includes the follow-up questions for each DSM-5 disorder class. The book is for beginners learning the format and flow of the diagnostic interview and for seasoned clinicians conducting an interview consistent with DSM-5's significant revisions. The Pocket Guide to the DSM-5 Diagnostic Exam is a pragmatic and concise resource for diagnosing a person in mental distress while establishing a therapeutic relationship.Want more? Check out my recent article on teaching DSM-5 in JAMA: Nussbaum AM, Interpreters or teachers? JAMA 2013 Jul 17; 310(3):265-6 PMID 23860983
 

About Abraham M. Nussbaum MD

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Abraham M. Nussbaum, M.D., is Director of the Denver Health Adult Inpatient Psychiatry Service, and Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Colorado School of Medicine.
 
Published May 27, 2013 by American Psychiatric Publishing. 281 pages
Genres: Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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