Psychotic Disorders : Comorbidity Detection Promotes Improved Diagnosis And Treatment

Andre Barciela Veras, Jeffrey P. Kahn

Offering an up-to-date perspective on the complexity of mental illness, Psychotic Disorders: Using Co-Morbidity Diagnoses to Enhance Treatment provides unique insight by presenting schizophrenia and psychosis as a cormorbid disorders. Comprehensive coverage of the five comorbidity subtypes includes everything from definitions of the comorbidity syndrome (with DSM-5 criteria) and how to interview to specific symptoms for the psychotic diagnosis, diagnosis, and treatment. This first-of-its-kind reference is a valuable clinical resource for psychiatrists, neurologists, neuropsychiatrists, psychologists, and clinicians in training, as well as a useful tool for exam review.

Reflects current research, diagnosis, and treatment options for schizophrenia and other disorders including anxiety, panic, and obsessive disorders.
Reviews the diagnosis-specific significance and roles of dopamine, hypofrontality, trauma, and genetics.
Highlights the secondary signs and symptoms of comorbidity alone and in conjunction with psychosis.
Covers treatment options including medication, psychotherapy, course, improved outcome, and timespan.
Includes sample patient interview questions and biological tests for each diagnosis.
Enhanced eBook version included with purchase, which allows you to access all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices

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