Problem-Based Behavioral Science and Psychiatry

This booklet offers simulated sufferer situations in psychiatry and behavioral technology, delivering a real-world context for college kids and graduates in those parts. subject matters are brought via distinct case vignettes utilizing a version of problem-based studying known as revolutionary disclosure. pattern diagrams referred to as mechanistic case diagrams illustrate the neurobiological mechanisms underlying behavioral signs and convey how behavioral and psychosocial components impression on sufferer care.

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Hardcover: 462 pages
Publisher: Springer; 2008 version (April 10, 2008)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0387774831
ISBN-13: 978-0387774831
Product Dimensions: 6.1 x 1.1 x 9.2 inches

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The Genetic Basis of Sleep and Sleep Disorders by Paul Shaw, Mehdi Tafti, Michael J. Thorpy

By Paul Shaw, Mehdi Tafti, Michael J. Thorpy

The 1st finished ebook at the topic, The Genetic foundation of Sleep and Sleep issues covers precise experiences of the overall ideas of genetics and genetic suggestions within the examine of sleep and sleep issues. The booklet includes sections at the genetics of circadian rhythms, of standard sleep and wake states and of sleep homeostasis. There also are sections discussing the position of genetics within the figuring out of insomnias, hypersomnias together with narcolepsy, parasomnias and sleep-related circulation problems. the ultimate bankruptcy highlights using gene treatment in sleep problems. Written via genetic specialists and sleep experts from world wide, the e-book is modern and geared in particular to the desires of either researchers and clinicians with an curiosity in sleep drugs. This ebook should be a useful source for sleep experts, neurologists, geneticists, psychiatrists and psychologists.

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The Substance Abuse Handbook (Ruiz, Handbook for Substance by Dr. Pedro Ruiz MD, Dr. Eric C. Strain MD

By Dr. Pedro Ruiz MD, Dr. Eric C. Strain MD

Stay modern with the newest substance abuse remedies and modes of intervention with The Substance Abuse instruction manual, 2e. The editors are either nationally well-known clinicians, and supply authoritative, clinically orientated info almost about substance use, abuse, and dependence, with an emphasis on analysis, therapy, and prevention.

You’ll locate concentrated, specialist info on each element of the sector, together with etiological elements; components of abuse; compulsive and addictive behaviors; evaluate and diagnostic category; remedy modalities, administration of linked health conditions; substance abuse in adolescence and the aged; women's factor; distinctive teams and settings; types of prevention; education and schooling; and coverage matters. Succinctly providing the main clinically appropriate details from Lowinson and Ruiz's Substance Abuse, 5e, this concise, moveable guide is a must have reference for someone concerned without delay or ultimately within the dependancy field.

New to This Edition
• locate the sensible info you wish quickly with this edition’s concentrated insurance of easy technology and bigger emphasis on scientific matters.
• remain present with the newest info within the box, together with adjustments reflecting the discharge of DSM-5.
• entry up to date info in key subject parts, together with "Special Populations," "Special Settings," and "Models of Prevention."

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Steps to an Ecology of Mind: Collected Essays in by Gregory Bateson

By Gregory Bateson

Gregory Bateson was once a thinker, anthropologist, photographer, naturalist, and poet, in addition to the husband and collaborator of Margaret Mead. With a brand new foreword via his daughter Mary Katherine Bateson, this vintage anthology of his significant paintings will proceed to please and tell generations of readers.

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Narcissistic Patients and New Therapists: Conceptualization, by Steven K. Huprich

By Steven K. Huprich

Sufferers that experience major narcissistic character pathology are hard to so much therapists. pupil therapists usually locate that treating such sufferers is very tricky. not just do such sufferers problem the therapist's conceptualization and empathic abilities, yet additionally they evoke robust emotions towards the sufferer, a phenomenon often called countertransference, which are individually unnerving. besides the fact that, countertransference can be utilized as a device in higher realizing one's sufferer and the way to top intrude with him or her.

This booklet units out to complete 3 significant pursuits. First, it describes narcissistic pathology from a psychoanalytic and psychodynamic standpoint, which permits therapists to have a significant framework from which to contemplate their patients' difficulties and paintings with them. moment, it discusses how countertransference might be understood as an invaluable healing instrument. 3rd, it provides 4 case reports from doctoral scholars in a variety of phases in their medical education and the way they got here to appreciate and paintings with their sufferers in therapeutically powerful methods via handling and realizing their countertransference reactions. finally, it's was hoping that the reader will see that, whereas they're tough now and then, narcissistic sufferers will be successfully handled if therapists have a significant theoretical framework from which to consider their sufferers and will develop into pleased with their very own internal lives as they relate to their sufferers.

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Clinical Manual to Psychosomatic Medicine: A Guide to by Michael G. Wise

By Michael G. Wise

Extra concise, sensible, and clinically orientated than different to be had texts, scientific guide of Psychosomatic medication: A advisor to Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry is designed to help todayAs busy clinicians with bedside and workplace session. This handbook provides the distilled knowledge of 2 hugely skilled consultation-liaison psychiatrists and contains many illustrative figures and tables that supply speedy, easy accessibility to serious information regarding tips on how to diagnose and deal with psychiatric issues in sufferers who've, or think they've got, different clinical issues. The authors of medical guide of Psychosomatic medication start via summarizing easy methods to do powerful psychiatric session in a altering wellbeing and fitness care atmosphere, mentioning key developments equivalent to controlled overall healthiness care, reallocation of overall healthiness care assets, treatment, and psychiatric consultation's shift from inpatient to outpatient settings, and to multidisciplinary groups. After discussing the psychological prestige exam, the authors learn -Epidemiology, scientific features, differential prognosis, and remedy and administration of varied syndromes and disordersADelirium, dementia, melancholy, mania, nervousness, somatoform and similar problems, and substance-related problems (alcohol, sedatives/hypnotics/anxiolytics, opiates/narcotics, amphetamines, and cocaine)Aviolence/aggression and suicidality. -Pharmacological issuesAPatients who're medically ailing tend to be taking a number of drugs. for that reason, consultation-liaison psychiatrists needs to completely comprehend drug activities, metabolism, and removing; the cytochrome P450 method; and drug interactions, together with the hazards for pregnant and breast-feeding girls. -Other severe issuesAPain administration, character, moral and felony, and geriatric psychiatry matters. -Special consultation-liaison topicsAPregnant/postpartum, pediatric, burn, melanoma, neurology and neurosurgery, HIV/AIDS, significantly unwell, and impotent sufferers, and organ transplant donors and recipients. The paintings of consultation-liaison psychiatrists has been confirmed to lessen mortality, morbidity, size of remain, and health center expenses generally medical institution sufferers and medical-surgical outpatients. to deal with the shift from inpatient to outpatient settings and to the evolving significance of psychiatric care brought inside uniqueness and first care settings, this necessary reference indicates how session psychiatrists are the perfect clinicians to supply swift, concentrated, and sensible diagnostic checks and remedy techniques. basically an increased fourth version of the Concise consultant to session Psychiatry, the eminently functional scientific guide of Psychosomatic drugs: A consultant to Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry can be welcomed via consultation-liaison and common psychiatrists, basic care physicians, consultation-liaison/psychosomatic fellows, psychiatry citizens, and scientific scholars. This guide is an exceptional source for didactics and scientific rotations for these in education or reviewing for board examinations.

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Motivational Interviewing in the Treatment of Psychological by Hal Arkowitz PhD, William R. Miller PhD, Stephen Rollnick

By Hal Arkowitz PhD, William R. Miller PhD, Stephen Rollnick PhD

This authoritative consultant, now considerably revised and increased, has given tens of hundreds of thousands of clinicians confirmed instruments for assisting consumers get to the bottom of ambivalence and mobilize their strength, dedication, and private assets for swap. major specialists describe how you can mix motivational interviewing (MI) with different  remedies for quite a lot of mental difficulties, together with melancholy, anxiousness issues, consuming issues, posttraumatic rigidity sickness, and others. Chapters illustrate the nuts and bolts of intervention, utilizing shiny scientific examples, and overview the empirical facts base. members exhibit the best way to tailor MI to every population's wishes, even if used as a pretreatment or during the process therapy.

This booklet is within the purposes of Motivational Interviewing series. 

New to This Edition
*Many new authors.
*Extensively revised with the newest concept, practices, and research.
*Chapters on family violence, addictions, and smoking cessation with adolescents.
*Chapter on transdiagnostic treatment.

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Neuropsychiatric Disorders by Koho Miyoshi, Yasushi Morimura, Kiyoshi Maeda

By Koho Miyoshi, Yasushi Morimura, Kiyoshi Maeda

Around the realm societies are dealing with transforming into getting older populations with the concomitant elevate in neuropsychiatric problems. Neuropsychiatric problems are natural mind illnesses with psychiatric indicators, as in Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s ailments, that reason cognitive impairment, together with dementia, amnesic syndrome, and personality–behavioral alterations. As a medical technological know-how, neuropsychiatry goals to discover the complicated interrelationship among habit and mind functionality from numerous views, together with these of psychology, neurology, and psychiatry. This concise and up-to-date monograph contains the newest findings within the box and comprises chapters on delusional indicators, temper issues and neurotic indicators, cognitive impairment, behavioral and character alterations, and lately, cerebral adjustments printed in PTSD sufferers and in endogenous psychoses via neuroimaging and neuropathology. those findings will surely widen the world of neuropsychiatry going ahead and may turn out of serious worth to experts in addition to to teachers and trainees in neurology, psychiatry, neuropsychology, neuroradiology, neuropathology, neurophysiology, neurochemistry, and scientific genetics. finally, neuropsychiatry goals to avoid and decrease the soreness of people with the psychiatric signs of cerebral disorders.

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Neuropsychiatric Symptoms of Epilepsy (Neuropsychiatric by Marco Mula

By Marco Mula

This ebook is an up to date, finished evaluate of the neuropsychiatry of epilepsy, by way of energetic specialists within the box, with an emphasis on medical and administration concerns. A severe appraisal of the method and boundaries of present study at the neuropsychiatry of epilepsy is equipped, and unanswered questions and controversies are addressed. Pharmacological facets of administration also are mentioned which will allow the reader to control those sufferers extra safely.  

Neuropsychiatric indicators of Epilepsy is geared toward neurologists, epileptologists, psychiatrists and neuropsychiatrists, and also will be of curiosity to psychologists and neuropsychologists, study and professional nurses, scientific researchers and methodologists.

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