Clinical Sleep MedicineThis guide features the most up-to-date information and latest guidelines and summarizes the pathophysiological mechanisms, epidemiology, clinical presentations, and management of the six principal categories of adult and pediatric sleep disorders: insomnia, hypersomnia, sleep-disordered breathing, circadian disorders, parasomnias, and sleep-related movement disorders.
Human TraffickingThis is an educational and clinical resource for health care practitioners from any discipline who may encounter sex- or labor-trafficked persons. The book provides the background knowledge and frontline clinical strategies providers need to identify, relate to, and treat these psychologically wounded, yet resilient patients.
Learning Acceptance and Commitment TherapyIn this ground-breaking volume, the first of its kind written for psychiatric and nonpsychiatric clinicians, readers will learn the principles and practices of ACT as they apply to psychiatric assessment, case analysis, and treatment. The book explains how to conduct a streamlined assessment of the patient’s symptoms as they are nested in the patient’s life context, how to detect and intervene with the patient’s unworkable emotional and behavioral avoidance strategies, and how to blend the us...
Introductory Textbook of PsychiatryThis volume summarizes the DSM-5® diagnostic system, various psychiatric disorders and treatments, interviewing and assessment, psychiatric emergencies, legal issues, and more. Other features, such as clinical points, self-assessment questions, and an exhaustive glossary of terms, add to the educational value and enhance learning.
Pocket Guide to LGBTQ Mental HealthReflecting sweeping changes in our understanding of gender and sexuality over the last two decades, the book aims to help clinicians master the fundamentals of sexual orientation and gender identity. Each chapter begins with the psychological and cultural context of a particular facet of human sexuality, including an exploration of its history and terminology, then proceeds to describe issues and challenges currently faced by people who embrace these identities.
Treatment of Stress Response SyndromesThis invaluable text teaches clinicians to employ a transtheoretical approach, integrating multiple therapeutic modalities to treat patients who have undergone severe stress. The author emphasizes repeated assessments and formulations that form the foundation for individualized treatment plans.
Rational PsychopharmacologyThe book teaches the reader how to think thoroughly and methodically when assessing a patient, reviewing research data (both basic and clinical), and developing and evaluating effective patient recommendations. Psychiatric students, residents, and fellows will find immense benefit in the book’s method, but veteran clinicians wishing to improve their psychopharmacology skills will also discover fresh, evidence-based approaches to clinical dilemmas.