The Best-Selling Resource in Psychiatry now updated with DSM-5! The new and thoroughly updated 11th edition of Kaplan and Sadock's Synopsis of Psychiatry: Behavioral Sciences/Clinical Psychiatry is a complete overview of the entire field of psychiatry for clinicians, residents, students, and all others who provide mental health care. In this best-selling textbook in psychiatry for over 40 years, the reader will find a thorough discussion of both the behavioral sciences and clinical psychiatry. The 11th edition integrates all the DSM-5 criteria and provides a detailed and comprehensive overview of treatment methods for every known mental disorder.
The 11th edition is set apart from any other reference you have and includes: DSM-5 diagnostic tables on every major psychiatric disorder; a psychopharmacology section organized according to mechanisms of action and updated to include all of the new drugs including those in preparation; extensive use of case studies and illustrations to enhance the learning experience; the most current treatment methods including a description of all newly introduced psychotherapeutic techniques; a completely revised section on neurocognitive disorders organized along the DSM-5 model; and an updated and expanded section on child psychiatry; now includes a guide to diagnosis and treatment of autism spectrum disorder and other disorders of childhood. The Synopsis of Psychiatry has been the leading clinical psychiatric resource for psychiatrists both in the US and around the world. It has the reputation of being an independent, accurate, reliable and objective compendium of new events in the field of psychiatry. Now in its 11th edition, the tradition continues from the authorities you can trust.show more