Kaplan and Sadock's Synopsis of Psychiatry: Behavioral Sciences Clinical Psychiatry

@article{Hodo1996KaplanAS,
  title={Kaplan and Sadock's Synopsis of Psychiatry: Behavioral Sciences Clinical Psychiatry},
  author={David W. Hodo},
  journal={JAMA},
  year={1996},
  volume={275},
  pages={883-884}
}
  • D. Hodo
  • Published 20 March 1996
  • Medicine
  • JAMA
This update of the standard synopsis by Kaplan and Sadock contains more than 1200 pages of text. The preface admirably elucidates the challenging predicaments faced by modern psychiatry and promises a balanced solution. Dr Jack Grebb is now the third author, although no biography is included. The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition (DSM-IV) nosology is used throughout. The 52 chapters are mostly brief and to the point. The text is permeated with many excellent… 
The Phantom of the Opera: A Case Study of Severe Major Depressive Disorder with Psychotic Features
Objective: Portrayals of psychiatry in the arts have been enjoyed by audiences for almost a century. Courses designed to teach psychopathology have used examples from the arts to emphasize major
Epidemiology of psychiatric disorder in Priest Hospital in 2003-2007.
  • Jutamas Kosiyakul
  • Medicine
    Journal of the Medical Association of Thailand = Chotmaihet thangphaet
  • 2008
TLDR
This is a preliminary study that shows the incidence of mental disease and demographic data for future planning of management, prevention and rehabilitation of mental illness the most effective benefit for priest-novice in the future.
Concerns regarding the inclusion of temper dysregulation disorder with dysphoria in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition.
TLDR
Concerns are outlined below, and some alternative strategies to improve diagnostic classification of chronically irritable youths for the DSM-5 Work Groups to consider are offered.
The Use of Antidepressants by General Practitioners and Psychiatrists (Personal Experience)
depression can be compared to a fire that occurs in our head. Gradually, it burns what used to be pleasurable, leaving only the feeling of emptiness and sadness. It influences thoughts, emotions,
Integrating DSM/ICD, Research Domain Criteria, and Descriptive Psychopathology in Teaching and Practice of Psychiatry
  • D. Fluyau
  • Medicine, Psychology
    Front. Psychiatry
  • 2018
TLDR
This document is to bring keenness of the advances in research, translational or clinical, made in Psychiatry, and to encourage students, psychiatric residents, as well as psychiatric practitioners to integrate DSM/ICD, RDoC, and Descriptive Psychopathology into teaching and practice.
Book Review: Austrian, S. G. (2005). Mental Disorders, Medications, and Clinical Social Work (3rd ed.). New York: Columbia University Press. (308 pp., $59.00 hardback, ISBN 0-231-13516-5)
In the third edition of her text Mental Disorders, Medications, and Clinical Social Work, Sonia Austrian has compiled psychiatric information “for social workers by a social worker.” She endorses the
Cognitive Profile of Patients with Schizophrenia in North Sumatera Indonesia
TLDR
It was found that the most affected subjects were men, between 25 and 34 years, with high school education, and the illness lasted more than 1 year, most of the schizophrenic patients experienced probable cognitive dysfunction.
Sociodemographic Correlates of Unipolar and Bipolar Depression in North-East India: A Cross-sectional Study
TLDR
Careful approach in eliciting symptom severity and associated socio demographic profiles in depressed patients may be helpful in early diagnosis of bipolar depression, as well as assessment of severity of depression.
Nutritional Status of Schizophrenic Patients at Department of Psychiatry in Dr. Hasan Sadikin General Hospital
TLDR
The majority of study subjects were found normal in terms of the body mass index, and male subjects mostly had normal waist circumference while females have a higher risk with measurement above normal as a more dominant finding.
Sexual Deviancy: Diagnostic and Neurobiological Considerations
TLDR
Clinical and neurobiological characteristics of the paraphilias are discussed and an overview of basic principles that are germane to the subject matter are presented.
...
1
2
3
4
5
...