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

  title={Kaplan and Sadock's Synopsis of Psychiatry: Behavioral Sciences Clinical Psychiatry},
  author={David W. Hodo},
  • 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… 
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