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American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Mood Disorders



Psychiatrists and other mental health care and medical professionals can now turn to a truly authoritative, up-to-date reference for current information about mood disorders. The American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Mood Disorders — including a wealth of illustrations, tables and references — presents the state of the art in diagnosis, psychobiology, pharmacotherapy, and psychotherapy across the vast spectrum of mood disorders: – Symptomatology and Epidemiology: historical aspects and social underpinnings of mood disorders, classification and rating scales, and global burden- Pathogenesis: neurochemistry and psychoneuroendocrinology, cognitive processing models (experimental cognitive research), and evolutionary explanations – Methods of Investigation: anatomical pathology, molecular and cellular neurobiology of severe mood disorders, and genetics of bipolar and unipolar disorders- Types of Mood Disorder: psychotic depression, seasonal affective disorder, secondary depression with medical illness, major depression seen in primary care, and substance abuse, and sleep disorders- Treatments: pharmacotherapy, brain stimulation techniques, and psychotherapies- Pertinent Factors: personality, culture, and gender

Offering a fascinating synthesis of the multifaceted field of mood disorders, the richly informative American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Mood Disorders will prove invaluable for psychiatric and medical practitioners, educators, students, and residents interested in the latest breakthroughs in the diagnosis, treatment, and management of mood disorders.

Editor: Stein, Dan J, Editor: Kupfer, David J, Editor: Schatzberg, Alan F

Topic: Medical / Nursing
Media: Book
ISBN: 158562151X
Language: English
Pages: 778

Additional information

Weight 5.37 lbs
Dimensions 11.12 × 8.8 × 1.86 in


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