When Psychological Problems Mask Medical Disorders, Second Edition : A Guide for Psychotherapists Paperback / softback
Widely regarded as a standard clinical resource, this book helps practitioners think outside the mental health box and recognize when a client may need a medical evaluation.
Part I provides an accessible overview of symptoms that can be observed in a standard mental status examination and may point to medical illness.
Engaging case vignettes and interviewing pointers help readers hone their diagnostic skills.
Part II presents concise facts--including basic medical information and physical and mental symptoms--on more than 60 diseases and syndromes.
An easy-to-read chart in Part III cross-tabulates all of the disorders and symptoms for quick reference and comparison. New to This Edition*Reflects more than 15 years of advances in medical and mental health knowledge. *Updated throughout for DSM-5. *Additional medical disorders: celiac disease, traumatic brain injury, heavy-metal toxicity, and others. *Updated links to further reading on each health condition.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 247 pages
- Publisher: Guilford Publications
- Publication Date: 25/08/2015
- Category: Medical diagnosis
- ISBN: 9781462521760
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