Psychotic Disorders E Book

Psychotic Disorders   E Book
Author: André Barciela Veras,Jeffrey P. Kahn
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 160
Release: 2020-10-24
ISBN 10: 032368310X
ISBN 13: 9780323683104
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Psychotic Disorders E Book Book Review:

A counterintuitive and novel approach to the long-sought goal of subtyping schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders emerges from ongoing research.? Five psychosis associated anxiety and depressive subtypes each help define five corresponding psychosis diagnoses, their fixed false beliefs, and most importantly, their treatments. These anxiety and depressive comorbidities have long been long overlooked as an understandable hodgepodge of distressing symptoms caused by the pain of psychosis.? But these five comorbidities usually precede onset of the psychosis, and their treatment can significantly improve outcome. So, maybe, the causation is the other way around: maybe they are among the underlying contributors to schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders. The chapter authors expertly detail the data supporting this innovative approach.? They provide fictional case studies, DSM-5 diagnostic criteria, specific interviewing approaches for the five comorbidities in psychosis patients, and improved treatment options.? Other chapters explore psychoses related to substance use, medical illness and medical treatment, as well as other factors that contribute to psychotic disorders. This first-of-its-kind reference is a valuable clinical, educational, research and training resource for psychiatrists, psychologists, nurses, social workers, neurologists and anyone interested in the care and treatment of someone with a psychotic disorder. Reflects current research, diagnosis, and treatment options for: Schizophrenia with Voices and Panic Anxiety Obsessive-Compulsive Schizophrenia and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Persecutory Delusional Disorder and Social Anxiety Delusional Depression and Melancholic Depression Bipolar I Disorder and Atypical Depression Substance Use Psychoses Medical Illness and Iatrogenic Psychoses Covers treatment options and outcomes with medication and psychotherapy.? Includes sample patient interview approaches and/or biological tests for each diagnosis. Highlights symptoms, quasi-psychotic symptoms and secondary signs of the comorbidities when alone, and when in conjunction with psychosis. Reviews diagnosis-specific significance and contributory roles of neurotransmitters, hypofrontality, psychological trauma, and genetics.

First Episode Psychosis

First Episode Psychosis
Author: Katherine J. Aitchison,Robin M. Murray,Patrick J. R. Power,Eva M. Tsapakis
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 160
Release: 1999-02-17
ISBN 10: 9781853174353
ISBN 13: 1853174351
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

First Episode Psychosis Book Review:

The new edition of this popular handbook has been thoroughly updated to include the latest data concerning treatment of first-episode patients. Drawing from their experience, the authors discuss the presentation and assessment of the first psychotic episode and review the appropriate use of antipsychotic agents and psychosocial approaches in effective management.

Psychotic Disorders

Psychotic Disorders
Author: Carol A. Tamminga MD,Jim van Os MD, PhD, MRCPsych,Ulrich Reininghaus PhD, MSc, Dipl.-Psych.,Elena Ivleva MD, PhD
Publsiher: Oxford University Press
Total Pages: 400
Release: 2020-10-20
ISBN 10: 0190653299
ISBN 13: 9780190653293
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Psychotic Disorders Book Review:

Psychotic Disorders: Comprehensive Conceptualization and Treatments emphasizes a dimensional approach to psychosis--one of the most fascinating manifestations of altered brain behavior--that cuts across a broad array of psychiatric diagnoses from schizophrenia to affective psychosis and organic disorders like epilepsy and dementias. Written by an international roster of over seventy leading experts in the field, this volume comprehensively reviews, critiques, and integrates available knowledge on the etiology, mechanisms, and treatments of psychotic disorders, and outlines ways forward in both research and clinical practice towards more objective, mechanistically-based definitions of psychotic disorders. Chapters address topics such as psychosis phenomenology, biomarkers and treatments, the overlaps and interfaces between psychiatric disorders within the psychosis dimension, and novel disease definitions. Furthermore, the volume incorporates findings on potential mechanisms, bridges between various system levels (i.e., genetic, epigenetic, molecular and cellular, brain circuit and function, psychological, social, environmental and cultural) and their interactions, as well as the potential role in causation and/or mediation in psychotic disorders. Finally, the volume outlines a broad array of treatment approaches, from the readily available (e.g., psychopharmacology, various modalities of psychotherapy) to the experimental (e.g., cognitive interventions, neuromodulation). With a concluding section of forward perspectives conjecturing future directions and related challenges, this book aspires to stimulate new knowledge, generate novel frameworks, and carry new directions forward on psychotic disorders.

Mental disorders diagnostic and statistical manual

Mental disorders   diagnostic and statistical manual
Author: Committee on Nomenclature and Statistics American Psychiatric Association
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 146
Release: 1952
ISBN 10: 9780598568939
ISBN 13: 059856893X
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Pharmacological Treatment of Mental Disorders in Primary Health Care

Pharmacological Treatment of Mental Disorders in Primary Health Care
Author: World Health Organization
Publsiher: World Health Organization
Total Pages: 68
Release: 2009
ISBN 10: 9241547693
ISBN 13: 9789241547697
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Pharmacological Treatment of Mental Disorders in Primary Health Care Book Review:

This manual attempts to provide simple, adequate and evidence-based information to health care professionals in primary health care especially in low- and middle-income countries to be able to provide pharmacological treatment to persons with mental disorders. The manual contains basic principles of prescribing followed by chapters on medicines used in psychotic disorders; depressive disorders; bipolar disorders; generalized anxiety and sleep disorders; obsessive compulsive disorders and panic attacks; and alcohol and opioid dependence. The annexes provide information on evidence retrieval, assessment and synthesis and the peer view process.

A New Understanding of Mental Disorders

A New Understanding of Mental Disorders
Author: Andreas Heinz
Publsiher: MIT Press
Total Pages: 224
Release: 2017-10-20
ISBN 10: 0262342855
ISBN 13: 9780262342858
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

A New Understanding of Mental Disorders Book Review:

A new computational and dimensional approach to understanding and classifying mental disorders: modeling key learning and decision-making mechanisms across different mental disorders. Even as researchers look for neurobiological correlates of mental disorders, many of these disorders are still classified solely according to the manifestation of clinical symptoms. Neurobiological findings rarely help diagnose a specific disease or predict its outcome. Although current diagnostic categories are questionable (sometimes labeling common states of human suffering as disorders), traditional neuroimaging approaches are not sophisticated enough to capture the neurobiological markers of mental disorder. In this book, Andreas Heinz proposes a computational and dimensional approach to understanding and classifying mental disorders: modeling key learning and decision-making mechanisms across different mental disorders. Such an approach focuses on the malleability and diversity of human behavior and its biological underpinnings. Heinz explains basic learning mechanisms and their effects on human behavior, focusing not on single disorders but on how such mechanisms work in a multitude of mental states. For example, he traces alterations in dopamine-reinforcement learning in psychotic, affective, and addictive disorders. He investigates to what extent these basic dimensions of mental disorders can account for such syndromes as craving and loss of control in addiction, positive and negative mood states in affective disorders, and the altered experience of self and world associated with psychotic states. Finally, Heinz explores the clinical and therapeutic implications of such accounts. He argues that a focus on learning mechanisms, with its emphasis on human creativity and resilience, should help reduce the stigma of mental disorder.

Management of Complex Treatment resistant Psychotic Disorders

Management of Complex Treatment resistant Psychotic Disorders
Author: Michael Cummings,Stephen Stahl
Publsiher: Cambridge University Press
Total Pages: 304
Release: 2021-07-22
ISBN 10: 1108965687
ISBN 13: 9781108965682
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Management of Complex Treatment resistant Psychotic Disorders Book Review:

An essential handbook providing practical guidance and medication advice on the effective management and treatment of psychotic disorders.

Ending Discrimination Against People with Mental and Substance Use Disorders

Ending Discrimination Against People with Mental and Substance Use Disorders
Author: National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine,Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education,Board on Behavioral, Cognitive, and Sensory Sciences,Committee on the Science of Changing Behavioral Health Social Norms
Publsiher: National Academies Press
Total Pages: 170
Release: 2016-09-03
ISBN 10: 0309439124
ISBN 13: 9780309439121
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Ending Discrimination Against People with Mental and Substance Use Disorders Book Review:

Estimates indicate that as many as 1 in 4 Americans will experience a mental health problem or will misuse alcohol or drugs in their lifetimes. These disorders are among the most highly stigmatized health conditions in the United States, and they remain barriers to full participation in society in areas as basic as education, housing, and employment. Improving the lives of people with mental health and substance abuse disorders has been a priority in the United States for more than 50 years. The Community Mental Health Act of 1963 is considered a major turning point in America's efforts to improve behavioral healthcare. It ushered in an era of optimism and hope and laid the groundwork for the consumer movement and new models of recovery. The consumer movement gave voice to people with mental and substance use disorders and brought their perspectives and experience into national discussions about mental health. However over the same 50-year period, positive change in American public attitudes and beliefs about mental and substance use disorders has lagged behind these advances. Stigma is a complex social phenomenon based on a relationship between an attribute and a stereotype that assigns undesirable labels, qualities, and behaviors to a person with that attribute. Labeled individuals are then socially devalued, which leads to inequality and discrimination. This report contributes to national efforts to understand and change attitudes, beliefs and behaviors that can lead to stigma and discrimination. Changing stigma in a lasting way will require coordinated efforts, which are based on the best possible evidence, supported at the national level with multiyear funding, and planned and implemented by an effective coalition of representative stakeholders. Ending Discrimination Against People with Mental and Substance Use Disorders: The Evidence for Stigma Change explores stigma and discrimination faced by individuals with mental or substance use disorders and recommends effective strategies for reducing stigma and encouraging people to seek treatment and other supportive services. It offers a set of conclusions and recommendations about successful stigma change strategies and the research needed to inform and evaluate these efforts in the United States.

Psychotic Disorders

Psychotic Disorders
Author: Oliver Freudenreich
Publsiher: Springer Nature
Total Pages: 474
Release: 2019-12-04
ISBN 10: 3030294501
ISBN 13: 9783030294502
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Psychotic Disorders Book Review:

This book provides clear and concise guidance for clinicians when they encounter a patient with psychosis, starting with the medical work-up to arrive at a diagnosis and ending with the comprehensive care for patients with established schizophrenia. It covers the optimal use of medications (emphasizing safe use) but also addresses other treatment approaches (psychological treatments, rehabilitation) and the larger societal context of care, including how to work effectively in complex systems. It uniquely condenses the literature into teaching points without simplifying too much, effectively serving as a learning tool for trainees and professionals. For this second edition, the book was extensively updated and its content expanded, with new figures as well. Each chapter begins with an initial summary and includes Tips and Key Points in text boxes. Each chapter also includes links to external websites and additional readings. The book contains clinical and practical wisdom for clinicians who are treating real patients at the front lines, setting it apart from all other texts. Psychotic Disorders is an excellent resource for medical students, early career professionals such as trainees and fellows, and related clinicians seeking additional training and resources, including those in psychiatry, psychology, neurology, and all others.

Schizophrenia and Psychotic Spectrum Disorders

Schizophrenia and Psychotic Spectrum Disorders
Author: S. Charles Schulz,Michael F. Green,Katharine J. Nelson
Publsiher: Oxford University Press
Total Pages: 424
Release: 2016-04-01
ISBN 10: 019937807X
ISBN 13: 9780199378074
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Schizophrenia and Psychotic Spectrum Disorders Book Review:

Schizophrenia and Psychotic Spectrum Disorders aims to engage young caregivers in psychiatry, psychology, nursing and social work so that they will be able to become well informed about this significant--and at times confusing--illness. Because schizophrenia is considered to be one of the most complicated and severe psychiatric disorders, this book has the goal of summarizing key issues of the illness, such as its presentation, frequency and age of onset, and diagnostic characteristics. It also contains informative chapters about the pathophysiology of schizophrenia, ranging from brain development issues, genetics, and likely abnormalities in neurotransmitters. This book will give young professionals and those joining the field an excellent and accessible background to treatment. In this area, Schizophrenia and Psychotic Spectrum Disorders provides a comprehensive approach to diagnosis, treatment initiation, strategies for non-response, approaches of therapy, and importantly, ways to provide family therapy and support.

Psychotic Disorders

Psychotic Disorders
Author: Federico Durbano
Publsiher: BoD – Books on Demand
Total Pages: 172
Release: 2018-06-27
ISBN 10: 1789233240
ISBN 13: 9781789233247
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Psychotic Disorders Book Review:

In this book, with the involvement not only of clinical psychiatrists but also of neurobiologists, specific issues of psychotic disorders (mainly schizophrenia and mood disorders) are reviewed. The focus of attention ranges from therapeutics to the new frontiers of epigenetics. A special focus is on the individual reactions to psychosis (ranging from psychological ones to treatments and neurobiological basis). Because of the rapid development of neurosciences, which are showing common underling factors to different phenotypical expressions of mental illness, we are facing an enormous growth of biological data, which is not always easy to interpret. The risk is to forget that we are relating to other individuals, with their stories, and, most of all, with their environmental resources and interactions. The contributions to this book will range from individual experience (a personal history of illness) through some aspects of individual management of illness (insight), from correct use of available psychosocial resources to the environment-gene relationships (epigenetics).

Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia
Author: Debbie Ernest,Olga Vuksic,Ashley Shepard-Smith
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 78
Release: 2017-09
ISBN 10: 9781770526198
ISBN 13: 1770526196
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Schizophrenia Book Review:

This guide for people with schizophrenia and their families discusses symptoms, causes and treatment of schizophrenia, and how family members can support the person with schizophrenia and take care of themselves.

Hidden Valley Road

Hidden Valley Road
Author: Robert Kolker
Publsiher: Random House Canada
Total Pages: 352
Release: 2020-04-07
ISBN 10: 0735274460
ISBN 13: 9780735274464
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Hidden Valley Road Book Review:

OPRAH'S BOOK CLUB PICK #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER NATIONAL BESTSELLER The heartrending story of a mid-century American family with twelve children, six of them diagnosed with schizophrenia, that became science's great hope in the quest to understand--even cure--the disease. Don and Mimi Galvin seemed to be living the dream. After World War II, Don's work with the US Air Force brought them to Colorado, where their twelve children perfectly spanned the baby boom: the oldest born in 1945, the youngest in 1965. In those years there was an established script for a family like the Galvins--aspiration, hard work, upward mobility, domestic harmony--and they worked hard to play their parts. But behind the scenes was a different story: psychological breakdown, sudden shocking violence, hidden abuse. By the mid-1970s, six of the ten Galvin boys were diagnosed as schizophrenic. How could all this happen in one family? What took place inside the house on Hidden Valley Road was so extraordinary that the Galvins became one of the first families to be studied by the National Institutes of Mental Health. Their shocking story also offers a shadow history of the science of schizophrenia, from the era of institutionalization, lobotomy and the premise of the schizophrenogenic mother, to the search for genetic markers for the disease, always amidst profound disagreements about the nature of the illness itself. Unknown to the Galvins, samples of their DNA informed decades of genetic research that continues today, offering paths to treatment and even the possibility of the eradication of the disease for future generations. With clarity and compassion, bestselling and award-winning author Robert Kolker uncovers one family's unforgettable legacy of suffering, love and hope.

Early Intervention in Psychotic Disorders

Early Intervention in Psychotic Disorders
Author: Tandy Miller,Sarnoff A. Mednick,Thomas H. McGlashan,Jan Libiger,Johan Olav Johannessen
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 289
Release: 2001-05-31
ISBN 10: 9780792367499
ISBN 13: 0792367499
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Early Intervention in Psychotic Disorders Book Review:

The papers presented here, written by experts from all parts of the globe, describe efforts that represent a revolutionary moment in the treatment of schizophrenia disorders as, with caution, we begin to shift the standard of treatment toward early intervention and prevention. Contributions are organised according to the early course of psychosis. The book is of critical importance to anyone interested in psychotic disorders and the revolutionary impact that the field of early detection and intervention is having on traditional conceptualisations of psychotic illness.

The Spectrum of Psychotic Disorders

The Spectrum of Psychotic Disorders
Author: Daryl Fujii,Iqbal Ahmed
Publsiher: Cambridge University Press
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2007-03-08
ISBN 10: 113946213X
ISBN 13: 9781139462136
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Spectrum of Psychotic Disorders Book Review:

The spectrum of psychotic disorders encompasses as many as 25 different etiologies, ranging from the primary psychoses through those secondary to medical conditions, drugs and medications, and sensory impairments. This 2007 book provides a one-stop, comprehensive review of these disorders and gives quick comparisons for diagnostic decision-making to help with difficult differential diagnoses. Every chapter is uniformly structured to show comparisons between each disorder of presentation, course, and underlying neuropathology. Evidence for each etiology is also rated, indicating the confidence level the reader can place in the current findings. The international team of authors also examines data supporting a unitary neurobiological model of psychosis and the hypothesis that psychosis is a neurobiological syndrome similar to aphasia or apraxia. This book represents a paradigm shift in understanding, classifying and diagnosing these disorders, providing directions for future research and treatment. It will be of great interest to psychiatrists and neuroscientists alike.

Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders

Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders
Author: American Psychiatric Association
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 991
Release: 2022
ISBN 10: 9780890425756
ISBN 13: 0890425752
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders Book Review:

The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition, Text Revision (DSM-5-TR), is the most comprehensive, current, and critical resource for clinical practice available to todays mental health clinicians and researchers. DSM-5-TR includes the fully revised text and references, updated diagnostic criteria and ICD-10-CM codes since DSM-5 was published in 2013. It features a new disorder, Prolonged Grief Disorder, as well as codes for suicidal behavior available to all clinicians of any discipline without the requirement of any other diagnosis. With contributions from over 200 subject matter experts, this updated volume boasts the most current text updates based on the scientific literature. Now in four-color and with the ability to authenticate each printed copy, DSM-5-TR provides a cohesive, updated presentation of criteria, diagnostic codes, and text. This latest volume offers a common language for clinicians involved in the diagnosis and study of mental disorders and facilitates an objective assessment of symptom presentations across a variety of clinical settings--inpatient, outpatient, partial hospital, consultation-liaison, clinical, private practice, and primary care. Stay current with these important updates in DSM-5-TR: Fully revised text for each disorder with updated sections on associated features, prevalence, development and course, risk and prognostic factors, culture, diagnostic markers, suicide, differential diagnosis, and more. Addition of Prolonged Grief Disorder (PGD) to Section II--a new disorder for diagnosis Over 70 modified criteria sets with helpful clarifications since publication of DSM-5 Fully updated Introduction and Use of the Manual to guide usage and provide context for important terminology Considerations of the impact of racism and discrimination on mental disorders integrated into the text New codes to flag and monitor suicidal behavior, available to all clinicians of any discipline and without the requirement of any other diagnosis Fully updated ICD-10-CM codes implemented since 2013, including over 50 coding updates new to DSM-5-TR for substance intoxication and withdrawal and other disorders Updated and redesigned Diagnostic Classification This manual is a valuable resource for other physicians and health professionals, including psychologists, counselors, nurses, and occupational and rehabilitation therapists, as well as social workers and forensic and legal specialists. The new DSM-5-TR is the most definitive resource for the diagnosis and classification of mental disorders.

Common Mental Health Disorders

Common Mental Health Disorders
Author: National Collaborating Centre for Mental Health (Great Britain)
Publsiher: RCPsych Publications
Total Pages: 310
Release: 2011
ISBN 10: 9781908020314
ISBN 13: 1908020318
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Common Mental Health Disorders Book Review:

Bringing together treatment and referral advice from existing guidelines, this text aims to improve access to services and recognition of common mental health disorders in adults and provide advice on the principles that need to be adopted to develop appropriate referral and local care pathways.

Schizophrenia Spectrum and Other Psychotic Disorders

Schizophrenia Spectrum and Other Psychotic Disorders
Author: American Psychiatric Association
Publsiher: American Psychiatric Pub
Total Pages: 133
Release: 2015-07-08
ISBN 10: 1615370110
ISBN 13: 9781615370115
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Schizophrenia Spectrum and Other Psychotic Disorders Book Review:

Schizophrenia Spectrum and Other Psychotic Disorder: DSM-5® Selections is crafted around a specific disorder cited in DSM-5®. This selection provides a comprehensive overview of the process of diagnosing schizophrenia spectrum and other psychotic disorders while serving as a reference guide to assist in the diagnosis of individual patients. The disorder-specific resource is an invaluable addition to the DSM-5® collection and an important contribution to the mental health profession. This book contains the critical disorder-specific content from these four titles: • Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition (DSM-5®) • DSM-5® Clinical Cases • DSM-5® Self-Exam Questions • DSM-5® Guidebook

Psychotic Disorders

Psychotic Disorders
Author: Oliver Freudenreich
Publsiher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Total Pages: 274
Release: 2007-09-01
ISBN 10: 9780781785433
ISBN 13: 078178543X
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Psychotic Disorders Book Review:

This new addition to the Practical Guides in Psychiatry series is a clinically oriented pocket guide to diagnosis and treatment of schizophrenia and other psychoses. Using the conversational style and case vignettes found in all Practical Guides in Psychiatry titles, Dr. Freudenreich shows how to recognize psychotic signs and symptoms, arrive at a clinical diagnosis that explains the psychosis, and treat the disorder. Close attention is given to management of medical comorbidity, antipsychotic-induced side effects, and drug interactions. Coverage also includes prognostic considerations and forensic and social aspects of schizophrenia. Appendices contain pocket cards covering emergencies, rating scales, and wellness. The Practical Guides in Psychiatry series provides quick, concise information for professionals on the front lines of mental health care. Written in an easy-to-read, conversational style, these invaluable resources take you through each step of the psychiatric care process, delivering fast facts and helpful strategies that help you provide effective and compassionate care to your patients.

DSM 5 Clinical Cases

DSM 5 Clinical Cases
Author: John W. Barnhill, M.D.
Publsiher: American Psychiatric Pub
Total Pages: 372
Release: 2013-11-08
ISBN 10: 1585624632
ISBN 13: 9781585624638
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

DSM 5 Clinical Cases Book Review:

"These cases exemplify the mental disorders categorized in the DSM-[tm]. Cases are cross-referenced with DSM-[tm] and help with understanding diagnostic concepts, including symptoms, severity, comorbidities, age of onset and development, dimensionality across disorders, and gender and cultural implications. A brief discussion follows each case, analyzing the clinical presentation, highlighting key points, and exploring issues of comorbidity that may complicate both the diagnosis and subsequent treatment"--publisher's description.