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A Handbook on Dual Diagnosis - 4th Edition

A Handbook on Dual Diagnosis - 4th Edition
Author: Jo Anne Nugent
Price: $30.25
ISBN-10: 097384552X
ISBN-13: 9780973845525
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This Handbook has been designed as an introduction to dual diagnosis for staff and families who directly support individuals with a developmental disability and mental illness. This 5th edition has been updated to include information from the DSM-5, published in 2013 by the American Psychiatric Association. There is an emphasis on practical strategies and adaptation of existing approaches that can be used on a day-to-day basis. The Mental Health Consultation Information Form, a comprehensive tool used to prepare for a consultation, is included. The Handbook is currently being used as the textbook for college courses.  The Chapter titles are:  1. Understanding Dual Diagnosis: the Past, Present and Future;  2. Prevalence;  3. Predisposition;  4. The Clinical Intervention Strategy;  5. Classification in Psychiatry;  6. Diagnosis;  7. Depressive Disorders;  8. Bipolar and Related Disorders;  9. Schizophrenia Spectrum & Other Psychotic Disorders;  10. Anxiety Disorders;  11. Obsessive-Compulsive & Related Disorders;  12. Trauma-and-Stressor-Related Disorders;  13. Personality Disorders;  14. Pharmacology;  15. Therapy;  16. Putting It All Together Appendix 1, The Mental Health Consultation Information Form