Publisher description for Psychiatry / David A. Tomb.


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Succinct, well-written introduction to psychiatry, for medical students on clinical rotation, beginning residents and a variety of other mental-health professionals (including primary care). Coverage of all major disorders, such as anxiety and mood (esp. the bipolar spectrum) is presented. Diagnostic discussions are closely aligned with the DSM 4-TR treatment recommendations are given in a step-wise fashion. Tomb, while beset by competition, has long been one of the most popular books of its kind.



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Mental Disorders -- Handbooks.