Publisher description for The psychiatric interview : a practical guide / Daniel J. Carlat.

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With an engaging conversational style, The Psychiatric Interview, focuses on the practical skills psychiatrists need to conduct effective psychiatric interviews._ The book begins with the general principles essential to effective interviewing , and guides readers through a range of issues, including the seductive patient, the malingerer, borderline personalities, and others. The new edition includes information on interviews to help readers complete important rating scales and also provides practical tips on working with electronic medical records in the setting of a psychiatric interview.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Interviewing in psychiatry -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Mental illness -- Diagnosis -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Psychotherapist and patient -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Interview, Psychological -- methods -- Handbooks.
Mental Disorders -- diagnosis -- Handbooks.
Physician-Patient Relations -- Handbooks.