Thoroughly updated to align with the DSM-5, this revised edition of the bestselling guide provides clear instructions on making more effective assessments, diagnoses, and treatment plans.
In addition to reviewing the basics, DSM-5 in Action also extends its focus to the creation of individualized treatment plans that use the best therapeutic services available. With coverage of psychotic disorders, depressive disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorder, sexual dysfunctions, trauma- and stress-related disorders, and more, it offers comprehensive diagnostic information on the most commonly seen psychiatric mental health conditions.
The book presents a comprehensive diagnostic assessment and treatment plan for at least one disorder in each category and includes a case study that outlines how the treatment plan reflects the related practice strategy.
Complete with Quick Reference boxes, case examples, and numerous sample treatment plans, DSM-5 in Action is essential reading for students and seasoned mental health professionals alike.
Sophia F. Dziegielewski, PhD, LCSW is professor and associate director for research in the School of Social Work at the University of Central Florida where she also serves as chair of the university institutional review board. She is also the editor of the Journal of Social Service Research. Her research focuses on the areas of health and mental health. As a licensed social worker, she also remains active in clinical practice.
608 pages. 2014
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