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Author Carlat, Daniel J.

Title The psychiatric interview : a practical guide / Daniel J. Carlat
Published Philadelphia : Lippincott William & Wilkins, [1999]


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 MELB  616.89075 Car/Pia  AVAILABLE
Description xviii, 311 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm
Series Practical guides in psychiatry
Practical guides in psychiatry.
Contents Sect. I. General Principles of Effective Interviewing. 1. The Initial Interview: A Preview. 2. Logistic Preparations: What to Do before the Interview. 3. The Therapeutic Alliance: What It Is, Why It's Important, and How to Establish It. 4. Asking Questions I: How to Approach Threatening Topics. 5. Asking Questions II: Tricks for Improving Patient Recall. 6. Asking Questions III: How to Change Topics with Style. 7. Techniques for the Reluctant Patient. 8. Techniques for the Overly Talkative Patient. 9. Techniques for the Adolescent Patient. 10. Techniques for Other Challenging Situations. 11. Practical Psychodynamics in the Diagnostic Interview -- Sect. II. The Psychiatric History. 12. Obtaining the History of Present Illness. 13. Obtaining the Psychiatric History. 14. Screening for General Medical Conditions. 15. Family Psychiatric History. 16. Obtaining the Social and Developmental History -- Sect. III. Interviewing for Diagnosis: The Psychiatric Review of Symptoms
17. How to Memorize the DSM-IV. 18. Interviewing for Diagnosis: The Art of Hypothesis Testing. 19. Mental Status Examination. 20. Assessing Suicidal and Homicidal Ideation. 21. Assessing Mood Disorders I: Depressive Disorders. 22. Assessing Mood Disorders II: Bipolar Disorder. 23. Assessing Anxiety Disorders. 24. Assessing Alcohol Dependence and Drug Abuse. 25. Assessing Psychotic Disorders. 26. Assessing Dementia and Delirium. 27. Assessing Eating Disorders, Somatization Disorder, and Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. 28. Assessing Personality Disorders -- Sect. IV. Interviewing for Treatment. 29. How to Educate Your Patient. 30. Negotiating a Treatment Plan. 31. Writing Up the Results of the Interview -- A. Pocket Cards -- B. Data Forms for the Interview -- C. Patient Education Handouts
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 295-300) and index
Subject Interviewing in psychiatry -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Interviewing in psychiatry -- Technique -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Psychotherapist and patient -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Interview, Psychological -- methods.
Mental Disorders -- diagnosis.
Physician-Patient Relations.
Genre/Form Handbooks and manuals.
LC no. 98044274
ISBN 0683307355 paperback