Statement of intent. Introduction. Psychiatric evaluation of adults. Delirium. Alzheimer's disease and other dementias of late life. HIV/AIDS. Substance use disorders. Schizophrenia. Major depressive disorder. Bipolar disorder. Panic disorder. Acute stress disorder and posttraumatic stress disorder. Eating disorders. Borderline personality disorder. Suicidal behaviors.
"This thick (almost 3 inches) 1600-page book provides what is probably the best single current source of information about evaluation and treatment of the psychiatric disorders it covers and reflects the extensive evidence available on those topics. The timeliness, description of the literature search process, and specification of levels of evidence for conclusions and recommendations are certainly superior to most textbooks....[T]his volume is a wonderful source of carefully evaluated, evidence-based information regarding the evaluation and treatment of a number of common psychiatric disorders. It should be helpful for clinicians, medical students, trainees, and, ultimately and most importantly, for patients."-- "Richard M. Glass, M.D., JAMA. ", "2006"