- Paperback: 370 pages
- Publisher: American Psychiatric Publishing, Inc.; 1st edition (July 2000)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0890420262
- ISBN-13: 978-0890420263
- Product Dimensions: 6.6 x 4.2 x 0.7 inches
- Shipping Weight: 11.4 ounces
- Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars See all reviews (261 customer reviews)
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #103,638 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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The main thing that I would like to encourage you to do is to buy this desk reference edition as opposed to the full size edition. Most anything you would need to understand and to make appropriate diagnoses is included in the desk reference. It comes in a size that you can carry around with you wherever you go and is therefore not burdensome like the "full size" DSM. My desk reference has been a "life-saver" many times.
It contains the criteria for all mental illness in the DSM-IV-TR and is handy.
One reviewer said that it is the only DSM that you will ever need. That person is correct.
That said, a clinician in a hospital or clinic setting who needs to understand or determine diagnosis can benefit from both the hardcover versions of the DSM-IV-TR and this spiral bound version. I myself have the hardbound DSM-IV, and instead of purchasing both TR's, simply purchased the spiral-bound DSM-IV-TR. The spiral bound is essential because, with so much use, a glued binding will quickly fall apart. As a clinician currently assigned to a county hospital screening site, I carry my little spiral book everywhere. It fits easily into my purse, but it's not so small that the print is hard to read. There is even a pull-out of all the diagnoses at the beginning that's handy to glance at or tack on the wall.Read more ›
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I did not order this book! I don't know anything about physichriatic things! This is so crazyPublished 5 months ago by Yailen Arcos
All in there, well put together in a pocket size format. What else could I expect.Published 7 months ago by Mishi Derfer