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Yale Medicine Magazine, 2010 - Autumn


by Janis L. Cutler, M.D. ’83; and Eric R. Marcus, M.D. (Oxford University Press) This introductory textbook is designed for medical students and other trainees in the health professions, including social workers, occupational therapists, and psychiatric residents. The book is a useful review text for examinations that presents the diagnostic and clinical features of the major psychiatric disorders, along with case vignettes, tables of DSM-IV criteria, practical interviewing tips, and clinical approaches to such basic skills as recognition and assessment of psychiatric illness.