- Frederick K. Goodwin M.D., Kay Redfield Jamison,
-- Are you bipolar?
Then this is the number one reference book
for your bookshelf.
Detailed information on many topics in bipolar disorder,
from symptoms to personal bipolar stories of famous poets,
to neurochemistry, and everything in between -
this book will give you a solid background in the
research that has been done, that is being done now,
and hope for treatments in the future.
The thing that amazes me the most is that
the popular general medical web pages periodically
post articles about the results of recent studies on
Invariably, the information is already in this book.
Desk Reference to the Diagnostic Criteria From DSM-IV-TR
The American Psychiatric Association,
-- This is the spiral-bound quick reference guide to
the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual used by all
US psychiatrists in diagnosing patients.
It gives complete symptom sets and also provides means
of differentiating between illnesses with similar
All that swings is not bipolar.
Professionals will prefer the full-text, hardcover manual, the
Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders DSM-IV-TR (Text Revision).
2004 Physicians' Desk Reference with PDR Electronic Library on CD-Rom
-- The drug reference guide with complete
manufacturers' data sheets on over 4,000 drugs.
Psychologists' Desk Reference - by Gerald P. Koocher, John C. Norcross, Sam S. Hill
-- The Psychologists' Desk Reference is a resource for professionals and
consumers alike. It includes diagnostic criteria and treatment options; and
also provides information on ethics, on insurance issues, and even on legal
Professionals may be interested in the
Hard cover edition of the Psychologists' Desk Reference,
scheduled for release in October 2004.
Quick Reference to Psychopharmacology
- Elizabeth Anne Rankin,
-- A concise guide to pharmacotherapy of illnesses in the DSM-IV.
Diagnosis and Clinical Measurement in Psychiatry : A Reference Manual for SCAN/PSE-10
J. K. Wing (Editor), N. Sartorius (Editor), T. B. Üstün (Editor),
-- An essential guide to understanding and using the SCAN system
for assessing patient mental state.
SCAN links together the classifications in the familiar ICD10 and DSM-IV.
Computerized SCAN assessments are likely to become widely used in the near future.
Modified November 18, 2005