James Morrison, MD, is Affiliate Professor of Psychiatry at Oregon Health and Science University in Portland. He has extensive work experience in both the private and public sectors. Dr. Morrison's books for professionals include the forthcoming DSM-5 Made Easy and The First Interview, Fourth Edition.
Introduction I. The Basics of Diagnosis 1. The Road to Diagnosis 2. Getting Started with the Roadmap 3. The Diagnostic Method 4. Putting It Together 5. Coping with Uncertainty 6. Multiple Diagnoses 7. Checking Up II. The Building Blocks of Diagnosis 8. Understanding the Whole Patient 9. Physical Illness and Mental Diagnosis 10. Diagnosis and the Mental Status Examination III. Applying the Diagnostic Techniques 11. Diagnosing Depression and Mania 12. Diagnosing Anxiety, Fear, Obsessions, and Worry 13. Diagnosing Psychosis 14. Diagnosing Problems of Memory and Thinking 15. Diagnosing Substance Misuse and Other Addictions 16. Diagnosing Personality and Relationship Problems 17. Beyond Diagnosis: Compliance, Suicide, Violence 18. Patients, Patients Appendix. Diagnostic Principles