Allen Frances, MD, is a clinician, educator, researcher, and leading authority on psychiatric diagnosis. He chaired the DSM-IV Task Force, was a member of the Task Force that prepared DSM-III-R, and wrote the final version of the Personality Disorders section in DSM-III. The author of several hundred papers and more than a dozen books, most recently Saving Normal: An Insider's Revolt against Out-of-Control Psychiatric Diagnosis, DSM-5, Big Pharma, and the Medicalization of Ordinary Life, Dr. Frances is Professor Emeritus and former Chair of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Duke University. He is an active blogger for The Huffington Post, Psychology Today, and Education Update.
1. How to Use This Book 2. Disorders Usually First Diagnosed in Childhood and Adolescence 3. Depressive Disorders 4. Bipolar Disorders 5. Anxiety Disorders 6. Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders 7. Trauma- and Stressor-Related Disorders 8. Schizophrenia Spectrum and Other Psychotic Disorders 9. Substance-Related Disorders and Behavioral Addictions 10. Neurocognitive Disorders 11. Personality Disorders 12. Impulse Control Disorders 13. Eating Disorders 14. Sleep-Wake Disorders 15. Sexual and Gender Issues 16. Disorders Related to Physical Symptoms 17. Dissociative Disorders 18. Codes for Conditions That May Be a Focus of Clinical Attention but Are Not Mental Disorders Appendix. Crosswalk to ICD-10 Codes Resources for Codes