Clinician's Thesaurus

Clinician's Thesaurus

The Guide to Conducting Interviews and Writing Psychological Reports

Book - 2005
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Guilford Pr
Now in a revised and updated sixth edition, this perennially popular resource provides quick and handy access to the entire language of the mental health professions. More than a giant collection of synonyms, the book includes thousands of useful words, phrases, clinical tips, and interview questions to help practitioners conduct thorough assessments, accurately describe nearly any clinical situation, and shape raw data into effective reports. Updated for compliance with HIPAA privacy regulations, the sixth edition features easier-to-navigate, reorganized contents; numerous additional terms; matched listings for DSM-IV-TR and ICD-9 diagnostic criteria; many helpful website addresses; and much more--all in a large-size format with convenient lay-flat binding.

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This resource provides sample questions for the mental health evaluation, wording for areas of a report, treatment plan formats, and alternative report formats. Zuckerman, who consults for the Social Security Disability Determination Division, suggests words and phrases for describing the subject's appearance, symptoms, cognitive status, personality, daily activities, relationships, and work skills. The sixth edition incorporates HIPAA privacy regulations. Annotation ©2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Publisher: New York, NY : Guilford Press, 2005
Edition: 6th ed
ISBN: 9781572304376
Characteristics: xvi, 379 p. : ill. ; 28 cm


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