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Syllabi and Readings
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List of Recommended Textbooks

The following is a list of the recommended textbooks for psychiatry residents. These books can be purchased from the University Bookstore, which offers a patronage refund for UW Students, Staff and Faculty.

* Indicates readings of special importance

General Textbooks

* American Psychiatric Association. Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders DSM-IV-TR (Text Revision). Washington DC: APA Press, 2000 (Note: we recommend that you purchase the full text. The Program will provide you with the abbreviated "Quick Reference".)

American Psychiatric Association. Ethics Primer. Washington DC: APA Press, 2001.

Bernstein CA, Levin Z, Poag M, Rubinstein M: On Call Psychiatry. 3rd edition. WB Saunders, 2006.

Gabbard GO. Psychodynamic Psychiatry in Clinical Practice. 4th edition. Washington DC: APA Press, 2005.

Galynker, II. Talking to families about mental illness: what clinicians need to know. New York: W.W. Norton, 2011.

Foster C, Mistry N, Peddi P, Sharma S (eds). The Washington Manual of Medical Therapeutics. 33rd edition. Philadelphia: Lippincott William & Wilkins, 2010.

Robertson J, Shilkofski N (eds.) The Harriet Lane Handbook: A Manual for Pediatric House Officers. 17th edition. 2005.

* Sadock BJ, Sadock VA (eds.) Kaplan and Sadock's Concise Textbook of Clinical Psychiatry. 3rd edition. Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins, 2008.

Migita DS, Christakis DA Saints. The Saint-Frances Guide to Pediatrics. Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins, 2003.

Shatzberg AF, Cole JO, DeBattista C. Manual of Clinical Psychopharmacology. 7th edition. American Psychiatric Association, 2010.

Shea SC. Psychiatric Interviewing: The Art of Understanding. Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders, 1998.

Stahl SM. Essential Psychopharmacology: Neuroscientific Basis and Practical Applications. 3rd ed. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2008.

Stahl SM. Essential Psychopharmacology: The Prescriber's Guide. 3rd edition. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2009.

Hamilton, RJ (Ed). Tarascon Pocket Pharmacopoeia 2014 Classic Shirt-Pocket Edition. Sudbury: Jones and Bartlett Publishers, 2014.

For a more comprehensive texts, we recommend:

* Sadock BJ and Sadock VA. (eds.) Kaplan and Sadock's Comprehensive Textbook of Psychiatry. 9th edition. Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2009.


*Tasman A, Maj M, First MB, Kay G, and Lieberman JA. Psychiatry, 3rd edition. John Wiley & Sons, 2008.

The Psychotherapy Texts used in our Psychotherapy Training Program are provided by the program:

Barlow, D. H. (2014). Clinical handbook of psychological disorders: a step-by-step treatment manual (5th ed.). New York: Guilford Press.

Cabaniss, D. L. (2011). Psychodynamic psychotherapy: a clinical manual. Chichester, West Sussex, United Kingdom: Wiley-Blackwell.

Gabbard, G. O. (2010). Long-term psychodynamic psychotherapy: a basic text. Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Pub.

Hope AD, Heimberg RG, & Turk CL (2010). Managing Social Anxiety: A Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Approach Client Workbook, 2nd edition (Treatments That Work). New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Hope AD, Heimberg RG, & Turk CL (2010). Managing Social Anxiety, Therapist Guide, 2nd Edition: A Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Approach (Treatments That Work). New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Maroda, Karen L. (2012) Psychodynamic Techniques: Working with Emotion in the Therapeutic Relationship. New York, Guilford Press

Safran JD. Psychoanalysis and psychoanalytic therapies. Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association, 2012.

Winston, Arnold;  Rosenthal, Richard; Pinsker, Henry (2011) Introduction to Supportive Psychotherapy/Learning Supportive Psychotherapy. Washington DC, American Psychiatric Publishing.

Wright, J. H., Basco, M. R., & Thase, M. E. (2006). Learning cognitive-behavior therapy: an illustrated guide. Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Pub.

Specialized Textbooks

American Psychiatric Association. The Practice of Electroconvulsive Therapy: Recommendations for Treatment, Training, and Privileging. 2nd edition. Washington DC: APA Press, 2001.

Appelbaum and Gutheil. A Clinical Handbook of Psychiatry and the Law. 4th ed. Baltimore: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2006.

Blazer DG, Stefferns DC. The American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Geriatric Psychiatry. 4th edition. Washington DC: APA Press, 2009.

Kaufman DM. Clinical Neurology for Psychiatrists. 6th ed. Philadelphia: W.B. Sanders, 2006.

Martin A, Volkmar FR, Lewis M (ed.). Lewis' Child and Adolescent Psychiatry: A Comprehensive Textbook 4th edition. Baltimore: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2007.

Lowinson J, Ruiz P, Millman, and Langrod (eds). Substance Abuse: A Comprehensive Textbook. 4th edition. Baltimore: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2004.

Wise MG and Rundell JR. (eds). The American Psychiatric Press Textbook of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry: Psychiatry in the Mentally Ill. 2nd edition. Washington DC: APA Press, 2002.

Shorter E. A History of Psychiatry: From the Era of the Asylum to the Age of Prozac. 2nd edition. New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1998.


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