Kaplan and Sadock’s Synopsis of Psychiatry: Behavioral Sciences/Clinical Psychiatry, 10th ed
J Clin Psychiatry 2009;70(6):940 [book review]
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From our regular book review column.
This well-known synopsis of Kaplan and Sadock’s Comprehensive
Textbook of Psychiatry is now in its 10th edition since
its first publication in 1972. The authors have condensed
and updated this definitive 4000-page text into an abridged
version designed to serve the day-to-day needs of practicing
psychiatrists, residents, medical students, nonpsychiatric physicians,
psychologists, social workers, nurses, and other mental
Similar to previous editions, Kaplan and Sadock’s Synopsis
of Psychiatry is organized, but not explicitly so, into 4 general