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Kaplan & Sadock’s Pocket Handbook of Clinical Psychiatry, 3rd ed

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From our regular book review column.

Kaplan & Sadock’s Pocket Handbook of Clinical Psychiatry, 3rd ed., is an outstanding synopsis of clinical psychiatry based on the parent textbook, which has become a standard for the field and is the result of a Herculean task by the contributors and editors. The Handbook is noteworthy in its comprehensiveness, its organization, and its mode of presentation of the material. It is further noteworthy in its inclusion of the most practical and useful information for issues that the clinician confronts daily.


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