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Book Review

Kaplan and Sadock’s Synopsis of Psychiatry: Behavioral Sciences/Clinical Psychiatry, 10th ed

Ethan Samuel Rofman

Published: June 18, 2009

Article Abstract

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
health professionals.

Similar to previous editions, Kaplan and Sadock’s Synopsis
of Psychiatry
is organized, but not explicitly so, into 4 general

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Volume: 70

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