|SCID-D-R RESOURCES: BOOKS
Steinberg M, Schnall M>: The Stranger in the Mirror: Dissociation-The Hidden Epidemic, NY, NY, HarperCollins, 2000, 2001
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Discover groundbreaking findings on a
hidden epidemic-and why it so often is misdiagnosed.
You peer into the mirror and have trouble recognizing yourself. You feel as if you're going through the motions of life or you're watching a movie of yourself.
These are all symptoms of dissociation-a debilitating psychological condition involving feelings of disconnection that affects 30 million people in North America and often goes untreated. The Stranger in the Mirror offers unique guidelines for identifying and recovering from dissociative symptoms based on Dr. Marlene Steinberg's breakthrough diagnostic test. Filled with fascinating cases histories of people with multiple personalities, this book provides enlightening insights into how all of us respond to trauma and overcome it. Her innovative method of treatment will benefit anyone in search of a healthier sense of self and a heightened capacity for joy.
Review: "Dr. Steinberg has taken the mystery out of dissociation and humanized its complexity in a compelling, must read book!" -- John Wilson, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology, Cleveland State University.
Steinberg M: Handbook for the Assessment of Dissociation: A Clinical Guide. Washington, DC, American Psychiatric Press, 1995
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The Handbook for the Assessment of Dissociation: A Clinical Guide is the definitive book to offer guidelines for the systematic assessment of dissociation and posttraumatic syndromes.
Partial contents: Escape from consciousness. Dissociation and trauma. Amnesia: the black hole of dissociation. Depersonalization: the detached self. Derealization: the unreal world. Assessment of identity confusion & identity alteration Differential diagnosis of the dissociative disorders. The SCID-D in clinical practice: a sample interview. Appendix 1: SCID
D severity rating definitions.
Provides a comprehensive overview of dissociative symptoms and disorders
Describes the use of the SCID-D, a diagnostic interview for the dissociative disorders.
Discusses differential diagnosis, the relationship between dissociation and trauma, and a sample patient interview.
Intended to serve the needs of trainees in the field as well as experienced clinicians and researchers.
Review: "If you want to know more about what dissociation is, why it occurs, and how to elicit the phenomena in a clinical interview, read this book. It is an outstanding contribution to the literature on dissociation and dissociative disorders." -- David Spiegel, MD,
Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences,
Stanford University School of Medicine
April 1995/448 pages/ISBN 0-88048-682-1/hardcover/Order #DCNR8682
Steinberg M: Structured Clinical Interview for DSM-IV Dissociative Disorders-Revised (SCID-D-R) Washington, DC, American Psychiatric Press, 1994.
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The SCID-D is the definitive diagnostic interview that allows a trained clinician to assess the severity of five dissociative symptoms and diagnose the DSM
dissociative disorders and Acute Stress Disorder.
Review: "The SCID-D stands alone as the most comprehensive diagnostic instrument in its class. This instrument promises to become the standard of diagnosis and assessment of dissociative symptoms and disorders for years to come." -- Bruce Rounsaville, MD,
Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine
Documents posttraumatic dissociative symptoms for medical records, psychological and forensic reports, without the use of leading questions
Makes DSM-IV diagnoses of dissociative amnesia, dissociative fugue, depersonalization disorder, dissociative identity disorder (MPD) dissociative disorder not otherwise specified and also DSM-IV categories: acute stress disorder and dissociative trance disorder
Documents the severity of five dissciative symptoms.: amnesia, depersonalization,
derealization, identity confusion, and identity alteration
Field-tested by rigorous National Institute of Mental Health standards
Widely used by clinicians and researchers throughout the U.S and abroad.
1994/84 pages/ISBN 0-88048-562- Order #DCNR8562
Steinberg M: Interviewers Guide to the Structured Clinical Interview for DSM-IV Dissociative Disorders (SCID-D). Washington, DC, American Psychiatric Press, 1994.
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Designed to accompany the SCID-D, this guide instructs the clinician in the administration, scoring and interpretation of the SCID-D interview. The Guide describes the phenomenology of dissociative symptoms and disorders, as well as the process of differential diagnosis. This revised edition includes a set of decision trees and four case studies.
Partial Contents: Using the Interviewer's Guide. Overview of the dissociative disorders. Assessing the five dissociative symptoms. Clinical applications and administration. Organization and scoring. Interviewing principles and techniques. Diagnosis of the dissociative disorders. Feedback and follow-up interviews.
Review: "This is the definitive structured diagnostic interview for Dissociative Disorders. Dr. Steinberg has performed an important service to the field by systematically assembling a lucid, clinically sensitive, scientifically rigorous guide to the systematic assessment of Dissociative Disorders." -- David Spiegel, M.D.,
Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine
1994/164 pages/ISBN 0-88048-665/spiralbound- Order #DCNR8665