The major psychiatric disorders addressed in the book are anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, and the personality disorders. The other medical conditions discussed at length are cardiovascular disease, HIV-AIDS, chronic pain, neurological diseases, and head injuries. Each is reviewed in good detail. The chapters on subpopulations are equally thorough and, where appropriate, are subdivided into major diagnostic issues. The major steps to adequate assessment and the common pitfalls of treatment are discussed for each area.