Description : This is a new edition of a successful introductory textbook on the subject of psychiatry. Clearly written and rich in pedagogic features - such as summary boxes, clinical cases and other aid memoirs - this book is tailored to the learning needs of those entering the discipline for the first time. Particularly suitable for medical students, this book will also act as a 'primer' for post-graduates first entering the speciality with a view to a long-term career in the discipline. New edition of a well established text with a strongly pedagogic approach to the subject of psychiatry Logical writing style gives ready access to key information Includes many illustrations Contains practical examples throughout to demonstrate the importance of psychiatry to all areas of medicine Ideal for medical students and junior doctors Suitable as a ‘primer’ for specialist trainees entering the discipline for the first time Contains self-assessment material to ensure thorough exam preparation New layout aids accessibility and ‘ease of learning’ New chapter on mental health legislation Covers recent changes in neuropsychopharmacology Use of colour illustrations Contains practical advice on patient management – commencing drug therapy and managing self-harm, for example Enhanced sections on autism and other pervasive developmental disorders Explores capacity and risk assessment Enhanced discussion of the use of psychotherapy in line with current practice
Description : This volume provides an introduction to all the clinical topics required by the trainee psychiatrist. It emphasises an evidence-based approach to practice and gives full attention to ethical and legal issues.
Description : 50th Anniversary Edition The cornerstone text in the field for 50 years, Kaplan & Sadock's Comprehensive Textbook of Psychiatry has consistently kept pace with the rapid growth of research and knowledge in neural science, as well as biological and psychological science. This two-volume Tenth Edition shares the expertise of over 600 renowned contributors who cover the full range of psychiatry and mental health, including neural science, genetics, neuropsychiatry, psychopharmacology, and other key areas. It remains the gold standard of reference for all those who work with the mentally ill, including psychiatrists and other physicians, psychologists, psychiatric social workers, psychiatric nurses, and other mental health professionals.
Description : The new sixth edition -- the only comprehensive psychiatry textbook to integrate all the new DSM-5(R) criteria -- provides the most up-to-date, authoritative, insightful foundational text in the field. Its contributors include authors of the definitive texts in their areas of specialization.
Description : Throughout seven prior editions, “CTP” has defined the field of psychiatry. Every edition has garnered accolades from the highest levels of psychiatry, and established the text as the authoritative text for the specialty. Carefully edited to include definitions and diagnostic criteria of mental disorders used in ICD-10 and the DSM-IV-TR, the Eighth Edition features approximately 450 contributors and section editors. A wealth of new information and updated coverage makes the Eighth Edition an essential cornerstone for every psychiatric practice. New information includes information on post-traumatic stress disorder after the attacks of September 11, 2001, and updated information on the many new psychotropic drugs.
Description : Rev. ed. of: Shorter Oxford textbook of psychiatry / Michael Gelder, Paul Harrison and Philip Cowen. 5th edition. 2006.
Description : Aims to provide a brief yet comprehensive account of the psychiatric disorders and their allied aspects. Significant changes made in several chapters, especially in the chapters on diagnosis and classification, child psychiatry, community psychiatry, psychoactive substance use disorders and psychopharmacology. Appendices extensively revised and include a glossary of common psychiatric terms.
Description : Throughout six prior editions,"CTP" has defined the field of psychiatry. Every edition has garnered accolades from the highest levels of psychiatry, and established the text as the authoritative "Bible" for the specialty. A new, modern design and added color are just two of the many improvements and updates in the Seventh Edition of this landmark text. Carefully edited to include definitions and diagnostic criteria of mental disorders used in ICD-10, the Seventh Edition features approximately 260 new contributors and section editors, and 75 new chapter sections. A wealth of new information and updated coverage makes the Seventh Edition an essential cornerstone for every psychiatric practice.
Description : Fully updated for DSM-5 and designed specifically for medical students, as well as other trainees in the heath professions, Psychiatry 3e is a dynamic introductory textbook in psychiatry. Ideally suited for first and second year medical students during their psychopathology course and third year medical students during their psychiatry clerkship, the material is presented in a clear, concise, and practical manner perfect for exam preparation. The authors provide a thorough yet concise introduction to clinical psychiatry, focusing on basic clinical skills like recognition and assessment of psychiatric illness. Clinically relevant information is emphasized, including practical interviewing techniques. Psychiatry 3e also uses case studies, DSM-5 guidelines, and extensive tables offset from the text to act as a comprehensive yet concise guide for the busy medical student studying for exams. In response to DSM-5, the third edition has been reorganised and fully updated to include the new disorders and classification of psychiatric illness.
Description : A broad, integrated knowledge of both psychology and neuroscience is the essence of psychiatric practice and the ideal basis for treatment decisions. Psychiatrists are distinct among mental health professionals in that their knowledge and training allow them to be the ultimate integrators of the biological and psychosocial perspectives underlying diagnostic understanding and treatment. This integrative focus is built into the fourth edition of this encyclopedic—and now classic—textbook. Three years in the making, it has undergone more comprehensive and significant change than any previous edition. This densely informative textbook comprises 40 scholarly, authoritative chapters by an astonishing 89 experts and combines junior and senior authors alike to enhance the rich diversity and quality of clinical perspectives. The editors have added a chapter on interpersonal therapy and updated all chapters to include the latest references and research findings. Selected chapters have been completely rewritten by new authors. This wide-ranging reference covers the following topics in four main parts: • Part I, Theoretical Foundations and Assessment—Explains the theoretical bases of psychiatry, from genetics and normal development of the mind and body to various psychiatric assessment tools, such as the interview/history, assessment scales, and laboratory and other diagnostic tests• Part II, Psychiatric Disorders—Discusses various aspects of psychiatric disorders (e.g., dementia; substance abuse; schizophrenia; mood, anxiety, somatoform, factitious, dissociative, sexual/gender identity, personality, sleep, eating, and pain disorders), including those usually first diagnosed in infancy, childhood, or adolescence• Part III, Psychiatric Treatments—Describes the latest treatments, including psychopharmacology and electroconvulsive therapy, brief dynamic individual psychotherapy, psychoanalysis, interpersonal psychotherapy, behavior and cognitive therapies, group therapy, and couple and family therapy, hypnosis, and treatment of children and adolescents• Part IV, Special Clinical Topics—Presents fascinating perspectives on suicide, violence, women's mental health, cultural psychiatry, the law and psychiatry, and ethics and psychiatry The editors have included the Electronic DSM-IV-TR Pluson CD-ROM, which contains a collection of reference materials such as the full text of DSM-IV-TR, the APA Practice Guidelines, and the American Psychiatric Glossary, Seventh Edition—all fully searchable and replete with cross-references and hypertext links. Although crafted primarily for advanced psychiatry residents and practicing psychiatrists, this highly practical volume remains a standard educational reference for physicians of other specialties, including family practice, internal medicine, pediatrics, and neurology.