Textbook of Psychiatry , 3rd Edition

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By Basant K. Puri, MA, PhD, MB, BChir, BSc(Hons)MathSci, MRCPsych, DipStat, MMath and I. H. Treasaden, MB, BS, LRCP, MRCS, FRCPsych, LLM
ISBN
9780702031571
Publication Date
26-07-2011
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  • 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

Key Features
  • 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
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
ISBN 9780702031571
Author Informaiton By Basant K. Puri, MA, PhD, MB, BChir, BSc(Hons)MathSci, MRCPsych, DipStat, MMath, Professor and Honorary Consultant in Psychiatry and Imaging, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London and Hammersmith Hospital, London, UK and I. H. Treasaden, MB, BS, LRCP, MRCS, FRCPsych, LLM, Consultant Forensic Psychiatrist, West London Healthcare NHS Trust, London, UK; Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer in Forensic Psychiatry, St. Mary's Hospital, Medical School, London, UK; Clinical and College Tutor (West Sector), Charing Cross Training Scheme, London, UK
Pp Authortext Puri & Treasaden
New to this Edition
  • 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
  • Table of Content 1. Introduction
    2. The life net
    3. Classification, aetiology, management and prognostic factors.
    4. The doctor-patient communication.
    5. History taking and clinical examination
    6. Organic psychiatry.
    7. Psychoactive substance use disorders
    8. Schizophrenia and delusional (paranoid disorders)
    9. Mood disorders, suicide and parasuicide.
    10. Neurotic and other stress-related anxiety disorders
    11. The dissociative (conversion) and somatoform disorders
    12. Psychiatry of menstruation and pregnancy
    13. Psychiatry of sexuality
    14. Sleep disorders
    15. Personality disorders
    16. Child and adolescent psychiatry
    17. Psychiatry of disability
    18. Eating disorders
    19. Transcultural psychiatry
    20. Psychiatry of the elderly
    21. Forensic psychiatry
    22. Appendices
    E-SBN 9780702048234
    Imprint Churchill Livingstone
    Publication Date 26-07-2011
    Pages 450
    Trim 189x246
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