Companion to Psychiatric Studies

Companion to Psychiatric Studies

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A comprehensive textbook of psychiatry aimed at trainees taking postgraduate exams, and covering both the basic sciences and the practice of psychiatry. Features: * Includes a chapter on legal and ethical aspects of psychiatry * Covers evidence based medicine, making this book highly topical * Psychiatric disorders specific to women discussed in a brand new chapter * Incorporates recent advances and changes in psychiatric knowledge and practiceshow more

Product details

  • Hardback | 932 pages
  • 21 x 31mm | 2,370g
  • Elsevier Health Sciences
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 6th Revised edition
  • 100 illus
  • 0443057826
  • 9780443057823

Table of contents

Psychiatry, Its History and Boundaries. Functional Neuroanatomy. Neuropharmacology. Clinical Pharmacology. Measurement, Statistics and Research Design. Psychiatric Epidemiology. Genetics. Psychiatric Interviewing. Mental State Examination. Diagnosis and Classification. Organic Disorders. Substance Misuse. Schizophrenia and Related Syndromes. Mood Disorders. Paranoid Disorders and Related Syndromes. Neuroimaging. Anxiety and Related Disorders. Eating Disorders. Problems of Sexuality and Gender. Psychiatric Disorders Specific to Women. Normal and Abnormal Personality. Psychiatry of Learning Disability. Psychiatric Disorders of Childhood . Psychiatric Disorders of Adolescence. Psychiatry of Old Age. Suicide and Self Harm. Psychiatry in Relation to Medicine. The Relationship Between Crime and Psychiatry. Legal and Ethical Aspects of Psychiatry. Psychological and Related Treatments. Evidence-Based Medicine in Psychiatry. Current Controversies in more