Core Psychiatry / Edition 2

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This is a new edition of a successful book for trainee psychiatrists preparing for postgraduate examinations such as the Membership of the Royal College of Psychiatrists. Concise but comprehensive, it presents in one volume the essential core of knowledge required for these examinations. It will also be useful for general practitioners, psychologists and senior medical students.

In this edition there are new chapters on challenges to psychiatry, unipolar depression, bipolar disorders, alcohol misuse and psychiatry and the law.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780702027185
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 3/4/2005
  • Series: MRCPsy Study Guides Series
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 672
  • Product dimensions: 8.60 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Table of Contents

1 A brief history of psychiatry 1
2 Clinical neuroanatomy 13
3 Psychiatric genetics 35
4 Human personality development 55
5 Psychology 63
6 Descriptive psychopathology 83
7 Social psychiatry and sociology 95
8 Cultural psychiatry 105
9 Epidemiology 115
10 Critical appraisal : reading academic papers and reviewing scientific evidence 131
11 Challenges to psychiatry : antipsychiatry, the user movement and stigma 143
12 Psychiatry of learning disability 155
13 Child and adolescent psychiatry 167
14 Personality disorder 181
15 Anxiety disorders 193
16 Liaison psychiatry and psychosomatic medicine 205
17 Eating disorders 217
18 Schizophrenia and related disorders 241
19 Unipolar depression 271
20 Bipolar disorders 295
21 Suicide and deliberate self-harm 319
22 Unusual psychiatric syndromes 335
23 Psychiatry and women 345
24 Adult sequelae of childhood sexual abuse 357
25 Sexual disorders 371
26 Organic psychiatry and epilepsy 381
27 Alcohol misuse 413
28 Psychoactive drug misuse 431
29 Community psychiatry 455
30 Forensic psychiatry 465
31 Psychiatry of old age 481
32 Clinical examination of psychiatric patients 493
33 Diagnosis and classification in psychiatry 507
34 Electroencephalography and neuroimaging 517
35 Emergency psychiatry 531
36 Psychotherapy - individual, family and group 541
37 Behavioural and cognitive psychotherapies 565
38 Psychopharmacology 579
39 Psychosurgery and ECT 611
40 Psychiatry, ethics and the law 621
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