Perspectives in Psychiatry: The Worcester Lectures

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A wide spectrum of contemporary psychiatry is covered in this authoritative text which promotes further understanding of current practice and looks ahead to the future of psychopharmacology. Chapters examine the many problems faced by the practicing psychiatrist, including the management of difficult behavior, alcoholism, puerperal mental disorders, schizophrenia and forensic psychiatry. The treatment of depressed patients with and without drugs, long-term drug therapy for schizophrenics, dealing with pain as a ...
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Overview

A wide spectrum of contemporary psychiatry is covered in this authoritative text which promotes further understanding of current practice and looks ahead to the future of psychopharmacology. Chapters examine the many problems faced by the practicing psychiatrist, including the management of difficult behavior, alcoholism, puerperal mental disorders, schizophrenia and forensic psychiatry. The treatment of depressed patients with and without drugs, long-term drug therapy for schizophrenics, dealing with pain as a psychiatric symptom, rehabilitation and preventive psychiatry in old age are also discussed here, with a view to improving the service and solving the problems faced daily by psychiatrists.
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  • ISBN-13: 9780471919575
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 11/22/1988
  • Series: Wiley Medical Publication Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 210
  • Product dimensions: 6.12 (w) x 9.28 (h) x 0.77 (d)

Table of Contents

Contemporary Issues in Psychotherapy
Sorting Out the Schizophrenias
Community Psychiatry--Fact and Fashion
The Future in Psychopharmacology
Some Aspects of the Management of Difficult Behaviour
The Treatment of Anxiety and Depressive Disorders without Drugs
The Rehabilitation of Psychiatric Patients
Puerperal Mental Disorders
District Psychiatric Services: Principles and Problems
Brain Damage in Alcoholism
Covert Behaviour--From the EEG to the Evoked Potential
Antidepressant Treatment Today
The Scope for Preventive Psychiatry in Old Age
Advances in Forensic Psychiatry in England and Wales
The Long-Term Treatment of Schizophrenia with Neuroleptic Drugs
New Horizons in Psychiatry
Pain as a Psychiatric Symptom
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