Psychiatry: Behavioral Science and Clinical Essentials / Edition 1

Psychiatry: Behavioral Science and Clinical Essentials / Edition 1

by Jerald Kay, Allan Tasman, Jeffrey A. Lieberman
     
 

This is a new Eedition to the Psychiatry series. It is a companion to Tasman's Psychiatry and it combines current scientific information with more traditional theories regarding mental illness. The book stresses the relationship of traditional theory with scientific findings. It offers numerous tables, charts, boxed information, decision trees, and line drawings.See more details below

Overview

This is a new Eedition to the Psychiatry series. It is a companion to Tasman's Psychiatry and it combines current scientific information with more traditional theories regarding mental illness. The book stresses the relationship of traditional theory with scientific findings. It offers numerous tables, charts, boxed information, decision trees, and line drawings.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780721658469
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
10/07/1999
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
707
Product dimensions:
7.52(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

SECTION I: APPROACHES TO THE PATIENT. The Doctor-Patient Relationship. Introduction to Medical Interviewing. SECTION II: HUMAN DEVELOPMENT. Psychological Theories of Human Development and Behaviour. Gender and Sexual Issues in the Practice of Medicine. SECTION III: SCIENTIFIC FOUNDATIONS OF PSYCHIATRY. Introduction. Neurobiology of Behaviour and Psychiatric Disorders. Behavioural Genetics. Psychiatric Epidemiology. Neurobiology of Sleep.Cognitive Neuroscience: Learning and Memory. Psychobiology of Trauma. SECTION IV: EVALUATING PSYCHIATRIC PATIENTS. The Assessment of the Psychiatric Patient. SECTION V: ADULT PSYCHIATRIC DISORDERS. The Psychiatric Disorders. SECTION VI: THE TREATMENT OF THE PSYCHIATRIC PATIENT. Therapies. A: Psychotherapies. B: Biological/Somatic Therapies. SECTION VII: SPECIAL CLINICAL SETTINGS AND PROBLEMS. Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Childhood and Adolescent Disorders. Geriatric Psychiatry. Psychiatric Aspects of HIV. Behavioural Medicine. Psychiatric Emergencies.

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