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The essentials of postgraduate psychiatry

Author: Robin Murray
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, cop. 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats

A fully updated and comprehensively referenced new edition of this old favourite. It offers an authoritative yet readable account of modern psychiatry.


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Genre/Form: Handbuch
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robin Murray
ISBN: 0521443962 9780521443968 0521578019 9780521578011
OCLC Number: 605377555
Description: XXV, 843 S : Tab ; 25 cm
Contents: Part I. General Principles: 1. The mental state and states of mind P. Mullen; 2. The disease concept in psychiatry A. Clare; 3. Current systems in classification A. Farmer; 4. Measurement in psychiatry a) Psychiatric and social instruments A. Mann b) Brain structure and function S. Lewis; Part II. Clinical Disorders: 5. Child and adolescent psychiatry P. Hill; 6. Neurosis and personality disorder S. Wesseley and G. Lewis; 7. Eating disorders J. Treasure; 8. Drug problems M. Farrell; 9. Alcoholism I. B. Glass-Crome and R Murray; 10. Schizophrenia R. Murray; 11. Affective disorders P. McGuffin; 12. Atypical psychoses A. David; 13. Psychiatric manifestations of organic illness R. J. McClelland; 14. Psychiatry and old age A. Burns; 15. Psychiatry of mental handicap B. Fraser; 16. Sexual disorders M. Crowe; 17. Psychiatric disorders associated with female reproduction C. Kumar; Part III. Psychiatry in Special Settings: 18. Social and transcultural psychiatry P. Bebbington; 19. Psychiatry in general practice G. Wilkinson; 20. Community psychiatry and service evaluation G. Thornicroft and G. Strathdee; 21. Liason psychiatry G. Lloyd; 22. Self harm L. Appleby; 23. Forensic psychiatry P. Taylor; Part IV. Principles of Treatment: 24. Biological treatments (including drugs and ECT) L. Pilowsky and R. Kerwin; 25. Psychotherapy a) Behavioural and cognitive psychotherapies S. Moorey; b) Psychotherapy (analytically informed) C. Dare.
Responsibility: ed. by Robin Murray, Peter Hill, Peter McGuffin.


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