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Shorter Oxford textbook of psychiatry

Author: Philip Cowen; P J Harrison; Tom Burns
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Sixth editionView all editions and formats
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This volume provides an introduction to all the clinical topics required by the trainee psychiatrist. It emphasizes an evidence-based approach to practice and gives full attention to ethical and legal issues.
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Genre/Form: Textbooks
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Cowen; P J Harrison; Tom Burns
ISBN: 9780199605613 0199605610
OCLC Number: 813003370
Notes: Revised edition of: Shorter Oxford textbook of psychiatry / Michael Gelder, Paul Harrison and Philip Cowen. 5th edition. 2006.
Description: 818 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: 1.Symptoms and signs of psychiatric disorders --
2.Classification and diagnosis --
3.Assessment --
4.Ethics and civil law --
5.Aetiology --
6.Evidence-based approaches to psychiatry --
7.Personality and personality disorder --
8.Reactions to stressful experiences --
9.Anxiety and obsessive-compulsive disorders --
10.Somatoform and dissociative disorders --
11.Mood disorders --
12.Schizophrenia --
13.Paranoid symptoms and delusional disorders --
14.Dementia, delirium, and other neuropsychiatric disorders --
15.Eating disorders and sleep disorders --
16.Psychiatry and medicine --
17.Suicide and deliberate self-harm --
18.The misuse of alcohol and drugs --
19.Problems related to sexuality and gender identity --
20.Psychiatry of the elderly --
21.Drugs and other physical treatments --
22.Psychological treatment --
23.Psychiatric services --
24.Child psychiatry --
25.Learning disability (mental retardation).
Responsibility: Philip Cowen, Paul Harrison, Tom Burns.

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