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Delusional disorder : paranoia and related illnesses

Author: Alistair Munro
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1999.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Provides a comprehensive review of delusional disorder, a condition that was only reintroduced into modern psychiatric diagnosis in 1987. An invaluable reference for psychiatrists and other clinicians, this authoritative text is illustrated throughout with case histories and includes clear guidelines on diagnosis and treatment.
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Genre/Form: Case Reports
Electronic books
Case studies
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Munro, Alistair.
Delusional disorder.
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1999
(DLC) 98017210
(OCoLC)38948242
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alistair Munro
ISBN: 0511017421 9780511017421 0511152493 9780511152498 0511053959 9780511053955 0511116640 9780511116643 9780521581806 052158180X 9786610161737 6610161739 0521029805 9780521029803 051154409X 9780511544095 1280161736 9781280161735 0511324995 9780511324994 1107113903 9781107113909
OCLC Number: 51202866
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 261 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Ch. 1. Outline and introduction: a brief perspective on the delusional disorder --
Ch. 2. Paranoia or delusional disorder --
Ch. 3. Delusional disorder, somatic subtype --
Ch. 4. Delusional disorder, jealousy subtype --
Ch. 5. Delusional disorder, erotomanic subtype --
Ch. 6. Delusional disorder, persecutory/litigious and grandiose subtypes --
Ch. 7. Paraphrenia and paranoid schizophrenia --
Ch. 8. 'Late' paraphrenia and late onset schizophrenia. Ch. 9. Delusional misidentification syndrome --
Ch. 10. Folie à deux: an accompaniment of illnesses with delusions --
Ch. 11. Reactive and cycloid psychoses: the acute and transient psychotic disorders --
Ch. 12. Non-psychotic disorders which may simulate delusional disorders --
Ch. 13. The treatment of delusional disorder --
Ch. 14. Conclusions.
Responsibility: Alistair Munro.

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Provides a comprehensive review of delusional disorder, a condition that was only reintroduced into modern psychiatric diagnosis in 1987. An invaluable reference for psychiatrists and other  Read more...

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'All in all this is a highly readable book, inspiring and almost seducing one to reconsider the diagnostic use of Delusional Disorder, and inviting future research into the nature of delusions and Read more...

 
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