Current Themes in Psychiatry in Theory and Practice

Hardcover | January 15, 2012

EditorNiruj Agrawal, Jim Bolton, Raghunandan Gaind

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An up-to-date overview of a range of topics, covering contemporary concerns and therapeutic challenges in clinical psychiatry, written by distinguished psychiatrists who are leaders in their fields. This volume will help to shape the clinical practice of psychiatry students and mental health professionals.

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An up-to-date overview of a range of topics, covering contemporary concerns and therapeutic challenges in clinical psychiatry, written by distinguished psychiatrists who are leaders in their fields. This volume will help to shape the clinical practice of psychiatry students and mental health professionals.

NIRUJ AGRAWAL is Consultant Neuropsychiatrist and Honorary Senior Lecturer at the Atkinson Morley Regional Neurosciences Center London, UK. He is a member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, British Neuropsychiatric Association, American Neuropsychiatric Association, and International Neuropsychiatric Association. He is the Vice Ch...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:296 pages, 9.61 × 5.62 × 1.02 inPublished:January 15, 2012Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230535291

ISBN - 13:9780230535299

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Table of Contents

List of Tables List of Figures and Boxes Foreword; G.Ikkos Preface List of Contributors PART I: ISSUES OF CONTEMPORARY CONCERN Cultural & Mental Health; N.Poole & D.Bhugra Public Health Psychiatry in Criminal Justice States; J.Sarkar Younger People with Dementia: an Update; K.Jefferies, R.Lawrence & N.Agrawal Substance Misuse and Co-morbid Psychiatric Disorders; S.Chengappa & M.Abou-Saleh Acute & Transient Psychotic Disorders; S.P.Singh PART II: INTERFACE OF MEDICINE AND PSYCHIATRY Symptoms Unexplained by Disease; A.Carson & J.Stone Psychological Conceptualisation and Treatment Approaches to Functional Nonepileptic Attacks; D.Gaynor & N.Agrawal The Gilles de la Tourette Syndrome; M.Robertson & J.Stern Depression in Physical Illness; A.Ng & S.Reid Physical Consequences of Eating Disorders; K.Webb, H.Lacey & J.Morgan PART III: THERAPEUTIC CHALLENGES Neuroleptic Induced Movement Disorders: Past & Present; M-H.Marion The Clinician''s Role in Helping Patients to Take Antidepressants as Prescribed; A.Mitchell Borderline Personality Disorder: Causal Factors, Diagnosis and Treatment; D.Riordan & P.Hughes Biofeedback in Psychiatric Practice; K.Chandiramani Index