Handbook of Psychiatry: Volume 1, General Psychopathology by M. ShepherdHandbook of Psychiatry: Volume 1, General Psychopathology by M. Shepherd

Handbook of Psychiatry: Volume 1, General Psychopathology

EditorM. Shepherd, O. L. Zangwill

Paperback | January 28, 1983

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This 1986 volume was the first of five, which together give a comprehensive account of clinical psychiatry in the 1980's and its scientific foundations. After an introductory section about the historical background and the evolution of some basic concepts, clinical phenomena are described and discussed. The book concludes with a section in which mental disorders are classified and their assessment, diagnosis and treatment detailed. Each chapter is written by a recognised authority in the field and the book includes a comprehensive bibliography and cross-references to the other volumes in the series.
Title:Handbook of Psychiatry: Volume 1, General PsychopathologyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 9.25 × 7.52 × 0.67 inPublished:January 28, 1983Publisher:Cambridge University Press

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ISBN - 10:0521281377

ISBN - 13:9780521281379

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Table of Contents

List of contributors; Foreword; Introduction: the sciences and general psychopathology Michael Shepherd; Part I. The Historical Background: Section 1. Psychiatry in its Historical Context W. F. Bynum; Section 2. The Evolution of Some Basic Clinical Concepts: 1. Psychosis Christian Scharfetter; 2. Neurosis Esther Fischer-Homberger; 3. Mania and depression Jean Starobinski; 4. Schizophrenia Christian Scharfetter; 5. Paranoia Christian Scharfetter; 6. Hypochondriasis Esther Fischer-Homberger; 7. Sexology J. Hoenig; 8. Epilepsy Owsei Temkin; 9. 'Psychsomatic' W. F. Bynum; Part II. The Clinical Phenomena of Mental Disorders: Section 3. Descriptive and Developmental Phenomena F. Kräupl Taylor; Section 4. The Neuropsychology of Mental Disorders: 10. Introduction O. L. Zangwill; 11. Disorders of memory O. L. Zangwill; 12. Intellectual function and its disorders Edgar Miller; 13. The neuropsychology of emotion T. W. Robbins; 14. Disorders of language Maria A. Wyke; Section 5. Socio-Cultural Variations in Symptomatology, Incidence and Course of Illness H. B. M. Murphy; Section 6. Medico-Legal Aspects T. C. N. Gibbens; Part III. Taxonomy, Diagnosis and Treatment: Section 7. The Principles of Classification in Relation to Mental Disease R. E. Kendell; Section 8. Diagnosis and the Diagnostic Process J. E. Cooper; Section 9. The Clinical Assessment of Mental Disorders Felix Post; Section 10. The Principles of Treatment and Therapeutic Evaluation R. H. Cawley; References; Cross-references to other volumes in the series; Indexes.