Oxford Handbook of Psychiatry

Paperback | March 19, 2013

EditorDavid Semple, Roger Smyth

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Fully revised and updated for the new edition, the Oxford Handbook of Psychiatry provides the most up-to-date information clinically relevant to the doctor on the ground. Using a presentation-based format it provides detailed advice on clinical decision making after diagnosis. This handbook isan indispensable companion for any professional working in psychiatric medicine. Covering all major psychiatric conditions and sub-specialties, this handbook provides practical and comprehensive guidelines and in-depth coverage of psychiatric assessment, psychopathology, evidence-based practice, therapeutic issues, and transcultural psychiatry. Fully up-to-date with the latestrevisions of the DSM-IV and the ICD10, it is indexed alphabetically by classification codes and acute presentations for quick access. It reflects the recent major changes to psychiatric training and examination as well as the latest drug information. Reviewed by experienced clinicians, and revisedby Specialist Trainees, this handbook not only gives expert advice for psychiatry professionals, but is also directly relevant to trainees in psychiatry. For the third edition, new information includes guidance on Adult ADHD, information on new drugs of abuse (e,g, GBL, GHB, mephodrone), andclinical decision-making in the prison setting. With such broad coverage and depth of guidance, this is the must-have pocket guide for all professionals and trainees working in psychiatry.

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Fully revised and updated for the new edition, the Oxford Handbook of Psychiatry provides the most up-to-date information clinically relevant to the doctor on the ground. Using a presentation-based format it provides detailed advice on clinical decision making after diagnosis. This handbook isan indispensable companion for any professi...

Dr David Semple was born and educated in Coleraine, Northern Ireland, studying Medicine at the University of Edinburgh from 1987-1992. He trained in Psychiatry in the Borders/South East Scotland during which time he conducted research funded by Wellcome into the long-term effects of ecstasy. During his time as a Lecturer/Specialist Re...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:1032 pages, 7.09 × 3.94 × 0.07 inPublished:March 19, 2013Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199693889

ISBN - 13:9780199693887

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Table of Contents

1. Thinking about psychiatry2. Psychiatric assessment3. Symptoms of psychiatric illness4. Evidence-based psychiatry5. Organic illness6. Schizophrenia and related psychoses7. Depressive illness8. Bipolar illness9. Anxiety and stress-related disorders10. Eating and impulse-control disorders11. Sleep disorders12. Sexual disorders13. Personality disorders14. Old age psychiatry15. Substance misuse16. Child and adolescent psychiatry17. Forensic psychiatry18. Learning disability19. Liaison psychiatry20. Psychotherapy21. Legal issues22. Transcultural psychiatry23. Therapeutic issues24. Difficult and urgent situations25. Useful resources26. ICD-10/DSM-IV index

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"Enjoyable, concise, relevant, accesible information, clear, logical, essential reading for anyone in mental health, highly recommended!" --Reader review, Philip Cowin