Personality Disorder

Paperback | December 24, 2014

byGiles Newton-Howes

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A practical guide to personality disorders, this pocketbook is written with clinical utility in mind. Case examples and a focus on evidence based treatments will give busy health professionals confidence when diagnosing and treating patients with personality disorders. Clear and concise, thisbook provides practical advice highlighted with useful "key points" so that readers can find information quickly and easily. Personality Disorders outlines the principles of management, with a focus on pharmacological, psychotherapeutic, and social interventions. Personality disorder is an area of psychiatry with much confusion and controversy, and Dr Newton-Howes explores the current understanding of the field, including where there are gaps. Informed by the classification systems in ICD-10 and DSM-5, this book will serve as a practical reference forpsychiatrists, psychiatric trainees, clinical psychologists, GPs with a special interest in mental health, and other mental health professionals.

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A practical guide to personality disorders, this pocketbook is written with clinical utility in mind. Case examples and a focus on evidence based treatments will give busy health professionals confidence when diagnosing and treating patients with personality disorders. Clear and concise, thisbook provides practical advice highlighted w...

Dr Newton-Howes graduated in medicine from the University of Otago in 1998 and undertook his training in Psychiatry on the St Marys and Charing Cross training schemes in London. He has worked as a general adult psychiatrist and currently works in the Regional Personality Disorder Service for Capital and Cost District Health Board in Ne...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:80 pages, 7.72 × 5.08 × 0.17 inPublished:December 24, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199688389

ISBN - 13:9780199688388

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PrefaceForewordTable of ContentsAbbreviations1. Introduction to Personality Disorders2. Epidemiology and changing service provision3. The current understanding personality and its development4. Normal personality and personality disorder5. Cluster A personality disorder6. Cluster B personality disorder7. Cluster C personality disorder8. Borderline personality disorder9. General principles of personality disorder management10. Pharmacotherapy for personality disorders11. Psychotherapy for personality disorders12. Other interventions and strategies in the management of Personality Disorders13. The impact of personality pathology on mental state disorders14. Conclusion