Schizophrenia (Oxford Psychiatry Library) by David CastleSchizophrenia (Oxford Psychiatry Library) by David Castle

Schizophrenia (Oxford Psychiatry Library)

byDavid Castle, Peter Buckley

Paperback | January 29, 2015

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Part of the Oxford Psychiatry Library of pocketbooks, this user-friendly and practical guide will outline the diagnosis, evaluation and treatment of patients with schizophrenia. Co-authored by two global experts on the management of patients with psychosis, this pocketbook will serve as auseful guide for psychiatrists, trainees, psychiatric specialist nurses, and interested general practitioners. Schizophrenia is one of the most disabling mental illnesses and is also highly prevalent, occurring in approximately 1% of the population and affecting both men and women equally. The disorder has a typical onset of between 15 and 35 years of age and is characterised by impairments in reality, mostcommonly hallucinations and delusions. It is a highly complex condition and is often confused with other mental disorders such as bipolar disorder. This new edition will cover new DSM-5 diagnostic criteria and to reflect new data and include new longitudinal studies on psychiatric and medicalco-morbidity, Genetic and environmental factors, new drug therapies, adherence and the role of depots, new advances in psychosocial therapies (CBT,ACT, and cognitive remediation) and includes an updated and expanded appendix.
Professor David J Castle MBChB MSc MD FRCPsych FRANZCP is the Chair of psychiatry at St Vincent's Mental Health and The University of Melbourne, Australia. He has extensive clinical and research experience across a wide array of psychiatric issues. In the area of schizophrenia, he has published widely on aspects as diverse as epidemiol...
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Title:Schizophrenia (Oxford Psychiatry Library)Format:PaperbackDimensions:128 pages, 7.72 × 5.08 × 0.23 inPublished:January 29, 2015Publisher:OUPLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198712839

ISBN - 13:9780198712831

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Table of Contents

Part 1: THE MYTHS AND THE SCIENCE1. DIAGNOSIS AND CLASSIFICATION2. CLINICAL FEATURES3. COMORBIDITY4. EPIDEMIOLOGY AND LONGITUDINAL COURSE5. AETIOLOGY6. SCHIZOPHRENIA AS A BRAIN DISEASEPart 2: TREATMENTS7. MODELS OF CARE8. THE ROLE OF MEDICATION9. PSYCHOLOGICAL AND PSYCHOSOCIAL TREATMENTS10. SPECIAL CLINICAL SITUATIONSPart 3: INFORMATION FOR PATIENTS AND CARERS.11. MEDICATION AS PART OF THE TREATMENT OF SCHIZOPHRENIA: INFORMATION FOR PATIENTS AND CARERS12. COMMON MEDICATIONS IN PSYCHIATRY13. ANTIPSYCHOTIC MEDICATIONS14. CLOZAPINE15. LOOKING AFTER YOUR PHYSICAL HEALTH

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"Everyone knows of David Castle and he is very well respected... He has a very comprehensive knowledge of schizophrenia." --Dr Philip D. Harvey, Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, USA