Noted French psychoanalyst Francois Roustang examines both historical psychoanalytic relationships and associations in France today to show the destructive power of discipleship and how it related to the new theory of psychosis. This book is a paperback reprint of the classic text originally published in 1982.
Correctional psychiatry is an evolving field, and serious questions remain. The work group sees an expanded role for clinicians as physician leaders, managers, and directors, more effectively advocating for their patients and helping to shape optimal care delivery systems that empower patients and support successful transition back to the community.
Each guideline recommends or suggests topics to include during an initial psychiatric evaluation. Findings from an expert opinion survey have also been taken into consideration in making recommendations or suggestions.
For the many psychiatrists, psychologists, and other clinicians and researchers striving to bring symptom relief to patients with schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and other psychoses, this volume provides an all-important summary of the latest research about the diagnosis and pathophysiology of psychosis.
The book offers an advanced introduction to this symptom, process, and pattern of personality organization seen in several trauma-related disorders, including acute stress disorder, posttraumatic stress disorder, and the dissociative disorders.
As more patients seek information about family risks of psychiatric illness - an interest likely to increase as gene-identification studies are publicized - most psychiatrists agree it is their role to discuss these issues but admit they are ill-prepared to do so. Psychiatric Genetics addresses that need as the first book to focus on clinical applications of genetics in psychiatry.
Cognitive Dysfunction in Bipolar Disorder is the first comprehensive book of its kind. it compiles the latest data in neuropsychology, neuroimaging, neurogenetics, and functional outcomes research to enable clinicians to more effectively utilize pharmacological and psychotherapeutic techniques in their treatment of bipolar disorder.
The authors of Clinical Manual of Electroconvulsive Therapy offer this volume to help psychiatrists successfully incorporate electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) into their clinical practices. ECT remains the definitive treatment for a variety of mental disorders because it is often effective when other treatments fail.