This book is an authoritative and well-structured text which is both topic and curriculum oriented, aimed to appeal to a wider multi-professional audience in line with the current NHS workforce training needs in the UK. It is based on the 'specialist certificate examination' awarded for the completion of higher specialist training.
This must-have updated volume offers a common language for clinicians involved in the diagnosis and study of mental disorders and facilitates an objective assessment of symptom presentations across a variety of clinical settings-inpatient, outpatient, partial hospital, consultation-liaison, clinical, private practice, and primary care.
Written primarily for old age psychiatrists and trainees, but also relevant to other health and social care workers, this book focuses on important current topics in old age psychiatry. It offers information about a variety of disorders, and covers assessment and treatment, as well as legal, ethical, and philosophical issues.
A compact and complete guide to the scope and practice of the psychiatry of old age, fully revised to cover recent developments in imaging, pharmacology and social care. It equips medical, nursing and allied health staff with the knowledge to assess, manage and treat older patients affected by psychiatric disorders.
The new seventh edition reflects advances in the understanding of the etiology, diagnosis, and treatment of psychiatric disorders as well as the positive, transformational change that has taken place in the field of psychiatry.
The Desk Reference to the Diagnostic Criteria From DSM-5-TR is a concise, affordable companion to the ultimate psychiatric reference, DSM-5-TR. It includes the fully revised diagnostic classification, as well as all the diagnostic criteria from DSM-5-TR in an easy-to-use format.