Since psychiatric training in medical school is brief in duration (often 4-8 weeks only), and minimal to nonexistent in many residency programs, most primary care physicians are not adequately equipped to treat psychiatric disorders, despite the fact that this role promises a significant portion of the average physician's practice.
Building on the lessons of the first edition, Paradigms Lost, Paradigms Found brings together the latest theory and experience in the field to provide effective recommendations for addressing stigma in its various forms.
The Oxford Textbook of Women and Mental Healthis dedicated to fundamental aspects in women's mental health. It covers topics from women's health as a global issue to different medical psychological theories, giving an overview of the role of gender in mental health.
Based on the DSM-5-TR, this book provides useful insight on what to expect from an illness and its treatment and will help readers recognize symptoms, know when to seek help, and get the right care. Featured disorders include depression, schizophrenia, ADHD, autism spectrum disorder, posttraumatic stress disorder, and bipolar disorder.
Examines the psychosocial and mental health aspects of preparing for and responding to emergencies, major incidents, terrorist attacks, disasters, epidemics, and pandemics. Important for mental health practitioners, people working in trauma and emergency care and humanitarian care, public health practitioners, and experts in emergency planning.
This book addresses the totality of neurodiversity through positive explorations of "invisible diversities"-from ADHD and savantism to autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and dyslexia. The book emphasizes strengths-based approaches to clinical practice and investigates interventions to improve the lives of neurodiverse individuals.