An exploration of the signs and symptoms of mental illness commonly seen by psychiatrists, psychologists, nurses, social workers, occupational therapists and GPs. Presented in a clear and concise manner suitable for clinical practice, this fourth edition includes new chapters and information on classification and diagnosis.
The latest edition of Prescriber's Guide features nine new compounds, updates to the profiles of the entire content and collection, and data on new injectable and transdermal formulations, as well as updated warnings and indications. A must-have manual for everyone who is prescribing in the field of mental health.
"Autism and Creativity" is a study of male creativity and autism, arguing that a major genetic endowment is a prerequisite of genius, and that cultural and environmental factors are less significant than has often been claimed.
This groundbreaking guide provides numerous rating scales and questionnaires used in psychiatric diagnosis and treatment as well as a review of the most commonly-used outcome and screening measures. It covers a full range of psychological disorders.
The authors discuss risk factors for self-harm, including depression, substance abuse and antisocial behaviour, and critically examine key screening instruments that can be used to assess risk. They describe how suicidal behaviour can be managed and prevented, and look at the effectiveness of aftercare treatment for those who self-harm.