The fully updated fifth edition continues to present the fundamentals of psychopharmacology in a simplified and readily readable form, emphasizing current formulations of disease and drug mechanisms. The organization of information applies the principles of programmed learning, namely repetition and interaction, which enhances retention.
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.
Organised into three sections, the Oxford Casebook of Forensic Psychiatry expresses the concept that 'knowing is the only part of deciding', offering an essential practitioner's guide to decision making in clinical, forensic, and legal psychiatry.
Alongside practical advice on managing clinical and legal situations, the handbook provides concise examples, summaries of relevant legislation, and introductions to different ethical approaches and clinical observations. Uniquely focusing on the interface between psychiatry and law, this title is essential reading for the forensic psychiatrist.
An important summary of the major changes to the mental health section of the ICD-11 and its implications for clinical practice. Authored by leading clinicians in the respective fields, this book will appeal to all mental health professionals internationally, including psychiatrists, clinical psychologists and mental health nurses.
An accessible, evidence-based guide for psychiatrists and mental health professionals involved in the treatment of patients with challenging psychotic disorders. Includes chapters on treating psychosis and bipolar diathesis, along with essential information on treatment strategies, pharmacological information, and tips for managing common issues.