This text is an authoritative account of the rarest and most unusual psychiatric syndromes. Bridging medicine and the humanities, it includes the history and descriptions of such conditions, clinical case histories, and discussions of the causes and underlying explanatory mechanisms. It is a valuable resource for psychiatrists and researchers.
This Handbook is the comprehensive, indispensible guide to the practice of psychiatry for health professionals of all levels of experience. Fully updated with the latest research and legislature, it provides practical guidance on diagnosis, management, and best practice by subspecialty.
Part of the authoritative Oxford Textbooks in Psychiatry series, Oxford Textbook of Old Age Psychiatry, Third Edition has been thoroughly updated to reflect the developments in old age psychiatry since publication of the Second Edition in 2013, and remains an essential reference for anyone interested in the mental health care of older people.