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Handbook on Psychiatric Practice : Principles and Applications
Johnson, Bankole A. (Edt)
World Scientific / Hardcover / 2020-12-01 / 9814322261
Psychiatry / Forthcoming
reg price: $266.95 our price: $ 253.60 (may be subject to change)
750 pages
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This medical handbook is a summary of the essentials needed for the competent practice of psychiatry, specifically for psychiatrists in training. Focusing on clinical practice and applications, each chapter provides a summary of treatment approaches that can be used for quick reference. Graphics, illustrations, and tables are used extensively for ease of access to information.

Chapters that are relevant to the practice of psychiatry in various clinical settings such as hospitals, offices, community settings, and rural areas are also included. The strength of the handbook is that it integrates the biological and psychosocial sciences, thereby providing a comprehensive approach to patient management. It is designed to be an important text for students of psychiatry worldwide.

Contents:

What is Psychiatry
Evolutionary Perspectives in Psychiatry
Psychiatric Genetics: Basic Concepts
Psychopharmacology: Key Issues in Practice
Electroconvulsive Therapy and Neurostimulation
Neuroimaging: Basic Concepts
Neurophysiology
Neuropsychology: Basic Concepts and Clinical Application
Standard Psychological Assessment
Introduction to Statistics
Assessment in Psychiatry
Symptoms of Psychiatric Disorders
Evidence-Based Practices in Psychiatry
Organic Illnesses in Psychiatry
Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease
Delirium
Schizophrenia and Similar Psychotic Disorders
Depression
Bipolar Disorder
Psychiatric Disorders Related to Anxiety and Stress
Behavioral Disorders
Sexual Disorders
Personality Disorders
Learning Disabilities
Addiction and Substance Use Disorders
Geriatric Psychiatry
Adolescent and Child Psychiatry
College Mental Health
Women's Issues in Psychiatry
HIV and AIDS in Psychiatry
Disparities in Psychiatric Needs and Care
Psychiatry and the Law
Psychosomatics and Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry
Overview of Psychotherapy
Internet/Telemedicine/Electronic Treatment in Psychiatry
Emergency and Disaster Psychiatry
Issues and Challenges in Psychiatric Treatment
Ethical and Medicolegal Issues in Psychiatry
Cultural Psychiatry
Integrative Psychiatry
DSM-IV/DSM-V Classifications
Administrative Issues in Psychiatry

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