This is a unique new book on the basics of personality disorders that is presented in a humorous style. This primer is funny and well written and would be a useful teaching tool for trainees ... The book is filled with amusing illustrations, caricatures, and even media examples of the various personality traits, which is a good way to remember these disorders. Assessment: This is an excellent, humorous, and useful teaching tool intended for trainees. This is definitely a fun way to learn this material.
About the Author
Dave Robinson is a psychiatrist practicing in London, Ontario, Canada. His particular interests are consultation-liaison psychiatry and both undergraduate and postgraduate education. He attended medical school at the University of Toronto, and then completed a residency in family practice before entering psychiatry. He is a (lowly) lecturer in psychiatry at the University of Western Ontario in London, Canada.
About the Artist
Brian Chapman was born in Sussex, England and moved to Canada in 1957. He was formerly a Creative Director at Mediacom. He continues to freelance and is versatile in a wide range of media. He devoted almost twenty years of his time and talents to create over one thousand illustrations for Rapid Psychler Press. Brian passed away in 2012 after a brief respiratory ailment. His extreme generosity and legendary sense of humour live on in the pages of this book.