Download Textbook of Psychiatry PDF

This is a new edition of a successful introductory textbook on the subject of psychiatry.

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Clearly written and rich in pedagogic features – such as summary boxes, clinical cases and other aid memoirs – this book is tailored to the learning needs of those entering the discipline for the first time. Particularly suitable for medical students, this book will also act as a ‘primer’ for post-graduates first entering the speciality with a view to a long-term career in the discipline.

  • New edition of a well established text with a strongly pedagogic approach to the subject of psychiatry
  • Logical writing style gives ready access to key information
  • Includes many illustrations
  • Contains practical examples throughout to demonstrate the importance of psychiatry to all areas of medicine
  • Ideal for medical students and junior doctors
  • Suitable as a ‘primer’ for specialist trainees entering the discipline for the first time
  • Contains self-assessment material to ensure thorough exam preparation
  • New layout aids accessibility and ‘ease of learning’
  • New chapter on mental health legislation
  • Covers recent changes in neuropsychopharmacology
  • Use of colour illustrations
  • Contains practical advice on patient management – commencing drug therapy and managing self-harm, for example
  • Enhanced sections on autism and other pervasive developmental disorders
  • Explores capacity and risk assessment
  • Enhanced discussion of the use of psychotherapy in line with current practice

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