Psychiatry, Psychotherapy & Mental Health

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Published:
September 16, 2014
Author(s):
Margaret Stark, Jason Payne-James, Michael Scott-Ham
The misuse of both legally prescribed and illegally supplied drugs is now so widespread that it affects, either directly or indirectly, a high proportion of the population, impacting many areas of daily life. There are few countries that are not touched by some aspect of substance misuse and the 
Published:
January 06, 2014
Author(s):
John Gunn, Pamela Taylor
Comprehensive and erudite, Forensic Psychiatry: Clinical, Legal and Ethical Issues, Second Edition is a practical guide to the psychiatry of offenders, victims, and survivors of crime. This landmark publication has been completely updated but retains all the features that made the first edition 
Published:
November 25, 2013
Author(s):
Karl Anton Roberts, Gerry Campbell, Glen Lloyd
Honor-based violence (HBV) is a crime committed to protect or defend the honor of a family and/or a community. It is usually triggered by the victim’s behavior, which the family and/or community regards as causing offense or dishonor. HBV has existed for thousands of years but has only very 
Published:
November 12, 2013
Author(s):
Basant Puri, Annie Hall, Roger Ho
Revision Notes in Psychiatry, Third Edition continues to provide a clear and contemporary summary of clinical psychiatry and the scientific fundamentals of the discipline. It is an essential study aid for all those preparing for postgraduate examinations in psychiatry and a superb reference for 
Published:
September 26, 2013
Author(s):
Michael Robertson, Garry Walter
The field of ethics is expanding and has assumed new significance as a compulsory part of study for psychiatrists and all mental health professionals. Ethics and Mental Health: The Patient, Profession and Community presents a new approach to these ethical dilemmas that have become an increasing 
Published:
September 12, 2013
Author(s):
Richard Gross, Nancy Kinnison
Psychology for Nurses and Health Professionals, Second Edition is an accessible guide providing comprehensive coverage of psychology for nurses and healthcare professionals in training and practice. Key features include: Fully updated and restructured to ensure content matches training 
Published:
July 15, 2013
Author(s):
Lauren M. Barrow, Ron A. Rufo, Saul Arambula
Traditionally, criminal profiling texts have focused exclusively on the technicalities of conducting an investigation, but recent developments in criminal justice have encouraged greater consideration of the related fields of psychiatry, forensics, and sociology. Highlighting the current paradigm 
Published:
May 20, 2013
Author(s):
Barbara C. Fisher
ADD/ADHD is not as easily diagnosed or clear-cut as many believe; in fact it very often acts as a masking agent for other underlying, contributing disorders. It’s important that we understand ADD/ADHD better. What You Think ADD/ADHD Is, It Isn’t: Symptoms and Neuropsychological Testing Through Time 
Published:
May 14, 2013
Editor(s):
Duncan Chappell
In countries with democratic traditions, police interactions with the mentally ill are usually guided by legislative mandates giving police discretion and possibly resulting in referrals for assistance and treatment. But all too frequently, the outcome of these interactions is far less therapeutic 
Published:
May 09, 2013
Editor(s):
Rajesh Pahwa, Kelly E. Lyons Ph.D.
This volume has long prevailed as one of the leading resources on Parkinson's disease (PD). Fully updated with practical and engaging chapters on pathology, neurochemistry, etiology, and breakthrough research, this source spans every essential topic related to the identification, assessment, and