Psychiatry in Medical Practice

2nd Edition

Routledge
Published May 19, 1994
Reference - 368 Pages
ISBN 9780415106115 - CAT# RU12347

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Summary

Psychiatry in Medical Practice provides students with a reliable framework within which to understand the psychiatric illnesses they are likely to encounter in general medical settings and clear guidelines for good practice. This new edition retains many of the valuable features of the first edition but has been thoroughly revised and expanded to cover new topics and treatments. The ICD-10 classification is used throughout. The book includes:

  • a practical guide to the medical interview
  • diagnostic criteria for all the common syndromes of psychiatric illness
  • up-to-date findings from neurochemistry and epidemiology
  • pocket card summarizing essential information

In straightforward and practical language Psychiatry in Medical Practice demystifies the relationships between the various kinds of mental disorder and provides an excellent introduction to the subject for those students who intend to enter psychiatry or general practice.

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