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Psychiatry by Ten Teachers

2nd Edition

Nisha Dogra, Brian Lunn, Stephen Cooper
February 03, 2017

Psychiatry by Ten Teachers follows the highly-praised and successful ‘Ten Teachers’ tradition of providing the key information in a chosen specialty as required by the medical undergraduate, junior doctor and trainee GP, written by ten respected experts in the field. With medical students closely...

Critical Appraisal from Papers to Patient: A Practical Guide

1st Edition

Duncan Bootland, Evan Coughlan, Robert Galloway, Stephanie Goubet, Emily McWhirter
February 02, 2017

Having an understanding of critical appraisal and evidence-based medicine is a prerequisite to being an effective clinician. However, critical appraisal is often taught by people not involved in day-to-day clinical care, meaning the clinical relevance is not always brought to the fore. This book...


5th Edition

David Ames, John T. O'Brien, Alistair Burns
February 02, 2017

Dementia represents a major public health challenge for the world with over 100 million people likely to be affected by 2050. A large body of professionals is active in diagnosing, treating, and caring for people with dementia, and research is expanding. Many of these specialists find it hard to...

Introduction to Forensic Psychology: Essentials for Law Enforcement

1st Edition

Stephanie Scott-Snyder
December 22, 2016

Research indicates that there are psychological principles at play in the situations encountered by law enforcement personnel. The book fulfills an important need in the ever-evolving field of criminal justice, providing a working knowledge of forensic psychology and its application to interview...

Principles and Practice of Forensic Psychiatry

3rd Edition

Richard Rosner, Charles Scott
December 15, 2016

The third edition of this award-winning textbook has been revised and thoroughly updated. Building on the success of the previous editions, it continues to address the history and practice of forensic psychiatry, legal regulation of the practice of psychiatry, forensic evaluation and treatment,...

MRCPsych: Passing the CASC Exam, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Justin Sauer, Malarvizhi B. Sandilyan
December 13, 2016

This is a fully-updated, comprehensive guide for trainees preparing for the MRCPsych CASC exam (Clinical Assessment of Skills and Competencies). Success in the CASC is the final step in being awarded the MRCPsych qualification, which signifies the physician has fulfilled the necessary training...

Essentials of Polygraph and Polygraph Testing

1st Edition

Nathan J. Gordon
December 01, 2016

Throughout history, there has been an intrinsic need for humans to detect deception in other humans. Developed in 1923, the polygraph machine was a tool designed to do just this. To date, there have been many improvements made to the basic polygraph instrument. This book outlines the...

Lifescaping Practices in School Communities: Implementing Action Research and Appreciative Inquiry

1st Edition

Rolla E. Lewis, Peg Winkelman
November 17, 2016

Lifescaping Practices in School Communities is a guide for school administrators and helping professionals (school counselors, school psychologists, school social workers, and other stakeholders) looking to promote relational wellness and student success in their school. This informative new...

Get Through MRCPsych Paper A1: Mock Examination Papers

1st Edition

Melvyn WB Zhang, Cyrus SH Ho, Roger Ho, Ian H Treasaden, Basant K Puri
September 21, 2016

The MRCPsych examinations, conducted by the Royal College of Psychiatrists are the most important exams for psychiatric trainee to achieve specialist accreditation. Written by authors with previous exam experience and edited by the distinguished team behind Revision Notes in Psychiatry, Get...

Bearing Witness to Change: Forensic Psychiatry and Psychology Practice

1st Edition

Ezra Griffith, Michael A. Norko, Alec Buchanan, Madelon V. Baranoski, Howard Zonana
September 12, 2016

This book explores the response of forensic psychiatry and psychology to changes over the last several decades. It presents the disciplines themselves as change agents that have shaped forensic work, public policy, and law. Topics include selected developments in forensic practice, the management...

Synopsis of Sleep Medicine

1st Edition

S. R. Pandi-Perumal
September 12, 2016

Sleep medicine encompasses an unusually board spectrum of contributions from biology, technology, and medicine. This volume summarizes the considerable mass of knowledge that has been accumulated in the field and imparts its major findings in a manner that is comprehensive yet not overwhelming....

Munchausen by Proxy and Other Factitious Abuse: Practical and Forensic Investigative Techniques

1st Edition

Kathryn Artingstall
September 02, 2016

This book covers Munchausen and Munchausen by Proxy (MBP) though the terms have recently changed. The 2013 DSM-V—the update to the American Psychiatric Association's (APA) diagnostic and classification tool—has classified both Munchausen and MBP as "Factitious Systematic Abuse." While thought to...