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Title Foundations of clinical psychiatry / edited by Sidney Bloch, Stephen A. Green, Aleksandar Janca, Philip B. Mitchell and Michael Robertson.
Imprint Carlton, Victoria : Melbourne University Press, 2017.
Edition Fully revised and updated fourth edition.
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 SMHS Library FSH  WM 140 FOU 2017    DUE 17-09-18
 SMHS Library RPH  616.89 FOU 2017    AVAILABLE


Phys. Description xvi, 624 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Note First published 1994.
Contents The history of mental illness and its treatment -- An approach to psychiatry -- The ethical dimension -- What causes mental illness? -- The classification of psychiatric disorders -- The psychiatric interview, mental state examination and formulation -- Stress, coping and the adjustment disorders -- Anxiety disorders -- Trauma and its effects -- Mood disorders -- The mind talking through the body and consultation-liaison psychiatry -- Eating disorders -- Sexual and gender identity disorders -- Personality disorders -- Substance use and addicition -- Schizophrenia and related psychotic disorders -- Neuropsychiatric disorders -- Child and adolescent psychiatry -- Mental health and wellbeing in people with intellectual disability -- Women's mental health -- Psychiatry of old age -- Forensic psychiatry -- Psychiatry in general practice -- Culture and psychiatry -- Suicide and suicidal behaviour -- Specialised mental health care -- Biological therapies -- The psychotherapies.
Summary "Foundations of Clinical Psychiatry is the trusted introductory text for students of medicine and other health professions, including psychiatric nursing, psychology, social work and occupational therapy. It has also been the essential reference for family doctors for over quarter of a century. The fourth edition emphasises biological, psychological and social factors in assessing and treating patients, includes the integrated use of DSM-5 classification, and provides further reading suggestions. It is richly illustrated with dozens of clinical stories." -- Publisher.
Subject Psychiatry -- methods.
Mental Disorders -- therapy.
Alt Author Bloch, Sidney, editor.
Green, Stephen A., 1945-, editor.
Janca, Aleksandar, editor.
Mitchell, Philip B, editor.
Robertson, Michael D., editor.
Alt Title Clinical psychiatry
ISBN 9780522870954 (pbk.)