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Psychiatry

Tom Burns.

September 2006; published online September 2013.

Book. Subjects: psychiatry; psychology. 160 pages.

Psychiatry: A Very Short Introduction explains what psychiatry is, and what it is not. It identifies the major mental illnesses and explains why they are no longer considered just...

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Pediatric Psychopharmacology

Edited by Andres Martin, Lawrence Scahill and Christopher Kratochvil.

December 2010; published online June 2013.

Book. Subjects: child and adolescent psychiatry; addiction medicine; complementary and alternative medicine. 840 pages.

This resource reflects the growth in scientific data in this area of child and adolescent psychiatry, and features major sections on underlying biology; somatic interventions; assessment...

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Practical Psychiatric Epidemiology

Edited by Martin Prince, Robert Stewart, Tamsin Ford and Matthew Hotopf.

August 2003; published online March 2013.

Book. Subjects: psychiatry; public health and epidemiology; epidemiology. 428 pages.

This resource provides a general introduction to epidemiological techniques for psychiatric research. As demand grows for evidence based practice in psychiatry, there is increasing use of...

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Mind, Meaning and Mental Disorder

Derek Bolton and Jonathan Hill.

March 2004; published online March 2013.

Book. Subjects: psychiatry. 432 pages.

Throughout this resource, the authors propose a radical re-interpretation of the traditional distinctions between mind and body, and causal as opposed to meaningful explanations of...

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Disembodied Spirits and Deanimated Bodies

Giovanni Stanghellini.

September 2004; published online March 2013.

Book. Subjects: psychiatry. 236 pages.

This resource was created to help practitioners better understand and treat those suffering from schizophrenia and manic-depressive illnesses, and using self-descriptions, its emphasis is...

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Insight and Psychosis

Edited by Xavier F. Amador and Anthony S. David.

July 2004; published online July 2013.

Book. Subjects: psychiatry. 416 pages.

The topic of insight in schizophrenia and related disorders has become a major focus of research in psychiatry and psychology, and has important clinical implications in terms of outcome,...

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Postpsychiatry

Patrick Bracken and Philip Thomas.

December 2005; published online March 2013.

Book. Subjects: psychiatry. 316 pages.

This resource involves an attempt to rethink some of the fundamental assumptions of mental health work, showing how recent developments in philosophy and ethics can help to clarify some of...

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Nature and Narrative

Edited by Bill Fulford, Katherine Morris, John Z. Sadler and Giovanni Stanghellini.

May 2003; published online March 2013.

Book. Subjects: psychiatry. 306 pages.

This resource touches on a range of issues relevant to the merging of psychiatry and philosophy, with contributions from an international star-studded cast, representing the field of...

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Reconceiving Schizophrenia

Edited by Man Cheung Chung, Bill Fulford and George Graham.

November 2006; published online February 2013.

Book. Subjects: psychiatry. 352 pages.

This unique resource examines schizophrenia from a philosophical point of view, and will appeal to every reader who wants to better understand this major mental illness, providing unique...

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Values and Psychiatric Diagnosis

John Z. Sadler.

October 2004; published online March 2013.

Book. Subjects: psychiatry. 560 pages.

This resource describes the manifold kinds of values and value judgements involved in psychiatric diagnosis and classification systems like the DSM. It also provides a fascinating...

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