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We would like gratefully to acknowledge the authors of those chapters in Psychiatry Second Edition from which material in this book was adapted. Paul C. Mohl. This book has been published in good faith that the material provided by author The seventh edition of the Short Textbook of Psychiatry has been once again. In the process of editing this book, I have learned a huge amount about teaching psychiatry, especially about the way that psychiatry as a subject is perceived by.

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PDF | Psychiatry is a branch of medicine that focuses on the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of mental and emotional disorders. Psychiatry. In this Textbook of Biological Psychiatry, Panksepp fulfills this promise. .. book Psychiatry: A Clinical Treatise on the Diseases of the Forebrain was prescient. Psychiatry is one of the major specialties of medicine, and is concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of the psychiatric disorders. A PDF.

The Oxford Handbook of Psychiatry covers all major psychiatric conditions and sub-specialties, and provides practical and comprehensive guidelines and in-depth coverage of psychiatric assessment, psychopathology, evidence-based practice, therapeutic issues, and transcultural psychiatry. Access to the complete content on Oxford Medicine Online requires a subscription or download. Public users are able to search the site and view the abstracts for each book and chapter without a subscription. Please subscribe or login to access full text content. If you have downloadd a print title that contains an access token, please see the token for information about how to register your code. For questions on access or troubleshooting, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a title in Oxford Medicine Online for personal use for details see Privacy Policy and Legal Notice. Personal Profile: Oxford Medicine Online. Publications Pages Publications Pages. Search within my specialty: Select your specializations: Allied Health Professions Arts Therapies. Clinical Science.

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Breast Surgery. The following 14 chapters cover the different psychiatric syndromes.

The different treatment methods, namely, psychotherapy, physical treatments, and psychopharmacology. The special areas of psychiatry like liaison psychiatry, community psychiatry, psychiatric epidemiology, transcultural psychiatry, alternative medicine, legal aspects are covered in the last section. The book ends with a glossary of common terms, references and a valuable set of multiple-choice questions for the trainees.

The index makes the use of the book easy, while looking up a specific topic. Each of the mental disorders from Chapters is considered in detail under the brought headings of definition, etiology and psychopathology, clinical manifestations, differential diagnosis, management followed by key references for further reading.

The range of interventions for management is very extensive either in terms of the range of drugs, or psychosocial interventions. In this process some of the India specific emphasis is missing, for example the importance of family in the treatment is mentioned but not adequately elaborated.

India launched the National Mental Health Programme in and provided stimulus for a wide variety of non-institutional initiatives. One of the common themes of all these initiatives, whether it is the integration of mental health care with general health care or the different places of mental health care in the community, is the involvement of a wide range of non-specialist personnel for mental health care.

In different parts of India, volunteers suicide prevention, disaster mental health care, drug dependence care , school and college teachers, ex-patients drug dependence , family members of the persons with mental disorders schizophrenia, mental retardation, dementia , short-term trained personnel half-way homes , and health workers and primary care doctors are discharging a wide variety of mental health care tasks.

This initiative has met a large gap in the availability of specialist mental health professionals.

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In this context the book under review will be a resource for these personnel and the trainers of these different categories of personnel. The book in its current form has one limitation. It is too comprehensive to meet the limited mental health training needs of either the medical students, nursing personnel or paramedical students or general practitioners. Further, too much of information, in terms of either theory, or the variety of interventions tends to limit the ease of acceptance of the mental health care responsibilities.

In trying to be comprehensive, this very good book reaches the textbook proportion. In future revisions, it would be more useful to present the information separately for the different groups so that the information can be tailored to the educational background and tasks of the different categories of personnel. The book could also become more user friendly with the use of boxes and summarizing tables to increase interest in reading the book.

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