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"Psychiatry" provides a fresh and exciting perspective on modern psychiatric practice. The subject is brought alive with references from the worlds of art, film, and literature, providing exciting and comprehensive coverage of the contemporary curriculum.


Exploring the patient's subjective experience of mental illness, "Psychiatry" stimulates interest and thought and stands apart from other books in the field with its innovative cultural approach.

Clinically focused, "Psychiatry" provides extensive coverage of the aetiology, clinical features, diagnosis, and management of psychiatric disorders, including:


  • Schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders
  • Mood disorders
  • Suicide and deliberate self-harm
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Personality disorders
  • Substance misuse
  • Child and adolescent psychiatry

"Psychiatry" simplifies learning by incorporating learning objectives, case studies, chapter summaries, and self-assessment to aid learning and revision.

In full colour with an attractive and easy-to-use format, "Psychiatry" is an essential textbook for all medical students, junior doctors, MRCPsych candidates, GPs, psychiatric nurses, and all other health professionals needing a comprehensive account of psychiatric disorders.




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