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This revised text presents student doctors, mental health nurses, social workers, occupational therapists, mental health advocates and mental health therapists with a problem-based approach to psychiatry. It contains numerous case histories, allowing a problem-based approach to core information and reflecting the processes that underlie clinical decision making.
This second edition is updated, expanded and updated, including details of the best modern web-based resources. Its problem-based approach to teaching is at the forefront of the delivery of modern medical school curricula. This edition has additional new case scenarios and includes current opinion about mental disorders and their treatment, using both drug therapy and psychotherapy according to the latest research. It fully reflects the latest practice and recent changes in mental health provision. . He has edited Psychiatry On-line since 1994.
About the Author
Professor Ben Green is a Consultant Psychiatrist in Psychiatric Intensive Care at Cheadle Royal Hospital, Visiting Professor at the University of Chester and an Honorary Senior Lecturer at the University of Liverpool. He has designed and taught on undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Psychiatry, and has researched post-traumatic strss disorder and depression. He is an undergraduate examiner for the University of Liver Pool and a postgraduate examiner for the Royal College of Psychiatrists. He is a medico-legal expert and has published 10 books. He has edited Psychiatry on-line since 1994.
Table of Contents
The fundamentals of psychiatry
Post-traumatic stress disorder
Suicide and deliberate self-harm
Psychiatry in old age
Child and adolescent psychiatry
The history of psychiatry
Sexual aspects of psychiatry
Psychiatry : ethics and the law