Oxford Handbook of Psychiatry (Oxford Handbooks Series)

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9780199239467: Oxford Handbook of Psychiatry (Oxford Handbooks Series)

The Oxford Handbook of Psychiatry provides comprehensive coverage of all major psychiatric conditions and sub-specialities. It is aimed at psychiatric trainees, medical students studying psychiatry, trainees entering individual psychiatric sub-specialities, consultant psychiatrists, general practitioners, and other health-care professionals who come into contact with psychiatric patients. It provides detailed and practical advice on the management of psychiatric disorders, in-depth covereage of psychiatric assessment, psychopathology, evidence-based practice, mental health and capacity legislation in the British Isles, difficult and urgent situations, transcultural psychiatry and therapeutic issues.

The new edition features a completely updated legal section with covereage of the new English mental health act, updated coverage of the Scottish mental health act, and new coverage of incapacity legislation in England, Wales, and Scotland, a completely updated section on schizophrenia, and the addition of new drugs and new clinical guidance from recognized institutions, such as NICE. It also includes specialist chapters on learning disabilities, psychotherapy and child psychiatry, which have been reviewed and revised by specialist registrars currently working in the fields.

The book is internally cross-referenced and has both key references to important papers and to further information resources. As well as being indexed alphabetically, it is also indexed by ICD-10/DSM-IV codes, and there is a quick index for acute presentations.

This handbook is practical and directive in style, designed to provide portable reassurance to doctors beginning psychiatry. There is helpful advice for the management of difficult and urgent situations, and the text is peppered wtih clinical observations on the practice of clinical psychiatry and guidance based upon the experience of the authors.

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Dr Roger Smyth was born and educated in Belfast, Northern Ireland and came to Scotland to study Medicine at the University of Edinburgh. He trained in Psychiatry in South East Scotland. Together with a group of friends and colleagues he wrote the first edition of the Oxford Handbook of Psychiatry. Dr Smyth took up his first Consultant Psychiatrist post in St John's Hospital, Livingston in 2004, and moved to the Department of Psychological Medicine at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh in 2006 to specialise in Liaison Psychiatry. Dr David Semple was born and educated in Coleraine, Northern Ireland, studying Medicine at the University of Edinburgh from 1987-1992. He trained in Psychiatry in the Borders/South East Scotland during which time he conducted research funded by Wellcome into the long-term effects of ecstasy. During his time as a Lecturer/Specialist Registrar based at the Royal Edinburgh Hospital/University of Edinburgh he wrote the first edition of the Oxford Handbook of Psychiatry with a group of friends including close collaborator Dr Roger Smyth. Dr Semple was appointed to his current post as a Consultant General Adult Psychiatrist at Hairmyres Hospital in 2004.

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`Review from previous edition ...this book is a solid contender in a sea of similar handbooks, and readers will find that its periodic British nomenclature does not compromise its applicability to American Psychiatry... ...the Oxford Handbook of Psychiatry offers a more impressive breadth of evidence-based material and will undoubtedly be a resource found in the pockets of many practitioners.' Portable Psychiatry: Praise and Aspirations for the Oxford Handbook, American Psychological Association, by Michelle Braun

`Enjoyable, concise, relevant, accesible information, clear, logical, essential reading for anyone in mental health, highly recommended!' Reader review, Philip Cowin

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