Category: Oxford Handbook Of Psychiatry

Editors: Semple, David; Smyth, Roger; Burns, Jonathan; Darjee, Rajan; McIntosh, Andrew Title: Oxford Handbook of Psychiatry, 1st Edition Copyright ©2005 Oxford University Press > Table of Contents > Chapter 23 – Useful addresses Chapter 23 Useful addresses P.916 Useful patient-related addresses (UK) Age Concern Astral House 1268 London Road London SW16 4ER Information line tel: […]

Editors: Semple, David; Smyth, Roger; Burns, Jonathan; Darjee, Rajan; McIntosh, Andrew Title: Oxford Handbook of Psychiatry, 1st Edition Copyright ©2005 Oxford University Press > Table of Contents > Chapter 24 – ICD-10/DSM-IV Index Chapter 24 ICD-10/DSM-IV Index P.924 ICD-10 Classification of Mental and Behavioural Disorders (1992) The following index provides ICD-10 coding information with the […]

Editors: Semple, David; Smyth, Roger; Burns, Jonathan; Darjee, Rajan; McIntosh, Andrew Title: Oxford Handbook of Psychiatry, 1st Edition Copyright ©2005 Oxford University Press > Table of Contents > Chapter 19 – Legal and ethical issues Chapter 19 Legal and ethical issues P.798 Introduction To practise psychiatry one needs to have some knowledge of several areas […]

Editors: Semple, David; Smyth, Roger; Burns, Jonathan; Darjee, Rajan; McIntosh, Andrew Title: Oxford Handbook of Psychiatry, 1st Edition Copyright ©2005 Oxford University Press > Table of Contents > Chapter 20 – Transcultural psychiatry Chapter 20 Transcultural psychiatry P.834 Introduction Psychiatry is undeniably a branch of Western medicine and our conception of psychiatric illness (and how […]

Editors: Semple, David; Smyth, Roger; Burns, Jonathan; Darjee, Rajan; McIntosh, Andrew Title: Oxford Handbook of Psychiatry, 1st Edition Copyright ©2005 Oxford University Press > Table of Contents > Chapter 21 – Therapeutic issues Chapter 21 Therapeutic issues P.850 Medication adherence Is adherence important? It has been estimated that only one third of patients prescribed medication […]

Editors: Semple, David; Smyth, Roger; Burns, Jonathan; Darjee, Rajan; McIntosh, Andrew Title: Oxford Handbook of Psychiatry, 1st Edition Copyright ©2005 Oxford University Press > Table of Contents > Chapter 22 – Difficult and urgent situations Chapter 22 Difficult and urgent situations P.890 Dealing with psychiatric emergencies It is a common misconception that there are no […]

Editors: Semple, David; Smyth, Roger; Burns, Jonathan; Darjee, Rajan; McIntosh, Andrew Title: Oxford Handbook of Psychiatry, 1st Edition Copyright ©2005 Oxford University Press > Table of Contents > Chapter 15 – Forensic psychiatry Chapter 15 Forensic psychiatry P.624 Introduction ‘Forensic’ comes from the latin ‘forensis’ (the forum or court). The scope of forensic psychiatry can […]

Editors: Semple, David; Smyth, Roger; Burns, Jonathan; Darjee, Rajan; McIntosh, Andrew Title: Oxford Handbook of Psychiatry, 1st Edition Copyright ©2005 Oxford University Press > Table of Contents > Chapter 16 – Learning disability Chapter 16 Learning disability P.682 Introduction More than any other specialty in psychiatry, learning disability (LD) presents a multi-faceted, complex discipline, encompassing […]

Editors: Semple, David; Smyth, Roger; Burns, Jonathan; Darjee, Rajan; McIntosh, Andrew Title: Oxford Handbook of Psychiatry, 1st Edition Copyright ©2005 Oxford University Press > Table of Contents > Chapter 17 – Liaison psychiatry Chapter 17 Liaison psychiatry P.726 Introduction Liaison psychiatry is concerned with the diagnosis and management of psychiatric and psychological illness in general […]

Editors: Semple, David; Smyth, Roger; Burns, Jonathan; Darjee, Rajan; McIntosh, Andrew Title: Oxford Handbook of Psychiatry, 1st Edition Copyright ©2005 Oxford University Press > Table of Contents > Chapter 18 – Psychotherapy Chapter 18 Psychotherapy P.764 Introduction Psychotherapy is the ‘talking cure’—the attempt to alter abnormal thinking and behaviour by a dialogue taking place within […]

Editors: Semple, David; Smyth, Roger; Burns, Jonathan; Darjee, Rajan; McIntosh, Andrew Title: Oxford Handbook of Psychiatry, 1st Edition Copyright ©2005 Oxford University Press > Table of Contents > Chapter 11 – Personality disorders Chapter 11 Personality disorders P.440 Introduction Personality disorder is one of the most contentious diagnoses in psychiatry. Although there are clear diagnostic […]

Editors: Semple, David; Smyth, Roger; Burns, Jonathan; Darjee, Rajan; McIntosh, Andrew Title: Oxford Handbook of Psychiatry, 1st Edition Copyright ©2005 Oxford University Press > Table of Contents > Chapter 12 – Old age psychiatry Chapter 12 Old age psychiatry P.470 Psychiatric illness in older people and psychogeriatrics Psychogeriatrics, or old age psychiatry, is a new […]

Editors: Semple, David; Smyth, Roger; Burns, Jonathan; Darjee, Rajan; McIntosh, Andrew Title: Oxford Handbook of Psychiatry, 1st Edition Copyright ©2005 Oxford University Press > Table of Contents > Chapter 13 – Substance misuse Chapter 13 Substance misuse P.496 The psychiatry of substance misuse The sub-specialty of substance misuse is concerned with the assessment and treatment […]

Editors: Semple, David; Smyth, Roger; Burns, Jonathan; Darjee, Rajan; McIntosh, Andrew Title: Oxford Handbook of Psychiatry, 1st Edition Copyright ©2005 Oxford University Press > Table of Contents > Chapter 14 – Child and adolescent psychiatry Chapter 14 Child and adolescent psychiatry P.566 Introduction The ‘normal’ and ‘abnormal’ child The practice of child psychiatry involves the […]

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