Ethical Issues in Forensic Psychiatry
Ethical medical practice and treatment in psychiatry are based on the concept of first do no harm. However, this cannot, and does not, apply to forensic cases where there is no doctor–patient relationship and the forensic psychiatrist may indeed cause harm to the examinee. In this book, Robert Sadoff analyzes the ethical issues affecting forensic… (0 comment)

Principles and Practice of Geriatric Psychiatry 2nd Edition
As the global population ages, all disorders related to ageing are of greater interest to researchers, but none more so than mental disorders. Consequently, geriatric psychiatry has emerged in the last two decades as an important clinical and scientific discipline. The 2nd Edition of this very successful book brings the reader up-to-date on the most… (0 comment)

Revision Notes in Psychiatry 3rd Edition
Structured to follow the entire MRCPsych exam syllabus, the book covers the following key areas, along with the CACS examination: Paper 1: General and adult psychiatric disorder History and mental state examination Cognitive assessment Neurology and psychology for psychiatrists Psychopathology History of psychiatry and psychiatric ethics Paper 2: Psychopharmacology Neurobiology for psychiatrists Psychiatric genetics Epidemiology… (0 comment)

Guide to Neuropsychiatric Therapeutics
Written primarily by Fellows of the American Neuropsychiatric Association, this handbook offers practical, explicit, evidence-based guidelines for diagnosis and treatment of neuropsychiatric disorders. Concise, clinically oriented chapters cover all psychiatric and behavioral disorders associated with brain dysfunction. Each chapter describes the syndrome and its pathophysiology and provides evidence-based recommendations for assessment and biopsychosocial treatment. Additional… (0 comment)

Concise Guide to Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 5th Edition
Much like the patients on which it focuses, the field of pediatric mental health continues to grow and develop. Among other advances, the body of clinical research and the number of empirically supported treatments have grown, evaluation practices have been refined, and awareness of emotional and behavioral problems in youth has increased. Stay up-to-date on… (0 comment)

Psychiatric Consultation in Long-Term Care 2nd Edition
Building on the first edition, Psychiatric Consultation in Long-Term Care has been fully revised and updated, integrating DSM-5 classification throughout. It delivers an essential resource for psychiatrists, neurologists, geriatricians, palliative care physicians, primary care physicians, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, and physician assistants involved in prevention, assessment, diagnosis, and management of neuropsychiatric disorders in long-term care (LTC)… (0 comment)

Forensic Psychiatry Influences of Evil
Preface: An international panel of experts from diverse specialties examine the idea of “evil” in a medical context, specifically a mental health setting, to consider how the concept can be usefully interpreted, and to elucidate its relationship to forensic psychiatry. The authors challenge the belief that the concept of “evil” plays no role in “scientific”… (0 comment)