This is a major international textbook for psychiatrists and other professionals working in the field of mental healthcare. With contributions from opinion-leaders from around the globe, this book will appeal to those in training as well as to those further along the career path seeking a comprehensive and up-to-date overview of effective clinical practice backed by research evidence. The book is divided into cohesive sections moving from coverage of the tools and skills of the trade, through descriptions of the major psychiatric disorders and on to consider special topics and issues surrounding service organization. The final important section provides a comprehensive review of treatments covering all of the major modalities. Previously established as the Essentials of Postgraduate Psychiatry, this new and completely revised edition is the only book to provide this depth and breadth of coverage in an accessible, yet authoritative manner.
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Author Biography - Robin M. Murray
Robin M. Murray is Professor of Psychiatry at the Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London, UK. Kenneth S. Kendler is the Director of the Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Sciences, Virginia Commonwealth School of Medicine, Virginia, USA. Peter McGuffin is Professor of Psychiatric Genetics and Dean and Head of School at the Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London, UK. Simon Wessely is Professor of Epidemiological and Liaison Psychiatry and Director, King's Centre for Military Health Research at King's College London, UK. David J. Castle is a Chair of Psychiatry at St Vincent's Hospital and the University of Melbourne, Australia. He is also a Consultant Psychiatrist at St Vincent's Hospital, Melbourne and Clinical Professor of the School of Psychiatry and Neurosciences, University of Western Australia, Australia.