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Textbook of Psychiatry 2e - Elex Academic Bookstore

Textbook of Psychiatry 2e

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The completely revised and updated Textbook of Psychiatry for Southern Africa, 2nd Edition is a comprehensive but accessible resource covering all aspects of psychiatry and mental health in southern Africa. The textbook represents the collaboration of 63 experts in their fields from 10 academic institutions as well as the private sector in South Africa from disciplines including psychiatry, psychology, radiology and pharmacology. This 2nd Edition includes sections focusing on psychiatric classification and clinical assessment, including issues of particular importance such as women's mental health, neuropsychiatry, HIV and mental health, addictions, culture and psychiatry, public mental health, and stigma. Non-core additional information in 'advanced reading blocks' are aimed at the specialist-level reader. Numerous informative case studies to illustrate common real-life patient presentations of various disorders have been included. Updated to reflect the current Mental Health Care Act (2002) as well as DSM-5 psychiatric classification, the Textbook will be an indispensable resource for a wide range of students and professionals working within and outside of the mental health field in South Africa.