Psychiatry: An Illustrated Colour Text, 2nd Edition

Psychiatry an illustrated colour text 2By

  • Lesley Stevens, MB, BS, FRCPsych, Consultant Psychiatrist, Winchester and Eastleigh Healthcare NHS Trust, Winchester, UK
  • Ian Rodin, BM MRCPsych, Consultant Psychiatrist Dorset Community Health Services, NHS Dorset, UK

* 2011 Winner – BMA Book Awards – Student Textbook – Psychiatry *

This innovative resource provides a highly visual introduction to the basic principles and practice of psychiatry. Each topic is covered in a single two-page unit to make reference and study uncommonly easy and effective. Abundant full-colour line diagrams, clinical photographs, and MRI images demonstrate essential concepts at a glance.

Key Features

  • Concise, double page spread permits rapid review of essential information
  • Wide range of colour clinical photographs, MRI scans and artwork schematics
  • Provides practical advice regarding patient care
  • Covers modern pharmacological treatment of psychiatric disorders
  • Contains useful ‘key point’ boxes to highlight essential information

New to This Edition

  • Expanded section on recent advances in psychopharmacology, particularly in the treatment of psychosis
  • Covers the new Mental Health Act and Mental Capacity Act
  • Discusses the increasing role of psychotherapy in psychiatric disturbance
  • Provides a useful summary of the DSM-IV classification alongside that of the ICD-10 to enable fast comparison between the two classification systems
  • Summarises recent changes in NICE guidelines
  • Includes a new section on eponymous psychiatric disorders e.g. de Clérambault’s and Cotard’s syndromes.


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  1. I don’t know where to request this since you don’t have a category for behavioral medicine. “Behavioral Science in Medicine” Thanks

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