Journals Higher Education



Published: 22 July 2004

416 Pages | numerous tables, 4 graphs and line drawings


ISBN: 9780198525684

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Insight and Psychosis

Awareness of Illness in Schizophrenia and Related Disorders

Second Edition

Xavier F. Amador and Anthony S. David

  • The first and only book to examine the role of 'insight' within the mentally ill - presenting a broad range of interdisciplinary work, not available elsewhere
  • Major updates with several new chapters including neuropsychology, neuroimaging, violence and stigma, legal and consumer views
  • Includes chapters from leaders in psychiatry and psychology, providing cutting edge and authoritative new work
  • Shows just how important a patient's insight into their illness can be, and how a better understanding of the way they view their illness can influence treatment outcome

New to this Edition:

  • Updates on all majors areas; new chapters on neuropsychology and neuroimaging and on forensic issues; original contributions from consumers and cognitive therapists; inclusion of new work on affective disorders.

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