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Published: 28 February 2013

1,088 Pages | 11 black and white line drawings


ISBN: 9780199693887

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Highly Commended in the Psychiatry category of the BMA Book Awards 2014.

Oxford Handbook of Psychiatry

Third Edition

Edited by David Semple and Roger Smyth

Oxford Medical Handbooks

  • Provides practical advice on all aspects of general adult psychiatry and other psychiatric sub-specialties
  • Updated to ensure direct relevance for trainees and students in psychiatry as well as psychiatry professionals
  • Fully revised from a disorder-based to presentation-based format

New to this Edition:

  • Substance misuse and forensic psychiatry chapters fully revised to ensure direct relevance for trainees as well as psychiatry professionals
  • Fully revised to cover latest changes in mental health legislation, and major changes in psychiatric practice, training and examinations
  • New information included on Adult ADHD, new drugs of abuse (e.g. GBL, GHB, mephodrone), coverage of assessment/treatment orders, and clinical decision making in a prison setting

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