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Published: 19 May 2016

528 Pages | Black and white


ISBN: 9780199046324

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Textbook of Psychiatry for Southern Africa

Second Edition

Jonathan Burns and Louw Roos

  • Text boxes: This contains additional information, an activity or a critical debate: Information boxes highlight additional information such as SA context or relevant statistics. Activity boxes engage the student on a personal level and include a few discussion points requiring the student to discuss, do something or reflect critically on a topic.
  • Critical thinking boxes include points of critical debate, e.g. the possible over analysis of bipolar. Where possible, points of debate around the new DSM and ICD are included.
  • DSM-V/ICD-11 tables: Contrasts diagnostic criteria or symptoms for key disorders. DSM and ICD are placed alongside each other.
  • Glossary: chapter glossary.

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