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Published: 11 September 2014

240 Pages


ISBN: 9780199661701

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The Maudsley Handbook of Practical Psychiatry

Sixth Edition

Edited by Gareth Owen, Simon Wessely, and Robin Murray

  • New edition of this indispensable handbook for all psychiatric trainees, brought fully up-to-date with psychiatric practice in the UK
  • Includes a new chapter on mental health law, making this difficult topic accessible to trainees
  • Covers all common interview situations, with all guidelines backed up by references to the evidence
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New to this Edition:

  • A new chapter covers mental health law in England and Wales. It explains the duties law places on health systems and professionals to support patients to make decisions about their own health, and also explains the legal frameworks in place for children and people with mental illness or other conditions who may require others to decide their health care.
  • Recent developments have meant that the chapters on the psychosocial assessment in adults, the neuropsychiatric assessment, and special problems and treatment have been thoroughly revised.

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