A Short Textbook of Psychiatry

by Niraj Ahuja

The book “A Short Textbook of PSYCHIATRY” gives comprehensive information about psychiatric disorders, treatment and all its allied aspects in a reachable manner. This book contains 21 chapters which come up with significant changes that have been made in almost all the chapters. It serves as a guide to postgraduate psychiatry students, nursing students, psychology and psychiatric social work students, occupational therapy and physiotherapy students, general medical practitioners and also physicians and health professionals in India and some other countries. The first two chapters discusses on diagnosis and classification in psychiatry, history of psychiatry and examination. Moving on to further chapters, a detailed discussion on several disorders such as organic mental disorders, psychoactive substance, schizophrenia, mood disorders, neurotic, stress-related and somatoform disorders, disorders of adult personality and behaviour, sexual disorders sleep disorder, eating disorders, etc are discussed. The treatments involved in psychiatry are also explained. This book also contains a separate chapter which discusses on ethical issues and community psychiatry.


Book Detail

Author Author's Affiliation
1. Ahuja Niraj GB Pant Hospital and Associated Maulana Azad Medical College (MAMC) and Lok Nayak Hospital, New Delhi
Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK
Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust; Newcastle University; Northern Core Training Scheme, United Kingdom
Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, Puducherry, India
ISBN 9789380704661
Speciality Psychiatry
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/11464
Edition 7/e
Publishing Year 2011
Pages 272
Book Type Textbook


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