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- Penguin Books Ltd 2009; Not Available
Towards the end of the twentieth century, the solution to mental illness seemed to be found. It lay in biological solutions, focusing on mental illness as a problem of the brain, to be managed or improved through drugs. We entered the 'Prozac Age' and believed we had moved on definitively from the time of frontal lobotomies to an age of good and successful... more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 50.00
Aimed at recently qualified psychiatrists or those looking to qualify soon, How to Succeed in Psychiatry is not a source of clinical information but a survival guide to help you through the first years practising psychiatry. This book covers the topics you won’t find in standard textbooks. It deals with daily problems and practical... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2012; US$ 48.00
This book exposes the skyrocketing rate of antipsychotic drug prescriptions for children, identifies grave dangers when children's mental health care is driven by market forces, describes effective therapeutic care for children typically prescribed antipsychotics, and explains how to navigate a drug-fueled mental health system. more...
- Pan Macmillan Australia 2012; US$ 20.85
Gordon Parker AO, one of Australia's foremost clinical psychiatrists, is known for having strong and provocative views. He's been described as 'charming, witty and erudite', sometimes 'intimidating and intolerant', and 'variously regarded with fear, loathing, admiration and respect'. In this autobiography, the founder of the Black Dog Institute... more...
- OUP Oxford 2008; US$ 124.99
Since becoming commercially available in 1985, transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) has emerged as an important tool in several areas of neuroscience. Originally envisioned as a way to measure the responsiveness and conduction speed of neurons and synapses in the brain and spinal cord, TMS has also become an important tool for changing the activity... more...
- OUP Oxford 2008; US$ 23.99
Schizophrenia occurs in around 1 in every 100 people, affecting both men and women equally and with a typical onset of between 15 and 35 years of age. It is characterised by impairments in reality, most commonly hallucinations and delusions. As it is a highly complex condition it is often confused with other mental disorders such as bipolar disorder.... more...
- HarperCollins 2013; Not Available
From "the most powerful psychiatrist in America" ( New York Times ) and "the man who wrote the book on mental illness" ( Wired ), a deeply fascinating and urgently important critique of the widespread medicalization of normality Anyone living a full, rich life experiences ups and downs, stresses, disappointments, sorrows, and setbacks. These challenges... more...
- OUP Oxford 2012; US$ 109.99
Widely recognised as the standard text for trainee psychiatrists, the Shorter Oxford Textbook of Psychiatry stands head and shoulders above the competition. The text has been honed over five editions and displays a fluency, authority and insight which is not only rarely found but makes the process of assimilating information as smooth and enjoyable... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2012; US$ 24.99
Some twenty percent of us are afflicted with common anxiety and depressive disorders--not just brief bouts of nervousness or sorrow, but painful dysfunctions without obvious benefit. Why do so many people suffer from angst? In this path-breaking volume, engagingly written for the general public, psychiatrist Jeffrey Kahn reveals that angst ultimately... more...
- American Psychiatric Publishing 2008; US$ 74.00
Approach to the Psychiatric Patient consists of more than 100 essays that address one of 10 carefully selected psychiatric cases. The essays reflect the breadth of modern psychiatry, the cases span the diagnostic spectrum, and the situations range from emergency rooms and inpatient services to outpatient psychotherapy offices. more...