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- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 52.95
In the 1970s, author Joel Paris was one of the first doctors in his hospital to prescribe lithium to a psychiatric patient. In the wake of the drug?s success, both in that case and countless others, why this book? As Dr. Paris? historical examination of bipolar diagnosis and critique of the spectrum demonstrates, medicine has often been prone to fads... more...
- The Royal College of Psychiatrists 2013; US$ 24.00
This book examines fads and fallacies, both past and present, that plague psychiatry, both in diagnosis and in treatment. These include overdiagnosis (especially of depression, bipolar disorder, ADHD, PTSD and autism), overtreatment with pharmaceuticals and the assumption that neuroscience has all the answers. more...
- Royal College of Psychiatrists 2013; US$ 25.00
Aspects of mental illness are still a mystery. Answers to the most important questions in psychiatry may require decades of further research, so it is important to critique contemporary practice ? especially as fads in psychiatry have occurred not only on the fringe, but in the very mainstream of theory and practice. Some of the trendiest theoretical... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2013; US$ 26.99
The Intelligent Clinician's Guide to the DSM-5RG explores all revisions to the latest version of the Diagnostic and Statistics Manual, and shows clinicians how they can best apply the strong points and shortcomings of psychiatry's most contentious resource. Written by a celebrated professor of psychiatry, this reader-friendly book uses evidence-based... more...
- Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 28.99
The Intelligent Clinician's Guide to the DSM-5RG is the second edition of the widely-read book first published in 2013. This second edition is thoroughly revised, and has several new chapters describing the response to the publication of the new manual, as well as suggestions on its use in clinical practice. The Intelligent Clinician's Guide... more...
Overdiagnosis in Psychiatry: How Modern Psychiatry Lost Its Way While Creating a Diagnosis for Almost All of Life's MisfortunesOxford University Press 2015; US$ 34.99
As one of the few books to thoroughly examine the critical problem of over-diagnosis in psychiatry today, Dr. Joel Paris - author of The Intelligent Clinician's Guide to the DSM-5RG - shows how over-diagnosis leads to over-treatment in Overdiagnosis in Psychiatry: How Modern Psychiatry Lost Its Way While Creating a Diagnosis for Almost All of Life's... more...
- American Psychiatric Publishing 2008; US$ 59.00
Emphasizing management rather than cure, Paris outlines a realistic, long-term treatment approach that strives for gradual recovery with intermittent interventions. Features include a general theory of personality disorders, including Axis I and Axis II cluster disorders, and a special emphasis on strategies for helping patients manage BPD. more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2008; US$ 34.99
The practice of psychiatry has undergone great changes in recent years. In this book, Joel Paris, MD, a veteran psychiatrist, provides a fluently written and accessible "state-of-the-field" assessment. Himself a clinician, researcher, and teacher, Paris focuses on the most striking change within the field - the diverging roles of psychopharmacology... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 90.00
Adopting a friendly but critical approach to the talking therapies, this book places psychotherapy in a social and historical context, exploring its relationship to contemporary culture and recommending a different way of thinking about practice. more...