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  • The Medical Basis of Psychiatryby Norman Sartorius

    Humana Press 2008; US$ 269.00

    The updated edition of this classic book provides the busy clinician, psychiatric resident and medical student with the most up-to-date information on etiology, diagnosis and treatment of psychiatric disorders. The reader is provided with contemporary information and literature supported by a close survey of the field. Several new chapters dealing... more...

  • Dementiaby Mario Maj; Norman Sartorius

    Wiley 2003; US$ 92.00

    Dementia is most frequently associated with aging and is, at present, under-diagnosed and under-represented all over the world. Discrepancies in the diagnostic procedures and therapeutic interventions implemented in the various clinical contexts are significant and consequently, the need for a review of the currently available research evidence and... more...

  • Schizophreniaby Mario Maj; Norman Sartorius

    Wiley 2003; US$ 92.00

    This series acknowledges the substantial gap that still exists in psychiatry between research evidence and clinical practice: clinicians are sometimes incompletely aware of research findings, or regard them as biased, not convincing or not relevant to their practice. By using systematic reviews with accompanying commentaries this volume is able to... more...

  • Reducing the Stigma of Mental Illnessby Norman Sartorius; Hugh Schulze

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 76.00

    Details the results of the Open Doors Programme, set up to fight the stigma/discrimination attached to schizophrenia. more...

  • Ethics in Psychiatryby Hanfried Helmchen; Norman N. Sartorius

    Springer 2010; US$ 299.00

    "Ethics in Psychiatry" presents a comprehensive review of ethical issues arising in psychiatric care and research; relates ethical issues to changes and challenges of society; examines the application of general ethics to specific psychiatric problems and relates these to moral implications of psychiatry practice; deals with recently arising... more...

  • Depressive Disordersby Mario Maj; Norman Sartorius

    Wiley 2003; US$ 92.00

    From Chapter 1 "Depression, like many other mental disorders, is characterised by the presence of a number of symptoms which are changeable over time." Among these symptoms are a depressed mood and a loss of interest; physical and cognitive changes may also occur. Because of difficulties in diagnosis (and varied criteria) only estimates in the global... more...

  • Health and Behaviourby David Hamburg; Norman Sartorius

    Cambridge University Press 1989; US$ 56.00

    This book is an important contribution to the understanding of the relationship between health and behaviour. more...

  • A Companion to the Classification of Mental Disordersby John E. Cooper; Norman Sartorius

    Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 31.99

    A Companion to the Classification of Mental Disorders provides essential reading as a background and supplement to both the recently produced DSM-5 and the forthcoming ICD-11. It focuses on the processes of classification and diagnosis, and the uses for these classifications. The book emphasises the dangers of regarding any current psychiatric classification... more...

  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorderby Mario Maj; Norman Sartorius; Ahmed Okasha; Joseph Zohar

    Wiley 2003; US$ 92.00

    Obsessive-compulsive disorder is probably the psychiatric disorder for which most significant progress has been made on the last 20 years concerning pharmacologic and psychotherapeutic interventions. A number of studies have shown that OCD is much more prevalent than previously thought, occurring in an estimated 2% of the adult population around the... more...

  • Ethics, Culture, and Psychiatryby Ahmed Okasha; Julio Arboleda-Florez; Norman Sartorius

    American Psychiatric Publishing 2008; US$ 76.00

    Ethics, Culture, and Psychiatry: International Perspectives is much more than just a book on ethics -- it is a major contribution to understanding the impact of culture and history on the ethical practice of medicine around the world. more...