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  • Dementiaby Mario Maj; Norman Sartorius

    Wiley 2003; US$ 82.80

    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$ 82.80

    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 Sartorius

    Springer Netherlands 2010; US$ 328.89

    This comprehensive review of ethical issues in psychiatric care relates ethics to changes and challenges of society, applies general ethics to specific psychiatric problems, and explorates culture-bound influences on morals, manners and customs. more...

  • Depressive Disordersby Mario Maj; Norman Sartorius

    Wiley 2003; US$ 82.80

    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$ 58.00

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

  • Manage or Perish?by José Guimón; Norman Sartorius

    Springer US 2012; US$ 353.34

    "Adapt or perish, now as ever, is Nature's inexorable imperative. " -H. G. Wells, Mind at the End of Its Tether (1946) Doctors are trained to treat people suffering from various diseases. This is the main form of their activity and usually the reason for which they selected medicine as their profession. The notion that they should become managers and... more...

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

    OUP Oxford 2013; US$ 33.99

    This book provides background to psychiatric classification systems, including the recently produced DSM-5 and the forthcoming ICD-11. It focuses on the processes of classification and diagnosis, and the uses to which classifications can be put. more...

  • Depressive Disordersby Helen Herrman; Mario Maj; Norman Sartorius

    Wiley 2009; US$ 109.75

    Depressive disorders have profound social and economic consequences, owing to the suffering and disability they cause. They often occur together with somatic illness which worsens the prognosis of both. Prevention, detection and optimal treatment of these disorders are therefore of great clinical and economic importance. This edition of the first... more...

  • Depression and Diabetesby Wayne Katon; Mario Maj; Norman Sartorius

    Wiley 2011; US$ 53.06

    In recent years, there has been a growing awareness of the multiple interrelationships between depression and various physical diseases. The WPA is providing an update of currently available evidence on these interrelationships by the publication of three books, dealing with the comorbidity of depression with diabetes, heart disease and cancer. Depression... more...