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Fearing Others: The Nature and Treatment of Social Phobia

Fearing Others: The Nature and Treatment of Social Phobia

by Ariel Stravynski Social phobia is commonly regarded as a kind of disease caused by a deficient inner mechanism, but it may also be considered as a purposeful interpersonal pattern… Read more »

Introduction to Bronchoscopy

Introduction to Bronchoscopy

by Armin Ernst (Editor) Bronchoscopy is one of the most commonly performed medical procedures and also defines the procedural practice of chest physicians and surgeons. In most training programs, however,… Read more »

Medical Statistics from A to Z: A Guide for Clinicians and Medical Students
                    / Edition 2

Medical Statistics from A to Z: A Guide for Clinicians and Medical Students / Edition 2

by B. S. Everitt From ‘Abcissa’ to ‘Zygosity determination’ – this accessible introduction to the terminology of medical statistics describes more than 1500 terms all clearly explained, illustrated and defined… Read more »

Core Topics in Cardiothoracic Critical Care

Core Topics in Cardiothoracic Critical Care

by Andrew Klein (Editor), Alain Vuylsteke (Editor), Samer A. M. Nashef (Editor) Most patients with critical cardiac or thoracic conditions will at some stage pass through the cardiothoracic critical care… Read more »

Neuropsychological Rehabilitation: Theory, Models, Therapy and Outcome

Neuropsychological Rehabilitation: Theory, Models, Therapy and Outcome

by Barbara A. Wilson, Fergus Gracey, Jonathan J. Evans, Andrew Bateman The aim of neuropsychological rehabilitation is to enable people with cognitive, emotional, or behavioural deficits to achieve their maximum… Read more »

Introduction to Biomedical Instrumentation: The Technology of Patient Care

Introduction to Biomedical Instrumentation: The Technology of Patient Care

by Barbara Christe This book is designed to introduce the reader to the fundamental information necessary for work in the clinical setting, supporting the technology used in patient care. Beginning… Read more »

Severe Personality Disorders

Severe Personality Disorders

by Bert van Luyn (Editor), Salman Akhtar (Editor), W. John Livesley (Editor) This book is about understanding and managing patients with severe personality disorders. It covers biological, psychoanalytic and cognitive-behavioural… Read more »

The Paroxysmal Disorders
                    / Edition 2

The Paroxysmal Disorders / Edition 2

by Bettina Schmitz (Editor), Barbara Tettenborn (Editor), Donald L. Schomer (Editor) Paroxysmal disorders present neurologists and other medical professionals with diagnostic problems across a range of conditions, for example, multiple… Read more »

Psychotic Depression

Psychotic Depression

by Conrad M. Swartz, Edward Shorter Psychotic Depression aims to help clinical practitioners and trainees describe their observations of psychotic depression, formulate treatment, and express expectations of recovery from illness…. Read more »

Electroconvulsive and Neuromodulation Therapies

Electroconvulsive and Neuromodulation Therapies

by Conrad M. Swartz (Editor) Electroconvlusive therapy (ECT) is a psychiatric treatment involving the induction of a seizure through the transmission of electricity into the brain. In the early eighties,… Read more »

Bipolar Disorder in Young People: A Psychological Intervention Manual

Bipolar Disorder in Young People: A Psychological Intervention Manual

by Craig A. Macneil, Melissa K. Hasty, Philippe Conus, Michael Berk, Jan Scott As research emerges on the effectiveness of psychological therapies for bipolar disorder, this is the first manual… Read more »

Society and Psychosis

Society and Psychosis

by Craig Morgan (Editor), Kwame McKenzie (Editor), Paul Fearon (Editor) Psychiatry is in the process of rediscovering its roots. It seemed as if the long history of interest in the… Read more »

Physics, Pharmacology and Physiology for Anaesthetists: Key Concepts for the FRCA

Physics, Pharmacology and Physiology for Anaesthetists: Key Concepts for the FRCA

by Matthew E. Cross, Emma Plunkett A key requirement of the primary and final FRCA examinations is a sound understanding of the basic sciences behind anaesthetic practice. It is important… Read more »

Quality of Life Measurement in Neurodegenerative and Related Conditions

Quality of Life Measurement in Neurodegenerative and Related Conditions

by Crispin Jenkinson, Michele Peters, Mark B. Bromberg Patient reported outcome measures are central to the evaluation of medical care and treatment regimes. Such measures depart from traditional clinical assessments… Read more »

Clinical Pragmatics

Clinical Pragmatics

by Louise Cummings Many children and adults experience significant breakdown in the use of language. The resulting pragmatic disorders present a considerable barrier to effective communication. This book is the… Read more »

End-of-Life Care and Pragmatic Decision Making: A Bioethical Perspective

End-of-Life Care and Pragmatic Decision Making: A Bioethical Perspective

by D. Micah Hester End-of-Life Care and Pragmatic Decision Making provides a philosophical framework based on a radically empirical attitude toward life and death. D. Micah Hester takes seriously the… Read more »

Ethno-psychopharmacology: Advances in Current Practice

Ethno-psychopharmacology: Advances in Current Practice

by Chee H. Ng (Editor), Keh-Ming Lin (Editor), Bruce S. Singh (Editor), Edmond Y. K. Chiu (Editor) No one reacts or responds to a drug in exactly the same way,… Read more »

Gender and Health: The Effects of Constrained Choices and Social Policies

Gender and Health: The Effects of Constrained Choices and Social Policies

by Chloe E. Bird, Patricia P. Rieker Gender and Health is the first book to examine how men’s and women’s lives and their physiology contribute to differences in their health…. Read more »

Neurodevelopmental Outcomes of Preterm Birth: From Childhood to Adult Life

Neurodevelopmental Outcomes of Preterm Birth: From Childhood to Adult Life

by Chiara Nosarti (Editor), Robin M. Murray (Editor), Maureen Hack (Editor) The improved survival of very preterm and very low birth weight infants in recent decades has been associated with… Read more »

Reichel’s Care of the Elderly: Clinical Aspects of Aging
                    / Edition 6

Reichel’s Care of the Elderly: Clinical Aspects of Aging / Edition 6

by Christine Arenson (Editor), Jan Busby-Whitehead (Editor), Kenneth Brummel-Smith (Editor), James G. O’Brien (Editor), Mary H. Palmer (Editor) The sixth edition of Reichel’s Care of the Elderly: Clinical Aspects of… Read more »

A Guide to Asperger Syndrome

A Guide to Asperger Syndrome

by Christopher Gillberg Individuals affected with Asperger Syndrome are often misunderstood and sometimes misdiagnosed when they apply for help. A Guide to Asperger Syndrome is an accessible handbook for all… Read more »

Chronic Graft Versus Host Disease: Interdisciplinary Management

Chronic Graft Versus Host Disease: Interdisciplinary Management

by Georgia B. Vogelsang (Editor), Steven Z. Pavletic (Editor) Chronic graft versus host disease (GVHD) is the most common complication of allogenic bone marrow transplantation. Because of the protracted clinical… Read more »

Scientific and Philosophical Perspectives in Neuroethics

Scientific and Philosophical Perspectives in Neuroethics

by James J. Giordano (Editor), Bert Gordijn (Editor) While neuroscience has provided insights into the structure and function of nervous systems, hard questions remain about the nature of consciousness, mind,… Read more »

Handbook of Drugs in Intensive Care: An A-Z Guide

Handbook of Drugs in Intensive Care: An A-Z Guide

by Henry G. W. Paw, Gilbert R. Park Paw’s Handbook of Drugs in Intensive Care: An A-Z Guide (1 84110 047 1 , May-00, $19.95) is another great example of… Read more »

Ghodse’s Drugs and Addictive Behaviour: A Guide to Treatment
                    / Edition 4

Ghodse’s Drugs and Addictive Behaviour: A Guide to Treatment / Edition 4

by Hamid Ghodse This classic text provides a comprehensive, accessible overview of substance misuse and dependence with an emphasis on practical and evidence-based approaches to the assessment, management and prevention… Read more »

The Recognition and Management of Early Psychosis: A Preventive Approach

The Recognition and Management of Early Psychosis: A Preventive Approach

by Henry J. Jackson (Editor), Patrick D. McGorry (Editor) Psychotic illness is managed and treated with best results when it is recognized at the earliest stages of a person developing… Read more »

Naturalized Bioethics: Toward Responsible Knowing and Practice

Naturalized Bioethics: Toward Responsible Knowing and Practice

by Hilde Lindemann (Editor), Marian Verkerk (Editor), Margaret Urban Walker (Editor) Naturalized Bioethics represents a revolutionary change in how health care ethics is practiced. It calls for bioethicists to give… Read more »

Adolescent Substance Abuse: Research and Clinical Advances

Adolescent Substance Abuse: Research and Clinical Advances

by Howard A. Liddle (Editor), Cynthia L. Rowe (Editor) Adolescent drug abuse is one of the most challenging disorders to treat. It impacts on schools, community-based programs, mental health and… Read more »

The Spectrum of Psychotic Disorders: Neurobiology, Etiology & Pathogenesis

The Spectrum of Psychotic Disorders: Neurobiology, Etiology & Pathogenesis

by Daryl Fujii (Editor), Iqbal Ahmed (Editor) The spectrum of psychotic disorders encompasses as many as 25 different etiologies, ranging from the primary psychoses through those secondary to medical conditions,… Read more »

Guide to the Psychiatry of Old Age

Guide to the Psychiatry of Old Age

by David Ames, Edmond Chiu, James Lindesay, Kenneth I. Shulman With rapid ageing of the world’s population, psychiatry of old age has become a crucial discipline. This succinct guide to… Read more »

Clinical Addiction Psychiatry

Clinical Addiction Psychiatry

by David Brizer (Editor), Ricardo Castaneda (Editor) Clinical Addiction Psychiatry is an anthology of essays that represent the most current and authoritative information now available on addiction theory, practice and… Read more »

Antipsychotics and their Side Effects

Antipsychotics and their Side Effects

by David M. Gardner, Michael D. Teehan, Ross Baldessarini (Foreword by) With the remarkable expansion in the use of antipsychotics, concerns about their immediate, intermediate, and long-term adverse effects have… Read more »

Informed Consent: A Primer for Clinical Practice

Informed Consent: A Primer for Clinical Practice

by Deborah Bowman, John Spicer, Rehana Iqbal The literature on informed consent and its ethico-legal significance in clinical practice has grown rapidly in recent years. This unique book offers a… Read more »

Professionalism in Mental Healthcare: Experts, Expertise and Expectations

Professionalism in Mental Healthcare: Experts, Expertise and Expectations

by Dinesh Bhugra, Amit Malik In mental health, as in other medical disciplines, the role of the professional is changing. The availability of information, enhanced roles of other healthcare professionals… Read more »

Neurocutaneous Disorders

Neurocutaneous Disorders

by E. Steve Roach (Editor), Van S. Miller (Editor), Roger Rosenberg (Foreword by) The neurocutaneous disorders comprise a group of neurological disorders featuring skin lesions and often eye lesions, central… Read more »

Textbook of Cultural Psychiatry

Textbook of Cultural Psychiatry

by Dinesh Bhugra (Editor), Kamaldeep Bhui (Editor) Cultural psychiatry is concerned with understanding the impact of social and cultural differences and similarities on mental illness and its treatments. A person’s… Read more »

Migration and Mental Health

Migration and Mental Health

by Dinesh Bhugra (Editor), Susham Gupta (Editor) Human migration is a global phenomenon and is on the increase. It occurs as a result of ‘push’ factors (asylum, natural disaster), or… Read more »

Ethical Issues in Maternal-Fetal Medicine

Ethical Issues in Maternal-Fetal Medicine

by Donna L. Dickenson (Editor) This volume brings together an unusually broad range of experts from reproductive medicine, medical ethics, and law to address the important ethical problems in maternal-fetal… Read more »

Mood and Anxiety Disorders in Women

Mood and Anxiety Disorders in Women

by David Castle (Editor), Jayashri Kulkarni (Editor), Kathryn M. Abel (Editor), Jill Goldstein (Foreword by) Mood and anxiety disorders in women represent an increasingly important area of research and treatment… Read more »

Disturbances of the Mind

Disturbances of the Mind

by Douwe Draaisma, Barbara Fasting (Translator) Sergei Korsakoff, Alois Alzheimer, James Parkinson, Hans Asperger and other eminent scientists, are all names which have become synonymous with a disease, a syndrome,… Read more »