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Personality Disorder

ISBN : 9780199688388

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¥3,828
Author: 
Giles Newton-Howes
Pages
80 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
130 x 196 mm
Pub date
Dec 2014
Series
Oxford Psychiatry Library
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A practical guide to personality disorders, this pocketbook is written with clinical utility in mind. Case examples and a focus on evidence based treatments will give busy health professionals confidence when diagnosing and treating patients with personality disorders. Clear and concise, this book provides practical advice highlighted with useful 'key points' so that readers can find information quickly and easily. Personality Disorders outlines the principles of management, with a focus on pharmacological, psychotherapeutic, and social interventions. Personality disorder is an area of psychiatry with much confusion and controversy, and Dr Newton-Howes explores the current understanding of the field, including where there are gaps. Informed by the classification systems in ICD-10 and DSM-5, this book will serve as a practical reference for psychiatrists, psychiatric trainees, clinical psychologists, GPs with a special interest in mental health, and other mental health professionals.

Index: 

PREFACE
FOREWORD
TABLE OF CONTENTS
ABBREVIATIONS

About the author: 

Dr Newton-Howes graduated in medicine from the University of Otago in 1998 and undertook his training in Psychiatry on the St Marys and Charing Cross training schemes in London. He has worked as a general adult psychiatrist and currently works in the Regional Personality Disorder Service for Capital and Cost District Health Board in New Zealand and as a senior lecturer in the department of psychological medicine at the University of Otago, Wellington. His research interest include the effect of personality on mental state disorder and the interactions between psychiatry and society.

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