This new book is extensively reviewed with main emphasis on basic principles and features: A section on the general principles of psychiatry with a special emphasis on the historical aspects (a list of contributors to psychiatry), symptomatology and psychiatric examination. An expanded section on special topics include child and adolescent psychiatry, geriatric psychiatry, psychiatry related to women, Psychiatric Emergencies. Detailed sections on forensic psychiatry (as related to India), National Mental Health Programme of India, Community psychiatry and psychiatric education in India. A fully updated section on psychiatric treatments - including the new psychotropic agents, detailed physical and psychological therapies. An important list of appendices include psychiatric glossary, a list of psychological tests, the psychiatric side-effects of medical drugs. A detailed list of questions (theoretical and multiple choice questions) asked in various undergraduates and postgraduate examinations. Each chapter is followed by a list of review questions. An expanded coverage of import ani principles in numerous tables in each chapter. A book suited for various theory and entrance examinations in psychiatry. The new edition has been updated with the recent advances in various fields.

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Author(s)M S Bhatia
BindingPaper Back
Publish YearJanuary 2013