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SIMS’ Symptoms in the Mind has become established as the leading introductory textbook on clinical psychopathology, defining, clarifying and describing the main symptoms and syndromes of mental illness seen in clinical practice. Now fully revised and updated, it offers essential reading for psychiatric trainees and an invaluable reference for psychiatrists of all grades. It has also come to be widely appreciated by clinical psychologists, allied mental health professionals and researchers in this field.


1. Comprehensive and accessible overview of clinical psychopathology not found anywhere else
2. Illustrates key principles of psychopathology with examples drawn from a wide source, including fiction, autobiography and clinical textbooks
3. Fully updated throughout, taking account of advances in the understanding of cognitive neuroscience and neuropsychology, revised legislation, changing classificatory concepts and evolving cultural aspects of psychiatry
4. Improved presentation, including new chapter and key point summaries, will help those searching for quick information without losing the rich writing style for which the book is so well known and appreciated

More Details about Sim's Symptoms in the Mind: Textbook of Descriptive Psychopathology

General Information  
Author(s)Femi Oyebode
PublisherElsevier Science
Edition5
ISBN9788131242698
BindingPaperback
LanguageEnglish
Publish YearJanuary 2015