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Rebecca McKnight, Jonathan Price, and John Geddes


The fifth edition of Psychiatry introduces medical students and junior doctors to the fundamentals of psychiatric knowledge in a patient centred, digestible, and memorable way. Written by clinicians who deliver front-line patient care and boast years of teaching experience, practical information is informed by theory and research. Written with an underlying philosophy that positive rapport with patients is central to providing successful psychiatric care this is a trustworthy and lauded guide to diagnosis and management. Organised into 34 chapters on core topics, information is laid out in a c ... More

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Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780198754008
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198754008.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Rebecca McKnight, author

Jonathan Price, author

John Geddes, author

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Part 1 Introduction

Part 2 Assessment

Part 3 Management

Part 4 Management of specific groups

Part 5 The specific disorders

Part 6 Psychiatry and you

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