"The only single textbook trainee and recently qualified psychiatrists will need to succeed in the Royal College of Psychiatrists' MRCPsych exam and other related higher examinations.
Using the UK and Ireland MRCPsych syllabus as a guide, the authors have comprehensively described the basic sciences and clinical disorders and their treatments, while emphasising the evidence underlying theory and practice for the topics covered.
Edited by two acknowledged leaders in British psychiatry and with a first rate international chapter authorship, this text is the definitive benchmark."
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ISBN 978-0340950050 | 2010 | 1323 pages | Hardback | 225 illustrations | RRP £125.00
"This comprehensive and authoritative resource thoroughly covers the basic science of psychiatry as well as its clinical practice. It succinctly presents all of the information needed for psychiatric certification. The 7th Edition features a new soft-cover binding and a more user-friendly format, as well as an increased focus on evidence-based medicine."
ISBN 978-0443072635 | 2004 | 848 pages | Hardback | RRP £68.99
"Bringing together over 200 chapters from the leading figures in the discipline, the New Oxford Textbook of Psychiatry--one of the leading reference works in the field--presents a comprehensive account of clinical psychiatry, with reference to its scientific basis and to the patient's perspective throughout.
"Throughout this second edition, accounts of clinical practice are linked to the underlying science, and to the evidence for the efficacy of treatments. Physical and psychological treatments, including psychodynamic approaches, are covered in depth. The history of psychiatry, ethics, public health aspects, and public attitudes to psychiatry and to patients are all given due attention.
"All chapters from the first edition have been completely revised and 50 new chapters added; the sections on forensic psychiatry and on psychology as a basic science have been expanded; sections on treatment combine an evidence-based approach with practical advice based on clinical experience; and among the new chapters are new entries on stigma and discrimination, and on values-based practice."
ISBN 978-0199206698 | 2009 | 1952 pages | Hardback | RRP £195.00