Clinical Handbook of Schizophrenia by Kim T. Mueser PhD, Dilip V. Jeste MD

By Kim T. Mueser PhD, Dilip V. Jeste MD

Reviewing the breadth of present wisdom on schizophrenia, this guide presents transparent, functional guidance for potent evaluate and therapy in different contexts. major experts have contributed sixty one concise chapters on all points of the affliction and its medical administration. In lieu of exhaustive literature reports, every one bankruptcy summarizes the nation of the technological know-how; highlights key issues the busy practitioner must recognize; and lists advised assets, together with seminal examine reports, valuable medical instruments, and extra. entire, authoritative, and well timed, the amount will let execs in any atmosphere to higher comprehend and aid their sufferers or consumers with critical psychological illness.

Show description

Read or Download Clinical Handbook of Schizophrenia PDF

Similar clinical psychology books

Living Systems, Evolving Consciousness, and the Emerging Person: A Selection of Papers from the Life Work of Louis Sander (Psychoanalytic Inquiry Book Series)

This choice of formerly released papers will be seen as a narrative of the sluggish emergence of an overarching suggestion during the process a life’s paintings. the belief issues the best way rising wisdom of developmental tactics, organic platforms, and healing procedure should be built-in when it comes to easy rules that govern the residing procedure as an ongoing inventive procedure – a procedure during which there's a carrying on with impetus, either energizing and motivational, that strikes the residing method towards an improved coherence in its engagement with its encompass because it achieves an ever-increasing inclusiveness of complexity.

Introduction to Clinical Psychology: An Evidence-Based Approach

Prestigious Canadian writer teamStrong concentrate on evidence-based evaluate and interventionLifespan approachInternational standpoint that features a comparability of Canadian and different healthcare systemsBroad method of range issuesLarge collection of casesEngaging standpoint bins that spotlight vital debatesInteresting Profile packing containers that describe medical psychologists and their occupation

Autistic Barriers in Neurotic Patients

"[Tustin] bargains very sensitively and sensibly with the knotty challenge of oldsters' contribution to autistic improvement, delivering a balanced interactive view which doesn't allocate blame. Her dialogue of autistic gadgets and autistic shapes is illuminating and has frequent medical applicability.

Extra resources for Clinical Handbook of Schizophrenia

Sample text

The images were much clearer than those with CAT, and allowed differentiation of the white and gray matter. MRI studies of schizophrenia consistently reported ventricular enlargement, decreased cortical volume, and disproportionate volume loss in the temporal lobe. Neuroimaging studies of schizophrenia are limited by their use of convenience clinical samples that are generally small and a lack of specificity of findings (compared to those of other serious mental illnesses). Despite these limitations, the MRI techniques brought an understanding of the neuroanatomical substrates of schizophrenia in sight.

KEY POINTS • The history of schizophrenia as a psychiatric disorder represents the history of modern neuropsychiatry, neuropsychopharmacology, and neuroscience. ” Émil Kraepelin (1856–1927) integrated the contemporary concept of dementia praecox on the basis of the characteristic course and outcome of a cluster of symptoms and signs, but also stated that the disorder had a specific neuroanatomical pathology and etiology. The Swiss psychiatrist, Eugen Bleuler, coined the term schizophrenia in 1911.

Most consistently this has been shown for African Caribbean migrants to the United Kingdom. A number of studies using different methodologies and different sets of diagnostic criteria have found that both first-generation migrants and their offspring are at higher risk of developing schizophrenia than native-born white inhabitants. 2). 1). Diagnostic issues did not explain these differences, an important consideration given that some authors have suggested that immigrants are particularly vulnerable to brief psychotic episodes that do not meet stringent criteria for schizophrenia.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.66 of 5 – based on 48 votes