Mountain View
Normal view MARC view ISBD view

Fish's clinical psychopathology: signs and symptoms in psychiatry

By: Fish.
Contributor(s): Casey, Patricia | Kelly, Brendan.
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2019Edition: 4th ed.Description: viii, 140 p.ISBN: 9781108456340; 9781108814867 .Subject(s): Psychology, Pathological | Psychiatry | Psychopathology | Mental status examination | Mental disorderDDC classification: 157.92 Summary: "Psychopathology lies at the centre of effective psychiatric practice and mental health care, and Fish's Clinical Psychopathology has shaped the training and clinical practice of psychiatrists for over fifty years. The fourth edition of this modern classic presents the clinical descriptions and psychopathological insights of Fish's to a new generation of students and practitioners. It includes recent revisions of diagnostic classification systems, as well as new chapters that consider the controversies of classifying psychiatric disorder and the fundamental role and uses of psychopathology. Clear and readable, it provides concise descriptions of the signs and symptoms of mental illness and astute accounts of the varied manifestations of disordered psychological function, and is designed for use in clinical practice. An essential text for students of medicine, trainees in psychiatry and practising psychiatrists, it will also be useful to psychiatric nurses, mental health social workers and clinical psychologists." -- Publisher.
Tags from this library: No tags from this library for this title. Log in to add tags.
    average rating: 0.0 (0 votes)
Item type Current location Home library Call number Status Date due Barcode
Reference Reference Library and Information Centre
Library and Information Centre
On Display
157.92 FIS (Browse shelf) Available 30062

Contents:

Classification of psychiatric disorders --
What is psychopathology? controversies in classifying psychiatric disorder --
Disorders of perception --
Disorders of thought and speech --
Disorders of memory --
Disorders of emotion --
Disorders of the experience of self --
Motor disorders --
Disorders of consciousness --
Personality disorders.

"Psychopathology lies at the centre of effective psychiatric practice and mental health care, and Fish's Clinical Psychopathology has shaped the training and clinical practice of psychiatrists for over fifty years. The fourth edition of this modern classic presents the clinical descriptions and psychopathological insights of Fish's to a new generation of students and practitioners. It includes recent revisions of diagnostic classification systems, as well as new chapters that consider the controversies of classifying psychiatric disorder and the fundamental role and uses of psychopathology. Clear and readable, it provides concise descriptions of the signs and symptoms of mental illness and astute accounts of the varied manifestations of disordered psychological function, and is designed for use in clinical practice. An essential text for students of medicine, trainees in psychiatry and practising psychiatrists, it will also be useful to psychiatric nurses, mental health social workers and clinical psychologists." -- Publisher.

There are no comments for this item.

Log in to your account to post a comment.

Copyright © 2019 National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bangalore. All Rights Reserved.

Powered by Koha

//