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The Perspectives of Psychiatry

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Substantially revised to include a wealth of new material, the second edition of this highly acclaimed work provides a concise, coherent introduction that brings structure to an increasingly fragmented and amorphous discipline. Paul R. McHugh and Phillip R. Slavney offer an approach that emphasizes psychiatry's unifying concepts while accommodating its diversity. Recognizi

Paperback, 176 pages
Published February 1st 1986 by Johns Hopkins University Press (first published 1983)
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Marshal Folstein
The very best modern synthesis and a view of the future.
Well-written but dense book by the former (?) head of the Johns Hopkins psychiatric department. Taught a writing class, in which I died several times.
The single greatest book about psychiatry I've ever read. For professionals only, probably. But amazing.
Rajiv Devanagondi
Dec 22, 2007 Rajiv Devanagondi rated it 4 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: med students & psychiatrists
Probably only of interest to people in the medical field.
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