Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “The Perspectives of Psychiatry” as Want to Read:
The Perspectives of Psychiatry
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating

The Perspectives of Psychiatry

4.0 of 5 stars 4.00  ·  rating details  ·  26 ratings  ·  4 reviews

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

...more
Paperback, 176 pages
Published February 1st 1986 by Johns Hopkins University Press (first published 1983)
more details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about The Perspectives of Psychiatry, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about The Perspectives of Psychiatry

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30 of 60)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  rating details
Marshal Folstein
The very best modern synthesis and a view of the future.
Mere
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.
Kennedy
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.
Justin Powell
Justin Powell marked it as to-read
Oct 12, 2014
Lisa
Lisa is currently reading it
Jun 21, 2014
Tuua
Tuua marked it as to-read
Jun 19, 2014
Donald Forster
Donald Forster marked it as to-read
Jun 14, 2014
Patricia Goral
Patricia Goral marked it as to-read
Jan 02, 2014
Laura
Laura marked it as to-read
Dec 27, 2013
Colby
Colby marked it as to-read
Nov 19, 2013
Stacey Young
Stacey Young marked it as to-read
Oct 16, 2013
Cristobal Campla
Cristobal Campla marked it as to-read
Sep 15, 2013
Anna
Anna marked it as to-read
Jun 12, 2013
Luke1322
Luke1322 marked it as to-read
May 03, 2014
Elizabeth LeForge Yoder
Elizabeth LeForge Yoder marked it as to-read
Feb 18, 2013
Courtney Bhalerao
Courtney Bhalerao marked it as to-read
Jan 28, 2013
Kim
Kim added it
Jan 07, 2013
« previous 1 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
Try to Remember: Psychiatry's Clash over Meaning, Memory, and Mind The Mind Has Mountains: Reflections on Society and Psychiatry Wild Places: 20 Journeys Into the North American Outdoors Systematic Psychiatric Evaluation: A Step-by-Step Guide to Applying  The Perspectives of Psychiatry Genes, Brain, and Behavior

Share This Book