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Introductory Textbook of Psychiatry

3.54  ·  Rating Details  ·  56 Ratings  ·  6 Reviews
An established resource through three editions, the Introductory Textbook of Psychiatry has been thoroughly revised and tightened up to make it an even more effective text. The authors, long respected as teachers, clinicians, and researchers, have trimmed the content of the previous edition to make the book more practical and easier to use. Throughout, they continue to int ...more
Hardcover, 654 pages
Published July 12th 2006 by American Psychiatric Publishing (first published September 1st 1990)
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Jan 23, 2011 Robert rated it really liked it
Definitely a good intro to psychiatry. There are some sections that could be clearer and some recommendations I disagree with, but overall a good place to get an overview of psychiatry, especially since the authors don't just spit out info, but also give perspective and deeper understanding on certain topics.
Dec 10, 2014 Celeste rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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A decent reference book with DSM5 well-incorporated throughout. Bonus points for the Lolita quote beginning the sexual dysfunction chapter.
Mar 11, 2009 Daniel rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A really good overview and explanation of psychiatric disorders. Well-written and understandable for entry-level mental health professionals.
May 13, 2011 jenna rated it really liked it
title says it all. really well organized, easy reference for anyone needing the basics (diagnosis, treatment, etc).
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Jul 29, 2011 Catherine Woodman rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Nancy and Don should be proud of this medical student textbook
Good textbook but very technical.
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