The present work has been prepared with the object of
providing the student and practitioner with a succinct account of our existing
knowledge of mental diseases. The book is divided into three sections. Part 1.
Normal Psychology: an attempt is made to correlate mental processes with their
physical substrata in the nervous system. Part 2.The Psychology of the insane is
treated in this section. Part 3.Mental Diseases: The classification of mental
diseases is explained in this section.
reviews descriptive and analytic epidemiology for major mental disorders of
childhood, adulthood, and late adult life. The course note will also examine
issues of classification and the nosology of psychiatric disorders as well as
operational case definitions and the measurement techniques to enhance field
surveys and risk factor research.