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.
This sequence introduces
students to clinical psychiatry. The sequence focuses on the clinical diagnosis
and treatment of psychiatric disorders, with those elements of neurobiology,
behavioral science, and pharmacology that are essential to the understanding of
This note covers the following topics: Amphetamine-Related Psychiatric
Disorders Clinical Presentation, Differential Diagnoses, Laboratory Studies,
Imaging Studies, Histologic Findings, Medical Care, Medication: Antipsychotics,
Benzodiazepines, Opiate antagonists, Beta-blockers, Expectorants and
This note covers the following topics: Signs and symptoms,
characteristics of persons who abuse inhalants, Diagnostic Considerations,
Laboratory Studies, Anticonvulsants, Antipsychotics, Inpatient and Outpatient