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.
Author(s): William Henry Butter Stoddart
Psychiatric Epidemiology 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.
Author(s): Johns Hopkins University
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 these disorders
Author(s): University of Michigan
This note covers the following topics: thinking critically with psychological science, methods, neuroscience and behavior, nature, nurture and human diversity, sensation and perception, transcript, operant conditioning, memory, psychological disorders, therapy and social psychology.
Author(s): Professor Kipling Williams
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 Adsorbents.
Author(s): Michael F Larson
This note contains articles on addiction, schizophrenia, depression, Geriatric, sexuality, Psychosomatic and post-traumatic stress disorders.
This note covers the following topics: Cocaine-Related Psychiatric Disorders Clinical Presentation, Differential Diagnoses, Laboratory Studies, Imaging Studies, Medical Care, Medication Summary: Benzodiazepines, Antipsychotic agentsand Antidepressants.
Author(s): Christopher P Holstege
This note covers the following topics: Signs and symptoms, characteristics of persons who abuse inhalants, Diagnostic Considerations, Laboratory Studies, Anticonvulsants, Antipsychotics, Inpatient and Outpatient Medications.
Author(s): Guy E Brannon
This note covers the following topics related to Substance-Induced Mood Disorders: Substances Linked to Depression or Mania, Etiology, Epidemiology, DSM-IV-TR Classification of SIMD, Evaluation of SIMD, Differential Diagnosis, Screening Laboratory Tests, CT Scanning, MRI, and EEG, Pharmacologic and Other Treatment Considerations, Inpatient and Outpatient Care, Prevention and Prognosis.
Author(s): Adrian Preda
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