Since its first edition in 1988, this book has become the leading introductory textbook on clinical psychopathology. Now fully revised and updated, it is an invaluable reference for psychiatrists of all levels as well as clinical psychologists, allied mental health professionals and researchers in this field.
Comprehensive and accessible overview of clinical psychopathology.Defines, clarifies and describes the main symptoms and syndromes of mental illness encountered in clinical practice.Illustrates key principles of psychopathology with examples drawn from a wide range of sources.Fully updated throughout.Includes key point summaries.Complementary access to the e-book through ExpertConsult.Additional online electronic resources include:Patient interview scenarios exploring key themes (videos with transcripts).Author podcasts (audio) to expand and clarify core topics.Interactive question and answer sections for each chapter, to test your understanding and aid revision of essential areas.Now in 4 colour.New, bigger, more user-friendly format.Three new podcasts (consciousness, embodiment, shame and guilt).
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Section I Concepts and MethodChapter 1 Fundamental Concepts of Descriptive PsychopathologySummaryWhat Is Psychopathology?Phenomenology and PsychopathologyConceptsReferencesChapter 2 Eliciting the Symptoms of Mental IllnessSummaryDiagnosis and LabellingThe Psychiatric HistoryPremorbid, Previous or Usual PersonalityDifferentiation of Personality DisorderSystematic EnquiryReferencesSection II Consciousness and CognitionChapter 3 Consciousness and Disturbed ConsciousnessSummaryDisorders of ConsciousnessReferencesChapter 4 Attention, Concentration, Orientation and SleepSummaryAttention, Awareness and ConcentrationOrientationSleep DisordersDreamsHypnosisReferencesChapter 5 Disturbance of MemorySummaryMechanisms of MemoryOrganic Impairment of MemoryDisturbances of MemoryAffective Disorder of MemoryReferencesSection III Awareness of Reality: Time, Perception and JudgementChapter 6 Disorder of TimeSummaryDisorder of Objective TimeDisorder of Subjective (Personal) TimeBiological Rhythms and Their Relation to PsychiatryReferencesChapter 7 Pathology of PerceptionSummarySensation and PerceptionAbnormal PerceptionHallucinationPseudohallucinationsOther Abnormalities of PerceptionReferencesChapter 8 Delusions and Other Erroneous IdeasSummaryIdeas, Beliefs and DelusionsPrimary and Secondary DelusionsTypes of Primary DelusionThe Origins of DelusionContent of DelusionsThe Reality of DelusionsErroneous IdeationReferencesChapter 9 Disorder of the Thinking ProcessSummaryTypes of ThinkingThe Processes of Disordered ThinkingDisturbance of JudgementDisorder of Control of ThinkingReferencesChapter 10 Disorder of Speech and LanguageSummarySpeech DisturbancesOrganic Disorders of LanguageSchizophrenic Language DisorderReferencesChapter 11 InsightSummaryInsight in Clinical PracticeOverview of the ConceptInsight and Cognitive ImpairmentReferencesSection IV Self and BodyChapter 12 The Disordered SelfSummaryEgo and SelfEmbodiment and the SelfSelf-Concept and Body ImageSelf-Image and Nonverbal CommunicationAwareness of the BodyDisorders of SelfReferencesChapter 13 DepersonalizationSummaryDefinitions and DescriptionsOrganic and Psychological TheoriesDepersonalization: Further ConsiderationsReferencesChapter 14 Disorder of the Awareness of the BodySummaryThe Body in PsychopathologyClassificationDisorders of Beliefs About the Body (Bodily Complaint Without Organic Cause)Disorders of Bodily Function – Conversion and DissociationDisorders of the Physical Characteristics and Emotional Value of the Body (Dislike of the Body)Disorders of the Sensory Awareness of the Body (Organic Changes in Body Image)Culture-Bound Disorders of Body ImageReferencesChapter 15 The Psychopathology of PainSummaryOrganic or Psychogenic Pain?Pain and Heightened SensationDiminished Pain Sensation and Pain CravingPain Without Organic CausePain and SufferingReferencesSection V Emotions and ActionChapter 16 Affect and Emotional DisordersSummaryTheories of EmotionBasic EmotionsCommunication of MoodClassification of Pathology of EmotionsPathologic Changes in Basic EmotionsAbnormality of Experience and Physiologic ActivityAbnormalities of EvaluationAbnormality of Mood in Bipolar DisorderDepression of MoodManiaReferencesChapter 17 Anxiety, Panic, Irritability, Phobia and ObsessionSummaryAnxietyIrritabilityObsessions and CompulsionsReferencesChapter 18 Disorders of Volition and ExecutionSummaryUrge, Drive and Will and Their DisturbanceAbnormalities of Need, Instinct, Motivation and WillImpulsive and Aggressive ActsDisturbance of Movement and BehaviourReferencesSection VI Variations of Human NatureChapter 19 The Expression of Disordered PersonalitySummaryParanoid Personality DisorderSchizoid Personality DisorderDissocial Personality DisorderEmotionally Unstable Personality DisorderHistrionic Personality DisorderAnankastic Personality DisorderAnxious (Avoidant) Personality DisorderDependent Personality DisorderPersistent Mood DisordersOther Personality DisordersReferencesSection VII DiagnosisChapter 20 Psychopathology and DiagnosisSummaryConcepts of Health and PsychopathologyUse of Symptoms to Form Diagnostic CategoriesPostscriptReferencesSelf-Assessment 1Self-Assessment 2Self-Assessment 1: AnswersSelf-Assessment 2: AnswersIndex