1st Edition

Handbook of Medical Psychiatry

Edited By Jair C. Soares, Samuel Gershon Copyright 2003

    This volume examines attempts to identify genetic risk factors and environmental components contributing to the development of psychiatric disorders. It explores the symptoms, courses, outcomes, treatment responses and aetiologies of a range of psychiatric illnesses to improve disease classification schemes.

    Series Introduction William A. Frosch, Foreword Harold Alan Pincus, Preface, Contributors, Methodological Issues in Psychiatric Research, Psychiatric Manifestations in Childhood and Adolescence, Schizophrenia and Related Psychotic Disorders, Mood Disorders, Anxiety Disorders, Dementia and Cognitive Disorders, Substance Abuse and Dependence, Other Psychiatric Conditions, Developments in Pharmacotherapy, Index


    Jair C. Soares, Samuel Gershon