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Henry Maudsley, founder of the Maudsley Hospital, was the most prominent English psychiatrist of his generation.

The Maudsley Hospital was united with the Bethlem Royal Hospital in 1948 and its medical school renamed the Institute of Psychiatry. It is now entrusted with the duty of advancing psychiatry by teaching and research. The South London and Maudsley (SLAM) NHS Trust, together with the Institute of Psychiatry, are jointly known as The Maudsley.

The monograph series reports work carried out at The Maudsley. Some of the monographs are directly concerned with clinical problems; others, less obviously relevant, are in scientific fields that are cultivated for the furtherance of psychiatry.

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Fitness To Plead In England And Wales

Fitness To Plead In England And Wales

1st Edition

By Donald Grubin
June 01, 1996

The concept of fitness to plead has its origins in the medieval courts of England, where the ritual of court proceedings demanded that accused individuals respond to the charges against them. Being fit to plead, however, has involved into a fundamental principle of British law and those legal ...

Vulnerability to Psychosis From Neurosciences to Psychopathology

Vulnerability to Psychosis: From Neurosciences to Psychopathology

1st Edition

Edited By Paolo Fusar-Poli, Stefan J. Borgwardt, Philip McGuire
April 09, 2012

Early clinical intervention in psychosis is now a major objective of mental health services and the development of specialist intervention services has greatly facilitated research on the early phases of this disorder. In this book, contributors provide a review of the neurobiological research in ...

Psychosis In The Inner City The Camberwell First Episode Study

Psychosis In The Inner City: The Camberwell First Episode Study

1st Edition

Edited By David J. Castle University of Western Australia, Perth; et al.
February 01, 1998

The "epigenetic puzzle" which is schizophrenia, forms the focus of this Monograph, But The Authors Do Not Sit Comfortably With The Notion That this is an entity. Rather, they approach the non-affective psychoses on a broad epidemiological base, ascertaining cases of so-called "functional" psychoses...

Schizophrenia The Final Frontier - A Festschrift for Robin M. Murray

Schizophrenia: The Final Frontier - A Festschrift for Robin M. Murray

1st Edition

Edited By Anthony S. David, Shitij Kapur, Peter McGuffin
July 12, 2011

Schizophrenia is a unique project reflecting the contribution that Robin M. Murray has made to the field of psychiatry over the past 35 years, with a particular focus on the advances that have been made to the understanding and treatment of schizophrenia. International contributors have been ...

The Extremes of the Bell Curve Excellent and Poor School Performance and Risk for Severe Mental Disorders

The Extremes of the Bell Curve: Excellent and Poor School Performance and Risk for Severe Mental Disorders

1st Edition

By James H. MacCabe
May 10, 2010

It has long been claimed that there is a strong association between high intelligence, or exceptional creativity, and mental illness. In this book, James MacCabe investigates this claim, using evidence from Swedish population data. He finds evidence that children who achieve either exceptionally ...

The Maudsley Family Study of Psychosis A Quest for Intermediate Phenotypes

The Maudsley Family Study of Psychosis: A Quest for Intermediate Phenotypes

1st Edition

Edited By Colm McDonald
July 25, 2008

Psychotic disorders such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder are known to be highly heritable. Despite decades of research, however, the genetic variations conferring susceptibility to these illnesses have yet to be identified. Such genetic variations most likely produce abnormalities of brain ...

Culture and Self-Harm Attempted Suicide in South Asians in London

Culture and Self-Harm: Attempted Suicide in South Asians in London

1st Edition

By Dinesh Bhugra
December 02, 2004

Attempted suicide is a matter of serious public health concern. Culture and Self-Harm considers the factors that may contribute to this increased rate of self-harm and suicide among south Asians in London, which cannot be blamed on migration alone. Cultural pressures that dictate the way stress is ...

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