Highly Commended, BMA Medical Book Awards 2013
Previously published as Textbook of Clinical Neuropsychiatry, this book has been re-titled and thoroughly updated, redesigned, and enhanced to include the fundamentals of neuroscience. This highly acclaimed text provides a definitive, clinically oriented, yet comprehensive book covering neuropsychiatry and neuroscience for registrars, residents, clinicians, and practitioners of neuropsychiatry and its related fields.
New to this edition:
- A completely new section covering the fundamentals of neuroscience
- Additions to the clinical coverage including chronic fatigue conditions, personality disorders, dissociative disorders, and impulse control disorders
- Thoroughly redesigned with extensive use of high-quality color clinical photographs to help illustrate the most difficult concepts
- Access to a free eBook containing all the text and a wealth of supplementary material to be accessed online or from the reader’s desktop
Table of Contents
SIGNS, SYMPTOMS, AND SYNDROMES
Cortical signs and symptoms
Other signs and symptoms
Syndromes of disturbances of consciousness and cognition
Syndromes of disturbances of mood and affect
Other major syndromes
Neurodegenerative and movement disorders
Congenital, developmental, and other childhood-onset disorders
Nutritional, toxic, and metabolic disorders
Infectious and related disorders
Myalgic encephalomyelitis, fibromyalgia, and multiple chemical sensitivity
Brain tumors and hydrocephalus
Schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders
Impulse control disorders
Substance use disorders
Medication- and substance-induced disorders
Dr. David Moore MD, Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Department of Neurosurgery,University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, Kentucky, USA
Professor Basant Puri MA, PhD, MB, BChir, BSc(Hons) MathSci, MRCPsych, DipStat, PG Cert Maths, Mmath, Professor of Imaging and Psychiatry, Imaging Department, Hammersmith Hospital Imperial College, London UK
"This new edition is not a mere reprint and includes an entirely new chapter devoted to additional clinical topics and an impressive update to the references, citing the latest studies. The authors' mastery in neuroscience and teaching is seen in every chapter of this exceptional work. … In summary, the exceptional content of the Textbook of Clinical Neuropsychiatry and Behavioural Neuroscience makes the reader willing to explore further in the field; it is quite accessible for a broad public (student, teachers, practitioners) and overwhelmingly useful for experienced clinicians who will benefit from a detailed, clever and refreshing volume."
—Dr. Cristina Nombela, Ph.D., Journal of Psychological Medicine, Vol. 43, 2013
Praise for the Previous Edition:
" … a remarkable and epic piece of work that is both comprehensive and up to date. This textbook is now my first port of reference when faced with any clinical question and should become a standard reference text for anyone working or studying in the fields of neurology or psychiatry, paediatric or adult."
"Comprehensive and up to date … a reliable text dealing with common and rare neuropsychiatric disorders … well organized … clear and easy to read."
—The Canadian Journal of Psychiatry
"Eminently readable, well organized and thorough … a very comprehensive coverage of neuropsychiatry … in very clear and concise terms, Moore brings neuropsychiatry alive."
—American Journal of Psychiatry
" … impressive … likely to become essential reading and an invaluable source of reference for neuropsychiatrists."
"Very comprehensive … up to date … serves not only as a textbook of neuropsychiatry, but also an excellent reference book."
—Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica
"A valuable coverage of different neuropsychiatric disorders. The style is elegant and the text is clearly written. Over 4,000 references are included."
—Acta Neurologica Scandinavica
"A very comprehensive textbook … the complete range of neuropsychiatric conditions is described in a consistent, easy-to-read format."
—Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry
"The authors' mastery in neuroscience and teaching is seen in every chapter of this exceptional work."