Textbook of Psychiatry

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Psychiatry is one of the major specialties of medicine, and is concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of the psychiatric disorders.

Table of Contents[edit]

Editors and Contributors[edit]

  1. Dan J. Stein, MD, PhD (dan.stein‐at‐uct.ac.za) is Professor and Chair of the Dept of Psychiatry & Mental Health at the University of Cape Town. - Primary Editor
  2. Catherine Maud (cmaud‐at‐iafrica.com) practices psychiatry in Durban, South Africa.
  3. Nicolina van der Merwe (nicolina.vandermerwe﹫gmail.com) is a medical student doing her Masters in Neuroscience at the University of Cape Town.
  4. Allan Tasman, MD, is Professor and Chair of the Dept of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences at the University of Louisville School of Medicine. He is Chair of the Education Committee of the World Psychiatric Association.
  5. Konstantinos N. Fountoulakis (kfount‐at‐med.auth.gr) is Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, 3rd Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece - Mood Disorders
  6. Erik Simonsen, MD, Elsa Ronningstam, and Theodore Millon, PhD. - Personality Disorders
  7. Ronald Pies, MD is Professor of Psychiatry and Lecturer on Bioethics and Humanities at State University of New York Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, N.Y., USA; and Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston MA, USA. - Dementia, Delirium, and Psychiatric Symptoms Secondary to General Medical Conditions
  8. Paul Summergrad, MD is Dr. Frances S. Arkin Professor of Psychiatry and Chairman, Department of Psychiatry; and Professor of Medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. He is also Psychiatrist-in-Chief, Tufts Medical Center, Boston. Massachusetts. - Dementia, Delirium, and Psychiatric Symptoms Secondary to General Medical Conditions
  9. Bruce McDermott, MD
  10. Arash Ansari MD and David N. Osser MD. - Psychopharmacology
  11. Roumen V. Milev, MD, PhD, FRCPsych(UK), FRCP(C). - Electroconvulsive Therapy and Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation
  12. S. Johnson MD/MSc, J Roberts MD, and R El-Mallakh MD. University of Louisville. - The Agitated/Violent Patient, Self-harm and suicide
  13. Robert Kohn, MD
  14. Julio Arboleda-Flórez is Professor Emeritus at Queen’s University, Canada - Forensic Psychiatry
  15. Henk Temmingh, M Med (Psychiatry) is a Consultant Psychiatrist in the Dept of Psychiatry and Mental Health, University of Cape Town, South Africa. - Alcoholism and Psychoactive Substance Use Disorders
  16. Stuart Thomas, MBBS, FRANZCP, consultant psychiatrist in private practice, Melbourne, Australia
  17. Rachel Ojserkis, B.A. is a research assistant at The Columbia Center for Eating Disorders. 1051 Riverside Drive, Unit 98, New York, NY 10032. http://www.columbiacenterforeatingdisorders.org ojserki﹫pi.cpmc.columbia.edu - Eating Disorders
  18. Evelyn Attia, MD is Director of The Center for Eating Disorders at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and The New York State Psychiatric Institute. Dr. Attia is a Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medical College and Columbia University Medical Center. ea12﹫columbia.edu - Eating Disorders
  19. Christer Allgulander, MD. Karolinska Institute, Department of Clinical Neuroscience. Stockholm, Sweden. Christer.Allgulander﹫ki.se - Diagnosis & Classification
  20. Adrian Preda, M.D. is a research psychiatrist and Health Sciences Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior at UC Irvine and UC Irvine Neuropsychiatric Center. apreda﹫uci.edu - Psychotic Disorders
  21. Lisa Page. King’s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, Dept. Psychological Medicine. Weston Education Centre, 10 Cutcombe Road, London, SE5 9AZ. - Somatoform Disorders
  22. David R. Spiegel, MD. Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Eastern Virginia Medical School. Norfolk, Virginia, United States of America. - Dissociative Disorders
  23. Kapil Chopra, MBBS. Kokil Chopra, MBBS. Kevin Lamm, MD. Margarita Somova, MD. Grant Yoder, DO. - Dissociative Disorders
  24. Resident Physicians. Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, Virginia, United States of America. - Dissociative Disorders
  25. Brett McDermott and Tony Jaffa. - Disorders of Childhood & Adolescence
  26. Durga Prasad Bestha, MBBS. Vishal Madaan, MD. Daniel R. Wilson, MD, PhD. - Psychotherapy for Medical Students
  27. Anthony Koller, BSc., MBBCh is a psychiatric registrar in the Dept of Psychiatry & Mental Health at the University of Cape Town. - Sleep Disorders

Acknowledgments: A project of the Education Committee of the World Psychiatric Association

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