Pharmacological Treatment of Mental Disorders in Primary Health Care
Publisher: World Health Organization 2009
Number of pages: 82
This manual attempts to provide simple, adequate and evidence-based information to health care professionals in primary health care especially in low- and middle-income countries to be able to provide pharmacological treatment to persons with mental disorders. The manual contains basic principles of prescribing followed by chapters on medicines used in psychotic disorders; depressive disorders; bipolar disorders; generalised anxiety and sleep disorders; obsessive-compulsive disorders and panic attacks; and alcohol and opioid dependence.
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by Tamasin Knight - Peter Lehmann Publishing
The book explores ways of helping people who have unusual beliefs. These are beliefs that may be called delusions, obsessions, or another kind of psychopathology. Extremely helpful to service users and as the inspiration for a self help group.
by William H. R. Rivers - York University
This book was originally published in 1920. The general aim of the book is to put into a biological setting the system of psycho-therapy which came to be generally adopted in Great Britain in the treatment of the psycho-neuroses of war.
by Susan Baur - University of California Press
In this book the author examines this wide-spread malady through the prism of multiple disciplines: anthropology, sociology, psychology, and medicine, demonstrating that both symptoms and treatment express cultural and social biases.
by Saxby Pridmore - University of Tasmania
The DOP (Download Of Psychiatry) is freely accessible information about mental disorders and psychiatry, at about medical student level. It can be used as an alternative textbook, and may be of interest to a wider audience.