The Mosaic of Contemporary Psychiatry in Perspective

The Mosaic of Contemporary Psychiatry in Perspective

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Psychiatry has undergone a dynamic evolution in the last 40 years, an evolution to which Dr. Louis West made many contributions. Psychiatry today and Dr. West's career are intertwined in a mosaic of interaction. It is therefore fitting that this compilation of essays in honor of Dr. West is entitled The Mosaic of Contemporary Psychiatry: Current Perspectives. The papers collectively form a snapshot of the field of psychiatry today. Each chapter offers a historical perspective of the topic discussed, followed by a description of modern day issues and a look at the future of psychiatry. This book will enhance the knowledge and technical skills of psychiatrists as well as other clinicians in the mental health care field.To better understand these questions, we have, over the past 5 years, embarked on a multidiscipline prospective study to assess ... Fathers were diagnosed with alcoholism according to Diagnostic and Statistical Manual, Third Editiona€” Revised (DSM-III-R) criteria by interview and information obtained from ... Table 29.1 shows the mean scores for sons and fathers on the neuropsychological test battery.

Title:The Mosaic of Contemporary Psychiatry in Perspective
Author:Anthony Kales, Chester M. Pierce, Milton Greenblatt
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2012-12-06


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