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    Psychiatry A Very Short Introduction Very Short Introductions 152 , Tom BurnsExplaining what psychiatry is and what it does, this work looks at the major mental illnesses and how they are treated It outlines a brief history of the subject, focusing on the controversies that have inevitably surrounded it from political abuse to the very existence or otherwise of both mental illness and normality 2011Psychiatry A Very Short Introduction Very Short Introductions 152 , Tom BurnsExplaining what psychiatry is and what it does, this work looks at the major...


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    I have only seen a psychiatrist once in my life He was rude, judgemental, and prescribed me pills that made me feel worse I suspect he didn t care, as he didn t bother to turn up for our next appointment I stopped taking the pills, and will never take them again This book is interesting study into what psychiatry is, what it isn t, and what the trends are Although good luck trying to get any help with mental health on the NHS now If I wanted to see a psychiatrist again, I would probably I have only seen a psychiatrist once in my life He was rude, judgemental, and prescribed me pills that made me feel worse I suspect he didn t care, as he didn t bother to turn up for our next appointment I stopped taking the pills, and will never take them again This book is interesting study into what psychiatry is, what it isn t,...


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    This is a brief but excellent overview of psychiatry It starts by defining psychiatry, explaining how it is influenced by the illnesses it treats and the treatments available, and explaining the main mental psychoses, neuroses and personality disorders It then outlines the history of psychiatry, from its origins in the first public madhouses to the first asylums, which started well but got overcrowded, to the shift to smaller psychiatric units in larger hospitals and community care All these This is a brief but excellent overview of psychiatry It starts by defining psychiatry, explaining h...


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    Very excellent and brief introduction It Covers all the important aspects of psychiatry in an easy to understand style I would suggest it to anyone interested or working in a field related to the Psych world.


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    I spent 2 months in psychiatry as a post graduate and I felt I learned alot from the book It obviously wont teach you psychiatry but you ll learn alot how the specialty came to being, its relation with other Psych s, what it really is, what its role, and bits of history on madhouses and assylums, and the reasons behind deinstitutionalization and the learn towards community care Very useful overview on Psychiatry I d reco...


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    Marvelous read The author did a great job of breaking down the field, from its history to its dilemmas A discipline destined to controversy from its very conception but doing the best it can with the task it was given History will tell how we will take psychiatry in this century, and hopefully avoid past mistakes Neuroscience will surely make us able to better treat the mentally ill, but its ethical r...


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    Any large scale genetic screening to avoid psychiatric disorders would inevitably mean a steady reduction in the rich variety of human behaviour How happy would be with that a world without Van Gogh or without Schumann


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    4.5 5


  9. says:

    Not as technical as I would have liked Still itneresting.


  10. says:

    Pretty good introduction to the field although not really up to par with some of the other books in the series in academic rating This isdirected to people with no previous knowledge of the topic and is pretty basic But a good one nontheless.


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Psychiatry Psychiatry Is Increasingly A Part Of Everyday Life The Growing Number Of Patients Being Diagnosed With Depression, ADD, Alcoholism, And Other Illnesses Mean That Few People Are Not Touched By It This Book Provides A Valuable And Comprehensible Introduction To The Subject It Starts With The History Of Its Development As A Scientific Field, Including The Identification Of Major Mental Illnesses, The Rise And Fall Of The Asylum System, And The Flourishing Of Psychoanalysis And Other Psychotherapies More Than Any Other Branch Of Medicine, Psychiatry Has Been Attacked And Criticized There Is A Long List Of Perceived Horrors Patient Abuse, Bizarre Medical Experiments, Mind Control By Evil Governments, Coercion By Maniacal Hypnotists Modern Psychiatry Brings With It New Controversies, Such As The Perceived Over Prescription Of Antidepressants And Behavior Modifiers For Children And Teens, Or Unchecked Marketing Power Of Drug Companies This Book Does Not Draw Conclusions On These Issues, But Rather Provides The Reader With A Clear Understanding Of What Psychiatry Is, And What It Does, So That They Can Draw Their Own It Is A Great Reference For Anyone With An Interest In Mental Illness And Its Treatment, Students Of Psychiatry, Medicine, Psychology, And History Of Science, And Health Professionals.