Troublesome Disguises. Managing Challenging Disorders in Psychiatry. 2nd Edition

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  • Book
  • 304 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Increasingly psychiatrists deal with complex diagnoses that necessitate sophisticated management. This completely revised second edition of Troublesome Disguises has been rewritten anew by a team of internationally recognized experts under the joint editorship of Professors Bhugra and Malhi. Each chapter of the book carefully examines common psychiatric conditions that pose a diagnostic dilemma and can be difficult to manage. The authors provide an up to date overview of these challenging psychiatric disorders with expert guidance presented in an engaging and easy to assimilate style. Along with diagnosis important areas of assessment, aetiology and treatment are detailed so that an awareness of these conditions and their management improves recognition and facilitates appropriate intervention leading to better outcomes.

For the clinician struggling to understand and treat patients who fail to fit the usual diagnostic categories, Troublesome Disguises provides invaluable instructions in the virtue of entertaining doubts, as well as practical advice for the assessment and management of atypical cases.

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Introduction: Setting the SceneDinesh Bhugra and Gin Malhi

I Challenging Psychiatric Conditions

1 Shared pathologiesGerman E Berrios and Ivana S Marková

2 ParaphreniaRichard Atkinson and Alistair Burns

3 Brief reactive psychosesWolfgang Gaebel and Juergen Zielasek

4 Cycloid psychosesAndrea Schmitt, Berend Malchow, Peter Falkai and Alkomiet

5 Borderline Personality DisorderJohn M Oldham

6 Recurrent self–harmRohan Borschmann and Paul Moran

7 Finding the truth in the lies: A practical guide to the assessment of malingeringHolly Tabernik and Michael J Vitacco

8 Recurrent brief depression: this too shall pass ?Julia Sinclair and David Baldwin

9 Conversion disordersS K Chaturvedi and Soumya Parameshwaran

10 ADHD controversies: More or less diagnosis?Florence Levy

II Rare Psychotic Disorders

11 Post–traumatic Stress Disorder: Biological dysfunction or social construction?Richard Bryant

12 Bipolar Disorder: A troubled diagnosisGin Malhi and Michael Berk

13 Misidentification delusionsMichael Connors, Robyn Langdon and Max Coltheart

14 DeliriumSean Heffernan, Karin Neufeld, Esther Oh and Kostas Lyketsos

15 Paraphilias and cultureDinesh Bhugra and Deji Ayonrinde

16 Pseudodementia: history, mystery and positivityAlistair Burns and David Jolley

17 Culture Bound SyndromesDinesh Bhugra and Deji Ayonrinde

18 Delusional infestationsJulio Torales

19 Baffling clinical encounters: Navigating a pain and psychiatric Quichua SyndromeSioui Maldonado–Bouchard, Lise Bouchard and Mario Incayawar

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