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Author Oyebode, Femi, author

Title Sims' symptoms in the mind : textbook of descriptive psychopathology / Femi Oyebode
Edition Sixth edition
Published Edinburgh : Elsevier, 2018
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 331 pages) : illustrations
Contents Section one: Concepts and method. Fundamental concepts of descriptive psychopathology -- Eliciting the symptoms of mental illness -- Section two: Consciousness and cognition. Consciousness and disturbed consciousness -- Attention, concentration, orientation and sleep -- Disturbance of memory -- Section three: Awareness of reality: time, perception and judgement. Disorder of time -- Pathology of perception -- Delusions and other erroneous ideas -- Disorder of the thinking process -- Disorder of speech and language -- Insight -- Section four: Self and body. The disordered self -- Depersonalization -- Disorder of the awareness of the body -- The psychopathology of pain -- Section five: Emotions and action. Affect and emotional disorders -- Anxiety, panic, irritability, phobia and obsession -- Disorders of volition and execution -- Section six: Variations of human nature. The expression of disordered personality -- Section seven: diagnosis. Psychopathology and diagnosis
Summary "Since its first edition in 1988, this book has become the leading introductory textbook on clinical psychopathology. Now fully revised and updated, it is an invaluable reference for psychiatrists of all levels as well as clinical psychologists, allied mental health professionals and researchers in this field"--Publisher's description
Notes Preceded by: Sims' symptoms in the mind / Femi Oyebode. 5th ed. 2015
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Description based on online resource; title from electronic title page (ClinicalKey, viewed September 13, 2018)
Subject Mental Disorders -- psychology.
Psychopathology -- methods.
Psychology, Pathological.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0702074039 (electronic book)
9780702074035 (electronic book)
(paperback)
(paperback)
Other Titles Symptoms in the mind