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Psychological Basis of Psychiatry

Highly Commended (Mental Health category), BMA Awards 2005.
A concise textbook of psychology for trainee psychiatrists preparing for examinations.

Paperback, 408 Pages

Published: December 2004

Imprint: Churchill Livingstone

ISBN: 978-0-443-10099-4


  • Introduction. Learning and applications of learning theories. Mental abilities: intelligence and its relevance to psychiatry. Personality and its implications for psychiatry. Emotions and emotional disorders. Motivation. Introduction to cognitive psychology. Memory and disorders of memory. Psychological tests and measurements. Behaviour genetics. Social psychology. Aggression. Developmental and life-span psychology. Ethology. Conclusion - a framework for psychiatry.


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