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Social Psychiatry

Principles & Clinical Perspectives

Rakesh K Chadda Vinay Kumar Siddharth Sarkar

9789352704224
556 pages
Jaypee Bros Medical Pub Pvt Ltd
Overview

Social psychiatry is a branch of psychiatry that focuses on the interpersonal and cultural context of mental disorders and mental wellbeing.

This book is a comprehensive guide to social psychiatry for psychiatrists, psychologists and mental health nurses.

Divided into five sections, the text begins with an overview and the basics of social psychiatry.

The following sections cover social dimensions of psychiatric disorders, social interventions and therapies, and social issues and mental health.

The book is presented in an easy to read format and explains both theoretical and clinical aspects of psychosocial assessment and management.

The multidisciplinary text features contributions from worldwide experts, as well as diagrams and tables to enhance learning.

Key points

  • Comprehensive guide to social psychiatry
  • Covers both theoretical and clinical aspects of psychosocial assessment and management
  • Multidisciplinary, international author team
  • Features diagrams and tables to enhance learning
Author Bio

Rakesh K Chadda MD FAMS FRCPsych
Professor and Head , Department of Psychiatry, Chief, National Drug Dependence Treatment Centre, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India

Vinay Kumar MD
Consultant Psychiatrist, Manoved Mind Hospital and Research Centre, Patna, Bihar, India

Siddharth Sarkar MD DNB
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and National Drug Dependence Treatment Centre, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India