A comprehensive handbook covering current, controversial, and debated topics in psychiatric practice, aligned to the EPA Scientific Sections. All chapters been written by international experts active within their respective fields and they follow a structured template, covering updates relevant to clinical practice and research, current challenges, and future perspectives. This essential book features a wide range of topics in psychiatric research from child and adolescent psychiatry, epidemiology and social psychiatry to forensic psychiatry and neurodevelopmental disorders. It provides a unique global overview on different themes, from the recent dissemination in ordinary clinical practice of the ICD-11 to the innovations in addiction and consultation-liaison psychiatry. In addition, the book offers a multidisciplinary perspective on emerging hot topics including emergency psychiatry, ADHD in adulthood, and innovation in telemental health. An invaluable source of evidence-based information for trainees in psychiatry, psychiatrists, and mental health professionals.
- The latest research is organized thematically, following the structure of the EPA Scientific Sections, providing readers with an innovative approach to the complexity of psychiatric clinical practice
- Presents and discusses the main innovations in the different fields of psychiatry, including the most controversial aspects of psychiatric clinical practice, in a clear and engaging way for easy assimilation and application into everyday clinical practice
- Featuring a chapter with a specific focus on the recently released ICD-11 with expertise from the international key-experts directly involved in its development, highlighting the key changes and similarities from the previous version