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The Resource The concepts of psychiatry : a pluralistic approach to the mind and mental illness, S. Nassir Ghaemi

The concepts of psychiatry : a pluralistic approach to the mind and mental illness, S. Nassir Ghaemi

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The concepts of psychiatry : a pluralistic approach to the mind and mental illness
Title
The concepts of psychiatry
Title remainder
a pluralistic approach to the mind and mental illness
Statement of responsibility
S. Nassir Ghaemi
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"This book will be of interest to professionals and students in psychiatry as well as psychologists, social workers, philosophers, and general readers who are interested in understanding the field of psychiatry and its pratices at a conceptual level."--Jacket
Member of
Cataloging source
REDDC
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Ghaemi, S. Nassir
Dewey number
616.89
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RC437.5
LC item number
.G47 2003eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
NLM call number
  • 2003 N-621
  • WM 100
NLM item number
G411c 2003
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Psychiatry
  • Psychiatry
  • Psychiatry
  • Mental Disorders
  • Psychological Theory
  • Psychotherapy
  • MEDICAL
  • PSYCHOLOGY
  • PSYCHOLOGY
  • PSYCHOLOGY
  • MEDICAL
  • Psychiatry
  • Psychiatry
Label
The concepts of psychiatry : a pluralistic approach to the mind and mental illness, S. Nassir Ghaemi
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 321-329) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The status quo: dogmatism, the biopsychosocial model, and alternatives -- What there is: of mind and brain -- How we know: understanding the mind -- What is scientific method? -- Reading Karl Jaspers's General psychopathology -- What is scientific method in psychiatry? -- Darwin's dangerous method: the essentialist fallacy -- What we value: the ethics of psychiatry -- Desire and self: Hellenistic and Eastern approaches -- On the nature of mental illness: disease or myth? -- Order out of chaos: the evolution of psychiatric nosology -- A theory of DSM-IV: ideal types -- Dimensions versus categories -- The perils of belief: psychosis -- The slings and arrows of outrageous fortune: depression -- Life's rollercoaster: mania -- Being self-aware: insight -- Psychopharmacology: Calvinism or hedonism? -- Truth and statistics: problems of empirical psychiatry -- A climate of opinion: what remains of psychoanalysis -- Being there: existential psychotherapy -- Beyond eclecticism: integrating psychotherapy and psychopharmacology -- Bridging the biology-psychology dichotomy: the hopes of integrationism -- Why it is hard to be pluralist
Control code
70757364
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxvi, 337 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780801881374
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)70757364
Label
The concepts of psychiatry : a pluralistic approach to the mind and mental illness, S. Nassir Ghaemi
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 321-329) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The status quo: dogmatism, the biopsychosocial model, and alternatives -- What there is: of mind and brain -- How we know: understanding the mind -- What is scientific method? -- Reading Karl Jaspers's General psychopathology -- What is scientific method in psychiatry? -- Darwin's dangerous method: the essentialist fallacy -- What we value: the ethics of psychiatry -- Desire and self: Hellenistic and Eastern approaches -- On the nature of mental illness: disease or myth? -- Order out of chaos: the evolution of psychiatric nosology -- A theory of DSM-IV: ideal types -- Dimensions versus categories -- The perils of belief: psychosis -- The slings and arrows of outrageous fortune: depression -- Life's rollercoaster: mania -- Being self-aware: insight -- Psychopharmacology: Calvinism or hedonism? -- Truth and statistics: problems of empirical psychiatry -- A climate of opinion: what remains of psychoanalysis -- Being there: existential psychotherapy -- Beyond eclecticism: integrating psychotherapy and psychopharmacology -- Bridging the biology-psychology dichotomy: the hopes of integrationism -- Why it is hard to be pluralist
Control code
70757364
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxvi, 337 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780801881374
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)70757364

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