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This is a book of psychiatry at its most practical level. It answers the sorts of questions psychiatrists ask on a daily basis. What treatments are available for the condition this patient has? What is the evidence for the effectiveness of each of these treatments? Is there any value in combinations of treatment? And, can I be sure that the evidence and recommendations are free from bias? This handy pocket reference summarises the key elements of the Cambridge Textbook of Effective Treatments in Psychiatry. The text has been revised to provide the most up-to-date evidence for treatment decisions, with an accompanying summary table for each chapter to reinforce the recommendations. It is an essential guide for mental health professionals of all disciplines as well as medical students and trainees. Features • Provides a chapter-by-chapter updated synopsis of the Cambridge Textbook of Effective Treatments in Psychiatry • Each chapter has an accompanying summary table providing a quick reference to treatment recommendations • Covers a comprehensive range of disorders, treatment modalities and diagnostic categories, serving as a one-stop reference for effective practice Table of Contents Preface Part I. Organic Disorders: 1. Delirium 2. Management of behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia and acquired brain injury 3. Pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatments for deficits in dementia 4. Pharmacological treatment of psychosis and depression in neurological disease in older adults Part II. Alcohol: 5. Psychological treatments of alcohol use disorders 6. Pharmacotherapy of alcohol misuse, dependence and withdrawal 7. Educational interventions for alcohol use disorders 8. Complex interventions for alcohol use disorders 9. Complementary and alternative medicine for alcohol misuse Part III. Drug Misuse: 10. Empirically-validated psychological therapies for drug dependence 11. Treatment of stimulant dependence 12. Treatment of opioid dependence 13. Treatment of sedative-hypnotic dependence 14. Treatment of cannabis dependence 15. Treatment of nicotine dependence 16. Treatment of co-occurring psychiatric and substance use disorders Part IV. Schizophrenia: 17. Pharmacological treatments for schizophrenia 18. Psychological treatments for schizophrenia Part V. Mood Disorders: 19. Psychopharmacology of mood disorders 20. Efficacy of brain stimulation and neurosurgical procedures for treatment of mood disorders 21. Psychotherapy for depression: current empirical status and future directions 22. Alternative treatments for mood disorders Part VI. Anxiety and Neurotic Disorders: 23. Treatment of generalized anxiety and somatoform disorders 24. Panic disorder 25. Specific phobias and agoraphobia 26. Social phobia 27. Obsessive-compulsive disorder 28. Post-traumatic stress and adjustment disorders Part VII. Eating Disorders: 29. Psychopharmacology of eating disorders 30. Other somatic physical treatments and complex interventions for eating disorders 31. Psychological treatments for eating disorders 32. Educational interventions for eating disorders 33. Alternative treatments for eating disorders 34. Complex treatments for eating disorders Part VIII. Personality Disorders: 35. Personality disorder 36. Other treatments for persistent disturbances of behaviour Part IX. Sexual and Gender Identity Disorders: 37. Effectiveness of treatments of sexual disorders 38. Disorders of gender identity Part X. Child Psychiatry: 39. Psychological treatments for children and adolescents 40. Drugs and other physical treatments 41. Educational interventions and alternative treatments 42. Attachment insecurity and attachment disorder 43. Feeding and sleeping disorders in infancy and early childhood 44. Evaluating interventions for children with autism and intellectual disabilities 45. ADHD and hyperkinetic disorder 46. Oppositional defiant disorder and conduct disorder 47. Treatment of depressive disorders in children and adolescents 48. Treatment of psychoses in children and adolescents 49. Anxiety disorders 50. Treatment of eating disorders in children and adolescents List of drug treatments and licences indications Appendix I Appendix II: key to effectiveness tables.