"Core Readings in Psychiatry," Second Edition, stands as an essential text for the academic. The contributors are distinguished experts who have a firm grasp of the relevant and classical citations in specific areas of psychiatry. In the intervening 8 years since the first edition, the profession's knowledge base has changed immensely. Included in this second edition are numerous citations and new topics such as AIDS, neuropsychiatry, models of psychoanalytic thought, child development, and medical economics.
The book will open bibliographic doors for the academician as well as for the provider, manager, and consumer of psychiatric services and knowledge. It is designed to be an introduction and guide to the entire psychiatric literature.