9780198526940

Oxford Textbook of Philosophy of Psychiatry

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    9780198526940

  • ISBN10:

    0198526946

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2006-08-24
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Summary

This title includes the following features: The first of its kind - acore textbook for all trainee psychiatrists and mental health practitionersteaching them the philosophical underpinnings of psychiatric practice; Withphilosophy now making up part of the MRCPsych, all those wanting to becomepsychiatrists will need this book; Written to have broad international appeal toall those working in mental health services

Table of Contents

Introduction
Origins, outcomes and how to use this book
Core Concepts in Philosophy and Mental Health
Philosophical problems in mental health practice and research
Arguments good and bad: an introduction to philosophical logic for practitioners
Experiences good and bad: an introduction to psychopathology, classification and diagnosis for philosophers
Philosophical methods in mental health practice and research
Philosophical outputs in mental health practice and research
A Philosophical History of Psychopathology
A brief history of mental disorder
Karl Jaspers and general psychopathology
Phenomenology and psychopathology
Psychopathology and the 'Methodenstreit'
Philosophy of Science and Mental Health
Psychoanalysis: an introduction to the philosophy of science
Psychopathology and the theory dependence of data
Natural classifications, realism and psychopathology
Diagnosis, explanation and causal information
Causes, laws and reasons in psychiatric aetiology
Knowledge, research and evidence-based medicine
Vatues, Ethics and Mental Health
Tools of the trade: an introduction to psychiatric ethics
From bioethics to values-based practice
It's the law! Rationality and consent as a case study in mental health law
Values in psychiatric diagnosis
From bioethics to values-based practice in psychiatric diagnosis
Philosophy of Mind and Mental Health
Mind, brain and mental illness: an introduction to the philosophy of mind
The mind-body problem and mental health, a philosophical update
Reasons and the content of mental states: Part I - reductionist theories
Reasons and the content of mental states: Part II - Anti-reductionism and discursive psychology
Agency, causation and freedom
Knowledge of other minds
Personal identity and schizophrenia
Appendices
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