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Textbook of Psychiatric Epidemiology free pdf The new edition of this critically praised textbook continues to provide the most comprehensive overview of the concepts, methods, and research advances in the field- particularly the application of molecular genomics and of neuroimaging. It has been revised and enhanced to capitalize on the strengths of the first and second editions while keeping it up-to-date with the field of psychiatry and epidemiology. This comprehensive publication now includes chapters on experimental epidemiology, gene-environment interactions, the use of case registries, eating disorders, suicide, childhood disorders and immigrant populations, and the epidemiology of a number of childhood disorders. As in the first and second editions, the objective is to provide a comprehensive, easy to understand overview of research methods for the non-specialist. The book is ideal for students of psychiatric epidemiology, psychiatric residents, general psychiatrists, and other mental health professionals. The book features a new editor, Peter Jones, from the University of Cambridge, who joins the successful US team of Ming Tsuang and Mauricio Tohen.

About Ming T. Tsuang

Dr. Ming Tsuang is Behavioral Genomics Endowed Chair andUniversity Professor, University of California and DistinguishedProfessor of Psychiatry and Director, Center for BehavioralGenomics, Department of Psychiatry, University of California, SanDiego. He also directs the Harvard Institute of PsychiatricEpidemiology and Genetics. He was Stanley Cobb Professor ofPsychiatry and Chairman, Department of Psychiatry, Harvard MedicalSchool at Massachusetts Mental Health Center, where he served assuperintendent and president of Massachusetts Mental HealthInstitute of Psychiatry. He received his M.D. degree from NationalTaiwan University and his Ph.D. in Psychiatric Genetics and Doctorof Science in Genetics Epidemiology from the University of London.He has been recognized worldwide for his research in schizophrenia,manic-depressive illness and substance abuse. He is a member of the Institute of Medicine, National Academy ofSciences, and served on the National Advisory Mental HealthCouncil, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. He has beenelected Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, AmericanCollege of Psychiatrists, and British Royal Society ofPsychiatrists, Fellow and former President of the AmericanPsychopathological Association. He is a Council Member of theTaiwan National Health Research Institute, and Academician,Academia Sinica of Taiwan, the highest academic institution inTaiwan. He is currently the President of the International Societyof Psychiatric Genetics. Dr. Tsuang is the recipient of a myriad of awards for his work,among them: the Rema Lapouse Award for Mental Health Epidemiology,the American Public Health Association- the Stanley Dean Award forResearch in Schizophrenia, the American College of Psychiatrists-the National Institute of Mental Health Merit Award- the NoyesAward for Research in Schizophrenia- the National Alliance forResearch on Schizophrenia and Depression Distinguished InvestigatorAward- and the Paul H. Hoch Award, the American PsychopathologicalAssociation. Dr. Tsuang also received the Lifetime AchievementAward from the International Society of Psychiatric Genetics, theTaiwanese-American Award for Achievement in Science andEngineering, the Gold Medal Award from the Society of BiologicalPsychiatry for pioneering contributions in the field of biologicalpsychiatry, and the Award for Research in Psychiatry, the AmericanPsychiatric Association. He has authored or co-authored over 600 publications, includingpeer review journal papers, book chapters and books in the areas ofpsychiatric epidemiology and genetics, including major psychosesand substance abuse and spiritual health. In addition to serving onmany editorial boards of scientific journals, he is currently theSenior Editor for Neuropsychiatric Genetics, a section ofthe American Journal of Medical Genetics.

Dr. Mauricio Tohen obtained his MD degree from theNational University of Mexico. He completed a residency inPsychiatry at the University of Toronto and a Fellowship inPsychopharmacology at McLean Hospital, Harvard Medical School. Heobtained his doctorate in Epidemiology from the Harvard School ofPublic Health and an MBA from the University of Indiana. From 1988to 1997 he was the clinical Director of the Bipolar and PsychoticDisorders Program at McLean Hospital. From 1997 to 2008 he workedat Lilly Research Laboratories in Indianapolis, Indiana where hereached the most senior scientific rank of Distinguished LillyScholar. In 2009 he was appointed to the Krus endowed chair inPsychiatry at the University of Texas Health Science Centre at SanAntonio. His research has focused on the clinical epidemiology andpsychopharmacological treatments of bipolar disorder. ProfessorTohen has over 200 original publications and over 500 book chaptersand scientific abstracts. He has co-edited Mood Disorders Acrossthe Lifespan and Bipolar Psychopharmacology, and hasalso edited Comorbidity in Affective Disorders.

Professor Peter Jones is Head of the Department ofPsychiatry at the University of Cambridge. His particular clinicalinterest is in psychotic illness and asking questions about causesand treatment. His research concerns lifecourse influences on adultmental health and illness, and the interface betweenpopulation-based and biological investigation andexplanations. He is a member of the Wellcome Trust Clinical Epidemiology ResearchBoard and the HTA Commissioning Board.

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Author : Ming T. Tsuang
Publisher : Wiley-Blackwell
Data Published : 15 April 2011
ISBN : 047069467X
EAN : 9780470694671
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 660 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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