Sims' Symptoms in the Mind, An Introduction to Descriptive Psychopathology, 4th Edition

Sims' Symptoms in the Mind

4th Edition An Introduction to Descriptive Psychopathology

By Femi Oyebode, MBBS, MD, PhD, FRCPsych, Professor and Head of Department of Psychiatry, University of Birmingham, UK


Section One: Concepts and Method.

1. Fundamental Concepts of Descriptive Psychopathology 2.Eliciting the Symptoms of Mental Illness

Section Two: Consciousness and Cognition

3.Consciousness and Disturbed Consciousness 4. Attention, Concentration, Orientation and Sleep 5.Disturbance of Memory

Section Three: Awareness of Reality: Time, Perception and Judgement

6.Disorder of Time 7.Pathology of Perception 8. Delusions and Other Erroneous Ideas 9. Disorder of the Thinking Process 10.Disorder of Speech and Language 11. Disorder of Intellectual Performance 12. Insight

Section Four: Self and Body

13. The Disordered Self 14. Depersonalization 15. Disorder of the Awareness of the Body 16. Disorders of Gender and Sexuality 17. The Psychopathology of Pain

Section Five: Emotions and Action

18. Affect and Emotional Disorders 19. Anxiety, Panic, Irritability, Phobia and Obsession 20. Disorders of Volition and Execution

Section Six: Variations of Human Nature

21. The Expression of Disordered Personality 22. Psychopathology of Neurotic Disorders

Section Seven: Diagnosis

23. Psychopathology and Diagnosis