Textbook of Psychiatric Epidemiology (3rd edition) By Ming T. Tsuang, Mauricio Tohen, Peter Jones
2011 | 660 Pages | ISBN: 047069467X | PDF | 10 MB
The new edition of this critically praised textbook continues toprovide the most comprehensive overview of the concepts, methods,and research advances in the field; particularly the application ofmolecular genomics and of neuroimaging. It has been revised andenhanced to capitalize on the strengths of the first and secondeditions while keeping it up-to-date with the field of psychiatryand epidemiology. This comprehensive publication now includeschapters on experimental epidemiology, gene-environmentinteractions, the use of case registries, eating disorders,suicide, childhood disorders and immigrant populations, and theepidemiology of a number of childhood disorders.
As in the first and second editions, the objective is to providea comprehensive, easy to understand overview of research methodsfor the non-specialist. The book is ideal for students ofpsychiatric epidemiology, psychiatric residents, generalpsychiatrists, and other mental health professionals.
The book features a new editor, Peter Jones, from the Universityof Cambridge, who joins the successful US team of Ming Tsuang andMauricio Tohen.