Fully revised and updated, the third edition of the Oxford Handbook of Psychiatry provides the most up-to-date information, clinically relevant to the doctor on the ground. Using a presentation-based format it provides detailed advice on clinical decision making after diagnosis. This handbook is an indispensable companion for any professional working in psychiatric medicine. Covering all major psychiatric conditions and sub-specialties, this Handbook provides practical and comprehensive guidelines and in-depth coverage of psychiatric assessment, psychopathology, evidence-based practice, therapeutic issues, and transcultural psychiatry. It is indexed alphabetically by classification codes and acute presentations for quick access and reflects the recent major changes to psychiatric training and examination and the latest drug information. Reviewed by experienced clinicians, and revised by Specialist Trainees, this Handbook not only gives expert advice for psychiatry professionals, but is also directly relevant to trainees in psychiatry.