The present work has been prepared with the object of
providing the student and practitioner with a succinct account of our existing
knowledge of mental diseases. The book is divided into three sections. Part 1.
Normal Psychology: an attempt is made to correlate mental processes with their
physical substrata in the nervous system. Part 2.The Psychology of the insane is
treated in this section. Part 3.Mental Diseases: The classification of mental
diseases is explained in this section.
This sequence introduces
students to clinical psychiatry. The sequence focuses on the clinical diagnosis
and treatment of psychiatric disorders, with those elements of neurobiology,
behavioral science, and pharmacology that are essential to the understanding of
This note covers the following topics: thinking critically with
psychological science, methods, neuroscience and behavior, nature, nurture and
human diversity, sensation and perception, transcript, operant conditioning,
memory, psychological disorders, therapy and social psychology.