Victor Olisah

Dr. Victor Olisah is a Lecturer and Consultant Psychiatrist at the Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital, Zaria, Nigeria. He obtained his Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (MB,BS) degree in 1993 from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria and Fellowship of the West African College of Physicians FWACP(Psych.) in 2007. Dr Olisah is a researcher of repute with several publications in local and international journals. His research interest is in the mental health of people living with HIV/AIDS. He is also interested in Drug Addiction and Social Psychiatry.

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Psychiatry is one of the major specialties of medicine, and is concerned with the study and treatment of mental disorders. In recent times the field is growing with the discovery of effective therapies and interventions that alleviate suffering in people with mental disorders. This book of psychiatry is concise and clearly written so that it is usable for doctors in training, students and clinicians dealing with psychiatric illness in everyday practice. The book is a primer for those beginning to learn about emotional disorders and psychosocial consequences of severe physical and psychological trauma; and violence. Emphasis is placed on effective therapies and interventions for selected conditions such as dementia and suicide among others and the consequences of stress in the workplace. The book also highlights important causes of mental disorders in children.

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