These are a selection of the resources which are available to you.
If you would like to suggest any additional resources or improvements, please contact us.
Many of these resources are available from DPT Library.
Please see the DPT Library page for information on opening hours etc.
To look for specific books, please search the Library Catalogue.
Psychiatry books may be available from both Exeter Health Library and DPT Library.
Here is a list of some of the newest additions to stock in this subject area:
(Click on the title to check availability on the Library Catalogue)
- MRCPsych: passing the CASC exam. 2nd ed. London: CRC Press, 2017.
- Psychiatry by ten teachers. 2nd ed. London: CRC Press, 2017.
- Dialectical behaviour therapy: distinctive features. 2nd ed. London: Routledge, 2017.
- Medication and mother’s milk: a manual of lactation pharmacology. London: Springer, 2017.
- Psychiatry: A Clinical Handbook. Banbury: Scion, 2016. (EHL and DPT copies)
- Psychiatry: Breaking the ICE Introductions, Common Tasks, Emergencies for Trainees. Chichester: Wiley, 2016
- Introducing Mental Health. 2nd. London: Jessica Kingsley, 2016
To browse a fuller list of books available on this topic on the catalogue, please click here: browse Psychiatry books.
All e-books are catalogued and accessible via the Library Catalogue.
An NHS OpenAthens login is required to access most e-books.
A core e-book for Psychiatry is:
The Maudsley prescribing guidelines in psychiatry. (2018) 13th ed.
(NHS OpenAthens login login required)
Here are some other titles which are available as e-books (log in with NHS OpenAthens login if prompted):
|ABC of Dementia||2014||Coope|
|Dementia: from advanced disease to bereavement||2011||Pace|
|Dementia care at a glance||2016||Jenkins|
|Health care professionalism at a glance||2016||Thistlethwaite|
|Learning disability nursing at a glance||2015||Gates|
|Mental health nursing at a glance||2015||Smith|
|Mental health nursing made incredibly easy!||2009||Evans|
|Old age psychiatry||2009||Sheehan|
|Oxford handbook of learning & intellectual disability nursing||2009||Gates|
|Oxford handbook of mental health nursing. 2nd ed.||2015||Callaghan|
|Oxford handbook of psychiatry. 3rd ed.||2013||Semple|
DPT Library subscribes to a small collection of print and online journals:
DPT also have access to 500+ full-text journals via the Psychology and Behavioural Sciences Collection (NHS OpenAthens login required).
Here is a list of the core DPT Library online journal subscriptions (log in with NHS OpenAthens if prompted):
You can search for more journals via our A-Z Journals service.
An NHS OpenAthens login may be required to access some of the online journals.
NHS Healthcare databases (HDAS) – (NHS OpenAthens login required)
Search across a set of databases including:
AMED – Allied & Complimentary Medicine – allied health professionals, complementary medicine
BNI – British Nursing Index – nursing, midwifery and health visitors
CINAHL Plus with Full Text – Cumulative Index to Nursing & Allied Health Literature – nursing & allied health professionals
EMBASE – Drugs and pharmacology
Healthcare Business Elite – Healthcare administration, institutional management
HMIC – Healthcare Management Consortium
Medline – general medicine database
PsycINFO – Psychology & allied fields.
PsycArticles – (NHS OpenAthens login required)
Psychology and Behavioural Sciences Collection (NHS OpenAthens login required)
ProQuest Hospital Premium Collection – (NHS OpenAthens login required)
PubMed – (no login required)
For more information on these resources, full visit our full Evidence-based practice page.
Clinical Knowledge Summaries – no login required
Cochrane Library – login required?
NICE Evidence search – no login required. See also NICE Guidance, NICE Pathways & Standards & Indicators.
TRiP database – no login required. TRiP PRO is available from NHS networked PCs.
UpToDate – access via Hub (Non-Clinical Systems) on RD&E site, or via NHS OpenAthens off site.
e-Learning for Healthcare – NHS OpenAthens login
The Mental Elf – from the National Elf Service – keep up to date with reliable research, policy and guidance.
Peninsula PGME School of Psychiatry
Royal College of Psychiatrists
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BNF for Children
To use the NICE BNF and NICE BNFC apps for the first time and to activate any content updates, users will need to enter their NHS OpenAthens user name and password. For further advice, visit theNICE apps support page.