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Maj, Mario 1953-

Works: 79 works in 318 publications in 1 language and 13,247 library holdings
Genres: Conference papers and proceedings  Cross-cultural studies  Classification  Methods (Music)  Biography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: RC537, 616.8527
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Mario Maj
Depressive disorders in different cultures : report on the WHO collaborative study on standardized assessment of depressive disorders by World Health Organization( Book )

41 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Takes a unique and highly informative approach to key issues surrounding depressive disorders. The six systematic reviews, written by outstanding authors, focus on topics such as the choice and duration of drug treatment and the cost of depressive disorders. They are accompanied by commentaries giving advice from clinicians of different orientations and countries. This volume: ∗ Gives the best available evicence to enable well–informed clinical decision–making ∗ Covers developments in diagnosis, therapy, prognosis, economic evaluation and quality improvement ∗ Summarises the ′evidence′ and the ′experience′ providing an unbiased and reliable reference point ∗ Comprehensively itemises and evaluates the relevant points It provides insights that will prove invaluable to psychiatrists, psychologists, mental health nurses, managers and policy makers
Obsessive-compulsive disorder : contemporary issues in treatment by S. A Montgomery( Book )

17 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Obsessive-compulsive disorder is probably the psychiatric disorder for which most significant progress has been made on the last 20 years concerning pharmacologic and psychotherapeutic interventions. A number of studies have shown that OCD is much more prevalent than previously thought, occurring in an estimated 2% of the adult population around the world. A serious discrepancy still exists between research evidence and clinical practice and an update of this evidence and an international debate on it, as provided by this volume, is long overdue. This revised edition provides vital information on a considerably underdiagnosed condition. * Provides accompanying commentaries by an outstanding line up of contributors * Covers developments in diagnosis, therapy, prognosis, economic evaluation and quality improvement * Provides an unbiased and reliable reference point
Schizophrenia by Mario Maj( Book )

26 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Makes critical, objective and reliable comparisons between research & prime;evidence & prime; and clinical & prime;experience & prime; on controversial issues surrounding schizophrenia. By using systematic reviews with accompanying commentaries from experienced clinicians, this volume is able to assess the key topics such as diagnosis, therapy and prevention of disability and stigma. This volume provides: & lowast; The best available evidence to enable well & ndash;informed clinical decision making & lowast; Valuable insights from some of the world & prime;s leading experts in the field of schizophrenia & lowast; Coherent description and discussion of the relevant issues. It will be a vital source of information for psychiatrists, psychologists, mental health nurses, managers and policy makers
Dementia by Mario Maj( Book )

22 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ch. 1. Definition, and Epidemiology of Dementia -- Definition, and Epidemiol ogy of dementia: A Review / A.S. Henderson and A.F. Jorm. 1.1. The Continuing Evolution of Dementia Epidemiology / M. Ganguli. 1.2. Dementia: Hope for the Future / S. Lovestone. 1.3. Dementia: Much Information, Many Unanswered Questions / L.F. Jarvik. 1.4. Vascular Factors and Dementia / I. Skoog. 1.5. Dementia: Known and Unknown / E.D. Caine. 1.6. Dementia: a Public Health Emergency and a Scientific Challenge / L. Fratiglioni. 1.7. Dementia: Plenty of Questions Still to Be Answered / R. Jacoby. 1.8. Rates and Risk Factors for Dementia: Evidence or Controversy? / P. Kragh-Sorensen, K. Andersen and A. Lolk / [and others]. 1.9. Dementia: the Public Health Challenge / K.I. Shulman. 1.10. Definition and Epidemiology of Dementia: Some Issues that Need Clarification / P.J. Whitehouse. 1.11. Dementia: the Challenge for the Next Decade / A. Mann. 1.12. Recent Progress in the Definition and Epidemiology of Dementia / A. Burns. 1.13. Dementia: Some Controversial Issues / M.R. Jorge. 1.14. Is the Prevalence Rate of Alzheimer's Disease Increasing in Japan? / A. Homma -- Ch. 2. Clinical Diagnosis of Dementia -- Clinical Diagnosis of Dementia: A Review / B. Reisberg, E. Franssen and M.A. Shah / [et al.]. 2.1. The Value of Inclusive Diagnostic Thinking and Appreciating Developmental Variance / E.B. Larson. 2.2. Reflections on Retrogenesis / J. O'Brien. 2.3. Dementia: Diagnosis, Progression and Retrogression / P.S. Sachdev. 2.4. Staging of Severe Alzheimer's Disease and the Concept of Retrogenesis: Doors to Be Opened for Research and Clinical Practice / R. Heun. 2.5. When Diagnosis is Certain, Functional Scores are Robust and Recommendable Markers of the Progression of Alzheimer's Disease / G. Ransmayr. 2.6. Findings with the Aid of Functional Assessment Staging (FAST) / Martin Roth. 2.7. Two Decades of Longitudinal Research in Alzheimer's Disease / S.I. Finkel. 2.8. Diagnosing Dementia: the Need for Improved Criteria / G. Gold. 2.9. Pitfalls in Diagnosing Alzheimer's Disease / I. Kloszewska. 2.10. Evaluating the Performance of Measures to Assess Dementia / D.R. Gifford. 2.11. Dementia as a Diagnostic Entity / S. Wibisono -- Ch. 3. Neuropsychological and Instrumental Diagnosis of Dementia -- Neuropsychological and Instrumental Diagnosis of Dementia: A Review / O. Almkvist. 3.1. Improving Diagnosis of Dementia / M. Rossor. 3.2. The Contribution of Neuropsychology to the Assessment of Dementia Syndromes / K. Ritchie. 3.3. Neuropsychological and Instrumental Diagnosis of Dementia: the Evidence / P. Scheltens. 3.4. Some Clinical Aspects and Research Issues in the Neuropsychological Assessment of Dementia / A.U. Monsch. 3.5. The Role of Cognitive and Functional Evaluation in the Care of Patients with Dementia / R.C. Mohs. 3.6. Evaluating the Cognitive Changes of Normal and Pathologic Aging / J.C. Morris and W.P. Goldman. 3.7. Alzheimer's Disease and Other Degenerative Dementias: Need for an Early Diagnosis / R. Mielke and W.-D. Heiss. 3.8. Neuropsychological and Instrumental Diagnosis of Dementia in a Clinical Context / G.K. Wilcock. 3.9. Neuropsychological Tests that Are Helpful to the Etiological Diagnosis of Dementia / F. Pasquier. 3.10. The Importance of an Early Diagnosis in Alzheimer's Disease / A. Nordberg. 3.11. When Should We Use Which Diagnostic Tools? / G. Stoppe. 3.12. Factors Affecting Diagnosis in Dementia / A. Heerlein -- Ch. 4. Pharmacological Treatment of Dementia -- Pharmacological Treatment of Dementia: A Review / S.C. Samuels and K.L. Davis. 4.1. Alzheimer's Disease is Treatable / P.N. Tariot. 4.2. Treatment of Dementia: Where Do We Go from Here? / D.P. Devanand. 4.3. The Future of Alzheimer's Pharmacotherapeutics / E.R. Peskind. 4.4. Outcome Measures and Ethical Issues in the Pharmacotherapy of Alzheimer's Disease / G. Waldemar. 4.5. From Bench to Bedside: How to Treat Dementia / S. Gauthier. 4.6. Some Limitations in the Drug Treatment of Alzheimer's Disease / B.E. Leonard. 4.7. Issues Regarding the Pharmacotherapy of Dementia / K.L. Lanctot. 4.8. Treatment of Cognitive and Non-cognitive Disturbances in Dementia / W. Samuel and D.V. Jeste. 4.9. Are There Concerns about the "Real World" Effectiveness and Safety of Medications for Alzheimer's Disease? / L.S. Schneider. 4.10. Phytoneuropsychotropics in Alzheimer's Disease: Treatment and/or Prevention / T.M. Itil -- Ch. 5. Psychosocial Interventions for Dementia -- Psychosocial Interventions for Dementia: A Review / F. Baro. 5.1. Psychosocial Dimensions of Dementia Care / K.C. Buckwalter. 5.2. First Experience, then Evidence, then Possibly New Criteria / M. Powell Lawton. 5.3. The Development of Cognitive Neurorehabilitation for Alzheimer's Disease / T. Asada. 5.4. Psychosocial Interventions and Behavioural Treatments for Dementia / L. Teri. 5.5. The Need for Greater Specificity in Psychosocial Interventions / C. Beck. 5.6. Psychosocial Interventions in Dementia: the Nature and Focus of Intervention, Outcome Measurement and Quality of Life / S. Banerjee. 5.7. General Comments on Psychosocial Interventions for Dementia / E. Miller. 5.8. Changing Therapeutic Paradigms / B. Groulx. 5.9. Psychosocial Interventions in Dementia: Attitudes, Approaches, Therapies and Quality of Life / E. Chiu. 5.10. The Importance of Touch and Contact / Y. Barak. 5.11. The Need to Improvise and Look for Evidence / A.M. Ashour. 5.12. The Need for Psychosocial Interventions in Dementia / M. Suarez Richards. 5.13. Sharing and Supporting Families with Dementia / R. Srinivasa Murthy -- Ch. 6. Costs of Dementia -- Costs of Dementia: A Review / B. Jonsson, L. Jonsson and A. Wimo. 6.1. Dementia: the Challenges for Economic Analysis / W. Max. 6.2. Costs of Dementia: More Questions than Answers / C. Selai. 6.3. Toward the Economics of Dementia / A.E. Rupp. 6.4. A Cautionary Commentary on Costs of Dementia Studies / J. Schneider. 6.5. Costs of Dementia: Valuable Information for Economic Evaluations / C.K. Andersen. 6.6. Cost of illness Study in Dementia: a Comment / J.-M. Graf von der Schulenburg. 6.7. Dementia: Whose Burden Is It Anyway? / S.K. Khandelwal
Eating disorders( Book )

11 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eating disorders are characterised by a persistent pattern of aberrant eating or dieting behaviour. These patters are associated with significant emotion, physical and relational distress. Researchers estimate the incidence of eating disorders at somewhere between 1 and 40f the adolescent and early adult population, and most cases of anorexia and bulimia nervosa remain undiagnosed or are treated inappropriately. Written by an internationally renowned psychiatrist, this book reduces the gap between research evidence and clinical evidence in order to improve the diagnosis and treatment of these mental disorders with severe physical consequences
Bipolar disorder( Book )

9 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bipolar disorder is a serious mental disorder involving episodes of serious mania and depression and affects approximately one to three percent of the population. According to the National Institute of Mental Health nearly two million individuals in the United States alone are diagnosed with this disorder. * This title aims to provide an overview of recent research progress * It explores the impact of this evidence on the practice of expert clinicians of many different countries * It will be an unbiased and reliable reference point with the kudos of WPA endorsement
Depression and heart disease by Alexander H Glassman( Book )

12 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Many patients with cardiovascular disease also experience psychiatric symptoms and distress. Patients with psychiatric problems, particularly depression, may be more susceptible to cardiovascular disorders. The presence of depression aggravates the course of the disease and is associated with reduced compliance to prescribed medications and secondary prevention measures. Cardiologists and psychiatrists therefore need an awareness of these problems and to know how to assess their effect in a given patient, how to treat one disorder in the context of another and how to manage the whole patient, not isolated symptoms
Psychiatric diagnosis and classification by Mario Maj( Book )

10 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book provides an overview of the strengths and limitations of the currently available systems for the diagnosis and classification of mental disorders, in particular the DSM-IV and the ICD-10, and of the prospects for future developments. Among the issues covered are: * The impact of biological research * The diagnosis of mental disorders in primary care * The usefulness and limitations of the concept of comorbidity in psychiatry * The role of understanding and empathy in the diagnostic process * The ethical, legal and social aspects of psychiatric classification Psychiatric Diagnosis and Classification provides a comprehensive picture of the current state of available diagnostic and classificatory systems in psychiatry and the improvements that are needed. This book will be of interest to psychiatrists, psychologists, mental health nurses, managers and policy makers
Phobias( Book )

9 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Phobias are increasingly common amongst the general population, sometimes resulting in a very significant℗¡social disability and burden for the family. Most cases remain undiagnosed, and many of those which are diagnosed are treated inappropriately
Personality disorders( Book )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Personality Disorders are among the mental disorders for which the gap between research evidence and clinical practice is most significant. They are currently underdiagnosed and undertreated. Even if an appropriate diagnosis is made, treatment is rarely evidence-based. This book aims to review recent progress and current controversies in this area, providing a guide to clinicians and a contribution to the ongoing revision of the main classification systems." "Personality Disorders is an unbiased and reliable reference point for all psychiatrists, psychologists, mental health nurses and policy makers."--Jacket
Mental disorders in HIV-1 infection and AIDS by Mario Maj( Book )

5 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Early detection and management of mental disorders by Mario Maj( Book )

12 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Research evidence concerning the precursors (a sign or symptom that heralds another) and prodromes (an early or premonitory symptom of a disease) of the various mental disorders is growing but is at present widely dispersed and inaccessible. Clinicians have to rely on their own experience, which is often limited, when faced with several delicate diagnostic and treatment issues. This book aims to approach for the first time in a comprehensive way this emerging area of clinical psychiatry. The World Health Organisation has found that mental disorders such as depression and psychosis rank in the
Depression and diabetes by Wayne Katon( Book )

10 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Depression and Diabetes is the first book devoted to the interaction between these common disorders. World leaders in diabetes, depression, and public health synthesize current evidence, including some previously unpublished data, in a concise, easy-to-read format. They provide an overview of the epidemiology, pathogenesis, medical costs, management, and public health and cultural implications of the comorbidity between depression and diabetes. The book describes how the negative consequences of depression in diabetes could be avoided, given that effective depression treatments for diabetic patients are available."--Provided by publisher
Depression and cancer by David W Kissane( Book )

10 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recently, there has been a growing awareness of the multiple interrelationships between depression and cancer. Depression and Cancer is devoted to the interaction between these disorders. The book examines various aspects of this comorbidity and describes how the negative consequences of depression in cancer could be avoided or ameliorated, given that effective depression treatments for cancer patients are available. Renowned psychiatrists and oncologists summarize the latest evidence on the epidemiology, pathogenesis, screening and recognition, and cultural and public health implications of d
Somatoform disorders by Mario Maj( Book )

8 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Somatoform Disorders such as Hypochondria and Body Dysmorphic Disorder are more common than many clinicians realize, and are underdiagnosed and often poorly managed. This practical guide provides for the first time a comprehensive overview of all somatoform disorders, covering their concepts, diagnosis, classification, co-morbidities, course and outcome, clinical management and future perspectives
Substance abuse disorders : evidence and experience by Hamid Ghodse( Book )

5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Substance abuse disorders are among the most prevalent psychiatric disorders and are frequently comorbid with other psychiatric and health conditions and accompanied by social problems; however, they remain under-recognized and under-treated. Many physicians and mental health practitioners receive little-to-no training in the identification and treatment of these disorders. Approaches to their prevention include some of the major success stories in modern public health as well as some of the deepest controversies in public life. This new title in the WPA series Evidence and Experience in Psyc
Anthology of Italian psychiatric texts by Mario Maj( Book )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Obsessive-compulsive disorder : contemporary issues in treatmentSchizophreniaDementiaEating disordersBipolar disorderDepression and heart diseasePsychiatric diagnosis and classificationPhobias