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BJPsych Advances
  • ISSN: 2056-4678 (Print), 2056-4686 (Online)
  • Frequency: 6 issues per year
BJPsych Advances distils current clinical knowledge into a single resource, written and peer-reviewed by expert clinicians to meet the CPD needs of consultant psychiatrists. Each issue includes commissioned articles dealing with physical and biological aspects of treatment, psychological and sociological interventions, management issues and treatments specific to the different psychiatric subspecialties. Articles discuss comprehensive, practical approaches to clinical problems and explain the full range of therapeutic options, with useful features like MCQs, summary boxes, and associated commentaries. BJPsych Advances is essential reading for practising mental health professionals who need to be kept informed of current ideas, techniques and developments in psychiatry.
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    In this issue (305–315), author Jessica Yakeley reviews historical contributions to the conceptualisation of narcissism and narcissistic personality disorder (NPD), including its evolution as a clinical diagnosis within the DSM classification of mental disorders. The challenges of managing patients with prominent narcissistic traits are presented, and the psychological therapies specifically designed for the treatment of patients with NPD are summarised. Cover image: © iStockphoto/ajr_images

Title history
Currently known as:
BJPsych Advances
Vol 21 (2015) onwards
ISSN: 2056-4678 (Print), 2056-4686 (Online)

Formerly known as:
Advances in Psychiatric Treatment
Vol 1 (1994) - Vol 20 (2014)
ISSN: 1355-5146 (Print), 1472-1481 (Online)