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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 the first of two articles, authors Hook & Devereux define harm in the therapeutic context, discuss its prevalence and then focus on the adverse effects that may arise when a patient transfers idealising feelings onto the professional. In the second article, the authors explain that the subject of sexual boundary violations by healthcare professionals has largely been ignored in the UK. They argue that it is timely for all professions working with vulnerable people to take the problem seriously, to provide appropriate services for victims, evaluation and assessment of perpetrators, and sanctions that fit the crime in order to regain public trust. Cover image: © iStockphoto/Jaaske

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)