New resources


New resources

Below are links and guides to new resources obtained recently by the Library. If you are experiencing an issue accessing any of the library’s resources, please contact the Library on (03) 8699 0519 or email library@racgp.org.au.


 

Access Psychosomatic medicine, 2nd edition here.

Members can now access Psychosomatic medicine: an international guide for the primary care setting edited by Kurt Fritzsche and others (2nd edition, Cham, Switzerland: Springer, 2020) as an ebook on the EBC platform. This text on psychosocial problems is written for general practitioners, nursing staff, social workers and clinical health psychologists and addresses the issues in the context of primary healthcare. The second edition (2020) has been fully revised and expanded with the addition of several new chapters and featuring updated contributions from experts in the field.


 

Access CBT made simple, 2nd edition here.

A new ebook recently added to the library’s EBC collection is: CBT made simple: a clinician’s guide to practicing cognitive behavioral therapy by Nina Josefowitz and David Myran ( 2nd edition. Oakland, California: New Harbinger Publications, Inc., 2021). Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) is an evidence-based therapeutic approach for treating a range of mental health issues including anxiety, depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and post-traumatic stress disorder. This text is a comprehensive and practical ‘how to guide’ for health professionals, written by two psychologists and experts in CBT. This fully revised and updated second edition includes the core components of CBT: core beliefs, intermediate beliefs, and behavioural experiments.


 

Access Murtagh's General Practice, 8th edition here.

A new edition (8th) of John Murtagh’s general practice has been published - members can access the ebook version via the Murtagh Collection (RACGP website login required). The new edition offers new chapters on obesity, mood disorders, breast disorders, and traveller’s health and tropical medicine. Updated and new information is included on genetic disorders, chronic pain and infectious diseases, including acute respiratory distress syndrome with reference to coronaviruses and COVID-19.

 

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