A word from the College library

DSM-5 and psychiatry texts now available online

The College has recently subscribed to online access to major texts in psychiatry through the library website. The new collection is the PsychiatryOnline Premium package from the American Psychiatric Association, which includes access to the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5), the "bible" of psychiatric disorders. Other texts are:

  • DSM-5 Handbook of Differential Diagnosis
  • DSM-5 Clinical Cases
  • American Psychiatric Association Practice Guidelines
  • Manual of Clinical Psychopharmacology (7th ed.)
  • American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Psychiatry (5th ed.)
  • Textbook of Psychotherapeutic Treatments, Textbook of Substance Abuse Treatment (4th ed.)
  • Gabbard’s Treatments of Psychiatric Disorders (4th ed.)
  • Textbook of Traumatic Brain Injury (2nd ed.)
  • Dulcan’s Textbook of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Textbook of Psychopharmacology (4th ed.)
  • Textbook of Geriatric Psychiatry (4th ed.)
  • Helping Parents, Youth, and Teachers Understand Medications for Behavioral and Emotional Problems
  • What Your Patients Need to Know About Psychiatric Medications
  • Book of the Month

The subscription is cost effective by virtue of the College's membership in the Electronic Health Library of BC (eHLbc) consortium of health libraries. Registrants are welcome to exlore this material using the PsychiatryOnline link on the Books and Journals page. The library invites feedback on its resources at medlib@cpsbc.ca or 604-733-6671.