In the author’s words:
As a reviewer I qualify in all of these domains.
At outset, the author of this Oxford Text Book makes clear:
In acknowledging these omissions the author states:
The language used in this book is not always straightforward:
The author concludes his book:
I agree with this conclusion.
I do not recommend this book. It is not an easy read.
As a mental health professional, ex-patient, carer, student and philosopher I found this book repetitive, defensive, and angry. As a text book it carefully avoids any consideration of realistic medicine.