Read more about BAP The book was one of 680 submitted to the British Medical Association for consideration for the BMA Medical Book Awards 2016.
It was one of 8 highly commended and shortlisted in the "Psychiatry" section.
At an awards ceremony on 7th September it was announced to have won first prize in this section.
The judges commented: "This book is a well-designed, well-written and well-edited reference book.
As it will address the CPD needs of the senior practitioner, it may have more information than a trainee will initially require but the accessible style will allow a discriminating approach to using the text.