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Psychiatry at a Glance, 6th Edition

December 2015, ©2016, Wiley-Blackwell
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Psychiatry at a Glance is an up-to-date, accessible introductory and study text for all students of psychiatry. It presents ‘need-to-know’ information on the basic science, treatment, and management of the major disorders, and helps you develop your skills in history taking and performing the Mental State Examination (MSE).

This new edition features:
• Thoroughly updated content to reflect new research, the DSM 5 classification and NICE guidelines
• All the information required, including practice questions, for the written Psychiatry exams
• Extensive self-assessment material, including Extending Matching Questions, Single Best Answer questions, and sample OSCE stations, to reinforce knowledge learnt
• A companion website at ataglanceseries.com/psychiatry featuring interactive case studies and downloadable illustrations

Psychiatry at a Glance will appeal to medical students, junior doctors and psychiatry trainees, as well as nursing students and other health professionals and is the ideal companion for anyone about to start a psychiatric attachment or module.
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Table of Contents

Preface vii

Contributors to Chapter 44 viii

About the companion website ix

Part 1 Assessment and Management 1

1 Psychiatric History 2

2 The Mental State Examination 4

3 Diagnosis and Classification in Psychiatry 6

4 Risk Assessment and Management in Psychiatry 8

5 Suicide and Deliberate Self-harm 10

Part 2 Mental Disorders 13

6 Psychosis: Symptoms and Aetiology 14

7 Schizophrenia: Management and Prognosis 16

8 Depression 18

9 Bipolar Affective Disorder 20

10 Stress Reactions (Including Bereavement) 22

11 Anxiety Disorders 24

12 Obsessions and Compulsions 26

13 Eating Disorders 28

14 Personality Disorders 30

15 Psychosexual Disorders 32

16 Unusual Psychiatric Syndromes 34

Part 3 Substance and Alcohol Misuse 37

17 Substance Misuse 38

18 Alcohol Misuse 40

Part 4 Psychiatry of Demographic Groups 43

19 Child Psychiatry I 44

20 Child Psychiatry II 47

21 The Psychiatry of Adolescence 49

22 Learning Disability (Mental Retardation) 51

23 Cross-cultural Psychiatry 53

24 Psychiatry and Social Exclusion 55

25 Psychiatry and Female Reproduction 57

26 Functional Psychiatric Disorders in Old Age 59

Part 5 The Interface of Psychiatry and Physical Illness 61

27 Psychiatry and Physical Illness 62

28 Neuropsychiatry I 65

29 Neuropsychiatry II 67

30 Neuropsychiatry III 70

31 Acute Confusional States 72

32 The Dementias 74

Part 6 Psychiatric Management 77

33 Psychological Therapies 78

34 Antipsychotics 81

35 Antidepressants 83

36 Other Psychotropic Drugs 85

37 Electroconvulsive Therapy and Other Treatments 87

38 Psychiatry in the Community 89

39 Forensic Psychiatry 91

40 Mental Capacity 93

41 Mental Health Legislation in England and Wales 95

42 Mental Health Legislation in Scotland 97

43 Mental Health Legislation in Northern Ireland 99

44 Mental Health Legislation in Australia and New Zealand 101

45 Preparing for Clinical Examinations in Psychiatry 103

Self-assessment 105

Objective Structured Clinical Examinations (OSCEs) 106

Extended Matching Questions (EMQs) 108

Single Best Answer (SBA) Questions 112

OSCE Examiner Mark Sheets 116

Answers to EMQs 118

Answers to Single Best Answer (SBA) Questions 120

Further Reading 122

Glossary 127

Index 131

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Related Websites

Psychiatry at a Glance Companion website featuring interactive case studies and figures from the book as PowerPoint files
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Purchase Options
E-book   
Psychiatry at a Glance, 6th Edition
ISBN : 978-1-119-12968-4
144 pages
October 2015
$33.99   BUY

Paperback   
Psychiatry at a Glance, 6th Edition
ISBN : 978-1-119-12967-7
144 pages
December 2015
$41.99   BUY

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