Crash Course: PsychiatryEdited by
- Jeremy Hall, MA MB BChir MPhil PhD MRCPsych, Professor of Psychiatry and Neuroscience, Neuroscience and Mental Health Research Institute, Cardiff University; Honorary Professor of Psychiatry,University of Edinburgh.
- Daniel Horton-Szar, BSc(Hons), MBBS(Hons), MRCGP, Northgate Medical Practice, Canterbury, Kent, UK
- Katie Marwick, MA Hons MBChB Hons, Core Trainee (CT3) in Psychiatry, South-East Scotland Deanery; ECAT Clinical Lecturer in Psychiatry, University of Edinburgh, UK
- Steven Birrell, MBChB MRCPsych, Clinical Teaching Fellow in Medical Education and Honorary Specialist Registrar in General Adult Psychiatry, NHS Lothian; Honorary Fellow, College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine, University of Edinburgh, UK
The new series of Crash Course continues to provide readers with complete coverage of the MBBS curriculum in an easy-to-read, user-friendly manner. Building on the success of previous editions, the new Crash Courses retain the popular and unique features that so characterised the earlier volumes. All Crash Courses have been fully updated throughout.
Undergraduate medical students - revision aid
Paperback, 320 Pages
Published: May 2013
- PART I: THE PATIENT PRESENTS WITH: 1 The patient with low mood 2 The patient with elevated or irritable mood 3 The patient with suicide or self-harm intent 4 The psychotic patient 5 The patient with anxiety, fear or avoidance 6 The patient with a reaction to a stressful event or bereavement 7 The patient with obsessions and compulsions 8 The patient with medically unexplained symptoms 9 The patient with impairment of consciousness, memory or cognition 10 The patient with alcohol or substance use problems 11 The patient with personality and impulse-control problems 12 The patient with eating or weight problems
PART II: DISEASES AND DISORDERS 13 The mood (affective) disorders 14 The psychotic disorders: schizophrenia 15 The anxiety and somatoform disorders 16 Dementia and delirium 17 Alcohol and substance-related disorders 18 The personality disorders 19 Eating disorders 20 Disorders related to menstruation, pregnancy and the puerperium 21 The sleep disorders 22 The psychosexual disorders 23 Child and adolescent psychiatry 24 Old-age psychiatry 25 Forensic psychiatry
PART III: HISTORY, EXAMINATION AND COMMON INVESTIGATIONS 26 Psychiatric assessment and diagnosis 27 Pharmacological therapy and ECT 28 Psychological therapy 29 Mental health legislation 30 Mental health service provision
PART 1V: SELF-ASSESSMENT