Master Medicine: Psychiatry

A clinical core text with self assessment


  • Shon Lewis, Department of Psychiatry, Withington Hospital, Manchester, UK
  • Elspeth Guthrie, School of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Manchester Royal Infirmary, Manchester, UK

A concise textbook of psychiatry in the Master Medicine series, aimed at medical students and intended as a supplementary or revision text.
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Book information

  • Published: September 2002
  • ISBN: 978-0-443-06276-6

Table of Contents

Signs and symptoms of mental illness. Assessment and models of care. Affective disorders. Anxiety disorders. Schizophrenia. Suicide and deliberate self harm. Eating disorders. Alcohol and drug related disorders. Sexual disorders. Personality disorder. Psychiatry in the general hospital - psychological reactions to illness. Psychiatry in the general hospital - somatisation. Psychiatry of old age. Mental illness in childhood and adolescence. The law pertaining to mental ill health. Psychological treatments. Physical treatments