Psychiatry book cover

Psychiatry

An Illustrated Colour Text

Audience
Medical students, psychiatric nurses, and foundation year doctors

Paperback, 124 Pages

Published: November 2010

Imprint: Churchill Livingstone

ISBN: 978-0-7020-3396-4

Contents

  • INTRODUCTION

    Mental health services I

    Mental health services II

    Classification in psychiatry

    History and aetiology

    Mental state examination

    Assessment of risk

    Management plan and formulation

    Mental capacity

    The Mental Health Act

    TREATMENT IN PSYCHIATRY

    Introduction to drug treatments

    Prescribing psychotropic drugs

    Antipsychotic drugs

    Antidepressant drugs

    Mood stabilisers and ECT

    Benzodiazepines and drugs for dementia

    Psychological treatments

    Family and social treatments

    Recovery and social inclusion

    SCHIZOPHRENIA

    Diagnosis and classification of schizophrenia

    Epidemiology and aetiology of schizophrenia

    Acute and chronic schizophrenia

    Management of schizophrenia

    MOOD DISORDERS

    Classification of mood disorders

    Aetiology and epidemiology of mood disorders

    Bipolar disorder -presentation and management

    Depressive disorder -presentation

    Depressive disorder - management

    NEUROTIC DISORDERS

    Anxiety disorders -presentation and aetiology

    Anxiety disorders - management

    Obsessive-compulsive disorder

    Reactions to stress

    Dissociative and somatoform disorders

     

    PSYCHIATRY AND MEDICINE

    Liaison psychiatry

    Psychiatry in primary care

    Syndromes of cognitive impairment

    Neurology and psychiatry

    Organic causes of psychiatric symptoms

    Eating disorders

    Perinatal psychiatry

     

    PERSONALITY DISORDERS

    Personality disorders - introduction and classification

    Personality disorders - management

    THE PSYCHIATRIC SPECIALTIES

    Learning disability

    Child psychiatry I

    Child psychiatry II

    Old age psychiatry I

    Old age psychiatry II

    Forensic psychiatry

    Alcohol dependence I

    Alcohol dependence II

    Substance misuse

    Psychosexual disorders

     

    Case history comments

    Self-assessment questions

    self-assessment feedback

    Appendix: Summary of ICD-10

    Index

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