A Primer of Clinical Psychiatry - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780729539036, 9780729579032

A Primer of Clinical Psychiatry

1st Edition

Authors: David Castle David Castle Darryl Bassett Darryl Bassett
Paperback ISBN: 9780729539036
eBook ISBN: 9780729579032
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone Australia
Published Date: 3rd November 2009
Page Count: 304
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Description

Part 1 The tools of psychiatry

1 The psychiatric interview and mental state assessment

2 The physical examination and investigations relevant to psychiatry

Part 2 The syndromes of psychiatry

3 Classification

4 Organic psychiatry

5 Schizophrenia and related disorders

6 Depressive disorders

7 Bipolar and related disorders

8 Anxiety and post-traumatic disorders

9 The obsessive-compulsive spectrum

10 Eating disorders

11 Somatisation and the somatoform disorders

12 Personality disorders

Part 3 Treatments

13 Biological treatments

14 The psychotherapies

15 Dealing with psychiatric emergencies

Part 4 Special groups

16 Child and adolescent psychiatry

17 Old age psychiatry

18 Forensic psychiatry and risk assessment

19 Dual disability

20 Substance use disorders

Appendix

Objective Structured Clinical Examinations (OSCEs) in psychiatry

Key Features

  • coherence of approach and minimal overlap with specialist material integrated
  • clinical tips and skills
  • covers clinical and written examination requirements
  • referencing WHO, ICD and DSM V
  • a glossary of terms
  • fact boxes and summary lists

Table of Contents

Part 1 The tools of psychiatry

1 The psychiatric interview and mental state assessment

2 The physical examination and investigations relevant to psychiatry

Part 2 The syndromes of psychiatry

3 Classification

4 Organic psychiatry

5 Schizophrenia and related disorders

6 Depressive disorders

7 Bipolar and related disorders

8 Anxiety and post-traumatic disorders

9 The obsessive-compulsive spectrum

10 Eating disorders

11 Somatisation and the somatoform disorders

12 Personality disorders

Part 3 Treatments

13 Biological treatments

14 The psychotherapies

15 Dealing with psychiatric emergencies

Part 4 Special groups

16 Child and adolescent psychiatry

17 Old age psychiatry

18 Forensic psychiatry and risk assessment

19 Dual disability

20 Substance use disorders

Appendix

Objective Structured Clinical Examinations (OSCEs) in psychiatry

Details

No. of pages:
304
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Churchill Livingstone Australia 2010
Published:
Imprint:
Churchill Livingstone Australia
eBook ISBN:
9780729579032

About the Author

David Castle

Affiliations and Expertise

David Castle MBChB, MSc, MD, DLSHTM, FRCPsych, FRANZCP; Professor, Chair of Psychiatry, St Vincent’s Hospital, The University of Melbourne, Victoria

David Castle

Affiliations and Expertise

David Castle MBChB, MSc, MD, DLSHTM, FRCPsych, FRANZCP; Professor, Chair of Psychiatry, St Vincent’s Hospital, The University of Melbourne, Victoria

Darryl Bassett

Affiliations and Expertise

Darryl Bassett MBBS, BSc, FRANZCP, Dip Psychother; Consultant Psychiatrist, Perth, Western Australia

Darryl Bassett

Affiliations and Expertise

Darryl Bassett MBBS, BSc, FRANZCP, Dip Psychother; Consultant Psychiatrist, Perth, Western Australia