Crash Course Psychiatry

Crash Course Psychiatry

5th Edition - November 24, 2018
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  • Editors: Shreelata Datta, Philip Xiu
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780702073830
  • eBook ISBN: 9780702073502

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Crash Course – your effective every-day study companion PLUS the perfect antidote for exam stress! Save time and be assured you have the essential information you need in one place to excel on your course and achieve exam success. A winning formula now for over 20 years, each series volume has been fine-tuned and fully updated – with an improved full-colour layout tailored to make your life easier. Especially written by senior students or junior doctors – those who understand what is essential for exam success – with all information thoroughly checked and quality assured by expert Faculty Advisers, the result are books which exactly meet your needs and you know you can trust. Each chapter guides you succinctly through the full range of curriculum topics, integrating clinical considerations with the relevant basic science and avoiding unnecessary or confusing detail. A range of text boxes help you get to the hints, tips and key points you need fast! A fully revised self-assessment section matching the latest exam formats is included to check your understanding and aid exam preparation. The accompanying enhanced, downloadable eBook completes this invaluable learning package. Series volumes have been honed to meet the requirements of today’s medical students, although the range of other health students and professionals who need rapid access to the essentials of psychiatry will also love the unique approach of Crash Course. Whether you need to get out of a fix or aim for a distinction Crash Course is for you! Provides the exam syllabus in one place - saves valuable revision time Written by senior students and recent graduates - those closest to what is essential for exam success Quality assured by leading Faculty Advisors - ensures complete accuracy of information Features the ever popular 'Hints and Tips' boxes and other useful aide-mémoires - distilled wisdom from those in the know Updated self-assessment section matching the latest exam formats – confirm your understanding and improve exam technique fast

Table of Contents

  • Section 1: General

    Chapter 1. Psychiatric assessment and diagnosis

    Chapter 2. Pharmacological therapy and ECT

    Chapter 3. Psychological therapy

    Chapter 4. Mental health and the law

    Chapter 5. Mental health service provision


    Section 2: Presenting Complaints

    Chapter 6. The patient with thoughts of self-harm or suicide

    Chapter 7. The patient with impairment consciousness, cognition

    Chapter 8. The patient with alcohol or substance use problems

    Chapter 9. The patient with psychotic sypmtoms

    Chapter 10. The patient with elated or irritable mood

    Chapter 11. The patient with low mood

    Chapter 12. The patient with anxiety

    Chapter 13. The patient with obsessions

    Chapter 14. The patient with a reaction to stress

    Chapter 15. The patient with medically unexplained physical symptoms

    Chapter 16. The patient with eating or weight problems

    Chapter 17. The patient with personality problems

    Chapter 18. The patient with neurodevelopmental problems


    Section 3: Cause and management

    Chapter 19. Dementia and delirium

    Chapter 20. Alcohol and substance disorders

    Chapter 21. Psychotic disorders

    Chapter 22. Mood disorders

    Chapter 23. Anxiety disorders

    Chapter 24. Eating disorders

    Chapter 25. Sleep-wake disorders

    Chapter 26. Psychosexual disorders

    Chapter 27. Disorders relating to the menstrual cycle, pregnancy and the puerperium

    Chapter 28. Personality disorders

    Chapter 29. Neurodevelopmental disorders and intellectual disability

    Chapter 30. Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

    Chapter 31. Older adult psychiatry

    Chapter 32. Forensic psychiatry

Product details

  • No. of pages: 352
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2018
  • Published: November 24, 2018
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780702073830
  • eBook ISBN: 9780702073502

About the Series Editors

Shreelata Datta

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Clinical Dean and Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist at King's College Hospital, London, UK

Philip Xiu

Affiliations and Expertise

GP Registrar, Yorkshire Deanery, Leeds, UK.

About the Author

Katie Marwick

Affiliations and Expertise

Honorary Specialty Registrar in General Adult Psychiatry, NHS Lothian; Clinical Lecturer in Psychiatry, University of Edinburgh, UK

About the Editor

Steven Birrell

Affiliations and Expertise

Consultant Psychiatrist, Queen Margaret Hospital, Dunfermline, Fife, UK