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
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Honorary Specialty Registrar in General Adult Psychiatry, NHS Lothian; Clinical Lecturer in Psychiatry, University of Edinburgh, UK
Associate Clinical Dean and Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist at King's College Hospital, London, UK
GP Registrar, Yorkshire Deanery, Leeds, UK.
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