Crash Course Psychiatry

Crash Course Psychiatry

5th Edition - November 24, 2018

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  • Editor: Steven Birrell
  • 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

  • Cover image
  • Title page
  • Table of Contents
  • Copyright
  • Series Editors’ foreword
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgements
  • Dedication
  • Series Editors’ acknowledgements
  • Section 1: General
  • 1: Psychiatric assessment and diagnosis
  • Interview technique
  • Psychiatric history
  • Mental state examination
  • Risk assessment
  • Physical examination
  • The formulation: presenting the case
  • Classification in psychiatry
  • 2: Pharmacological therapy and electroconvulsive therapy
  • Antidepressants
  • Mood stabilizers
  • Antipsychotics
  • Anxiolytic and hypnotic drugs
  • Other drugs used in psychiatry
  • Electroconvulsive therapy
  • 3: Psychological therapy
  • Psychotherapeutic approaches
  • Indications for psychological therapy
  • 4: Mental health and the law
  • Mental Health Act 1983 as amended by the Mental Health Act 2007
  • Mental Health (Care & Treatment) (Scotland) Act 2003
  • Mental Health (Northern Ireland) Order 1986
  • Capacity to consent to treatment
  • Common law
  • Human rights legislation
  • Fitness to drive
  • 5: Mental health service provision
  • History
  • Primary care
  • Secondary Care
  • Section 2: Presenting Complaints
  • 6: The patient with thoughts of suicide or self-harm
  • Definitions and clinical features
  • Assessment of patients who have inflicted harm upon themselves
  • Patient management following self-harm or attempted suicide
  • Discussion of case study
  • 7: The patient with impairment of consciousness, memory or cognition
  • Definitions and clinical features
  • Common cognitive disorders
  • Differential diagnosis
  • Assessment
  • Discussion of case study
  • 8: The patient with alcohol or substance use problems
  • Definitions and clinical features
  • Alcohol-related disorders
  • Alcohol-related cognitive disorders
  • Other substance-related disorders
  • Differential diagnosis
  • Assessment
  • Discussion of case study
  • 9: The patient with psychotic symptoms
  • Definitions and clinical features
  • Differential diagnosis
  • Algorithm for the diagnosis of psychotic disorders
  • Assessment
  • Discussion of case study
  • 10: The patient with elated or irritable mood
  • Definitions and clinical features
  • Differential diagnosis
  • Assessment
  • Algorithm for the diagnosis of mood disorders
  • Discussion of case study
  • 11: The patient with low mood
  • Definitions and clinical features
  • Differential diagnosis
  • Assessment
  • Discussion of case study
  • 12: The patient with anxiety, fear or avoidance
  • Definitions and clinical features
  • Differential diagnosis
  • Assessment
  • Discussion of case study
  • 13: The patient with obsessions and compulsions
  • Definitions and clinical features
  • Differential diagnosis
  • Discussion of case study
  • 14: The patient with a reaction to a stressful event
  • Definitions and clinical features
  • Bereavement
  • Differential diagnosis
  • Discussion of case study
  • 15: The patient with medically unexplained physical symptoms
  • Definitions and clinical features
  • Differential diagnosis
  • Assessment
  • Discussion of case study
  • 16: The patient with eating or weight problems
  • Definitions and clinical features
  • Assessment
  • Differential diagnosis of patients with low weight
  • Discussion of case study
  • 17: The patient with personality problems
  • Definitions and clinical features
  • Classification
  • Assessment
  • Differential diagnosis
  • Discussion of case study
  • 18: The patient with neurodevelopmental problems
  • Definitions
  • Clinical features and differential diagnosis
  • Assessment
  • Discussion of case study
  • Section 3: Cause and management
  • 19: Dementia and delirium
  • Dementia
  • Delirium
  • 20: Alcohol and substance-related disorders
  • Alcohol disorders
  • Other psychoactive substances
  • 21: The psychotic disorders: schizophrenia
  • Schizophrenia
  • 22: The mood (affective) disorders
  • Depressive disorders
  • Bipolar affective disorder
  • Dysthymia and cyclothymia
  • 23: The anxiety and somatoform disorders
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Dissociative and somatoform disorders
  • 24: Eating disorders
  • Anorexia and bulimia nervosa
  • 25: The sleep–wake disorders
  • Definitions and classification
  • 26: The psychosexual disorders
  • Sexual dysfunction
  • Disorders of sexual preference (paraphilias)
  • Gender identity
  • 27: Disorders relating to the menstrual cycle, pregnancy and the puerperium
  • Premenstrual syndrome
  • Menopause
  • Psychiatric considerations in pregnancy
  • Puerperal disorders
  • 28: The personality disorders
  • The personality disorders
  • 29: The neurodevelopmental disorders
  • Intellectual disability
  • Autism spectrum disorders
  • Attention deficit hyperactivity disorders
  • Tourette syndrome
  • 30: Child and adolescent psychiatry
  • Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services
  • Attachment
  • Epidemiology
  • Mental illness in children and adolescents
  • Child abuse
  • Assessment considerations in young people
  • 31: Older adult psychiatry
  • Mental illness in older adults
  • Assessment considerations in older adults
  • Treatment considerations in older adults
  • 32: Forensic psychiatry
  • Mental disorder and crime
  • Assessing and managing risk of violence
  • Considerations in court proceedings
  • Single best answer (SBA) questions
  • Chapter 2 Pharmacological therapy and electroconvulsive therapy
  • Chapter 3 Psychological therapy
  • Chapter 4 Mental health and the law
  • Chapter 5 Mental health service provision
  • Chapter 6 The patient with thoughts of suicide or self-harm
  • Chapter 7 The patient with impairment of consciousness, memory or cognition
  • Chapter 8 The patient with alcohol or substance use problems
  • Chapter 9 The patient with psychotic symptoms
  • Chapter 10 The patient with elated or irritable mood
  • Chapter 11 The patient with low mood
  • Chapter 12 The patient with anxiety, fear or avoidance
  • Chapter 13 The patient with obsessions and compulsions
  • Chapter 14 The patient with a reaction to a stressful event
  • 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
  • Chapter 19 Dementia and delirium
  • Chapter 20 Alcohol and substance-related disorders
  • Chapter 21 The psychotic disorders: schizophrenia
  • Chapter 22 The mood (affective) disorders
  • Chapter 23 The anxiety and somatoform disorders
  • Chapter 24 Eating disorders
  • Chapter 25 The sleep–wake disorders
  • Chapter 26 The psychosexual disorders
  • Chapter 27 Disorders relating to the menstrual cycle, pregnancy and the puerperium
  • Chapter 28 The personality disorders
  • Chapter 29 The neurodevelopmental disorders
  • Chapter 30 Child and adolescent psychiatry
  • Chapter 31 Older adult psychiatry
  • Chapter 32 Forensic psychiatry
  • Extended-matching questions (EMQs)
  • Chapter 2 Pharmacological therapy and electroconvulsive therapy
  • Chapter 3 Psychological therapy
  • Chapter 4 Mental health and the law
  • Chapter 5 Mental health service provision
  • Chapter 6 The patient with thoughts of suicide or self-harm
  • Chapter 7 The patient with impairment of consciousness, memory or cognition
  • Chapter 8 The patient with alcohol or substance use problems
  • Chapter 9 The patient with psychotic symptoms
  • Chapter 10 The patient with elated or irritable mood
  • Chapter 11 The patient with low mood
  • Chapter 12 The patient with anxiety, fear or avoidance
  • Chapter 13 The patient with obsessions and compulsions
  • Chapter 14 The patient with a reaction to a stressful event
  • 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
  • Chapter 19 Dementia and delirium
  • Chapter 20 Alcohol and substance-related disorders
  • Chapter 21 The psychotic disorders: schizophrenia
  • Presentation of antipsychotic side-effects
  • Chapter 22 The mood (affective) disorders
  • Chapter 23 The anxiety and somatoform disorders
  • Chapter 24 Eating disorders
  • Chapter 25 Sleep–wake disorders
  • Chapter 26 The psychosexual disorders
  • Chapter 27 Disorders relating to the menstrual cycle, pregnancy and the puerperium
  • Chapter 28 The personality disorders
  • Chapter 29 The neurodevelopmental disorders
  • Chapter 30 Child and adolescent psychiatry
  • Chapter 31 Older adult psychiatry
  • Chapter 32 Forensic psychiatry
  • SBA answers
  • Chapter 2 Pharmacological therapy and electroconvulsive therapy
  • Chapter 3 Psychological therapy
  • Chapter 4 Mental health and the law
  • Chapter 5 Mental health service provision
  • Chapter 6 The patient with thoughts of suicide or self-harm
  • Chapter 7 The patient with impairment of consciousness, memory or cognition
  • Chapter 8 The patient with alcohol or substance use problems
  • Chapter 9 The patient with psychotic symptoms
  • Chapter 10 The patient with elated or irritable mood
  • Chapter 11 The patient with low mood
  • Chapter 12 The patient with anxiety, fear or avoidance
  • Chapter 13 The patient with obsessions and compulsions
  • Chapter 14 The patient with a reaction to a stressful event
  • 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
  • Chapter 19 Dementia and delirium
  • Chapter 20 Alcohol and substance-related disorders
  • Chapter 21 The psychotic disorders: schizophrenia
  • Chapter 22 The mood (affective) disorders
  • Chapter 23 The anxiety and somatoform disorders
  • Chapter 24 Eating disorders
  • Chapter 25 The sleep–wake disorders
  • Chapter 26 The psychosexual disorders
  • Chapter 27 Disorders relating to the menstrual cycle, pregnancy and the puerperium
  • Chapter 28 The personality disorders
  • Chapter 29 The neurodevelopmental disorders
  • Chapter 30 Child and adolescent psychiatry
  • Chapter 31 Older adult psychiatry
  • Chapter 32 Forensic psychiatry
  • EMQ answers
  • Chapter 2  Pharmacological therapy and electroconvulsive therapy
  • Chapter 3  Psychological therapy
  • Chapter 4  Mental health and the law
  • Chapter 5  Mental health service provision
  • Chapter 6  The patient with thoughts of suicide or self-harm
  • Chapter 7  The patient with impairment of consciousness, memory or cognition
  • Chapter 8  The patient with alcohol or substance use problems
  • Chapter 9  The patient with psychotic symptoms
  • Chapter 10  The patient with elated or irritable mood
  • Chapter 11  The patient with low mood
  • Chapter 12  The patient with anxiety, fear or avoidance
  • Chapter 13  The patient with obsessions and compulsions
  • Chapter 14  The patient with a reaction to a stressful event
  • 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
  • Chapter 19  Dementia and delirium
  • Chapter 20  Alcohol and substance-related disorders
  • Chapter 21  The psychotic disorders: schizophrenia
  • Chapter 22  The mood (affective) disorders
  • Chapter 23  The anxiety and somatoform disorders
  • Chapter 24  Eating disorders
  • Chapter 25  The sleep–wake disorders
  • Chapter 26  The psychosexual disorders
  • Chapter 27  Disorders relating to the menstrual cycle, pregnancy and the puerperium
  • Chapter 28  The personality disorders
  • Chapter 29  The neurodevelopmental disorders
  • Chapter 30  Child and adolescent psychiatry
  • Chapter 31  Older adult psychiatry
  • Chapter 32  Forensic psychiatry
  • Glossary
  • Index

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 Editor

Steven Birrell

Affiliations and Expertise

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

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

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