Patient Management Problems in Psychiatry - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780443101618

Patient Management Problems in Psychiatry

1st Edition

Authors: Olumuyiwa Olumoroti Akim Kassim
Paperback ISBN: 9780443101618
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
Published Date: 15th June 2005
Page Count: 564


A book on patient management problems in psychiatry aimed at trainee psychiatrists sitting the MRCPsych and similar examinations which allows self-testing by the candidate and gives advice on framing an answer together with complete model answers.

Key Features

  • A book on patient management problems in psychiatry, suitable for candidates for Part 2 of the MRCPsych and similar examinations.
  • Up to date - takes account of recent changes to the PMP exam in 2003.
  • Contains over 60 patient vignettes similar to those encountered in the exam - considerably more than most competing books.
  • Vignettes have been reviewed by a panel of senior advisers who were involved in the recent changes to the MRCPsych exam.
  • Gives systematic guidance on how to frame an answer, together with complete model answers for each vignette.
  • Highly suitable for self testing and revision, both alone and in company with other candidates.

Table of Contents

63 PMPs under the following headings –
Psychiatric emergencies
Adult general psychiatry
Addiction and substance misuse disorders
Child and adolescent
Eating disorders
Psychiatry of the elderly
Forensic psychiatry
Learning disabilities
Liaison psychiatry
Neurology in relation to psychiatry
Perinatal psychiatry
Professional practice and relations
Psychopharmacology, psychotherapy and other treatments


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About the Author

Olumuyiwa Olumoroti

Affiliations and Expertise

Specialist Registrar, South West London and St. George's Mental Health NHS Trust, London, UK

Akim Kassim

Affiliations and Expertise

Specialist Registrar in Old Age Psychiatry, South London and Maudsley NHS Trust, London, UK