Psychiatry for Beginners - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9788131244579, 9788131245026

Psychiatry for Beginners

1st Edition

Authors: RAVI GUPTA
eBook ISBN: 9788131245026
Paperback ISBN: 9788131244579
Imprint: Elsevier India
Published Date: 10th May 2016
Page Count: 280
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Description

This book has been designed for the beginners in Psychiatry. It is based upon the current knowledge regarding Psychiatric disorders and unfolds the neuro-scientific foundation of the symptoms and their management. Chapters are clubbed into sections, and each section represents a super-specialty in the field of Psychiatry. Then it goes to the next level of organization. Disorders that share some common features are grouped into one chapter. Each chapter begins with the basic concept that ties all the disorders described in that chapter to reduce the burden on your memory. 

Key Features

  • As you do in the clinics, each chapter starts with a clinical vignette and then discusses the clinical features of other disorders falling in the same group.
  • Pathophysiology is depicted with the help of diagrams so as to improve your understanding.
  • In addition to differential diagnosis, a section of diagnostic fallacies has been given. 
  • This book is based upon the DSM-5 criteria, which makes it useful for the students appearing in USMLE examination. However, for students from other countries a comparison between DSM-5 and ICD-10 has been provided. 
  • This book comes with complimentary access to enhanced e-book with digital assets:

    • University and PG exam patterned MCQs
    • Important case discussions

Table of Contents

SECTION 1 BASICS IN PSYCHIATRY

1.1 Psychiatry: Emerging Neuroscience

1.2 History Taking and Examination of a Psychiatric Patient

1.3 Classification of Psychiatric Disorders: Changing Concepts

1.4 Investigations in Psychiatry

SECTION 2 CHILD PSYCHIATRY

2.1 Intellectual Disability

2.2 Specific Learning Disorders

2.3 Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder

2.4 Disruptive, Impulse Control and Conduct Disorders

2.5 Feeding and Elimination Disorders

2.6 Autistic Spectrum Disorder

2.7 Tic Disorders

SECTION 3 ADULT PSYCHIATRY

3.1 Mood Disorders

3.2 Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders

3.3 Anxiety Disorders

3.4 Obsessive–Compulsive and Related Disorders

3.5 Culture-specific Disorders

3.6 Stress and Psychiatric Disorders

3.7 Sexual Disorders

3.8 Personality Disorders

3.9 Eating Disorders

3.10 Somatic Symptoms and Related Disorders

3.11 Dissociative Disorders

SECTION 4 ADDICTION PSYCHIATRY

4.1 Substance-Related Disorders (Addiction)

SECTION 5 NEUROPSYCHIATRY

5.1 Neurocognitive Disorders

5.2 Epilepsy and Seizure Disorders

5.3 Anti-NMDA Receptor Encephalitis

5.4 Stroke

SECTION 6 SLEEP MEDICINE

6.1 Sleep and Its Disorders

SECTION 7 HEADACHE MEDICINE

7.1 Headaches in Psychiatry Practice

SECTION 8 EMERGENCY PSYCHIATRY

8.1 Emergency Conditions in Psychiatry

SECTION 9 NON-DRUG THERAPIES

9.1 Behavioural and Electrical Therapies That Affect Brain Function

SECTION 10 NEUROPSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY

10.1 Psychotropics: Classes, Mechanism of Actions and Adverse Effects

SECTION 11 CONSULTATION LIAISON PSYCHIATRY

11.1 Interface Between Psychiatry and Other Branches of Medical Science

SECTION 12 GERIATRIC PSYCHIATRY

12.1 Old Age Psychiatry: General Principles

Online:

  • PGMEE and University Exam Patterned MCQs
  • Case Discussions—Depression | Mania | Schizophrenia | Delirium | Neurocognitive Disorder (Dementia)

Details

No. of pages:
280
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier India 2016
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier India
eBook ISBN:
9788131245026
Paperback ISBN:
9788131244579

About the Author

RAVI GUPTA