Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION

Mental health services I

Mental health services II

Classification in psychiatry

History and aetiology

Mental state examination

Assessment of risk

Management plan and formulation

Mental capacity

The Mental Health Act

TREATMENT IN PSYCHIATRY

Introduction to drug treatments

Prescribing psychotropic drugs

Antipsychotic drugs

Antidepressant drugs

Mood stabilisers and ECT

Benzodiazepines and drugs for dementia

Psychological treatments

Family and social treatments

Recovery and social inclusion

SCHIZOPHRENIA

Diagnosis and classification of schizophrenia

Epidemiology and aetiology of schizophrenia

Acute and chronic schizophrenia

Management of schizophrenia

MOOD DISORDERS

Classification of mood disorders

Aetiology and epidemiology of mood disorders

Bipolar disorder –presentation and management

Depressive disorder –presentation

Depressive disorder – management

NEUROTIC DISORDERS

Anxiety disorders –presentation and aetiology

Anxiety disorders – management

Obsessive-compulsive disorder

Reactions to stress

Dissociative and somatoform disorders

 

PSYCHIATRY AND MEDICINE

Liaison psychiatry

Psychiatry in primary care

Syndromes of cognitive impairment

Neurology and psychiatry

Organic causes of psychiatric symptoms

Eating disorders

Perinatal psychiatry

 

PERSONALITY DISORDERS

Personality disorders – introduction and classification

Personality disorders – management

THE PSYCHIATRIC SPECIALTIES

Learning disability

Child

Details

No. of pages:
124
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2011
Published:
Imprint:
Churchill Livingstone
Print ISBN:
9780702033964
Electronic ISBN:
9780702056246

About the editors

Lesley Stevens

Affiliations and Expertise

Consultant Psychiatrist, Winchester and Eastleigh Healthcare NHS Trust, Winchester, UK

Ian Rodin

Affiliations and Expertise

Consultant Psychiatrist Dorset Community Health Services, NHS Dorset, UK