Examination Notes In Psychiatry 4th Edition

Author: Peter Buckley
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 0340810033
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Over the last 20 years, Examination Notes in Psychiatry has become one of the leading texts for trainee psychiatrists. The 4th edition maintains the core of valuable information that is required by any would-be psychiatrist, but has been completely revised and updated. Assessment and diagnosis form the foundation to each section, but are now enhanced by the inclusion of treatment algorithms and evidence based medicine. Changes to the nomenclature have been made to reflect current practice. The fully revised reading lists lead the reader to the latest papers and publications, and a glossary of relevant websites will provide even further resources - whether during the revision process, or for the professional requiring a rapid reference between consultations. The sheer volume of essential information, provided in a structured, focused format, makes Examination Notes in Psychiatry 4e essential reading for trainees, psychiatrists, and mental health professionals alike.

Examination Notes In Psychiatry 3ed

Author: Glynn Harrison
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9780750614276
Size: 43.72 MB
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*Very substantial revision incorporating recent advances *Extensive literature review citing up-to-date key references *ICD-10 and DSM-IV *Popular format of headings and lists retained *Remains a key revision aid and a comprehensive review of psychiatry. Widely regarded as a popular and essential part of the MRCPsych candidates armament this third edition has been radically revised and extended. It brings all of the curriculum topics of the Part II exam up-to-date and includes 1995 references where appropriate. Recent developments such as novel treatments (Clozapine), community psychiatry initiatives, and advances in biological psychiatry (eg. AIDS, Alzheimer's Disease) are be fully dealt with. The aim of the book is to help psychiatric trainees with their revision and the text is presented in the form of definitions, key facts, figures and lists. It was never intended as a substitute for wider reading, rather it is an aide-memoire both as a prelude to the exam and thereafter. The original team of Dr Bird and Dr Harrison are now joined by Dr Peter Buckley. He is closely involved in post-graduate education in the USA and his contribution gives the book added emphasis in terms of classification and cited research. This ensures the book's appeal not only in its traditional strongholds but also in North America and Australasia.

Examination Notes In Psychiatry Basic Sciences 2ed

Author: Saj Malhi
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1444114743
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Candidates for the MRCPsych examinations have often found the Basic Sciences component one of the hardest to pass and while it underpins all clinical practice, it will continue to be a large part of the Part II syllabus. The extremely popular Examination Notes in Psychiatry: Basic Sciences has been fully revised and expanded for this second edition, providing both the background and in-depth knowledge that will enable trainees to tackle difficult subjects, such as psychological assessment, psychopharmacology and neuroimaging. All the material has been reviewed in the light of new recommendations from the Royal College of Psychiatrists and the changes to the exam format, and the book now covers every subject in a succinct, easily absorbable style. The text has been broken down into memorable parts, highlighting key points with bullet points. Anyone sitting the MRCPsych Part II exam will find this aide-memoire invaluable.

Examination Notes In Psychiatry Basic Sciences

Author: Gin Malhi
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9780750640886
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This is an essential text for candidates preparing for postgraduate specialist exams in psychiatry, particularly the MRCPsych. This Basic Sciences volume is a companion to the successful Examination Notes in Psychiatry 3/e: A postgraduate text, which covers the clinical topics. The basic sciences are often poorly understood by trainee psychiatrists, although they form the foundation of clinical practice and are examined in detail, particularly for the MRCPsych Part II examination. This is a comprehensive text for the basic sciences, offering a breadth of information at an appropriate level to meet the needs of the exam candidate.

Mcqs For The New Mrcpsych Paper A With Answers Explained

Author: David Browne
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1498790550
Size: 31.96 MB
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Comprising of 400 MCQs, this book provides essential revision content to help you pass the recently introduced MRCPsych Paper A. The most recent guidelines for the new curriculum have been followed in compiling the content. MCQs for the New MRCPsych Paper A with Answers Explained is an invaluable aid for all candidates for the examination of the Royal College of Psychiatrists. Other clinicians and undergraduate students in medicine and health sciences will also find it useful.

Revision Notes In Psychiatry Third Edition

Author: Basant Puri
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1444170139
Size: 55.74 MB
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Revision Notes in Psychiatry, Third Edition continues to provide a clear and contemporary summary of clinical psychiatry and the scientific fundamentals of the discipline. It is an essential study aid for all those preparing for postgraduate examinations in psychiatry and a superb reference for practising psychiatrists. Structured to follow the entire MRCPsych exam syllabus, the book covers the following key areas, along with the CACS examination: Paper 1: General and adult psychiatric disorder History and mental state examination Cognitive assessment Neurology and psychology for psychiatrists Psychopathology History of psychiatry and psychiatric ethics Paper 2: Psychopharmacology Neurobiology for psychiatrists Psychiatric genetics Epidemiology Advanced psychological processes and treatments Paper 3: Critical appraisal Learning disability Child and adolescent psychiatry Old age psychiatry Forensic psychiatry Consultation liaison psychiatry Neuropsychiatry Psychosexual medicine Fully updated with recent references and many additional figures, this third edition features a wealth of new material (including NICE guidelines) and updates the DSM-IV-TR criteria to the new DSM-5. Designed to meet the needs of today's candidates, Revision Notes in Psychiatry, Third Edition continues to provide a source of trusted expert information to ensure examination success for all those taking higher examinations in psychiatry.

Mrcpsych Paper 1 One Best Item Mcqs

Author: David Browne
Publisher: Radcliffe Publishing
ISBN: 1846190088
Size: 12.19 MB
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The past decade has seen several revisions to the MRCPsych examinations but the latest changes have been the most radical. It is now a three part written examination along with a clinical assessment of skills and competencies. This has changed the focus of the new' MRCPsych Paper I, which now includes two thirds one-best-item-from-five' multiple choice questions (MCQs). This collection of one-best-item-from-five' style multiple choice questions mirrors the new format for the exam. Its companion volume Extended Matching Items for the MRCPsych Examinations Part 1 by Michael Reilly and Bangaru Raju remains relevant for the new format where EMIs make up one third of the questions. Together, these two guides thoroughly prepare you for the revised format, incorporating the new areas of study such as basic ethics, philosophy and history of psychiatry, and stigma and culture. With varying degrees of question difficulty, a wide-range of styles and topics, and full explanations of answers overleaf, MRCPsych Paper I One-Best-Item MCQs is ideal for examination preparation and self-study.

Psychiatry Review For Canadian Doctors

Author: K. Shivakumar
Publisher: Brush Education
ISBN: 1550595261
Size: 15.91 MB
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Reinforce the knowledge, skills and confidence you need to excel in your certification exams. Ensure you’re ready for the psychiatry certification exams, both written and oral, offered by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Psychiatry Review for Canadian Doctors is the only guide written specifically for the needs of residents studying for the RCPSC psychiatry exams. Psychiatry Review for Canadian Doctors also offers robust extra preparation for other exams, including the psychiatry-resident-in-training exam and certification exams in the United States, the United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand. Features four practice multiple-choice exams (200 questions total) and 20 OSCE scenarios. Covers all the main topics and question formats you’ll find on the exams. Provides answer keys with detailed explanations and list of references for follow-up.

Buzzed

Author: Cynthia Kuhn
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 9780393329858
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Provides information on the most often used and abused drugs, including how they manipulate the brain.

The American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook Of Forensic Psychiatry

Author: Robert I. Simon
Publisher: American Psychiatric Pub
ISBN: 9781585620876
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General clinicians conduct most forensic psychiatric examinations and provide most psychiatric testimony. Yet these clinicians often receive little or no training in forensic psychiatry, leaving them ill prepared to meet the inevitable ethical and legal challenges that arise. Both timely and informative, this textbook is the first reference designed and written for both the general clinician and the experienced forensic psychiatrist. Here, 28 recognized experts introduce the forensic subjects that commonly arise in clinical practice. Unique in the literature, this outstanding collection covers • Introductory subjects—Organized psychiatry and forensic practice; the legal system and the distinctions between therapeutic and forensic roles; business aspects of starting a forensic practice; the role of the expert witness; the differences between the ethics of forensic and clinical psychiatry; the use of DSM in the courtroom; and issues that arise in working with attorneys• Civil litigation—The standard of care and psychiatric malpractice; civil competency; issues in conducting evaluations for personal injury litigation; personal injury claims of psychiatric harm; and disability determination and other employment-related psychiatric evaluations• Criminal justice—Competency to stand trial and insanity evaluations; the use of actuarial and clinical assessments in the evaluation of sexual offenders; psychiatry in correctional settings; and the relationship between psychiatry and law enforcement, including mental health training, crisis negotiation, and fitness for duty evaluations• Special topics—Assessment of malingering; evaluations of children and adolescents; violence risk assessments; the use of prediction instruments to determine "dangerousness"; and the evolving standard of expert psychological testimony Each chapter is organized around case examples and includes a review of key concepts, practical guidelines, and references for further reading. A study guide is also available for use in teaching, in studying, and in preparing for the forensic board examination. This practical textbook makes this interesting specialty accessible to trainees and seasoned practitioners. With its detailed glossary of legal terms, subject index, and index of legal cases, it will be a welcome addition to all psychiatric residency and forensic fellowship programs.