Core Psychiatry / Edition 2

Core Psychiatry / Edition 2

by Padraig Wright, Michael Phelan, Julian Stern
     
 

This is a new edition of a successful book for trainee psychiatrists preparing for postgraduate examinations such as the Membership of the Royal College of Psychiatrists. Concise but comprehensive, it presents in one volume the essential core of knowledge required for these examinations. It will also be useful for general practitioners, psychologists and senior… See more details below

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This is a new edition of a successful book for trainee psychiatrists preparing for postgraduate examinations such as the Membership of the Royal College of Psychiatrists. Concise but comprehensive, it presents in one volume the essential core of knowledge required for these examinations. It will also be useful for general practitioners, psychologists and senior medical students.

In this edition there are new chapters on challenges to psychiatry, unipolar depression, bipolar disorders, alcohol misuse and psychiatry and the law.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780702027185
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
03/04/2005
Series:
MRCPsy Study Guides Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
672
Product dimensions:
8.60(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.10(d)

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Table of Contents

1A brief history of psychiatry1
2Clinical neuroanatomy13
3Psychiatric genetics35
4Human personality development55
5Psychology63
6Descriptive psychopathology83
7Social psychiatry and sociology95
8Cultural psychiatry105
9Epidemiology115
10Critical appraisal : reading academic papers and reviewing scientific evidence131
11Challenges to psychiatry : antipsychiatry, the user movement and stigma143
12Psychiatry of learning disability155
13Child and adolescent psychiatry167
14Personality disorder181
15Anxiety disorders193
16Liaison psychiatry and psychosomatic medicine205
17Eating disorders217
18Schizophrenia and related disorders241
19Unipolar depression271
20Bipolar disorders295
21Suicide and deliberate self-harm319
22Unusual psychiatric syndromes335
23Psychiatry and women345
24Adult sequelae of childhood sexual abuse357
25Sexual disorders371
26Organic psychiatry and epilepsy381
27Alcohol misuse413
28Psychoactive drug misuse431
29Community psychiatry455
30Forensic psychiatry465
31Psychiatry of old age481
32Clinical examination of psychiatric patients493
33Diagnosis and classification in psychiatry507
34Electroencephalography and neuroimaging517
35Emergency psychiatry531
36Psychotherapy - individual, family and group541
37Behavioural and cognitive psychotherapies565
38Psychopharmacology579
39Psychosurgery and ECT611
40Psychiatry, ethics and the law621

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