Description: This book consists of 287 multiple choice questions and answers designed to parallel the topics and degree of difficulty found on the child and adolescent psychiatry board exams. The book is organized in 56 individual sections of 5-10 questions that are followed by detailed answer guide.
Purpose: The book is designed to provide a comprehensive and convenient instrument for self-assessment and review of child and adolescent psychiatry.
Audience: The book will prove useful to medical students, general psychiatry residents, child psychiatry residents, and child and adolescent psychiatrists as preparation for the in-service or board exams. The authors, who have experience in both clinical child psychiatry and medical student education, are credible authorities.
Features: Each question is accompanied by an answer, containing useful information about the correct answer as well as information about the other, incorrect choices. This allows the reader to cover multiple study points with each question. The chapters are organized by categories that correspond to chapters in The American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 3rd edition.
Assessment: This is a very useful book for general psychiatry residents, child and adolescent psychiatry residents, and child and adolescent psychiatrists. It covers a broad range of relevant topics in psychiatry in a convenient format. This new edition is warranted because the child psychiatry field continues to grow and there is a demand for the most current information provided in multiple choice format.