Study Guide to the American Psychiatric Press Textbook of Neuropsychiatry,Third Edition / Edition 3

Study Guide to the American Psychiatric Press Textbook of Neuropsychiatry,Third Edition / Edition 3

by Judith Berman, Robert E. Hales, Stuart C. Yudofsky
     
 

Created by the acclaimed editors of The American Psychiatric Press Textbook of Neuropsychiatry, Third Edition, and Dr. Jude Berman, an educator with special expertise in educational assessment issues, the Study Guide to The American Psychiatric Press Textbook of Neuropsychiatry, Third Edition, allows medical students, residents, psychiatrists, psychologists, and… See more details below

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Created by the acclaimed editors of The American Psychiatric Press Textbook of Neuropsychiatry, Third Edition, and Dr. Jude Berman, an educator with special expertise in educational assessment issues, the Study Guide to The American Psychiatric Press Textbook of Neuropsychiatry, Third Edition, allows medical students, residents, psychiatrists, psychologists, and primary care physicians to evaluate their understanding of material contained in this authoritative reference source for neuropsychiatry.

The Study Guide covers the important theoretical foundations, assessment issues, psychiatric disorders, psychiatric treatments, and special topics presented in the Textbook of Neuropsychiatry. Located in chapters that correspond to the Textbook, the specially designed questions and helpful answer keys allow readers to assess their knowledge of specific subjects and topics. The Study Guide also provides valuable assistance to medical students and residents preparing for state licensing examinations and the national certifying boards.

Drs. Berman, Hales, and Yudofsky have created an outstanding study guide for those interested in assessing their current knowledge in the critical areas of psychiatry. This guide is well-organized, current, and uses the best educational formats for learning (Robert J. Ursano, M.D., Professor and Chairman, Department of Psychiatry, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine, Bethesda, Maryland).

Stuart C. Yudofsky, M.D., is D. C. and Irene Ellwood Professor and Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Baylor College of Medicine, and Chief of Psychiatry Service at The Methodist Hospital in Houston, Texas. Dr. Yudofsky is co-editor, along with Dr. Hales, of The American Psychiatric Press Textbook of Neuropsychiatry, Third Edition.

Robert E. Hales, M.D., M.B.A., is Professor and Vice Chair of the Department of Psychiatry at the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine; Director of the Behavioral Health Center at UC Davis Health System; and Medical Director of the Sacramento County Mental Health Division and Treatment Center in Sacramento, California. Dr. Hales is co-editor, along with Dr. Yudofsky, of The American Psychiatric Press Textbook of Neuropsychiatry, Third Edition.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780880488044
Publisher:
American Psychiatric Publishing, Inc.
Publication date:
08/01/1997
Edition description:
Third Edition
Pages:
245
Product dimensions:
6.03(w) x 9.06(h) x 0.71(d)

Table of Contents

Section I: Basic Principles of Neuroscience.

Cellular and molecular biology of the neuron.

Human electrophysiology: cellular mechanisms and control of wakefulness and sleep.

Intracellular and intercellular principles of the pharmacotherapy of patients with neuropsychiatric disorders.

Functional neuroanatomy: neuropsychological correlates of cortical and subcortical damage.

Section II: Neuropsychiatric Assessment.

Bedside neuropsychiatry: eliciting the clinical phenomena of neuropsychiatric illness.

Electrodiagnostic techniques in neuropsychiatry.

The neuropsychological evaluation.

Clinical imaging in neuropsychiatry.

Functional neuroimaging in neuropsychiatry.

Epidemiologic and genetic aspects of neuropsychiatric disorders.

Differential diagnosis in neuropsychiatric disorders.

Section III: Neuropsychiatric Symptomatologies.

Neuropsychiatric aspects of pain management.

Neuropsychiatric aspects of primary headache disorders.

Neuropsychiatric aspects of disorders of attention.

Neuropsychiatric aspects of delirium.

Neuropsychiatric aspects of aphasia and related disorders.

Neuropsychiatric aspects of impulsivity and aggression.

Neuropsychiatric aspects of memory and amnesia.

Section IV: Neuropsychiatric Disorders.

Neuropsychiatric aspects of traumatic brain injury.

Neuropsychiatric aspects of seizure disorders.

Neuropsychiatric aspects of sleep and sleep disorders.

Neuropsychiatric aspects of cerebrovascular disorders.

Neuropsychiatric aspects of brain tumors.

Neuropsychiatric aspects of human immunodeficiency virus infection of the central nervous system.

Neuropsychiatric aspects of the rheumatic diseases.

Neuropsychiatric aspects of endocrine disorders.

Neuropsychiatric aspects of poisons and toxins.

Neurobiologic aspects of ethanol and other chemical dependencies.

Neuropsychiatric aspects of degenerative dementias associated with motor dysfunction.

Neuropsychiatric aspects of Alzheimer's disease and other dementing illnesses.

Neuropsychiatric aspects of schizophrenia.

Neuropsychiatric aspects of mood and affective disorders.

Neuropsychiatric disorders of childhood and adolescence.

Section V: Neuropsychiatric Treatments.

Psychopharmacologic treatments for patients with neuropsychiatric disorders.

Psychotherapy for patients with neuropsychiatric disorders.

Cognitive rehabilitation and behavioral therapy for patients with neuropsychiatric disorders.

Special Topic. Ethical and legal issues in neuropsychiatry.

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