A new Australian text that provides a concise introduction to psychiatry, essential for medical students
This text aims to provide the reader with a practical introduction to the complex field of psychiatry. Each concise chapter outlines fundamental information which will be invaluable for medical students beginning their psychiatry rotation. The mystery is taken out of challenging presentations such as mood disorders, personality disorders and psychotherapies.
The writing style is designed to put the reader at ease and encourage confidence in a discipline that is frequently confronting. The authors are clinical academics who enjoy making the complex understandable.
Psych-Lite - sample chapter from McGraw-Hill Education ANZ- Medical
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About the Author
Associate Professor Rob Selzer is Director of Undergraduate Medical Education, Medicine of the Mind, School of Psychology, Psychiatry and Psychological Medicine and Director Medical Student Programs, Central Clinical School, Bayside Health, Monash University.
Associate Professor Steven Ellen, is Head, Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry, Alfred Health, Prahran, Victoria. Associate Professor, Director of Master of Psychological Medicine Program, School of Psychology, Psychiatry and Psychological Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Monash University.
Table of Contents1. Classification: the secret key to understanding psychiatry
2. Taking a history
3. Mental state examination
4. Making a diagnosis: proposing a formulation
5. Risk assessment
6. Mood disorders
8. Anxiety disorders
9. Drug and alcohol disorders
10. Personality disorders
11. Consultation-liaison psychiatry
14. Child and adolescent psychiatry
15. Old age psychiatry