Psychiatry at a Glance

Psychiatry at a Glance


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Psychiatry at a Glance by Cornelius Katona, Claudia Cooper, Mary Robertson

Psychiatry at a Glance is an easy-to-use, accessible introductory and study text for all students of psychiatry. It helps develop your skills in history taking and performing the Mental State Examination (MSE), and presents ‘need to know’ information on the basic science, treatment, and management of the major disorders.

This edition features:

  • Thoroughly updated and reorganised artwork offers greater clarity and easier understanding for those new to the subject
  • Greater emphasis on history taking and examination - essential for clinical work and clerking patients
  • New chapters on mental health capacity and coverage of the Australian and New Zealand health care legislation
  • Even more Extended Matching Questions, brand new Single Best Answer Questions, and sample OSCE stations so you can test your knowledge
  • A brand new companion website at, featuring updated case studies, downloadable illustrations, and revision flashcards.

Psychiatry at a Glance is the ideal companion for anyone about to start a psychiatric attachment or module and will appeal to medical students, junior doctors and Psychiatry trainees as well as nursing students and other health professionals.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780470658918
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 08/21/2012
Series: At a Glance Series
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 10.60(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.30(d)

About the Author

Cornelius Katona is Honorary Professor in the Department of Mental and Health Sciences, University College London, and Honorary Consultant Psychiatrist, Kent and Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership Trust

Claudia Cooper is Senior Lecturer in Old Age Psychiatry, University College London, and Honorary Consultant Psychiatrist, Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust

Mary Robertson is Emeritus Professor in Neuropsychiatry, University College London, and Visiting Professor and Honorary Consultant, St George's Hospital and Medical School, London 

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