Study Guide to Essentials of Clinical Psychiatry: Based on the American Psychiatric Press Textbook of Psychiatry / Edition 3

Study Guide to Essentials of Clinical Psychiatry: Based on the American Psychiatric Press Textbook of Psychiatry / Edition 3

ISBN-10:
0880488425
ISBN-13:
9780880488426
Pub. Date:
04/01/1999
Publisher:
American Psychiatric Publishing, Inc.

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Study Guide to Essentials of Clinical Psychiatry: Based on the American Psychiatric Press Textbook of Psychiatry / Edition 3

This Study Guide is the quintessential companion volume to the Essentials of Clinical Psychiatry for students both at the undergraduate and graduate level. It gives readers the opportunity to evaluate and enhance their understanding of the principles and topics presented in the Essentials. Theoretical foundations, assessment issues, psychiatric disorders, psychiatric treatments, and special topics are covered.

This edition has updated the questions to reflect recent developments in the field—overall 95% of the questions are new. It has expanded from 10 questions up to 30 questions per chapter on key topics, such as mood disorders, psychopharmacology, and child and adolescent disorders, allowing for adequate coverage of lengthy chapters. Each question contains detailed answers, so the reader can learn about the subject without returning to the referenced book.

This indispensable guide will be especially useful for medical students and residents as well as psychiatrists and neurologists who are preparing for specialty board examinations.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780880488426
Publisher: American Psychiatric Publishing, Inc.
Publication date: 04/01/1999
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 164
Product dimensions: 6.12(w) x 9.38(h) x 0.56(d)

Table of Contents

Section I: Theoretical Foundations and Assessment. The neuroscientific foundations of psychiatry. Normal child and adolescent development. Theories of the mind and psychopathology. the psychiatric interview, psychiatric history, and mental status examination. Laboratory and other diagnostic tests in psychiatry.

Section II: Psychiatric Disorders. Delirium, dementia, and amnestic disorders. Alcohol and other psychoactive substance use disorders. Schizophrenia, schizophreniform disorder, and delusional (paranoid) disorder. Mood disorders. Anxiety disorders. Somatoform disorders. Factitious disorders and malingering. Dissociative disorders. Sexual and gender identity disorders. Adjustment disorder. Impulse control disorders not elsewhere classified. Personality disorders. disorders usually first diagnosed in infancy, childhood, or adolescence. Sleep disorders. Eating disorders: anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and obesity. Pain disorders.

Section III: Psychiatric Treatments. Psychopharmacology and electroconvulsive therapy. Brief dynamic individual psychotherapy. Psychoanalysis, psychoanalytic psychotherapy, and supportive psychotherapy. Treatment of children and adolescents.

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