The American Psychiatric Publishing Board Prep and Review Guide for Psychiatry

The American Psychiatric Publishing Board Prep and Review Guide for Psychiatry

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The American Psychiatric Publishing Board Prep and Review Guide for Psychiatry by James A. Bourgeois

This one-of-a-kind resource covers both basic and clinical sciences for psychiatrists and psychiatry residents preparing for Part 1 of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Examination in Psychiatry. The American Psychiatric Publishing Board Prep and Review Guide for Psychiatry offers a practical refresher on essential material, minimizing the need to consult multiple sources. It is an authoritative work that can be used with confidence, drawing on the latest editions of the APPI Textbook of Clinical Psychiatry, the APPI Textbook of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, and their " Essentials" editions.

The book is arranged in topical order to conform to the examination's coverage. The first 11 chapters review basic sciences as well as topics such as psychological assessment, cultural psychiatry, and legal issues. Subsequent chapters address the entire gamut of clinical syndromes along categories consistent with DSM-IV-TR classification, accompanied by chapters on the psychiatric interview, diagnostics, psychopharmacology, psychotherapy, and pain disorders. Quick-reference tables summarize diagnostic criteria for psychiatric disorders. Multiple-choice study questions appear at the end of each chapter, with annotated answers provided at the back of the book.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781585622375
Publisher: American Psychiatric Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date: 08/28/2006
Pages: 496
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

James A. Bourgeois, O.D., M.D., is Alan Stoudemire Professor of Psychosomatic Medicine in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at University of California, Davis Medical Center in Sacramento, California.

Robert E. Hales, M.D., M.B.A., is Joe P. Tupin Professor and Chair of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of California, Davis School of Medicine and Medical Director of Mental Health Services for the County of Sacramento in Sacramento, California.

Stuart C. Yudofsky, M.D., is D.C. and Irene Ellwood Professor and Chairman of the Menninger Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Baylor College of Medicine, and Chief of Psychiatry Services at The Methodist Hospital in Houston, Texas.

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