The Psychiatric Interview: A Guide to History Taking and the Mental State Examination

The Psychiatric Interview: A Guide to History Taking and the Mental State Examination

by Saxby Pridmore

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789058231062
Publisher: Taylor & Francis, Inc.
Publication date: 10/01/2000
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.45(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Introductionvii
An Introduction to Psychiatric Assessmentxii
The Psychiatric History1
Demographic data
The presenting complaint
History of the presenting complaint
Personal history
Past medical and psychiatric history
Family medical or psychiatric history
Personality
Motivation, apathy and will
Behaviour
The Mental State Examination
1.Appearance and behaviour18
2.Talk26
3.Mood29
4.Affect35
5.Thought41
6.Perception80
7.Intelligence90
8.Cognition92
9.Rapport116
10.Insight119
The Frontal Lobes127
The Samuels Office Tests of Cognition135
References138
AppendixReport Outline142
Index145

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