Psychiatry

by Clare Fenton, Keri-Michèle Lodge, Janine Henderson

This book deals with the “Eureka Psychiatry”. “Eureka Psychiatry” demystifies the subject by providing clear, evidence-based explanations of mental disorders, their investigation and management. Throughout the book, innovative graphic narratives help students develop personal observation skills to use when handling difficult clinical scenarios. Boxes give guidance on communication skills while artworks help to clarify key concepts. The book “Eureka Psychiatry” comprises 24 clinical cases which provide insight into how psychiatrists diagnose patients. This book is divided into 17 chapters. The first and second chapters are dedicated to the anatomy and physiology underlying psychiatric pathology, and the clinical principles and skills required to diagnose and manage psychiatric patients. Third to fourteenth chapters describe the important psychiatric disorders includes affective (mood) disorders, schizophrenia and psychotic illness, anxiety disorders, suicide and self-harm, personality disorders, substance misuse and addictions, eating disorders, perinatal psychiatry, physical and psychological co-morbidity, dementia and old-age psychiatry, child and adolescent psychiatry and psychiatry of intellectual disability. Fifteenth and sixteenth chapters cover psychiatric emergencies and the integration of psychiatric care. Finally, the last chapter provides self-assessment multiple-choice questions answers helps students revise effectively.

Book Series
eureka

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Book Detail

Author
1. Fenton Clare
2. Lodge Keri-Michèle
3. Henderson Janine
Author's Affiliation
1. Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust, Northallerton, UK
2. Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust, York, UK
3. Hull York Medical School, York, UK
ISBN
9781909836310
Speciality
Psychiatry,MCQs and Self-assessment
DOI
10.5005/jp/books/12860
Edition
1/e
Publishing Year
2016
Pages
306
Book Type
Reference

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