EXPORT CITATION

Chapter-18 Psychiatry

BOOK TITLE: Exam Preparatory Manual for Undergraduates: Medicine

Author
1. Nayak Ramadas
2. Boloor Archith
ISBN
9789386056610
DOI
10.5005/jp/books/14224_19
Edition
1/e
Publishing Year
2018
Pages
30
Author Affiliations
1. Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore, Manipal University, Karnataka, India, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal University, Mangalore, Karnataka, India, Yenepoya Medical College, Constituent of Yenepoya University (Accredited by NAAC with "A" grade), Mangaluru, Karnataka, India, Yenepoya Medical College, Yenepoya University, Mangaluru, Karnataka, India, Yenepoya Medical College, Yenepoya University (Accredited by NAAC with “A” grade), Mangaluru, Karnataka, India
2. Kasturba Medical College, Manipal University, Mangaluru, Karnataka, India
Chapter keywords
Psychiatry, mental state examination, MSE, electroconvulsive therapy, ECT, impulse disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, psychosomatic disorder, sleep disorder, eating disorder, puerperal disorder

Abstract

Written in the question and answer format, this chapter gives the description on the psychiatry. In psychiatric assessments (compared to a standard medical assessment), the important point are history is of great importance, systematic examination considers the patient’s thinking, emotion and behavior (mental state), psychiatric assessment includes the routine interviewing of an informant (usually a relative or friend of the patient), especially when the illness affects the patient’s ability to give an accurate history, and sometimes it may take an hour or more time because of its greater complexity, a full psychiatric history and detailed mental state examination (MSE). Mood disorders, somatoform disorders, factitious disorder, psychotic disorders, schizophrenia, anxiety disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorder, impulse disorders, electroconvulsive therapy (ECT), medications in psychiatry, delirium, alcohol misuse and dependence, substance-related disorders, sleep disorders, eating disorders, puerperal disorders, and psychosomatic disorder are covered in this chapter.

Related Books

© 2019 Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) LTD.   |   All Rights Reserved

Powered by MPS ScholarStor