Psychiatry at a glance

Psychiatry at a glance by Cornelius Katona, Psychiatry at a glance by Cornelius Katona, Claudia Cooper, Mary Robertson – 5th ed. pdf

We remain delighted at the continuing strong demand for Psychiatry at a Glance, which indicates that medical students, psychiatrists and GPs in training and other mental health professionals (as well as their trainers) continue to benefit from a concise summary of key practical information about the practice of psychiatry. We have enjoyed the opportunity to update and add to the text as well as thoroughly rethinking the illustrations for this fifth edition. We feel that this has very substantially enhanced the book’s utility.

We have also expanded the self-assessment component to meet the changing needs of students and practitioners preparing for exams. In addition, we now have a separate chapter on capacity and new material on mental health legislation across the UK and in Australia and New Zealand, for which we are indebted to Professor Valsamma Eapen and her colleagues.

Overall the changes in both content and style have been substantial and we are confident that the new edition is not only factually up to date but also meets the needs of today’s readers. As we go to press, we are still awaiting the DSM-V and ICD-11 diagnostic systems. Though this has meant that we could not incorporate them fully, we have discussed anticipated changes where appropriate. We have also updated the further reading list, focusing on new reviews of key themes.

Cornelius Katona
Claudia Cooper
Mary Robertson

Contents

Assessment and Management

  • Psychiatric History
  •  The Mental State Examination
  • Diagnosis and Classification in Psychiatry
  • Risk Assessment and Management in Psychiatry
  • Suicide and Deliberate Self-harm

Mental Disorders

  •  Schizophrenia: Symptoms and Aetiology
  •  Schizophrenia: Management and Prognosis
  •  Depression
  •  Bipolar Affective Disorder
  • Stress Reactions (Including Bereavement)
  •  Anxiety Disorders
  • Obsessions and Compulsions
  • Eating Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  •  Psychosexual Disorders
  • Unusual Psychiatric Syndromes

Substance and Alcohol Misuse

  • Substance Misuse
  • Alcohol Misuse

Psychiatry of Demographic Groups

  • Child Psychiatry I
  • Child Psychiatry II
  • The Psychiatry of Adolescence
  • Learning Disability (Mental Retardation)
  • Cross-cultural Psychiatry
  • Psychiatry and Social Exclusion
  • Psychiatry and Female Reproduction
  • Functional Psychiatric Disorders in Old Age

The Interface of Psychiatry and Physical Illness

  • Psychiatry and Physical Illness
  • Neuropsychiatry I
  • Neuropsychiatry II
  • Neuropsychiatry III
  • Acute Confusional States
  • The Dementias

Psychiatric Management

  • Psychological Therapies
  • Antipsychotics
  • Antidepressants
  • Other Psychotropic Drugs
  • Electroconvulsive Therapy and Other Treatments
  • Psychiatry in the Community
  • Forensic Psychiatry
  • Mental Capacity
  • Mental Health Legislation in England and Wales
  •  Mental Health Legislation in Scotland
  •  Mental Health Legislation in Northern Ireland
  • Mental Health Legislation in Australia and New Zealand
  •  Preparing for Clinical Examinations in Psychiatry

Self-assessment

  • Objective Structured Clinical Examinations (OSCEs)
  • Extended Matching Questions (EMQs)
  • Single Best Answer (SBA) Questions
  • OSCE Examiner Mark Sheets
  • Answers to EMQs
  • Answers to Single Best Answer (SBA) Questions

 

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