Pocket Essentials of Psychiatry

Basant K. Puri

Thoroughly revised and updated, the third edition of Pocket Essentials of Psychiatry by Professor Basant K. Puri now includes: recent new drugs; new drug names; details of the mini mental-state examination, caffeine intoxication, child abuse, rTMS, phototherapy, VNS and the McNaughten Rules; increased section on Questions and Answers for the Final Medicine Examination; more of the various forms of psychotherapy; and an expanded chapter on forensic psychiatry. Part of the very popular Kumar & Clark family, this portable and compact book has a wide readership among medical students, trainee and practising psychiatrists, and GPs, as well as trainee and practising mental-health social workers and psychiatric nurses. It is very useful for exam revision and as a handy reference on the ward, with important points highlighted in lists and diagrams. From a student review of the previous edition: 'Being a medical student, you only have a few weeks to study Psychiatry...Puri's Pocket Essentials of Psychiatry is probably the best for the beginner. The text is well structured, and diagnostic criteria for some improtant diseases, such as schizophrenia and BAD, are provided, while for some less important diseases the text is core and concise. The size is suitable for you to bring to the ward for grand rounds; when the professor is looking at the case notes, you can revise what you learn using this pocket-sized book. It makes your life easier during the Psychiatry module.'
  • Limba : Engleza
  • Cuprins : 1. Case presentation 2. Signs and symptoms of psychiatric disorder 3. Organic psychiatry 4. Psychoactive substance use disorders 5. Schizophrenia, delusional disorders and schizoaffective disorders 6. Mood disorders 7. Neurotic, stress-related and somatoform disorders 8. Eating disorders 9. Psychosexual and gender disorders 10. Personality disorders 11. Child and adolescent psychiatry 12. People with learning disability (mental retardation) 13. Psychiatry of the elderly 14. Suicide and parasuicide 15. Disorders associated with menstruation and pregnancy 16. Treatments 17. Transcultural psychiatry 18. Forensic psychiatry Final Medicine Examination: Questions and Answers Appendix 1. Mental health legislation Appendix 2. ICD-10 classification Appendix 3. DSM-IV-TR classification Glossary Index
  • Data Publicarii : 21 Apr 2008
  • Editie : 3 Rev ed
  • Format : Paperback
  • Numar pagini : 356
  • ISBN : 9780702028762
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