Lecture Notes: Psychiatry, 11 edition

Lecture Notes: Psychiatry, 11 edition
  • eBook:
    Lecture Notes: Psychiatry, 11 edition
  • Author:
    Gautam Gulati, Mary-Ellen Lynall, Kate E. A. Saunders
  • Edition:
    11 edition
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  • Data:
    January 28, 2014
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  • Pages:
    230 pages
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Book Description
Lecture Notes: Psychiatry provides a concise and accessible introduction to the fundamentals of Psychiatry, presenting the principles of Psychiatric examination followed by systematic coverage of the major psychiatric disorders, as well as covering management and treatment options.

This eleventh edition has been revised to include recent developments in history-taking, psychotropic drugs and case presentations, as well as covering the practical elements of patient guidance and care.

Key features include:
• Clearly presented tables, figures and end-of-chapter ‘Key point’ summaries to aid revision
• An emphasis on core management skills needed by Junior Doctors in both psychiatric and general hospital settings
• Quick reference guides to help structure patient assessments on-the-go
• MCQs and case studies in line with medical school and professional level psychiatry exams

For those embarking on study or refreshing their knowledge of psychiatry, Lecture Notes: Psychiatry provides a step-by-step guide to both its wider and patient-centred practice.


1. Getting started
2. The basic psychiatric assessment
3. Diagnosis-specifi c assessments
4. Risk: harm, self-harm and suicide
5. Completing and communicating the assessment
6. What causes mental health problems?
7. Treatment
8. Psychiatric services and specialties
9. Mood disorders
10. Neurotic, stress-related and somatoform disorders
11. Eating, sleep and sexual disorders
12. Schizophrenia
13. Dementia, delirium and neuropsychiatry
14. Substance misuse
15. Personality disorders
16. Childhood disorders
17. Learning disability (mental retardation)
18. Psychiatry in other settings
19. Mental health and the law

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