1st Edition

Basic Notes in Psychiatry

By Michael Levi Copyright 2005

    Junior hospital psychiatrists, general practitioners and medical students will find this book a valuable study aid, as will psychiatric nurses, psychiatric social workers, psychiatric occupational therapists and clinical psychologists.

    The history. The mental state examination. The formulation. The symptoms and signs of mental illness. Personality disorders. Anxiety disorders: generalised anxiety disorder. Panic disorder. Phobic anxiety disorders. Obsessive compulsive disorders. Post-traumatic stress disorder. Dissociative (conversion) disorders. Hypochondriacal disorders. Adjustment disorder. Delusional disorders. Affective disorders. Schizophrenia. Organic disorders. Eating disorders: anorexia nervosa. Bulimia nervosa. Alcohol dependence. Drug dependence. Psychiatric emergencies.


    Michael Levi