2nd Edition

Core Clinical Cases in Psychiatry
A problem-solving approach




ISBN 9781444122879
Published September 29, 2011 by CRC Press
160 Pages 3 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

You've read your textbook and your course notes. Now you need to apply your knowledge to real life clinical situations.

The problem-solving approach of Core Clinical Cases guides you to think of the patient as a whole, rather than as a sequence of unconnected symptoms. With its emphasis on everyday practice strongly linked to underlying theory, the series integrates your knowledge with the realities of managing clinical problems, and provides a basis for developing sound analytical and confident decision-making skills.

The core areas of undergraduate study are covered in a logical sequence of learning activities: the same questions are asked of each clinical case, followed by detailed explanatory answers. Related OSCE counselling cases, with related questions and answers, also feature in each section.

Key concepts and important information are highlighted, and the reader-friendly layout reflects exactly the type of question you will encounter, making these volumes the perfect revision aid for all types of case-based examination.

The Psychiatry volume, fully revised and updated in this third edition, focuses on the following topics:

* Psychosis * Mood disorders * Anxiety disorders * Chronic disorders * Older people * Young people * Psychiatry in general medical settings * Substance misuse * Psychiatry and aggression

Volumes in the Core Clinical Cases series remain absolutely invaluable in the run up to clinical, written or OSCE examinations, and ideal course companions for all undergraduate medical students at various stages in their clinical training.

Table of Contents

Psychosis
Mood disorders
Anxiety disorders
Chronic disorders
Older people
Young people
Psychiatry in general medical settings
Substance misuse
Psychiatry and aggression

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Biography

Tom Clark, Consultant Forensic Psychiatrist, Brimingham & Solihill Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust, UK
Ed Day, Senior Lecturer in Addiction Psychiatry, School of Clinical & Experimental Medicine, University of Birmingham, Department of Psychiatry, Edgbaston, UK
Emma Fergssuson, Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, South Oxfordshire CAMHS service, UK