1st Edition

Essential Notes in Basic Sciences for the MRCPsych
Pt. 2




ISBN 9781857756739
Published August 31, 2004 by CRC Press
120 Pages

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Book Description

* Fast access to useful facts for GPs and health planners. * Vital data on the NHS and GP workload condensed into a readable format. * Detailed information drawn from many varied sources. * Concise and easy to read. * Especially useful for GP registrars and candidates preparing for the MRCGP. * Doctors nurses pharmacists and healthcare professionals can digest the data without creating unnecessary dyspepsia or reflux!

Table of Contents

Consent and legal responsibilities. Management of property. Powers of attorney. Effects of psychiatric disorders. Human rights. Mental Health Acts. Chromosomes. Chromosomal abnormalities. Inheritance. Genetic epidemiology. Molecular genetic techniques. Inherited conditions. Prenatal identification and genetic counseling. Genetic heterogeneity. Concepts. Measures of association between cases, disease and exposure surveys. Epidemiological data. Sampling. Interpreting associations. Screening. Estimating needs. Types of data. Prediction and hypotheses. Power. Clinical trials. Statistics. Definitions. Parametric and non-parametric tests. Predicting. Reliability and validity. Qualitative research. Case studies. Neuroanatomy. Neurochemistry. Neuropathology. Neurophysiology. Sociology. Agencies of socialization. Community. Social stratification. Theories of stratification. Social classes and inequality. Social changes. Conformity and deviance. Social causes of illness. Adversity and resilience. History of UK Health Services. Cultural models. Social role of medicine. Sex and gender. Race inequalities. Culture, Society and Psychiatry. History of Psychiatry.

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