Completely up-to-date with the current MRCPsych Paper 1 examination, this list-based revision guide provides comprehensive coverage of the syllabus. It offers a focused set of essential notes that create a solid knowledge base for the candidate, rather than relying only on MCQs and EMIs for self-testing. Individual chapters are dedicated to each of the main topics within the curriculum and the succinct, bullet-point format aids recall and offers a realistic and user-friendly method for retaining knowledge. Key points are presented in manageable portions fostering confidence and encouraging further investigation. Written by a current trainee, Revision Notes for MRCPsych Paper 1 provides the most closely linked and relevant guide for candidates. It is also a highly useful reference for all Royal College candidates and medical and nursing students wanting an accessible introduction to psychiatry. 'This book is designed as a revision aid for MRCPsych Paper 1 and is written in a concise, easy to read style...it will be helpful in supporting the learning needed to succeed in this examination.' Wendy Burn, Dean, Royal College of Psychiatrists in her Foreword
Table of Contents
Foreword. About the author. Acknowledgements. History of psychiatry. Aetiology and classification. Diagnostic tools and rating scales. Basic psychology. Human development. Social psychology. Ethics. Psychotherapy. Psychopharmacology. Psychopathology. Miscellaneous. Index.