Multiple-choice questions are an ideal way to improve understanding and revise for examinations. This book consists of 200 MCQs in psychiatry suitable for candidates for postgraduate examinations such as the MRCPsych. However medical students general practitioners psychiatric nurses clinical psychologists psychiatric social workers and psychiatric occupational therapists will also find it useful as a valuable revision guide. The questions have been carefully selected to reflect the educational needs of psychiatrists in training. Most questions are accompanied by a short answer to provide an ideal self-teaching book for all those wanting to revise for examinations and improve their understanding of this important area.
Introduction. The physician's fee. Time. The bedside manner. The history and physical examination; investigation; the diagnosis. Explanations: the medium and the message; the truth. Treatment: successes and failures. The 'correct' degree of attachment. It's all a cruel hoax. The ward round. Rich and poor patients. The physician in court. Conclusion.