First Aid for the Psychiatry Boards

First Aid for the Psychiatry Boards

Paperback First Aid Specialty Boards

By (author) Amin N. Azzam, By (author) Jason Yanofski, By (author) Edward Kaftarian, By (author) Tao Le

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  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Medical
  • Format: Paperback | 482 pages
  • Dimensions: 216mm x 274mm x 20mm | 998g
  • Publication date: 1 April 2010
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 0071499865
  • ISBN 13: 9780071499866
  • Edition: 1
  • Illustrations note: Illustrations
  • Sales rank: 393,653

Product description

This is the insider's guide to acing the psychiatry boards written by physicians who passed! Apply the proven First Aid formula for Psychiatry Board success! "A classic review in virtually every sense, this book consists of brief chapters packed with vital psychiatric and neurological information targeting the clinical knowledge criteria outlined by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN) for their board-certification examination. Using abbreviated and high yield chapters, this book presents the most up-to-date and useful information on psychiatric and neurologic concepts related to the ABPN examination. 3 Stars". (Doody's Review Service). "First Aid for the Psychiatry Boards" is an 'insider's guide' to passing the Psychiatry Boards, in-training exams, and recertification. Based on feedback from recent test-takers, this review offers high-yield information, mnemonics, and visual aids - along with mini-cases for oral board success. The content is written by recent test-takers so you know you are studying the most current and relevant material possible. Now you can get real answers to real board questions! This title features hundreds of high-yield facts, mnemonics, clinical images, and summary tables help you ace the boards and in-service exams. It covers must-know psychiatry and neurology topics in one complete volume. It is written by recent, successful test-takers and reviewed by top faculty so you know you're studying the most relevant, up-to-date material possible. Integrated mini-cases review frequently tested scenarios and classic patient presentations. It is great for in-service and board exams and the perfect refresher before recertification. This title includes insider coverage of all the must-know topics: Guide to the ABPN Examination; Psychiatry Topics - Disorders of Childhood Onset, Unipolar Depressive Disorders, Bipolar Disorder, Primary Psychotic Disorders, Substance Abuse and Dependence, Anxiety Disorders, Personality Disorders, Eating Disorders, Somatoform Disorders, Sleep and Sleep Disorders, Delirium and Dementia, and Sexuality and Sexual Disorders; Neurology Topics - Neuroanatomy and Clinical Correlates, Stroke and Critical Care, Neurochemistry and Neuropharmacology, Neuroimmunology, Neurodegenerative Disorders, Headache and Pain, Neuro-oncology, Neuro-ophthalomology and Neuro-otology, Neurological Infections, Neuromuscular Disease, Pediatric Neurology and Neurogenetics, and Seizures and Epilepsy.

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Amin Azzam, MD, MA Assistant Clinical Professor Department of Psychiatry University of California-San Francisco Assistant Clinical Professor School of Public Health, University of California-Berkeley Berkeley, CA Jason Yanofski, MD Psychiatry Residency Johns Hopkins University Hospital Child Psychiatry Fellowship University of Texas-Southwestern Medical CenterForensic Psychiatry Fellowship Yale University Edward Kaftarian, MD Psychiatry Residency Johns Hopkins University Hospital Forensic Psychiatry Fellowship University of California-Davis Series Editor: Tao Le, MD, MHS Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine Chief, Section of Allergy and Immunology Department of Medicine University of Louisville Louisville, KY

Table of contents

Contributing Authors Reviwers Preface Acknowledgments How to Contribute 1. Guide to the ABPN Examination SECTION I: PSYCHIATRY TOPICS 2. Disorders of Childhood Onset 3. Unipolar Depressive Disorders 4. Bipolar Disorder 5. Primary Psychotic Disorders 6. Substance Abuse and Dependence 7. Anxiety Disorders 8. Personalty Disorders 9. Eating Disorders 10. Somatoform Disorders 11. Sleep and Sleep Disorders 12. Delirium and Dementia 13. Sexuality and Sexual Disorders SECTION II: NEUROLOGY TOPICS 14. Neuroanatomy and Clinical Correlates 15. Stroke and Critical Care 16. Neurochemistry and Neuropharmacology 17. Neuroimmunology 18. Neurodegenerative Disorders 19. Headache and Pain 20. Neuro-oncology 21. Neuro-ophthalmology and Neuro-otology 22. Neurological Infections 23. Neuromuscular Disease 24. Pediatric Neurology and Neurogenetics 25. Seizures and Epilepsy Color Plates Index