This text aims to provide the reader with a practical introduction to the complex field of psychiatry. Each concise chapter outlines fundamental information which will be invaluable for medical students beginning their psychiatry rotation. The mystery is taken out of challenging presentations such as mood disorders, personality disorders and psychotherapies.
The writing style is designed to put the reader at ease and encourage confidence in a discipline that is frequently confronting. The authors are clinical academics who enjoy making the complex understandable.
A convenient on-the-spot reference book
Concise, informative chapters, each designed to be no longer than 1,000 words
Written in an approachable style, designed to put the reader at ease
Psych-Lite - sample chapter from McGraw-Hill Education ANZ- Medical
- Paperback | 87 pages
- 44 x 70 x 2mm | 45.36g
- 20 Oct 2010
- McGraw-Hill Education
- McGraw-Hill Education / Australia
- UK ed.
Other books in this series
07 Aug 2015
01 Nov 2015
13 Jul 2015
16 Dec 2014
31 May 2013
Table of contents
2. Taking a history
3. Mental state examination
4. Making a diagnosis: proposing a formulation
5. Risk assessment
6. Mood disorders
8. Anxiety disorders
9. Drug and alcohol disorders
10. Personality disorders
11. Consultation-liaison psychiatry
14. Child and adolescent psychiatry
15. Old age psychiatry
About Rob Selzer
Associate Professor Steven Ellen, is Head, Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry, Alfred Health, Prahran, Victoria. Associate Professor, Director of Master of Psychological Medicine Program, School of Psychology, Psychiatry and Psychological Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Monash University.