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Psychiatry : A Clinical Handbook, Paperback / softback Book


Psychiatry: a clinical handbook provides all the essential information required for a successful psychiatry rotation.

Written by two recently qualified junior doctors and a consultant psychiatrist, the book offers an exam-centred, reader-friendly style backed up with concise clinical guidance. The book covers diagnosis and management based upon the ICD-10 Classification and the latest NICE guidelines.

For every psychiatric condition:the diagnostic pathway is provided with suggested phrasing for sensitive questionsthe relevant clinical features to look out for in the mental state examination are listeda concise definition and basic pathophysiology/aetiology is outlined. Self-assessment questions are provided at the end of each chapter.

A chapter is dedicated to OSCE scenarios to aid practising with colleagues in preparation for exams.

SBA questions with detailed answers written by a Consultant Psychiatrist are also provided. Printed with an attractive full colour design, the book includes mnemonics, clinical photos, diagrams, OSCE tips and key fact boxes.

Psychiatry: a clinical handbook is exactly the type of book medical students, junior doctors and psychiatry trainees need to help develop a strong psychiatric understanding. From reviews:"This book excels as a guide for studying, for avariety of reasons.

Notably, the pedagogic quality truly benefits from theauthors' deliberate use of a variety of formats for presenting information.

Asa result, nearly any medical student could find this book easy to use." Doody, July 2016


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 282 pages
  • Publisher: Scion Publishing Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Gastroenterology
  • ISBN: 9781907904813