Journals Higher Education



Published: 25 May 2009

256 Pages | 150 color illus., 60 b/w illus..

ISBN: 9780199561988

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Psychiatry PRN: Principles, Reality, Next Steps

Edited by Sarah Stringer, Laurence Church, Susan Davison, and Maurice Lipsedge

  • Majors on the practical aspects of psychiatry for the novice, essentially clinical skills, to boost confidence and uptake of learning in the subject.
  • Thought-provoking approach to the subject, drawing on cultural frames of reference to illustrate psychiatric illness.
  • Chapters open and close with opportunities for self-assessment to frame and consolidate learning.
  • Rich visual content in the form of: 'visual mnemonics' - depicting clinical signs, risk factors and side effects. Illustrative content also includes provocative, impressionistic pictures depicting features of psychiatric conditions.
  • Video content dedicated to key clinical skills, including mental state examination and common psychiatric presentations, e.g. depression.

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