Description

Essentials of Psychiatry provides a synopsis of the most critical material in the field of psychiatry. It covers the whole field, including assessment of the patient, definitions of each disorder, all treatment options and prognosis. The phenomenological classification of disorders is based on the APA’s DSM-IV-TR: Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. This is followed by full treatment plans for each condition and a review of each therapy option in a dedicated therapeutics section. This book is relevant to trainees in psychiatry worldwide, as well as other mental health workers such as psychologists, mental health nurses and social workers.


Key Features:-

  • Provides all the clinical information needed by psychiatry trainees to complete their residency and
  • All psychiatric assessment tools are described in detail
  • Full descriptions of the DSM-IV-TR Diagnostic Criteria sets for each disorder
  • Clinical vignettes (case histories) describe difficult clinical scenarios and give management option

More Details about Essentials of Psychiatry (PB)

General Information  
Author(s)Kay and Tasman
PublisherJohn Wiley
ISBN9780470018545
Pages1078
BindingPaper Back
LanguageEnglish
Publish YearJanuary 2006