Designed for use primarily in the third and fourth years of medical school, this Lecture Notes contains concise chapters that focus on essential information for perfect clinical preparation, including questions to ask patients during clinical rotations.
Unsure how to 'do' psychiatry? Wondering what psychiatry is all about? Want just the key facts? Lecture Notes: Psychiatry provides essential, practical, and up-to-date information for students who are learning to conduct psychiatric interviews and assessments, understand the core psychiatric disorders, their aetiology and evidence-based treatment options. It incorporates the latest NICE guidelines and systematic reviews, and includes coverage of the Mental Capacity Act and the new Mental Health Act. Featuring case studies throughout, it is perfect for clinical preparation with example questions to ask patients during clinical rotations. Each chapter features bulleted key points, while the summary boxes and self-test MCQs ensure Lecture Notes: Psychiatry is the ideal resource, whether you are just beginning to develop psychiatric knowledge and skills or preparing for an end-of-year exam.
Professor Paul Harrison , FRC Psych, Professor Paul Geddes , FRC Psych, and Dr Michael Sharpe , MRC Psych, are all experienced teachers in psychiatry and psychological medicine. Professors Harrison and Geddes are both based at the Warneford Hospital in Oxford where they teach the psychiatry attachment for medical students at Oxford University, and Dr Sharpe is Reader in Psychological Medicine at the University of Edinburgh.