Revision MCQs and EMIs for the MRCPsych: Practice questions and mock exams for the written papers

Revision MCQs and EMIs for the MRCPsych: Practice questions and mock exams for the written papers

By: Basant K. Puri (author), Ian Treasden (author), Roger Ho (author)Paperback

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This new revision guide with over 1500 questions, reasoned answers and links to explanatory text gives a comprehensive range of multiple choice questions (MCQs) and extended matching items (EMIs). Complete with sample papers, this book provides everything you need for the written parts of the MRCPsych and comparable higher postgraduate examinations in psychiatry. Contains over 550 MCQs and 350 EMIs divided into syllabus topics Includes full-length sample exam papers for Parts 1, 2 and 3 of the MRCPsych Challenging questions written to bring out key learning points Full, detailed answers and links to revision and remediation Prepared by experienced teachers and writers of examination questions This book is essential for all psychiatrists preparing for the written MRCPsych and similar examinations, allowing candidates to approach the exam with confidence.

About Author

Basant K Puri MA, PhD, MB, BChir, BSc (Hons), MathSci, MRCPsych, DipMath, PG Cert Maths, Mmath Professor and Honorary Consultant, Hammersmith Hospital, London, UK Roger C M Ho MBBS (Hong Kong), DPM (Ireland), GDip Psychotherapy (Singapore), MMed (Psych) (Singapore), MRCPsych (UK) Assistant Professor and Associate Consultant, Psychoneuroimmunology (PNI) Research Programme and Department of Psychological Medicine, University Medical Cluster, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine and National University Health System, National University of Singapore, Singapore Ian H Treasaden MB BS MRCS LRCP FRCPsych LLM Consultant Forensic Psychiatrist, West London Mental Health NHS Trust; Honorary Senior Lecturer, Imperial College London; Head of Forensic Neurosciences, Hammersmith Hospital, London, UK

Contents

Part 1: The foundations of modern psychiatric practice History of psychiatry Introduction to evidence-based medicine History and philosophy of science Research methods and statistics Epidemiology How to practise evidence-based medicine Psychological assessment and psychometrics Part 2: Developmental, behavioural, and socio-cultural psychiatry Human development Introduction to basic psychology Awareness Stress Emotion Information-processing and attention Learning theory Motivation Perception Memory Language and thought Personality Social psychology Social science and sociocultural psychiatry Cultural psychiatry Part 3: Neuroscience Neuroanatomy Basic concepts in neurophysiology Neurophysiology of integrated behaviour Neurogenesis and cerebral plasticity The neuroendocrine system The neurophysiology and neurochemistry of arousal and sleep The electroencephalogram and evoked potential studies Neurochemistry Neuropathology Neuroimaging Genetics Part 4: Mental health problems and mental illness Classification and diagnostic systems Cognitive assessment Neurology for psychiatrists Organic disorders Schizophrenia and paranoid psychoses Mood disorders/affective psychoses Neurotic and stress-related disorders Dissociative (conversion) hypochondriasis and other somatoform disorders Eating disorders Personality disorders Perinatal psychiatry Psychosexual medicine Gender identity disorders Paraphilias and sexual offenders Psychiatric assessment of physical illness Overlapping multi-system, multi-organ illnesses/syndromes Multiple chemical sensitivity Mental health problems in patients with myalgic encephalomyelitis Pain and psychiatry Sleep disorders Suicide and deliberate self-harm Emergency psychiatry Care of the dying and bereaved Part 5: Approaches to treatment Clinical psychopharmacology Electroconvulsive therapy Transcranial magnetic stimulation and vagus nerve stimulation Psychotherapy: an introduction Dynamic psychotherapy Family therapy Marital therapy Group therapy Cognitive-behavioural therapy Other individual psychotherapies Therapeutic communities Effectiveness of psychotherapy Part 6: Clinical specialities Addiction psychiatry Child and adolescent psychiatry Learning disability psychiatry Old-age psychiatry Rehabilitation psychiatry Part 7: Mental health service provision Management of psychiatric services Advice to special medical services Forensic psychiatry Part 8: Legal and ethical aspects of psychiatry Legal aspects of psychiatric care with particular reference to England and Wales Ethics and law Risk Assessment

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781444118643
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 480
  • ID: 9781444118643
  • weight: 1312
  • ISBN10: 1444118641

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