Revision Notes in Psychiatry, Third Edition
CRC Press – 2013 – 848 pages
Revision Notes in Psychiatry, Third Edition continues to provide a clear and contemporary summary of clinical psychiatry and the scientific fundamentals of the discipline. It is an essential study aid for all those preparing for postgraduate examinations in psychiatry and a superb reference for practising psychiatrists.
Structured to follow the entire MRCPsych exam syllabus, the book covers the following key areas, along with the CACS examination:
Fully updated with recent references and many additional figures, this third edition features a wealth of new material (including NICE guidelines) and updates the DSM-IV-TR criteria to the new DSM-5. Designed to meet the needs of today's candidates, Revision Notes in Psychiatry, Third Edition continues to provide a source of trusted expert information to ensure examination success for all those taking higher examinations in psychiatry.
Human Growth and Development
Description and Measurement
Cognitive Assessment and Neuropsychological Processes
Social Sciences and Stigma
Dynamic Psychopathology and Psychoanalytic Theories
History of Psychiatry
Basic Ethics, Principles of Law, and Philosophy of Psychiatry
Neurology and Neurological Examination
General Principles of Psychopharmacology
Psychotropic Drugs and Adverse Drug Reactions
Research Methodology and Critical Appraisal
Advanced Psychological Process and Treatment
Schizophrenia and Delusional Disorders
Mood Disorders, Suicide, and Parasuicide
Neurotic and Stress-Related Disorders
Liaison, Organic, and Neuropsychiatry
Addiction and Psychoactive Substance Use Disorders
Disorders Specific to Women and Perinatal Psychiatry
Eating Disorders and Metabolic Syndrome
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Preparation for Psychiatric Examinations
Basant K. Puri, MA, PhD, MB, BChir, BSc (Hons) MathSci, DipStat, PG Dip Maths, MMath, FRCPsych, FSB, is based at Hammersmith Hospital and Imperial College London, UK. He read medicine at St. John’s College, University of Cambridge. He also trained in molecular genetics at the MRC MNU, Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge. He has authored or co-authored over 40 books, including the second edition of Drugs in Psychiatry (Oxford University Press), the third edition of Textbook of Psychiatry with Dr. Ian Treasaden (Churchill Livingstone) and, with the publisher of the present volume, the third edition of Textbook of Clinical Neuropsychiatry and Neuroscience Fundamentals with Professor David Moore.
Annie Hall, BA, MB BCh, MRCPsych is a consultant psychiatrist at South Kensington and Chelsea Mental Health Centre, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London, UK. She read medicine at St Catherine’s College, Oxford, and completed her clinical training at the Welsh National School of Medicine. She works in a busy NHS inner-city psychiatric service as a consultant general adult psychiatrist.
Roger Ho, MBBS, DPM, DCP, Gdip Psychotherapy, MMed (Psych), MRCPsych, FRCPC, is an assistant professor and consultant psychiatrist at the Department of Psychological Medicine, National University of Singapore. He graduated from the University of Hong Kong and received his training in psychiatry from the National University of Singapore. He is a general adult psychiatrist and in charge of the Mood Disorder Clinic, National University Hospital, Singapore. He is a member of the editorial board of Advances of Psychiatric Treatment, an academic journal published by the Royal College of Psychiatrists. His research focuses on mood disorders, psychoneuroimmunology, and liaison psychiatry. He is one of the key authors for the revision website, Exam doctor MRCPsych Paper 1 questions (http://examdoctor.co.uk/).