The new edition of this best-selling title from the popular 100 cases series explores common psychiatric and mental health scenarios that will be encountered by the medical student and junior doctor during practical training on the ward, in the emergency department, in outpatient clinics and in the community, and which are likely to feature in qualifying examinations. The book covers a comprehensive range of presentations from hallucinations to self-harm, organized by sub-specialty area for ease of reference. Comprehensive answers highlight key take home points from each case and provide practical advice on how to deal with the challenges that occur when practising psychiatry at all levels.
- Succinct case studies presented in an easy to read format
- Questions at the end of each case prompt readers to think about their options for treatment or actions they should consider
- Answer pages guide readers through the experienced clinician's sequence of thoughts and actions, and outline important clinical considerations
- Information and key point boxes reinforce learning, ideal during exam revision
- A broad range of common conditions is covered, together with more unusual cases, for a wide exposure to the mental health issues that will most frequently be encountered by the student or junior
Barry Wright is Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the Hull York Medical School. He has worked with children up to the age of 18 and their families with a wide range of different abilities and difficulties in the Leeds and York Partnership Foundation NHS Trust for over 18 years. He is Clinical Lead of the National Deaf Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (NDCAMHS).
Subodh Dave is Honorary Associate Professor, University of Nottingham; Consultant Psychiatrist, Derby; and Programme Lead, MMedPsych, University of Zambia, Lusaka
Nisha Dogra is Professor of Psychiatry Education and Honorary Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, The Greenwood Institute of Child Health, University of Leicester, UK where she is the Course Director for the MSc/PGDip/PGCert Child and Adolescent Mental Health and pursues a variety of research interests.