This book is a concise guide to the field of psychiatry for trainees. Beginning with an introduction to its history and conceptual models, the following chapters are dedicated to mental health assessment and the therapeutic relationship between patient and clinician.
Each of the following sections examines a different category of condition, including personality disorders, psychosexual disorders, neurotic disorders and childhood psychiatric disorders.
A comprehensive appendices section includes lists and definitions of common defence mechanisms, phobias, manias and paraphilias, and a detailed glossary.
- Concise guide to psychiatry for trainees
- Chapter dedicated to mental health assessment
- Covers numerous different psychiatric disorders
- Comprehensive appendices section and glossary
Table of Contents
Mental Health Assessment
Psychoactive Substance Use Disorder
Childhood Mental Disorder
Legal Aspects of Psychiatry
Community Mental Health
Mental Disorders in Women and the Elderly
T Anbu RNMSc (N) DEDN
Principal, Sri Vishnu College of Nursing, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India