100 Cases in Psychiatry presents 100 scenarios commonly seen in the hospital and community setting. The patient's history and examination are described, with questions on the diagnosis and management of each case. The answer includes a detailed discussion on each topic, providing an essential revision aid as well as a practical guide for students and junior doctors.
Making clinical decisions is one of the most important and difficult parts of training to become a doctor, and the area of mental health presents its own unique challenges. These cases will help students and junior doctors to recognize important medical conditions in psychiatry, and to develop their diagnostic and management skills. It covers common conditions are covered including depression, anxiety, psychosis, alcohol dependence, dementia, autism, mania, self-harm and anorexia.
Vol Ed: Dr Barry Wright, Consultant Child Psychiatrist & Honorary Senior Lecturer, Hull York Medical School, Lime Trees Child and Family Unit, York, UK
Author: Dr Subodh Dave, Psychiatric Unit, Derby City General Hospital, Derby, UK
Author: Dr Nisha Dogra, Senior lecturer in child and adolescent psychiatry, Greenwood Institute of Child Health, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK