All the essentials of psychiatry in an instant! This concise yet all-inclusive review is the perfect tool to prepare for primary certification and recertification exams or for use as a clinical refresher. Its streamlined format condenses and simplifies the most important content for maximum yield and comprehension--making it valuable for both residents and psychiatrists at the point of care. FEATURES: Compact review of board-type material--including numerous real-world board review questions and answers--for specialization in psychiatry Trusted insights from preeminent psychiatry educator Dr. Ronald Albucher and a team of top-name academics and clinicians in the field of psychiatry Standardized, bulleted template covering the full scope of psychiatry, encompassing the key points of: Epidemiology; Pathophysiology; Clinical presentation, evaluation, diagsis, and assessment (including comorbidity); Laboratory studies; Treatment; Outcomes Highlights and summarizes key concepts to assure quick absorption of the material Logical chapter organization, arranged by disorder Timely chapter devoted to ethics and forensic issues Detailed bibliography that provides opportunities for further study
Ronald Albucher, MD is Chief Medical Officer, Westside Community Services, San Francisco, and Visiting Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychology at the University of Michigan.