Stahl s Self Assessment Examination in Psychiatry

  • Filename: stahl-s-self-assessment-examination-in-psychiatry.
  • ISBN: 9781316483510
  • Release Date: 2016-01-21
  • Number of pages:
  • Author: Stephen M. Stahl
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press



This book is for prescribers specializing in psychiatry, primary care physicians, nurse practitioners, psychologists and pharmacists. Featuring one hundred and fifty new and updated case-based questions, divided into ten core areas of psychiatry, this collection will help you identify areas in which you need further study. Each question is followed by an explanation of the answer and a list of references. After completing the questions you will be better able to: • diagnose patients presenting with psychiatric symptoms using accepted diagnostic standards and practices • implement evidence-based psychiatric treatment strategies aligned with the patient's recovery goals • integrate recent advances in diagnostic and treatment strategies into clinical practice according to best practice guidelines. This collection has been approved by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology as part of a lifelong learning and self-assessment program and as a component of maintenance of certification.

Stahl s Self Assessment Examination in Psychiatry

  • Filename: stahl-s-self-assessment-examination-in-psychiatry.
  • ISBN: 9781107681590
  • Release Date: 2012-05-03
  • Number of pages: 336
  • Author: Stephen M. Stahl
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press



150 self-assessment questions help the reader prepare for ABPN examinations and achieve CME and MoC credits towards re-accreditation.

Kaplan Sadock s Study Guide and Self Examination Review in Psychiatry

  • Filename: kaplan-sadock-s-study-guide-and-self-examination-review-in-psychiatry.
  • ISBN: 9781451154450
  • Release Date: 2012-03-28
  • Number of pages: 480
  • Author: Benjamin J. Sadock
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins



Kaplan & Sadock's Study Guide and Self-Examination Review in Psychiatry is a comprehensive review of the specialty and perfect for stand-alone review or as preparation for the PRITE in-service, ABPN Part I, and recertification examinations. The book contains more than 1,600 multiple-choice questions and answers, with explanatory discussions of correct and incorrect responses. Chapters parallel the essential corresponding chapters in Kaplan & Sadock's Synopsis of Psychiatry, a staple of psychiatry education around the globe. Terms and definitions are consistent with DSM-IV-TR and ICD-10.

Case Studies Stahl s Essential Psychopharmacology

  • Filename: case-studies-stahl-s-essential-psychopharmacology.
  • ISBN: 9781316546376
  • Release Date: 2016-03-29
  • Number of pages:
  • Author: Stephen M. Stahl
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press



Following the success of the first collection of Stahl's Case Studies, published in 2011, we are pleased to present this completely new selection of clinical stories. Designed with the distinctive user-friendly presentation readers have become accustomed to and making use of icons, questions/answers and tips, these cases address complex issues in an understandable way and with direct relevance to the everyday experience of clinicians. Covering a wide-ranging and representative selection of clinical scenarios, each case is followed through the complete clinical encounter, from start to resolution, acknowledging all the complications, issues, decisions, twists and turns along the way. The book is about living through the treatments that work, the treatments that fail, and the mistakes made along the journey. This is psychiatry in real life - these are the patients from your waiting room - this book will reassure, inform and guide better clinical decision making.

Psychopharmacology

  • Filename: psychopharmacology.
  • ISBN: 9781451116922
  • Release Date: 2012-06-20
  • Number of pages: 296
  • Author: Vithyalakshmi Selvaraj
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins



"Focusing on the area that many psychiatrists regard as the most complex and challenging to master for the Boards, this book offers extensive practice questions with thoughtful rationales, covering all drug groups and offering clinical vignettes similar to those on ABPN exam"--Provided by publisher.

FOCUS Psychiatry Review

  • Filename: focus-psychiatry-review.
  • ISBN: 9780890424629
  • Release Date: 2014-10-06
  • Number of pages: 230
  • Author: Deborah J. Hales
  • Publisher: American Psychiatric Pub



FOCUS Psychiatry Review, Volume 2, DSM-5® Revised Edition, contains 400 board-type multiple-choice questions derived from material in the annual FOCUS examinations, which can help psychiatrists prepare for examinations and identify areas for further study. This edition has been updated for consistency with DSM-5®. These questions, developed by the FOCUS Editorial Board, are consistent in form and process with the questions used by high-stakes examinations. They cover important clinical areas of psychiatric practice and closely follow the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN) outline of topics for the recertification examination in psychiatry. FOCUS Psychiatry Review is designed to test current knowledge and its clinical application. The workbook is flexible in format, allowing readers to use the educational approach that works best for them. Readers can review resource materials prior to answering questions, or they can use the workbook to review the references listed in the critiques after scoring test sections. The workbook will be useful for anyone committed to lifelong learning in the field -- practicing psychiatrists, psychiatric residents, and psychiatrists preparing for examinations. The FOCUS Psychiatry Review, Volume 2, DSM-5® Revised Edition * Contains 400 clinical questions that can be used to identify areas of strength and weakness* Provides up-to-date critiques and current references to facilitate further study* Complements a larger overall program of lifelong learning for the psychiatrist who wants to keep current in the field This volume covers the following topics: * Anxiety Disorders* Child and Adolescent Psychiatry* Disorders of Sleep, Eating, and Sex* Ethics and Professionalism* Genetics and Genomics* Geriatric Psychiatry* Mood Disorders* Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder* Personality and Temperament* Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Disaster Psychiatry* Psychopharmacology* Psychosomatic Medicine* Psychotherapy* Schizophrenia* Substance Use Disorders American Psychiatric Association (APA) is accredited by ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Program start date: February 2011Program review date: June 2014Program end date: June 2017 APA designates this enduring material for a maximum of 50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits(tm). Physicians should claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Mount Sinai Expert Guides

  • Filename: mount-sinai-expert-guides.
  • ISBN: 9781118654286
  • Release Date: 2016-12-27
  • Number of pages: 440
  • Author: Asher B. Simon
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons



The Mount Sinai Expert Guides, published by Wiley and endorsed by Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York, provide rapid access, point-of-care clinical information on the most common diseases in a range of different therapeutic areas. Each title focuses on a different speciality and emphasis throughout is on providing rapid-access, clear clinical guidance to aid physicians with point-of-care management of their patients. Each title is edited by a renowned specialist from Mount Sinai, normally the Chair of the department, who is responsible for recruiting key faculty members to author the chapters. A chapter template has been developed to which each chapter author must adhere, so as to ensure complete consistency across all the chapters in each book and also across every book in the series. Accompanying each book is a companion website containing accessory materials such as case studies, video clips, MCQs, patient advice and PQRI/ICD codes. Mount Sinai Expert Guides: Psychiatry will provide specialist trainees and recently qualified specialists in psychiatry with an extremely clinical, affordable and accessible handbook covering the specialty. It will be used as both a point-of-care resource in the hospital and clinical setting, and also as a refresher guide during preparation for board exams and re-certification. Focused on providing 100% clinical guidance on the most common conditions that psychologists encounter, it will present the very best in expert information in an attractive, easy to navigate informative and well-structured manner, with features such as key points, potential pitfalls, management algorithms, and national/international guidelines on treatment.

The Prescriber s Guide Antidepressants

  • Filename: the-prescriber-s-guide-antidepressants.
  • ISBN: 9781107667969
  • Release Date: 2011-09-05
  • Number of pages: 279
  • Author: Stephen M. Stahl
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press



This spin-off from Stephen Stahl's new, completely revised, and fully updated fourth edition of the Prescriber's Guide covers the most important drugs in use today for treating depression. Now established as the indispensable formulary in psychopharmacology, easy to navigate and easy to use, the Prescriber's Guide combines evidence-based information with clinically-informed guidance to support clinicians in making the most effective prescribing decisions for the good of their patients. Incorporating information on the newest indications, new formulations, new recommendations and new safety data, this edition continues to provide the essential practical support required by anyone prescribing in the field of mental health.

Stahl s Essential Psychopharmacology

  • Filename: stahl-s-essential-psychopharmacology.
  • ISBN: 9781139833059
  • Release Date: 2013-04-11
  • Number of pages:
  • Author: Stephen M. Stahl
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press



With this fully revised fourth edition, Dr Stahl returns to the essential roots of what it means to become a neurobiologically empowered psychopharmacologist, expertly guided in the selection and combination of treatments for individual patients in practice. Embracing the unifying themes of 'symptom endophenotypes', dimensions of psychopathology that cut across syndromes, and 'symptoms and circuits', every aspect of the text has been updated to the frontiers of current knowledge, with the clarity of explanation and illustration that only Dr Stahl can bring. Integrating much of the basic neuroscience into the clinical chapters, and with major additions in the areas of psychosis, antipsychotics, antidepressants, impulsivity, compulsivity and addiction, this is the single most readily readable source of information on disease and drug mechanisms. This remains the essential text for all students and professionals in mental health seeking to understand and utilize current therapeutics, and to anticipate the future for novel medications.

Drug Interactions in Psychiatry

  • Filename: drug-interactions-in-psychiatry.
  • ISBN: 0781748178
  • Release Date: 2006
  • Number of pages: 442
  • Author: Domenic A. Ciraulo
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins



Thoroughly updated for its Third Edition, this handbook provides complete, current, and easily accessible information on how psychotropic drugs interact with one another and with compounds used to treat non-psychiatric medical conditions. The book is organized for rapid reference, includes numerous tables, and offers guidelines for managing adverse effects. The Third Edition includes an adverse drug effects table in the appendix section, tables on receptor binding and dosing, and the latest information on drugs of abuse and chemical dependence. This edition also includes drug-food interactions for each drug category and interactions of psychotropic drugs with HIV medications.

Essential Neuropharmacology

  • Filename: essential-neuropharmacology.
  • ISBN: 9781316412251
  • Release Date: 2015-10-15
  • Number of pages:
  • Author: Stephen D. Silberstein
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press



Essential Neuropharmacology: The Prescriber's Guide reviews the full range of medications used by neurologists in clinical practice. Expert knowledge is given about the best use of medications in patient care. Each drug listing contains the full range of indications, their advantages and disadvantages, and tips for dosing and avoiding adverse effects. Evidence is taken from recent clinical trials, which helps the reader relate the drug descriptions to everyday clinical practice. Where appropriate, off-label uses are also described. The detailed descriptions of each medication enable the user to make quick and informed decisions with the confidence they need to serve the clinical needs of their patients effectively. The new edition is fully updated throughout. Major new additions include neuro-oncology drugs, new multiple sclerosis agents, sleep medications and new formulations. This book is an essential, user-friendly reference suitable for neurologists at all stages of their careers.

Study Guide for the Psychiatry Board Examination

  • Filename: study-guide-for-the-psychiatry-board-examination.
  • ISBN: 9781615370733
  • Release Date: 2016-04-13
  • Number of pages: 498
  • Author: Philip R. Muskin
  • Publisher: American Psychiatric Pub



Psychiatrists and residents are faced with the important -- but what may feel overwhelming -- task of refreshing their knowledge of the whole of psychiatric practice, typically while remaining engaged in full-time clinical activity. Psychiatrists will find the logical structure, substantive questions, and thorough explanations provided by the Study Guide for the Psychiatry Board Examination to be as reassuring as they are educational. Although readers are advised to consult a range of resources in preparation for the examination, this guide is indispensable. It is the first and only guide to reflect the revisions contained in DSM-5®, and it will ably assume a primary role in the study and review process. The guide is designed for maximum usefulness, with specific features and attributes to support knowledge recall and successful examination performance. The authors are from a cross-section of accomplished students, fellows, and junior and senior faculty, all of whom have faced or will face the board examination and who understand its importance to the profession. Topics were determined by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Certification Examination in Psychiatry 2015 Content Blueprint. The approximately 400 questions were formulated from information extracted from widely available American Psychiatric Publishing textbooks and accurately reflect the accepted psychiatric knowledge base. Each multiple choice question is followed by an explanation of why the correct answer is correct and the others are incorrect, and every question and explanation is referenced, directing the reader to the primary material for more in-depth learning and study. The volume was designed as a study guide for both the initial psychiatry board examination and the recertification examination. The process of working through the study guide will allow the reader to identify areas of strength and weakness, initiate further study, and test and retest knowledge, ultimately preparing for the examination's rigors. Only the Study Guide for the Psychiatry Board Examination offers support for the new, DSM-5® -- compatible examination, and that alone renders it essential.

Behavioral Emergencies for the Emergency Physician

  • Filename: behavioral-emergencies-for-the-emergency-physician.
  • ISBN: 9781107067332
  • Release Date: 2013-03-21
  • Number of pages:
  • Author: Leslie S. Zun
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press



Emergency physicians, in all practice settings, care for patients with both undifferentiated psycho-behavioral presentations and established psychiatric illness. This reference-based text goes beyond diagnostics, providing practical input from physicians experienced with adult emergency psychiatric patients. Physicians will increase their understanding and gain confidence working with these patients, even when specialized psychiatric back-up is lacking. Behavioral Emergencies for the Emergency Physician is comprehensive, covering the pre-hospital setting and advising on evidence-based practice; from collaborating with psychiatric colleagues to establishing a psychiatric service in your ED. Sedation, restraint and seclusion are outlined. Potential dilemmas when treating pregnant, geriatric or homeless patients with mental illness are discussed in detail, along with the more challenging behavioral diagnoses such as malingering, factitious and personality disorders. This go-to, comprehensive volume is invaluable for trainee and experienced emergency physicians, as well as psychiatrists, psychologists, psychiatric and emergency department nurses and other mental health workers.

Psychiatry Test Preparation and Review Manual

  • Filename: psychiatry-test-preparation-and-review-manual.
  • ISBN: 9780323396288
  • Release Date: 2016-04-23
  • Number of pages: 468
  • Author: J Clive Spiegel
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences



Covering every area of the ABPN board exam, the 3rd Edition of Psychiatry Test Preparation and Review Manual, by Drs. J. Clive Spiegel and John M. Kenny, includes 1,100 questions, online video vignettes and an online timed assessment to prepare you for certification or recertification success. You’ll know exactly what to expect when exam day arrives, thanks to current coverage of the latest research in both psychiatry and neurology, as well as a format that precisely mimics all aspects of the written exam. Features six tests of 150 multiple-choice questions each, as well as 160 multiple-choice questions related to case vignettes. Allows you to see results broken down by topic online, so you can target areas needing further study. Bookmarking and score archiving are also available online. Allows you to exclude topics which are not included on the MOC, such as neuroscience and neurology, so you can more narrowly focus your study. Gives clear explanations for both insufficient/incorrect and correct answers, and provides recommended readings from key textbooks. Reflects the latest research and clinical practice in both psychiatry and neurology. NEW! Eight new video vignettes featuring patient interviews, each with accompanying multiple-choice questions. NEW! All questions relating to diagnostic criteria have been updated to the DSM-5.

FOCUS Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Maintenance of Certification MOC Workbook

  • Filename: focus-posttraumatic-stress-disorder-maintenance-of-certification-moc-workbook.
  • ISBN: 9780890424612
  • Release Date: 2014-07-21
  • Number of pages: 152
  • Author: Deborah J. Hales, M.D.
  • Publisher: American Psychiatric Pub



The workbook is a single source for the busy practitioner to meet the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN) MOC requirements. Approved by the ABPN, this workbook provides the necessary tools to meet Part 2 (Self-Assessment and CME) and Part 4 (Performance in Practice) for patients with a diagnosis of posttraumatic stress disorder.

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