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Stahl's Self-Assessment Examination in Psychiatry: Multiple Choice Questions for Clinicians, Second Edition
Stahl, Stephen M.
Cambridge University Press / softcover, out of pr / 2016-02-01 / 131650249X
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This book is for prescribers specializing in psychiatry, primary care physicians, nurse practitioners, psychologists and pharmacists. Featuring 150 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.

• All questions have been approved by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology as being pitched at an appropriate level for reaccreditation purposes

• Thorough explanations of the correct and incorrect answer choices for every question demystify complex principles and enable the user to build their knowledge and understanding

• The 150 questions are divided into ten sections, reflecting the core areas of psychiatry and providing comprehensive self-assessment for American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology examinations

Table of Contents:

Introduction/Preface
CME information
1. Basic neuroscience
2. Psychosis and schizophrenia and antipsychotics
3. Unipolar depression and antidepressants
4. Bipolar disorder and mood stabilizers
5. Anxiety disorders and anxiolytics
6. Chronic pain and its treatment
7. Disorders of sleep and wakefulness and their treatment
8. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and its treatment
9. Dementia and cognitive function and its treatment
10. Substance use and impulsive compulsive disorders and their treatment
CME: posttest and certificate
Index.


About the Author:

Stephen M. Stahl is Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry at the University of California, San Diego, and Honorary Visiting Senior Fellow in Psychiatry at the University of Cambridge, UK.

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