Massachusetts General Hospital Psychiatry Update & Board Preparation, 3rd Edition (EPUB)



Massachusetts General Hospital Psychiatry Update and Board Preparation

by Theodore A Stern (Editor), John B Herman (Editor), Tristan Gorrindo (Editor)


From Massachusetts General Hospital – ranked #1 Department of Psychiatry, for 16 consecutive years,and one of the world’s leading centers for psychiatry education, research, and treatment – comes this unrivaled, complete overview of the field of psychiatry. This remarkable text is designed as a study aid for excelling on shelf exams, board certification and re-certification exams. The Massachusetts General Hospital Psychiatry Update & Board , 3rd edition can be used for CME credits, or as a clinical refresher; it combines review material with a Q&A format (geared to each chapter) – and gives you the latest information in the field, using the most recent DSM-IV terminology. 250 board-style questions with annotated answers. With in-depth coverage that ranges from neuroanatomy and psychopathology to therapeutics, to group therapy and imaging, the book is designed to meet the curriculum requirements of the National Board of Medical Examiners and the American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology. It considers the full spectrum of both psychiatric and neurological disorders including: – Neuromuscular disease – Seizures – Stroke and TIA – Dementia – Sleep Disorders – Mental Retardation – Eating Disorders – Disturbances of Mood and Anxiety – Behavioral Disturbances – Neuropsychiatric Disturbances – And many others This unique skill-and-knowledge-building tool gives you a thorough look at topics of special interest, such as medico-legal issues in medical practice, the violent patient, HIV disease, psychosexual disorders, suicide, substance use and abuse, mood/mental disorders and the reproductive cycle, child and geriatric psychiatry, and end-of-life care. What’s more, it also provides step-by-step guidelines for the administration of psychopharmacologic drugs and the management of their reactions.


Product Details

  • Paperback: 690 pages
  • Publisher: MGH Psychiatry Academy; Revised edition (August 30, 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0985531800
  • ISBN-13: 978-0985531805


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