Book Title – Essentials of Psychiatry
Book Author Last Name – Kay
Total Number of Pages – 1092
Book Description – Primary Market: Residents (USA) and Specialist Registrars (UK/Europe) Residency Training Directors and Directors of all specialist training programmes worldwide. Psychiatrists and psychologists in practice worldwide who need a comprehensive but not exhaustive text to keep up-to-date with developments in the field. Secondary Market: Non-psychiatric physicians Psychologists Social workers Counselors Psychiatric nurses and other mental health care providers
Topics Covered in this Book – Psychiatry
Essentials of Psychiatry
Essentials of Psychiatry provides a synopsis of the most critical material in the field of psychiatry. It covers the whole field, including assessment of the patient, definitions of each disorder, all treatment options and prognosis. The phenomenological classification of disorders is based on the APA’s DSM-IV-TR: Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. This is followed by full treatment plans for each condition and a review of each therapy option in a dedicated therapeutics section.
This book is relevant to trainees in psychiatry worldwide, as well as other mental health workers such as psychologists, mental health nurses and social workers.