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Sunday, 29 January 2023

Psychiatry Board Review: Pearls of Wisdom, Third Edition

Psychiatry Board Review: Pearls of Wisdom, Third Edition

Rebecca A. Schmidt
April 18, 2019

  • Pearls of Wisdom: Third Edition contains more than 2,300 quick-hit questions and answers addressing the most frequently tested topics on psychiatry board and in-service examinations. Only the correct answers are given, so only the correct answers can be memorized. The rapid-fire question-and-answer format with checkboxes to mark which questions to come back to lends itself to studying alone or with a partner. Every question in this edition has been carefully evaluated to make sure it is completely up-to-date. The new edition addresses four sections of major importance on the boards: General Information; Psychopathology (such as eating disorders and sleep disorders); Special Topics (such as substance abuse and child psychiatry); and Treatment Modalities.
  • Market: Psychiatry Residents seeking certification in psychiatry (1,200 per year) Recertifying Psychiatrists (750 per year); recertification is required every ten years. Residents preparing for yearly in-service examinations (4,800 per year)
  • Unique “flashcards in a book” format allows test-takers to quickly evaluate their knowledge of the content, and complements studying with a partner.
  • The format complements other review material and works well with larger course books.
Psychiatry Board Review: Pearls of Wisdom, Third Edition
Psychiatry Board Review: Pearls of Wisdom, Third Edition

Publisher: McGraw Hill LLC
ISBN: 9780071549691

About the author (2009)

Rebecca A. Schmidt, MD, is a child and adolescent psychiatry consultant in Omaha, Nebraska.

Get Through MRCPsych Parts 1 and 2: 1001 EMIQs

Get Through MRCPsych Parts 1 and 2: 1001 EMIQs

Get Through MRCPsych Parts 1 and 2: 1001 EMIQs is an excellent and essential revision guide for all candidates taking the Membership examinations.

This is one of the first EMIQ books for the MRCPsych examinations. The Editor, Albert Michael, has written several successful MRCPsych texts and is a Consultant Psychiatrist. He and his team of 16 international contributors have created a unique selection of 1001 questions spread over the 200 themes which form the MRCPsych syllabus.

Topics featured include:

learning theory * diagnosis of eating disorders * uncommon syndromes * delerium * memory disorders * cognitive function tests * psychometry * couple therapy * drug dosing * mood stabilisers * dynamics of adverse effects * management of schizophrenia * child abuse * developmental syndromes * statistical concepts

Wednesday, 28 September 2022

Extended Matching Items for the MRCPsych Part 1

Extended Matching Items for the MRCPsych Part 1

Michael Reilly, Bangaru Raju

Cover Page Extended Matching Items
Extended Matching Items for the Mrcpsych Part 1:Coverpage

The importance of Extended Matching Items (EMIs) in the MRCPsych written test is growing. This book helps candidates get ready by outlining the structure of EMIs and then providing numerous examples of common exam problems. It covers the four key areas of the exam: clinical theory and skills, psychopharmacology, descriptive and psychodynamic psychopathology, and psychology and human development. To allow applicants who are unfamiliar with the format of EMIs to gradually assess their exam readiness, questions are arranged in order of increasing difficulty. Complete responses, justifications, and references are given.

Edition: reprint
Publisher CRC Press, 2018
ISBN 1315345269, 9781315345260
Length 256 pages

Tuesday, 27 September 2022

Revision Guide for Mrcpsych Paper a

Revision Guide for Mrcpsych Paper a

The essential knowledge required to pass Paper A of the postgraduate exam to join the Royal College of Psychiatrists is covered in this book (MRCPsych). It places a strong emphasis on visual memory aids like diagrams or tables, presents these materials in a creative way, and offers a convenient source for pre-exam review as well as visual memory aids and prompts.

Practice Examination Papers for the Mrcpsych: Part 1

Practice Examination Papers for the Mrcpsych: Part 1

This useful manual equips primary care team members and GP practise managers with the skills necessary to handle stress and conflict in general practise. All important abilities are covered, including change management, handling criticism, dealing with anger, and negotiating. The reader is encouraged to invest in their own personal and professional development by the book's abundance of useful examples, exercises, and reading lists that are cited throughout.

Friday, 27 May 2022

1500 Questions in Psychiatry: For the MRCPsych

1500 Questions in Psychiatry: For the MRCPsych

This title is directed primarily towards postgraduate trainees in psychiatry preparing for examinations such as the MRCPsych. It contains 1525 questions with answers, explanations and references - ideal for self-testing before exams. The questions specifically focus on topics which occur most frequently in real exams. The comprehensive answers and targeted, exam-relevant topics make this book invaluable for anybody revising their MRCPsych.
  • Prepared by organisers of the Cambridge MRCPych course, which has a pass rate nearly double the UK average. 
  • Offers a wide variety of questions on targeted, exam-relevant topics together with explanatory answers with a level of detail beyond most self-testing books
  • Topics selected to reflect those most frequently found in real exams
  • Topics are presented in manageable chapters, each containing 25 questions - ideal for 'dipping in and out' when time is limited
  • Answers contain full explanations and references for further detail, perfect for general revision and improving areas of need

MCQs for the New MRCPsych Paper A with Answers Explained

McQs for the New Mrcpsych Paper A with Answers Explained

Comprising of 400 MCQs, this book provides essential revision content to help you pass the recently introduced MRCPsych Paper The book follows the most recent guidelines for the new curriculum in compiling the content. MCQs for the New MRCPsych Paper A with Answers Explained is an invaluable aid for all candidates for the examination of the Royal College of Psychiatrists. Other clinicians and undergraduate students in medicine and health sciences will also find it useful.

About the Authors

Edited byDavid Browne, MB, BCH, BAO, DCP, MScLMD, Mogadiscio, ACC, MRCPsych, consultant psychiatrist, Ashlin Centre, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin, Ireland

Selena Morgan Pillay, MB, BAO, BCH, DCP, MRCPsych, MMEDSc, senior clinical lecturer RCSI & consultant psychiatrist, Beaumont Hospital, Beaumont Rd., Dublin, Ireland

Guy J. Molyneux, MB, BCH, BAO, MRCPsych, Postgraduate Diploma in CBT, Diploma in Management, clinical director in psychiatry at HSE Dublin North City and County Mental Health Services and MMUH, and consultant in adult psychiatry at St. Vincent's Hospital, Fairview, Ireland

Brenda Wright, MB BCh BAO MRCPsych, MFFLM, consultant forensic psychiatrist, National Forensic Mental Health Service, 

Dundrum, Dublin, IrelandRaju Bangaru, MD, MBA, BS, MRCPsych, DPM, executive clinical director, North Dublin Mental Health Services, Consultant Psychiatrist, Connolly Hospital, IrelandIjaz Hussain, MMedSc, MBBS, MRCPsych, DCP, consultant physician, Fraser Health, Surrey Mental Health, British Columbia, CanadaMohamed Ali Siddig Ahmed, MMedSc, MBBS, MRCPsych, DCP, MD, senior consultant psychiatrist & clinical director, Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, QatarMichael Reilly, MB, BCh, BAO, MRCPsych, Diploma in Management, consultant psychiatrist Sligo Mental Health Services, Ballytivnan, Ireland

Revision Notes for MRCPsych Paper A

Revision Notes for MRCPsych Paper A

Cover page: Revision Notes for the MRCPsych Paper A

This list-based revision guide offers thorough covering of the material and is completely current with the current MRCPsych Paper 1 exam. Instead of depending just on MCQs and EMIs for self-testing, it provides a concentrated set of critical notes that build a strong knowledge base for the candidate. Each of the curriculum's major subjects is covered in its own chapter, and the concise, bullet-point structure helps with recall and provides a practical, approachable way to retain information. The presentation of key ideas in digestible chunks encourages confidence and further research. Revision Notes for MRCPsych Paper 1 is the most pertinent and closely related resource for candidates, and it was written by a current trainee. Additionally, it is a very helpful resource for all Royal College aspirants, as well as for medical and nursing students looking for an approachable introduction to psychiatry.

Wednesday, 4 May 2022

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Tuesday, 5 January 2021

MRCPsych Paper B: 600 MCQs and EMIs

MRCPsych Paper B: 600 MCQs and EMIs

MRCPsych examination has changed from Paper 1,2,3 to Paper A and B and the first-ever sitting of the `Paper B' examination was on 14th April 2015. MRCPsych Paper B: 600 MCQs and EMIs is the sole review book that covers the new Paper B examination syllabus. 

This book comprises 3 full test papers; 2 matching the syllabus to help with revision and one unstructured to provide authentic mock examination paper practice. MRCPsych Paper B: 600 MCQs and EMIs offer the most up-to-date and comprehensive collection of practice questions for trainees preparing for the new MRCPsych Paper B. they have plotted the questions plotted per the syllabus to present organised revisions on all the key topics, allowing readers to focus on areas of weakness. 

Featuring a wealth of practice questions and answers, this book is an essential revision tool to maximise the chances of examination success.

Key Points

  • 600 MCQs and EMIs reflect the breadth of topics encountered in the examination
  • Straightforward answers to help you merge knowledge and understand key concepts
  • An unstructured mock paper allows candidates to practice under exam conditions

Thursday, 29 October 2020

The new Maudsley Practice Guidelines for Physical Health Conditions in Psychiatry

New: The Maudsley Practice Guidelines for Physical Health Conditions in Psychiatry 

Authors: David M. Taylor, Fiona Gaughran, Toby Pillinger

The Maudsley Practice Guidelines for Physical Health Conditions in Psychiatry provide an evidence-based and practical approach for psychiatric and general practitioners to screen, investigate, and manage common physical health conditions observed in persons with severe mental illness. The book bridges the gap between psychiatric and physical health care for the seriously mentally ill and is written by an extraordinary team of acknowledged professionals in medicine, surgery, pharmacy, dietetics, physiotherapy, and psychiatry.

The Maudsley Practice Guidelines for Physical Health Conditions in Psychiatry cover the following: 

  • Assessment and care guidelines for well over a hundred various medical and surgical presentations encountered often in persons with major mental illness.
  • Physical health emergencies in the psychiatric context.
  • Evidence-based methods for the treatment of psychiatric drugs' physical adverse effects
  • Advice on how to help persons with major mental illness live a healthier lifestyle, such as quitting smoking and making dietary and physical activity modifications.

The Maudsley Practice Guidelines for Physical Health Conditions in Psychiatry is ideal for both psychiatrists and general practitioners who want to enhance the quality of care they deliver to persons with significant mental illness.

The 753-page Book comprises 88 Chapters grouped under 15 parts—each based on a speciality such as cardiology, endocrinology, gastroenterology and emergency medicine. 

About the Authors

David M. Taylor 
BSc, MSc, PhD, FCMHP, FFRPS, FRPharmS, FRCP (Edin)
Director of Pharmacy and Pathology, Maudsley Hospital; and Professor of Psychopharmacology, King’s College, London, UK
Fiona Gaughran
MD, FRCP(I), FRCP (Lon), FRCP (Edin), FRCPsych, FHEA
Lead Consultant Psychiatrist, National Psychosis Service (Bethlem Royal Hospital); 
Director of Research and Development, South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust; 
Reader in Psychopharmacology and Physical Health, King’s College, London, UK
Toby Pillinger 
MA (Oxon), BM BCh, MRCP, PhD
Academic Clinical Fellow, South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust 
and the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, Kings College, London, UK.

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