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.
Publisher: McGraw Hill LLC
About the author (2009)
Rebecca A. Schmidt, MD, is a child and adolescent psychiatry consultant in Omaha, Nebraska.