Psychiatry at a Glance provides a concise, and accessible introduction and revision aid for medical students undertaking their psychiatry attachment. Following the familiar, easy–to–use at a Glance format, each topic is presented as a double–page spread with key facts accompanied by clear tables and diagrams encapsulating all the students need to know. This new edition of Psychiatry at a Glance :
Contains a second colour throughout to enhance the visual appeal, making the subject even easier to understand
Presents schematic diagrams on the left page and concise explanations of the right, providing a user–friendly overview of psychiatry
Has been thoroughly revised and updated with brand new information on:
psychiatry in the community
preparing for clinical examinations.
Contains self–assessment material with multiple–choice questions and answers at the end of the text.
Psychiatry at a Glance will appeal to all clinical undergraduate medical students undertaking their psychiatry attachment and revising for final exams. The book is also suitable for those training in allied health professions such as nursing, social work, psychology and pharmacy, and to psychiatry trainees.
Reviews of the last edition
"...this book was an invaluable source of revision material for Psychiatry... I cannot fault this book on major issues, it got me through my finals!"
Cambridge Medicine, Jan 2001
"...a refreshingly simple, easy to follow textbook.
...an up–to–date study guide at such a reasonable price, it is unbeatable and surely an almost compulsory buy."
St George's Hospital Medical Gazette
Cornelius Katona, Dean, Kent Institute of Medicine and Health Sciences
Mary Robertson, Consultant Neuropsychiatrist, Royal Free Hospital, London
"Well written and easy to navigate, the book is aimed at medical students on their psychiatry rotation and is a very useful last minute resource to brush up on those key points...well presented and one of the most approachable books on the market."GKT Gazette, Oct 2006