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By Dr. Barry Wright, Dr. Subodh Dave, Dr. Nisha Dogra

ISBN-10: 0340986018

ISBN-13: 9780340986011

ISBN-10: 144412790X

ISBN-13: 9781444127904

The a hundred instances sequence books are a favored studying and revision device that paintings via guiding the reader via each one medical case in a hugely established demeanour. every one situation presents information of the patient's scientific historical past and the major findings of a medical exam, including preliminary research effects info for assessment. Key questions then recommended the reader to guage the sufferer, and achieve a choice relating to their and the prospective remedy plan; whereas the reply pages show the strategies a clinician is going via in such situations.The volumes are designed with the scholar in brain, and comprise positive factors to assist self-directed studying, scientific reasoning and problem-solving. The structure is acceptable for normal self-assessment as a part of examination revision, for swotting up ahead of psychiatry OSCEs, and for junior medical professionals approximately to begin a rotation within the psychiatry ward. a hundred circumstances are rather correct for college students on problem-based studying courses.100 situations in Psychiatry covers a variety of issues equivalent to phobias, bereavement, and paranoia, around the following topic components: grownup Psychiatry, Older humans, Forensic Psychiatry, baby and Adolescent Psychiatry and studying incapacity Psychiatry.

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Symptoms of baby blues • • • • • • • Low mood Emotional distress and libility Tearfulness Over-sensitivity Anxiety Irritability Fatigue • • • • • Difficulty sleeping Worry about minor problems Poor concentration Some mothers have pains for which there is no obvious medical cause Being unwell generally with no apparent cause and symptoms There may also be anxiety about being a mother and looking after the baby. These feelings are within the range of normal feelings for women who have recently given birth.

He has been studying physics and philosophy at university. He and his girlfriend finished their relationship just before the music festival. It was a reasonably amicable break up, but had been a three year intense relationship. His interests include music and computer games. He has a good group of friends although over the last few days he has been avoiding them as he feels threatened by them. Mental state examination He is clearly frightened and suspicious, constantly looking around and trying to check what is going on.

However, she would prefer not to take medication and requests a talking therapy. Questions • What psychological therapy would you prescribe her? • How would you explain the role of psychodynamic therapy in her case? 27 ANSWER 11 This woman is presenting with low mood, tiredness, ideas of hopelessness, guilt and worthlessness with sleep disturbance of more than 2 years duration. This is superimposed on longstanding traits of pessimism and low self-esteem. She may be suffering from a moderate depressive episode although underlying dysthymia characterized by at least 2 years of low-grade depressive mood also needs to be considered.

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