Massachusetts General Hospital Psychiatry Update and Board Preparation

Massachusetts General Hospital Psychiatry Update and Board Preparation Author Theodore A. Stern
ISBN-10 0985531800
Release 2012-08-15
Pages 690
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From Massachusetts General Hospital - ranked #1 Department of Psychiatry, for 16 consecutive years, and one of the world's leading centers for psychiatry education, research, and treatment - comes this unrivaled, complete overview of the field of psychiatry. This remarkable text is designed as a study aid for excelling on shelf exams, board certification and re-certification exams. The Massachusetts General Hospital Psychiatry Update & Board, 3rd edition can be used for CME credits, or as a clinical refresher; it combines review material with a Q&A format (geared to each chapter) - and gives you the latest information in the field, using the most recent DSM-IV terminology. 250 board-style questions with annotated answers. With in-depth coverage that ranges from neuroanatomy and psychopathology to therapeutics, to group therapy and imaging, the book is designed to meet the curriculum requirements of the National Board of Medical Examiners and the American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology. It considers the full spectrum of both psychiatric and neurological disorders including: - Neuromuscular disease - Seizures - Stroke and TIA - Dementia - Sleep Disorders - Mental Retardation - Eating Disorders - Disturbances of Mood and Anxiety - Behavioral Disturbances - Neuropsychiatric Disturbances - And many others This unique skill-and-knowledge-building tool gives you a thorough look at topics of special interest, such as medico-legal issues in medical practice, the violent patient, HIV disease, psychosexual disorders, suicide, substance use and abuse, mood/mental disorders and the reproductive cycle, child and geriatric psychiatry, and end-of-life care. What's more, it also provides step-by-step guidelines for the administration of psychopharmacologic drugs and the management of their reactions.



Massachusetts General Hospital Psychiatry Update and Board Preparation

Massachusetts General Hospital Psychiatry Update and Board Preparation Author Theodore A. Stern
ISBN-10 0071410007
Release 2004
Pages 678
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This is the best board preparation and review - from the premier center of psychiatry education, research, and treatment. It is a concise and accessible book for course review and board certification and recertification. It features a bulleted approach to all techniques for diagnosis and treatment and board-style questions with detailed answers.



Psychiatry Test Preparation and Review Manual

Psychiatry Test Preparation and Review Manual Author J Clive Spiegel
ISBN-10 9780323396288
Release 2016-04-23
Pages 468
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Covering every area of the ABPN board exam, the 3rd Edition of Psychiatry Test Preparation and Review Manual, by Drs. J. Clive Spiegel and John M. Kenny, includes 1,100 questions, online video vignettes and an online timed assessment to prepare you for certification or recertification success. You’ll know exactly what to expect when exam day arrives, thanks to current coverage of the latest research in both psychiatry and neurology, as well as a format that precisely mimics all aspects of the written exam. Features six tests of 150 multiple-choice questions each, as well as 160 multiple-choice questions related to case vignettes. Allows you to see results broken down by topic online, so you can target areas needing further study. Bookmarking and score archiving are also available online. Allows you to exclude topics which are not included on the MOC, such as neuroscience and neurology, so you can more narrowly focus your study. Gives clear explanations for both insufficient/incorrect and correct answers, and provides recommended readings from key textbooks. Reflects the latest research and clinical practice in both psychiatry and neurology. NEW! Eight new video vignettes featuring patient interviews, each with accompanying multiple-choice questions. NEW! All questions relating to diagnostic criteria have been updated to the DSM-5.



Massachusetts General Hospital Comprehensive Clinical Psychiatry E Book

Massachusetts General Hospital Comprehensive Clinical Psychiatry E Book Author Theodore A. Stern
ISBN-10 9780323328999
Release 2015-02-13
Pages 1040
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The Massachusetts General Hospital is widely respected as one of the world's premier psychiatric institutions. Now, preeminent authorities from MGH present a reference that is carefully designed to simplify your access to the current clinical knowledge you need. A remarkably user-friendly organization - with abundant boxed summaries, bullet points, case histories, and algorithms - speeds you to the answers you need. In short, this brand-new reference delivers all the authoritative answers you need to overcome any clinical challenge, in a format that's easier to consult than any other source! Peerless, hands-on advice from members of the esteemed MGH Department of Psychiatry helps you put today's best approaches to work for your patients. The book's highly templated format - with abundant boxed overviews, bulleted points, case histories, algorithms, references, and suggested readings - enables you to locate essential information quickly. In-depth coverage of many unique areas, including Psychiatric and Substance Use Disorders in Transitioning Adolescents and Young Adults; Neuroanatomical Systems Relevant to Neuropsychiatric Disorders; Legal and Ethical Issues in Psychiatry; Military Psychiatry; and Approaches to Collaborative Care and Primary Care Psychiatry. Features full, new DSM-5 criteria; new art, tables, and key points; and new Alzheimer’s Disease guidelines. Highlights recent developments in the field, such as neurotherapeutics, new psychotropics, military psychiatry, collaborative care, ensuring your knowledge is thoroughly up to date.



Massachusetts General Hospital Handbook of General Hospital Psychiatry

Massachusetts General Hospital Handbook of General Hospital Psychiatry Author Theodore A. Stern
ISBN-10 9781455711314
Release 2010-06-25
Pages 752
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Massachusetts General Hospital Handbook of General Hospital Psychiatry, by Theodore A. Stern, Gregory L. Fricchione, Ned H. Cassem, Michael Jellinek, and Jerrold F. Rosenbaum, is your ideal source of guidance on consultation-liaison psychiatry! Experts from the Massachusetts General Hospital—widely respected as one of the world's premier psychiatric institutions—provide practical advice on the diagnosis and treatment of psychiatric issues experienced by in-hospital, medically ill adults and children. This compact resource reads like a handbook, but delivers all the details you’d expect from a textbook. Understand and manage the psychological impact of chronic medical problems, life-threatening diseases, disfigurement, and more. Effectively manage difficult patients, including those with hypochondriacal and conversion disorders. Find information quickly thanks to an improved chapter organization, and get just the answers you need with concise yet complete coverage appropriate for psychiatrists and generalists alike. Implement the most current, effective pharmaceutical therapies as well as cognitive-behavioral approaches.



Clinical Study Guide for the Oral Boards in Psychiatry

Clinical Study Guide for the Oral Boards in Psychiatry Author Nathan R. Strahl
ISBN-10 9781585624126
Release 2011
Pages 489
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The Clinical Study Guide for the Oral Boards in Psychiatry removes the burden of reviewing multiple texts and journals by compiling all the pertinent clinical information candidates must know to prepare for the exam into one concise, yet comprehensive guide. Everything that may be asked by the examiners is contained in this volume.



Clinical Neurology for Psychiatrists

Clinical Neurology for Psychiatrists Author David Myland Kaufman
ISBN-10 9781416030744
Release 2007
Pages 662
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The sixth edition of this popular favorite is ideal for board review, as well as for clinical reference on neurologic illnesses that can cause or mimic psychiatric symptoms. First it reviews anatomic neurology, describes how to approach patients with suspected neurologic disorders and correlates physical signs. Then it addresses clinical areas such as relevant history, easily performed examinations, differential diagnosis, and management approaches, and reviews psychiatric comorbidity. Abundant line drawings, CTs, MRIs, and EEGs demonstrate key clinical findings to facilitate diagnosis. And, more than 1,600 review questions help you to test and enhance your mastery of the material. Describes each condition's relevant history, neurologic and psychiatric features, easily performed office and bedside examinations, appropriate tests, differential diagnosis, and management options. Includes over 1,600 review questions and cases to help you prepare for the neurology section of the Psychiatry Board exam. Uses an accessible writing style and a logical, easy-to-reference organization. Includes reviews of public policy towards neurologic conditions, such as the persistent vegetative state and use of narcotics for chronic pain, important practice issues you may face. Offers thorough updates and the following NEW topics: Descriptions of altered mental status, including the minimally responsive state and minimal cognitive impairment Neurotoxins, including marine toxins Nutritional deficiencies and errors of metabolism, especially involving homocysteine Psychiatric co-morbidity of epilepsy, migraine, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease, stroke, Tourette's disease, and other neurologic illnesses Standard clinical assessment tools, such as the Alzheimer's Disease Assessment Scale Cognitive Section (ADAS-Cog) and the Epworth Sleepiness Scale Recently introduced treatments for common neurologic illnesses: * Deafness: cochlear implant * Epilepsy: antiepileptic drugs, deep brain stimulation, and vagus nerve stimulation *Involuntary movements: deep brain stimulation * Multiple sclerosis: immunomodulators and their complications * Chronic pain: stimulators, opioid maintenance, adjuvant medications * Uses of psychiatric medications for neurologic illnesses, such as antidepressants for migraine, chronic pain, and peripheral neuropathy; and antipsychotic agents for dementia and epilepsy Improved art program that better highlights clinicalclues. A new two-color format.



FOCUS Psychiatry Review

FOCUS Psychiatry Review Author Deborah J. Hales
ISBN-10 9780890423462
Release 2011-02-01
Pages 219
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FOCUS Psychiatry Review, Volume 2 is designed to test current knowledge and its clinical application. Readers can review resource materials prior to answering questions, or they can use the workbook to review the references listed in the critiques after scoring test sections.



Comprehensive Review of Psychiatry

Comprehensive Review of Psychiatry Author Rajesh R. Tampi
ISBN-10 0781771765
Release 2008
Pages 656
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Derived from a popular review course for residents and fellows at Yale University's Department of Psychiatry, this comprehensive question-and-answer review book will prepare resident and practicing psychiatrists for all types of standardized examinations, including the PRITE, the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology written exam, and recertification exams. The book contains 2,000 multiple-choice questions divided into ten 200-question tests, and each test covers all psychiatry and neurology topics in the ABPN curriculum. An answer section with complete answers, explanations, and references for further review follows each test. All of the questions will be available on a companion Website, so that readers can take the tests online. (www.comprehensivereviewofpsychiatry.com)



Psychiatry

Psychiatry Author Rajesh Tampi
ISBN-10 9780190265557
Release 2017
Pages 384
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The field of psychiatry is evolving rapidly specifically in the areas of classification of many psychiatric disorders, psychopharmacology and psychotherapeutics. The new Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders: DSM-5 which was introduced in 2013 forms the basis of the new classification system in psychiatry. The American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology is also in the process of phasing in DSM-5 criteria to the board examination, such that by 2017 the examination material will exclusively reflect the new manual. As psychiatric trainees and psychiatrists prepare for their certification and recertification examinations using the new classification system, a new board review textbook is imperative to address these changes in order to prepare them for the certification examinations as well as for their clinical practice. To help with this process we have compiled a list of 1000 questions and answers in psychiatry and neurology using the most current information available in the field and using the DSM 5 classification system. This book has been specifically written for the busy professional who does not have the time to access numerous resources necessary to prepare for professional examinations.



Study Guide for the Psychiatry Board Examination

Study Guide for the Psychiatry Board Examination Author Philip R. Muskin
ISBN-10 9781615370733
Release 2016-04-13
Pages 498
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Psychiatrists and residents are faced with the important -- but what may feel overwhelming -- task of refreshing their knowledge of the whole of psychiatric practice, typically while remaining engaged in full-time clinical activity. Psychiatrists will find the logical structure, substantive questions, and thorough explanations provided by the Study Guide for the Psychiatry Board Examination to be as reassuring as they are educational. Although readers are advised to consult a range of resources in preparation for the examination, this guide is indispensable. It is the first and only guide to reflect the revisions contained in DSM-5®, and it will ably assume a primary role in the study and review process. The guide is designed for maximum usefulness, with specific features and attributes to support knowledge recall and successful examination performance. The authors are from a cross-section of accomplished students, fellows, and junior and senior faculty, all of whom have faced or will face the board examination and who understand its importance to the profession. Topics were determined by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Certification Examination in Psychiatry 2015 Content Blueprint. The approximately 400 questions were formulated from information extracted from widely available American Psychiatric Publishing textbooks and accurately reflect the accepted psychiatric knowledge base. Each multiple choice question is followed by an explanation of why the correct answer is correct and the others are incorrect, and every question and explanation is referenced, directing the reader to the primary material for more in-depth learning and study. The volume was designed as a study guide for both the initial psychiatry board examination and the recertification examination. The process of working through the study guide will allow the reader to identify areas of strength and weakness, initiate further study, and test and retest knowledge, ultimately preparing for the examination's rigors. Only the Study Guide for the Psychiatry Board Examination offers support for the new, DSM-5® -- compatible examination, and that alone renders it essential.



Pocket Medicine

Pocket Medicine Author Marc S. Sabatine
ISBN-10 9781496349491
Release 2016-10-18
Pages 280
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Quick access to key clinical information and solutions to common problems in internal medicine – as close as your pocket! Pocket Medicine, Sixth Edition, is your go-to resource for fast answers to diagnostic questions you’ll face on rounds and exams. Prepared by residents and attending physicians at Massachusetts General Hospital, this portable, best-selling reference tackles the diagnosis and treatment of the most common disorders in cardiology, pulmonary medicine, gastroenterology, nephrology, hematology-oncology, infectious diseases, endocrinology, rheumatology, and neurology. Bulleted lists, tables, and algorithms focus on the information you need in order to make an accurate diagnosis and develop a treatment plan.



Psychopharmacology

Psychopharmacology Author Sriram Ramaswamy
ISBN-10 9781451177985
Release 2012-06-06
Pages 296
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Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is proud to introduce Psychopharmacology: 501 Questions to Help You Pass the Boards. Focusing on the area that many psychiatrists regard as the most complex and challenging to master for the Boards, this book offers extensive evidence based multiple-choice practice questions, covering all drug groups and including clinical vignettes similar to those on the ABPN exam. The authors provide clear and detailed explanations for correct and incorrect answers.



Child and Adolescent Psychiatry for the Specialty Board Review

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry for the Specialty Board Review Author Hong Shen
ISBN-10 9781136671548
Release 2014-09-10
Pages 202
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This new, thoroughly revised edition of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry for the Specialty Board Review offers updated information, along with the most recent references and knowledge reflected in those changes. The authors especially incorporate new information and changes from DSM-5. Both general and child/adolescent psychiatrists will find this new edition invaluable, not only as a guide for preparing for their first successful Board examination, but also as a review in preparing for important re-certification exams. The book includes hundreds of multiple-choice questions, modeled after the types of questions on the actual boards. This challenging update, with new references and more relevant questions, will help readers to learn new information and be better prepared for their board examinations. Because the authors rewrote the majority of questions to cover a broader knowledge base, readers may find it useful to use the 4th edition as a companion book of the 3rd edition.



First Aid for the Psychiatry Boards

First Aid for the Psychiatry Boards Author Amin Azzam
ISBN-10 0071742875
Release 2010-02-12
Pages 482
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The Insider's Guide to Acing the Psychiatry Boards Written by Physicians Who Passed! Apply the proven First Aid formula for Psychiatry Board success! "A classic review in virtually every sense, this book consists of brief chapters packed with vital psychiatric and neurological information targeting the clinical knowledge criteria outlined by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN) for their board-certification examination. Using abbreviated and high yield chapters, this book presents the most up-to-date and useful information on psychiatric and neurologic concepts related to the ABPN examination. 3 Stars."--Doody's Review Service First Aid for the Psychiatry Boards is an “insider's guide” to passing the Psychiatry Boards, in-training exams, and recertification. Based on feedback from recent test-takers, this review offers high-yield information, mnemonics, and visual aids -- along with mini-cases for oral board success.The content is written by recent test-takers so you know you are studying the most current and relevant material possible. Now you can get real answers to real board questions! Features: Hundreds of high-yield facts, mnemonics, clinical images, and summary tables help you ace the boards and in-service exams Covers must-know psychiatry and neurology topics in one complete volume Written by recent, successful test-takers and reviewed by top faculty so you know you're studying the most relevant, up-to-date material possible Integrated mini-cases review frequently tested scenarios and classic patient presentations Great for in-service and board exams and the perfect refresher before recertification Insider Coverage of All the Must-Know Topics: Guide to the ABPN Examination, Psychiatry Topics Disorders of Childhood Onset, Unipolar Depressive Disorders, Bipolar Disorder, Primary Psychotic Disorders, Substance Abuse and Dependence, Anxiety Disorders, Personality Disorders, Eating Disorders, Somatoform Disorders, Sleep and Sleep Disorders, Delirium and Dementia, Sexuality and Sexual Disorders, Neurology Topics Neuroanatomy and Clinical Correlates, Stroke and Critical Care, Neurochemistry and Neuropharmacology, Neuroimmunology, Neurodegenerative Disorders, Headache and Pain, Neuro-oncology, Neuro-ophthalomology and Neuro-otology, Neurological Infections, Neuromuscular Disease, Pediatric Neurology and Neurogenetics, Seizures and Epilepsy Visit FirstAidfortheBoards.com



The Health Effects of Cannabis and Cannabinoids

The Health Effects of Cannabis and Cannabinoids Author National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
ISBN-10 9780309453042
Release 2017-05-01
Pages 486
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Significant changes have taken place in the policy landscape surrounding cannabis legalization, production, and use. During the past 20 years, 25 states and the District of Columbia have legalized cannabis and/or cannabidiol (a component of cannabis) for medical conditions or retail sales at the state level and 4 states have legalized both the medical and recreational use of cannabis. These landmark changes in policy have impacted cannabis use patterns and perceived levels of risk. However, despite this changing landscape, evidence regarding the short- and long-term health effects of cannabis use remains elusive. While a myriad of studies have examined cannabis use in all its various forms, often these research conclusions are not appropriately synthesized, translated for, or communicated to policy makers, health care providers, state health officials, or other stakeholders who have been charged with influencing and enacting policies, procedures, and laws related to cannabis use. Unlike other controlled substances such as alcohol or tobacco, no accepted standards for safe use or appropriate dose are available to help guide individuals as they make choices regarding the issues of if, when, where, and how to use cannabis safely and, in regard to therapeutic uses, effectively. Shifting public sentiment, conflicting and impeded scientific research, and legislative battles have fueled the debate about what, if any, harms or benefits can be attributed to the use of cannabis or its derivatives, and this lack of aggregated knowledge has broad public health implications. The Health Effects of Cannabis and Cannabinoids provides a comprehensive review of scientific evidence related to the health effects and potential therapeutic benefits of cannabis. This report provides a research agendaâ€"outlining gaps in current knowledge and opportunities for providing additional insight into these issuesâ€"that summarizes and prioritizes pressing research needs.



Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Social Anxiety Disorder

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Social Anxiety Disorder Author Stefan G. Hofmann
ISBN-10 9781135919894
Release 2008-04-24
Pages 216
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Social phobia, or social anxiety disorder, is among the most common (and debilitating) of the anxiety disorders, and at any given time it effects somewhere between 3 and 5% of the US population, with similar statistics found in countries around the world. Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) has been demonstrated to be the most effective form of treatment for social phobia, but research has shown that conventional CBT principles and general interventions fall short of the mark. With this in mind, Hofmann and Otto have composed an organized treatment approach that includes specifically designed interventions to strengthen the relevant CBT strategies. This volume builds upon empirical research to address the psychopathology and heterogeneity of social phobia, creating a series of specific interventions with numerous case examples.