100 Cases in Psychiatry by Dr. Barry Wright, Dr. Subodh Dave, Dr. Nisha Dogra

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

The a hundred instances sequence books are a well-liked studying and revision device that paintings by way of guiding the reader via every one scientific case in a hugely dependent demeanour. every one situation presents info of the patient's clinical historical past and the major findings of a scientific exam, including preliminary research effects facts for evaluate. Key questions then instructed the reader to guage the sufferer, and succeed in a choice relating to their and the prospective therapy plan; whereas the reply pages display the procedures a clinician is going via in such situations.The volumes are designed with the coed in brain, and comprise positive factors to assist self-directed studying, medical reasoning and problem-solving. The layout is appropriate for basic self-assessment as a part of examination revision, for swotting up earlier than psychiatry OSCEs, and for junior medical professionals approximately to begin a rotation within the psychiatry ward. a hundred circumstances are really correct for college students on problem-based studying courses.100 situations in Psychiatry covers a variety of subject matters similar to phobias, bereavement, and paranoia, around the following topic parts: grownup Psychiatry, Older humans, Forensic Psychiatry, baby and Adolescent Psychiatry and studying incapacity Psychiatry.

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The pain in her back and her body ache does seem to get better as the day goes along. Her husband has been concerned about her as she is usually a ‘go-getter’. She feels preoccupied with her pain, does not enjoy the taste of food and has lost weight, which is one ‘silver lining to the cloud’. At work, she has again been slow and not as ‘efficient’ as she normally is. She has taken paracetamol and ibuprofen without much benefit. Physical examination There is no localized tenderness or inflammation and systemic examination is normal.

He admits that he washes his hands at least three times an hour when at work but often more so at home where he uses undiluted washing up liquid to ‘make sure they are really clean’. He started doing this two years ago when he was worried that he may have picked up an infection visiting a friend in hospital. He continues to worry about the risk of passing infection to his clients and ‘does not want to take any chances’. He admits it is bizarre that he has such irrational thoughts, but says he cannot help worrying about it.

For the past 2 weeks he has had broken sleep, but despite that he feels full of energy. He has been off work for the past week as he was working on a breakthrough invention ‘that would revolutionize phlebotomy’. His girlfriend is concerned about him as he has been very talkative and has been spending excessively and buying her vastly expensive gifts. There is no adverse medical history and no other psychiatric history apart from the depressive episodes. He lives with his girlfriend. His parents live locally, he is an only child and there is no family history of mental illness.

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