Chapter-opening outlines list the major topics covered. Information presented according to the classifications and terminology of the DSM-5. Emphasis placed on the concepts tested on Steps 1 & 2 of the USMLE. Clinical case scenarios and USMLE-style questions with answers and explanations included for each chapter.
Covers each major diagnostic category, each major class of somatic and psychotherapeutic treatment, legal issues, and special situations. 100 updated Board-format questions with complete rationales appear in a question-and-answer section at the end of the book. Case vignettes with questions, answers, and full explanations are included in every chapter. All diagnoses reflect those included in the current Diagnostic and Statistical Manual, 5th Edition (DSM-5).
Each chapter begins with a "Typical Board Question," which provides an example of how the subject is tested and familiarizes you with what you're likely to see on the USMLE. This edition conforms with the most recent psychiatric classification system, the DSM-5. More than 700 USMLE-style, clinical vignette questions, along with detailed answers, are found in Review Tests at the end of each chapter and a Comprehensive Examination at the end of the book.
Sixty high-yield psychiatry cases helps students sharpen their diagnostic and problem-solving skills. Case Files Psychiatry teaches students how to improve their diagnostic and problem-solving skills as they work through sixty high-yield clinical cases. Each case includes a complete discussion, clinical pearls, references, and USMLE-style review questions with answers. The fifth edition has been updated to include NEW CASES highlighting DSM-V diagnostic entities.
Completely revised to reflect new DSM-5 criteria, includes mnemonics, ward tips, exam tips, and integrated mini-cases. Focuses on helping you hone in on, and remember, the most important concepts for the clerkship and the exam.