First Aid For The Psychiatry Boards

Paperback | April 2, 2010

byAmin Azzam, Jason Yanofski, Edward Kaftarian

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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

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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 outline...

Amin Azzam, MD, MA Assistant Clinical Professor Department of Psychiatry University of California-San Francisco Assistant Clinical Professor School of Public Health, University of California-Berkeley Berkeley, CA Jason Yanofski, MD Psychiatry Residency Johns Hopkins University Hospital Child Psychi...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:482 pages, 10.6 × 8.5 × 0.7 inPublished:April 2, 2010Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0071499865

ISBN - 13:9780071499866

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Table of Contents

Contributing Authors
Reviwers
Preface
Acknowledgments
How to Contribute
1. Guide to the ABPN Examination
SECTION I: PSYCHIATRY TOPICS
2. Disorders of Childhood Onset
3. Unipolar Depressive Disorders
4. Bipolar Disorder
5. Primary Psychotic Disorders
6. Substance Abuse and Dependence
7. Anxiety Disorders
8. Personalty Disorders
9. Eating Disorders
10. Somatoform Disorders
11. Sleep and Sleep Disorders
12. Delirium and Dementia
13. Sexuality and Sexual Disorders
SECTION II: NEUROLOGY TOPICS
14. Neuroanatomy and Clinical Correlates
15. Stroke and Critical Care
16. Neurochemistry and Neuropharmacology
17. Neuroimmunology
18. Neurodegenerative Disorders
19. Headache and Pain
20. Neuro-oncology
21. Neuro-ophthalmology and Neuro-otology
22. Neurological Infections
23. Neuromuscular Disease
24. Pediatric Neurology and Neurogenetics
25. Seizures and Epilepsy
Color Plates
Index