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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 circumstances sequence books are a favored studying and revision software that paintings by means of guiding the reader via every one scientific case in a hugely based demeanour. each one situation presents info of the patient's clinical historical past and the major findings of a medical exam, including preliminary research effects info for overview. Key questions then suggested the reader to guage the sufferer, and achieve a call relating to their situation and the potential therapy plan; whereas the reply pages show the methods a clinician is going via in such situations.The volumes are designed with the coed in brain, and comprise good points to help self-directed studying, scientific reasoning and problem-solving. The layout 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 instances are relatively proper for college students on problem-based studying courses.100 instances in Psychiatry covers a variety of subject matters comparable 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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The a hundred situations sequence books are a favored studying and revision instrument that paintings by way of guiding the reader via each one medical case in a hugely dependent demeanour. each one situation presents information of the patient's clinical background and the most important findings of a medical exam, including preliminary research effects facts for evaluate.

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When asked about his concerns he says that over the last few months he has been carefully monitored by government agencies. He has been hearing a voice out loud giving a running commentary on his thoughts and these are being broadcast to the government. Any machine enables the government to get inside his head and the voice is telling him it would be unwise to face the X-ray machine. The voice is not one that he recognizes and it is sometimes derogatory telling him he is stupid for giving his thoughts away for free.

A simple rule of thumb is to ask screening questions for depression when there are three or more somatic symptoms irrespective of their cause. Somatic presentations have been reported to be more common in certain ethnic minorities; however, in primary care somatic presentations are very common. ’ Allowing enough time is important and this patient should be offered a longer appointment to explore her symptoms in depth. KEY POINTS • Depression may often present with somatic symptoms in primary care.

He has been using extra doses of antidepressant medication and this may have precipitated the manic episode. Differential diagnosis of manic episode • Hypomania. • Drug-induced manic episode. Apart from antidepressants, other medications such • • • • as steroids and stimulants may cause manic episodes. Illicit drugs such as cocaine, amphetamines and hallucinogen intoxication can cause manic episodes and alcohol withdrawal may also mimic a manic episode. Organic mood disorder. Manic episodes can occur secondary to neurological conditions such as strokes, space occupying lesions or medical conditions such as hyperthyroidism, or Cushing’s disorder.

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