SHORT TEXTBOOK OF PSYCHIATRY

  • SHORT TEXTBOOK OF PSYCHIATRY
Author : Lalit Batra
ISBN: 9788188867844
Year: 2012
Pages: 274
Binding: PB
Publisher Name: Peepee
Price: Rs.225.00
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The author of this book, Dr. Lalit Batra, is currently working as Consultant Psychiatrist and Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry, SMS Medical College, Jaipur. He has been teaching Psychiatry for more than twelve years to undergraduates and postgraduates. He has published several research and educative articles in reputed scientific journals, newspapers and magazines. Dr. Batra has attended several national and international conferences. He won the P.B. Buckshy Award of Indian Psychiatric Society (North Zone) in 1991 and Marfatia Award of Indian Psychiatric Society in 1994 for the best scientific paper. He was Secretary of Indian Psychiatric Society (Rajasthan Chapter) in year 2000-2003. He has been working as Secretary of Indian Psychiatric Society (North Zone) since 2002. The author has been part of “Task force on clinical practicing guidelines for Psychiatrists in India” of Indian Psychiatric Society and has prepared document for clinical practicing guidelines for management of depression. This all-in-one textbook focuses on the subject in a simple and lucid manner. This book delivers a solid, easy to understand introduction to all aspects of psychiatry…from the history of psychiatry to basic understanding of clinical conditions to modern therapies for specific disorders. This book on psychiatry has been primarily an address to undergraduate students and students preparing for postgraduate entrance examinations of various institutions. This book provides a brief yet comprehensive account of subject with many tables and flow charts, important points for your quick recall and commonly asked multiple choice questions, which may be of immense help to students preparing for examinations, junior residents, nursing students and other practicing mental health professionals. All-in-one textbook with easy to understand introduction of all aspects of psychiatry: • Covering all important aspects of psychiatry…from the history of psychiatry to basic understanding of clinical conditions to modern therapies for specific disorders. • Each chapter has three sections. First section covers text update on topic, second section contains important points for easy recall of that topic and third section has important and frequently asked multiple choice questions in various Pre P.G. exams. • Separate chapters on basic Neuroanatomy and physiology, Clinical examinations, sign and symptoms in psychiatry. • Chapters on various super specialties like geriatric psychiatry, forensic psychiatry, child psychiatry, counseling techniques, consultation-liaison psychiatry and many more related aspects. • A brief yet comprehensive account of subject with many tables & flow charts. • About 400 multiple choice questions to prepare you for postgraduate entrance examinations of various institutions. • Bullet points at the end of each chapter for your quick recall. • As per Medical Council of India's recommendations on undergraduate medical education in psychiatry.
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