Oxford Assess and Progress: Psychiatry

ISBN : 9780199665662

Gil Myers; Melissa Gardiner
368 ページ
101 x 178 mm
Oxford Assess and Progress

Progress to exam success with Oxford Assess and Progress: Psychiatry! This compact revision guide contains 250 Single Best Answer and Extended Matching Questions on all the key areas in undergraduate psychiatry curricula, from interview and assessment skills to substance misuse psychiatry. The Oxford Assess and Progress series offers high-quality revision content that teaches as well as tests. Every question in this volume comes with extensive feedback, explaining the rationale behind every answer. The questions are ranked by difficulty to help you track your progress as you revise. This title is cross-referenced to the best-selling Oxford Handbook of Psychiatry, third edition and Oxford Handbook of Clinical Specialties, ninth edition and includes directions to other sources of further reading to help you develop your knowledge. Written by practicing psychiatrists, general practitioners, and experts in medical assessment, this is the ultimate revision guide for undergraduates studying for psychiatry exams or preparing for rotations in psychiatry and general practice, as well as GP trainees revising psychiatry for exams.


1. Descriptive psychopathology
2. Assessment and interviewing skills
3. Symptoms of psychiatric illness
4. Community psychiatry
5. Emergency department psychiatry
6. Psychopharmacology
7. Psychological treatment and psychotherapy
8. Mental health and the law
9. Child and adolescent psychiatry
10. Old age psychiatry
11. Learning disability
12. Substance misuse psychiatry
13. Liaison psychiatry and organic illness


Gil Myers is a child and adolescent psychiatrist working in North London. He trained at the Royal Free and the Maudsley Hospitals before completing a secondment at UCL medical school. This involved developing fitness to practise assessments for the General Medical Council and undergraduate assessment of psychiatry and curricului development. He currently balances his clinical practice with continued work within the medical school, completing a masters in medical education at the Institute of Education and caring for his young daughter.; Melissa Gardner is a salaried GP in King's Cross, London and a clinical teaching fellow at UCL Medical School. She graduated from UCL medical school in 2006, and completed the Whittington VTS scheme in 2011. She is enjoying combining her interest in medical education with her clinical work and has particular interests in community based teaching, medical ethics and law and widening participation issues.; Katharine Boursicot is a reader in Medical Education and Deputy Head of the Centre for Medical and Healthcare Education at St Georges', University of London. Previously she was Head of Assessment at Barts and The London, and Associate Dean for Assessment for Cambridge University School of Medicine. She is consultant on assessment to several UK medical schools, Royal Colleges, and international institutions as well as General Medical Council PLAB Part 2 Panel and Fitness to Practise clinical skills testing.; David Sales is a general practitioner by training who has been involved in medical assessment for over 20 years, having previously been convenor of the MRCGP knowledge test. He has run item writing workshops for a number of undergraduate medical schools, medical Royal Colleges, and internationally. For the General Medical Council he currently chairs the Professional and Linguistic Assessment Boards Part 1 panel and is their consultant on fitness to practise knowledge testing.