Psychiatry at a Glance

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Wiley, Nov 21, 2005 - Medical - 96 pages
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Psychiatry at a Glance provides a concise, and accessible introduction and revision aid for medical students undertaking their psychiatry attachment. Following the familiar, easy-to-use at a Glance format, each topic is presented as a double-page spread with key facts accompanied by clear tables and diagrams encapsulating all the students need to know.


This new edition of Psychiatry at a Glance:



  • Contains a second colour throughout to enhance the visual appeal, making the subject even easier to understand
  • Presents schematic diagrams on the left page and concise explanations of the right, providing a user-friendly overview of psychiatry
  • Has been thoroughly revised and updated with brand new information on:

    • psychiatry in the community
    • preparing for clinical examinations.

  • Contains self-assessment material with multiple-choice questions and answers at the end of the text.


Psychiatry at a Glance will appeal to all clinical undergraduate medical students undertaking their psychiatry attachment and revising for final exams. The book is also suitable for those training in allied health professions such as nursing, social work, psychology and pharmacy, and to psychiatry trainees.


Reviews of the last edition


"...this book was an invaluable source of revision material for Psychiatry... I cannot fault this book on major issues, it got me through my finals!"
Cambridge Medicine, Jan 2001



"...a refreshingly simple, easy to follow textbook.

...an up-to-date study guide at such a reasonable price, it is unbeatable and surely an almost compulsory buy."
St George's Hospital Medical Gazette


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User Review  - RCPsychLibrary - LibraryThing

On the med student reading list and popular. Stacey Richards Very popular with the medical students and clincians new to psychiatry. Wendy Townsend, Coventry & Warwickshire Partnership Trust Read full review

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User Review  - woollymammoth - LibraryThing

A pre exam panic buy. A very good basic textbook of psychiatry. But you only actually need the oxford textbook of psychiatry all these are superfluos. Read full review

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About the author (2005)

Cornelius Katona, Dean, Kent Institute of Medicine and Health Sciences

Mary Robertson, Consultant Neuropsychiatrist, Royal Free Hospital, London

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