Best of Five MCQs for MRCPsych Paper 1

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OUP Oxford, Nov 27, 2008 - Medical - 207 pages
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Following hot on the heels of the launch of the new syllabus and new MRCPsych exam in Spring 2008 by the Royal College of Psychiatrists, this book contains 450 multiple choice questions to help psychiatry trainees to prepare for paper 1 of the exam. Supporting these MCQs are detailed explanatory answers and revision notes, referenced to the key textbooks used by trainees. The book's content is closely matched to the MRCPsych syllabus and includes practice papers for true exam preparation.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
1 Clinical skills
7
2 Core clinical psychiatry
39
3 Psychopathology
79
4 Psychology
113
5 Psychopharmacology
147
6 History social psychiatry and ethics
171
Index
193
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Lena Palaniyappan is an academic clinical fellow at the Division of Psychiatry, Newcastle University. He is a gold medallist in undergraduate Psychiatry. He was awarded the coveted Laughlin Prize for outstanding performance in MRCPsych (Autumn 2007). He has been closely involved with the MRCPsych exams and has co-authored a book for the old format exam in 2004. He has contributed to various revision courses and online courses for the MRCPsych exam practice and has conducted regular workshops for candidates taking the MRCPsych exam including the reputed SPMM revision course for MRCPsych.
His main academic interest is in exploring the neurobiology of psychiatric disorders using neuroimaging techniques. He is involved in a research programme at the Division of Psychiatry at Newcastle University.

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