Psychiatry

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Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2008 - Medical - 499 pages
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Blueprints Clinical Cases in Psychiatry, Second Edition offers third- and fourth-year medical students valuable preparation for clerkships and the USMLE Steps 2 and 3. The book features 60 clinical cases, 10 new to this edition and 50 revised and updated from the first edition. Each case consists of a clinical vignette followed by thought questions and discussion, and ends with a question-and-answer review and a listing of suggested additional reading. A question-and-answer section at the end of the book contains 100 USMLE-format multiple-choice questions and detailed answer explanations.

 

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Contents

I Dont Feel Like Myself
3
Im Tired All the Time
15
CASE
22
He Seems Like a Different Person
23
CASE
28
Were Losing Our Son
29
CASE
34
Ive Been Having Trouble Sleeping for the Last 10 Years
37
Mute with a Fever
256
Geriatric Patients Who Present
263
Why Is My Husband Fighting with Me?
271
Is My Husband Depressed?
277
He Wont Leave the Neighbors Alone
284
Should Mom Be in a Home?
290
via Hospital Consultation
297
He Refuses to Eat
306

CASE
40
Im Having Problems with My Boyfriend
44
I Dont Know Whats Wrong
51
Im Having Trouble Sleeping
58
Is the Ozone Hole Affecting Me?
66
My Wifes Lawyer Insisted I See You
73
My Wife Left Me
79
My Boss Told Me to Come
85
I Cant Stop Crying
91
Why is She Biting Herself?
97
Im Fed Up with These Mood Swings
103
I Know This Behavior Must Stop
109
I Feel Fantastic
117
I Cannot Sit Still
123
Im Worried She Might Leave Me
129
Am I Addicted?
136
My Orthopedist Told Me I Needed a Shrink
143
Adult Patients Who Present
200
in the Emergency Room
207
Feel Awful
217
They Are Sucking My Thoughts Out
225
Mute and Immobile
233
Go Away Come Back
244
Somethings Wrong with My Baby
250
ChildAdolescent Patients Who Present in the Office
313
My Son Isnt Doing Well in School
315
My Daughter Isnt Doing Well in School
321
Im Having Trouble in School
327
Whats Wrong with My Son?
333
My Son Is Twitching
341
He Fell Down the Stairs
348
I Cant Get Him to Go to School
354
My Son Is Always in Trouble at School
360
Im Stressed
365
Everythings Fine
371
He Makes in His Pants
376
He Keeps Wetting the Bed
381
My Son Isnt Talking
387
ChildAdolescent Patients
388
Present in the Emergency Room
393
I Didnt Meant to Do It
395
He Is Not Making Any Sense
402
Review QA
407
Questions
409
Answers and Explanations
441
Index
484
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Hoblyn, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, California; Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine, California.

Caughey is a Fellow in Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of California, San Francisco.

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