By Dr. Barry Wright, Dr. Subodh Dave, Dr. Nisha Dogra
The a hundred circumstances sequence books are a well-liked studying and revision device that paintings through guiding the reader via every one medical case in a hugely based demeanour. each one state of affairs presents information of the patient's clinical background and the main findings of a scientific exam, including preliminary research effects facts for evaluate. Key questions then instructed the reader to judge the sufferer, and achieve a call concerning their situation and the potential remedy plan; whereas the reply pages demonstrate the tactics a clinician is going via in such situations.The volumes are designed with the coed in brain, and contain gains to help self-directed studying, scientific reasoning and problem-solving. The layout is appropriate for common self-assessment as a part of examination revision, for swotting up sooner than psychiatry OSCEs, and for junior medical professionals approximately to begin a rotation within the psychiatry ward. a hundred situations are relatively appropriate for college kids on problem-based studying courses.100 instances in Psychiatry covers a variety of subject matters akin to phobias, bereavement, and paranoia, around the following topic components: grownup Psychiatry, Older humans, Forensic Psychiatry, baby and Adolescent Psychiatry and studying incapacity Psychiatry.
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The a hundred circumstances sequence books are a favored studying and revision software that paintings by way of guiding the reader via each one medical case in a hugely based demeanour. every one state of affairs presents info of the patient's scientific background and the most important findings of a scientific exam, including preliminary research effects info for evaluate.
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Somatic presentation seems to be a key factor with diagnosis rates three times less when there is no obvious psychological factor in the presentation, as in the case of this woman. A simple rule of thumb is to ask screening questions for depression when there are three or more somatic symptoms irrespective of their cause. Somatic presentations have been reported to be more common in certain ethnic minorities; however, in primary care somatic presentations are very common. ’ Allowing enough time is important and this patient should be offered a longer appointment to explore her symptoms in depth.
His work has been affected. His boss has given him a performance warning and he sees this as further evidence of his boss’s antipathy towards him. He feels that ‘direct action’ is now needed but he refuses to discuss this. He has contacted the police who have spoken to his colleagues. His mother indicates that the police say his colleagues admitted talking about him because his behaviour has been strange, but according to the police the charges of conspiracy are baseless and they have asked him to seek psychiatric help.
26 CASE 11: PSYCHODYNAMIC THERAPY History A 36-year-old stockbroker attends the GP surgery requesting help with her mood. She has been feeling very stressed and has been finding it difficult to cope with work. She is used to working in a high-pressure environment but now feels burnt out and is worried that she may lose her job. She broke up with her boyfriend of 6 years, 9 months ago and has been single since then. She has little interest in dating but has been having casual sexual relationships, which only make her feel worse about herself.
100 Cases in Psychiatry by Dr. Barry Wright, Dr. Subodh Dave, Dr. Nisha Dogra