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By Dr. Barry Wright, Dr. Subodh Dave, Dr. Nisha Dogra

ISBN-10: 0340986018

ISBN-13: 9780340986011

ISBN-10: 144412790X

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The a hundred instances sequence books are a favored studying and revision device that paintings via guiding the reader via each one medical case in a hugely based demeanour. every one state of affairs offers info of the patient's scientific background and the most important findings of a medical exam, including preliminary research effects facts for review. Key questions then instructed the reader to guage the sufferer, and succeed in a choice relating to their and the prospective remedy plan; whereas the reply pages show the techniques a clinician is going via in such situations.The volumes are designed with the coed in brain, and contain positive factors to help self-directed studying, scientific reasoning and problem-solving. The structure is appropriate for common self-assessment as a part of examination revision, for swotting up prior to psychiatry OSCEs, and for junior medical professionals approximately to begin a rotation within the psychiatry ward. a hundred circumstances are really appropriate for college students on problem-based studying courses.100 situations in Psychiatry covers quite a lot of themes similar 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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A stepped care model approach would be well-suited to this situation. This woman has mild mood symptoms and as per the stepped care model, these are best treated initially in a primary care setting. ‘Watchful waiting’ (follow-up appointment within 2 weeks) with reassurance is sensible, as symptoms may resolve spontaneously. If symptoms persist on subsequent visits, brief psychological interventions may be provided by the practice counsellor or primary care mental health worker. Computerized cognitive behaviour therapy, healthy lifestyle advice about exercise and sleep hygiene are also helpful.

23 This page intentionally left blank CASE 10: BIPOLAR DISORDER History A 34-year-old call-centre manager attends her GP surgery with her boyfriend. She complains of tiredness and a lack of enthusiasm for life. These complaints started a year ago but have worsened over the past 2 months. She has been forced to take time off work as she was constantly arguing with the senior manager and found it difficult to remain calm and composed at work. She has also been irritable with her boyfriend, and gets upset easily if he tries to ‘motivate’ her.

In post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) the focus of anxiety is the past trauma while in obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) the obsessions generate anxiety relieved temporarily by compulsions. Depression is commonly seen alongside OCD and other anxiety disorders. It is important to ask screening questions about depression including low mood, reduced energy and lack of interest in every case of anxiety disorder. Psychotic disorder can lead to ruminations and rituals. This man says his thoughts are ‘bizarre’ and that he is getting ‘paranoid’ which may arouse the suspicion of a psychotic disorder.

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