Psychiatry

Basic Science

  • Normal sleep
  • Biological theories of depression
  • Biological theories of Schizophrenia and psychosis

Clinical Skills/Presentations

  • Psychiatric History
  • Mental state examination
    • Abnormal Appearance/Behaviour
    • Abnormal mood
      • Low Mood
        • Assessing/evaluating patients with suicidal thought/self harm
      • Elevated Mood
      • Anxiety
    • Abnormal perceptions
    • Abnormal beliefs/thoughts
      • First rank symptoms
      • Form of thought disorders
    • Cognitive impairment
      • Assessing cognitive function
  • The practicalities of the Mental Health act
    • Deprivation of Liberty

Conditions

Managements

  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
  • Antipsychotics
    • First generation
    • Second generation
    • Clozapine
  • Anti-depressants
    • Selective seratonin reuptake inhibitors
    • Tricyclic antidepressants
    • Other antidepressants (Mixed re-uptake inhibitors; MAO-inhibitors)
  • Electro-convulsive therapy
  • Psychiatric neurosurgery
    • Depression
    • Psychosis
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