Mastering the MRCPsych is an essential study aid for all those preparing for higher postgraduate examinations in psychiatry and a definitive guide for the MRCPsych (UK) and DCP (Ireland) examinations.
This book is structured to follow the entire MRCPsych examination syllabus, combining evidence-based psychiatry with memorable illustrations, sample MCQs, EMIs and CASC stations. It covers the key areas found in the Paper 1 (General adult psychiatric disorder, history and mental state examination, cognitive assessment, neurology and psychology for psychiatrists, psychopathology, history of psychiatry and psychiatric ethics), Paper 2 (Psychopharmacology, neurobiology for psychiatrists, psychiatric genetics, epidemiology, advance psychological processes and treatments), Paper 3 (Critical appraisal, learning disability, child and adolescent psychiatry, old age psychiatry, forensic psychiatry, consultation liaison psychiatry, neuropsychiatry, psychosexual medicine) and the CASC examination.
Unique in covering the entire examination syllabus, Mastering the MRCPsych contains a range of contributions from expert international authors who will help prepare the candidate for examination success. The book is essential for all trainees who are training or re-validating in the UK, Republic of Ireland and worldwide. Its concise format also serves as a rapid revision text for psychiatrists and mental health practitioners.