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Psychiatry at a Glance

by Claudia Cooper Cornelius Katona Mary Robertson

Psychiatry at a Glance is an easy-to-use, accessible introductory and study text for all students of psychiatry. It helps develop your skills in history taking and performing the Mental State Examination (MSE), and presents 'need to know' information on the basic science, treatment, and management of the major disorders.This edition features:Thoroughly updated and reorganised artwork, offering greater clarity and easier understanding for those new to the subjectGreater emphasis on history taking and examination - essential for clinical work and clerking patientsNew chapters on mental health capacity and coverage of the Australian and New Zealand health care legislationEven more Extended Matching Questions, brand new Single Best Answer Questions, and sample OSCE stations so you can test your knowledgeA brand new companion website at www.ataglanceseries.com/psychiatry, featuring updated case studies and downloadable illustrations.Psychiatry at a Glance is the ideal companion for anyone about to start a psychiatric attachment or module and will appeal to medical students, junior doctors and Psychiatry trainees as well as nursing students and other health professionals.

Why Do You Do That?: A Book about Tourette Syndrome for Children and Young People

by Mary Robertson Uttom Chowdhury

Written specifically for siblings of children with Tourette Syndrome (TS), Why Do You Do That? is an age-appropriate source of information for children and adolescents aged 8 to 16. Uttom Chowdhury and Mary Robertson describe tics and Tourette's in clear, child-friendly terms and provide a simple explanation of the biological causes. Other chapters focus on living with someone who has TS, associated features such as obsessive-compulsive disorder, attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder and aggression, and what siblings can do to help. The authors also offer practical tips on how to deal with issues such as problems at school and bullying. This book will prove invaluable for brothers and sisters of children with TS, as well as parents and other family members.

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