Pocket Psychiatry

Publication Year: 2019

Edition: 1st Ed.

Authors/Editor: Taylor, John B.; Puckett, Judith; Beach, Scott

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)

ISBN: 978-1-97-511793-1

Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 91

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Pocket Psychiatry, a new addition to the Pocket Notebook series, is written by residents for residents.

A resource for essential information, in a high-yield, easy-to-use format, designed to help students, trainees, and others navigate the initial psychiatric evaluation and management of the most commonly encountered psychiatric conditions. With an emphasis on evidence-based information, Pocket Psychiatry, provides a rare concise and accessible resource, for must-know information on hospital- and clinic-based psychiatric care — from history and physical exam to differential diagnosis testing to therapeutics. 

  • Bulleted lists, tables, diagrams, and algorithms make essential facts easy to find and retain.

  • Progress logically from symptoms to differential diagnosis, workup and diagnosis, assessment of risks and benefits of available treatments, to treatment and prognosis.

  • Review of the highest impact trials and literature guiding psychiatric care.

  • Covers all major psychiatric diagnosis, plus management of psychiatric emergencies, the intersection of the legal system and psychiatry, and addition of quick reference for the most commonly used medications in psychiatric management. 

  • Written by psychiatry and medicine residents from the Harvard University, and edited by senior faculty.


Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Taylor, John B.; Puckett, Judith; Beach, Scott
ISBN: 978-1-97-511793-1
Language: English
Edition: 1st Ed.
Pages: 350
Year: 2019
Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 91