Case Files: Psychiatry presents realistic clinical scenarios to enhance and hone your clinical decision-making skills. Sixty high-yield cases illustrate essential concepts in psychiatric care. Each case begins with a vignette accompanied by relevant open-ended questions designed to teach diagnostic or therapeutic approaches relevant to psychiatry. The answers that follow emphasize mechanisms and underlying principles. This sixth edition features a new format with bulleted summaries, shorter paragraphs, and clearer headings.
Realistic cases are accompanied by questions that encourage you to think through DSM-5 diagnostic criteria and therapeutic options
Real-life psychiatry cases with high-yield discussions aligned to clerkship guidelines
USMLE-style review questions and clinical pearls accompany each case
Primer on how to approach clinical problems and think like an experienced doctor