Author: Amin Azzam
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
Release Date: 2010-02-12
The Insider's Guide to Acing the Psychiatry Boards Written by Physicians Who Passed! Apply the proven First Aid formula for Psychiatry Board success! "A classic review in virtually every sense, this book consists of brief chapters packed with vital psychiatric and neurological information targeting the clinical knowledge criteria outlined by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN) for their board-certification examination. Using abbreviated and high yield chapters, this book presents the most up-to-date and useful information on psychiatric and neurologic concepts related to the ABPN examination. 3 Stars."--Doody's Review Service First Aid for the Psychiatry Boards is an “insider's guide” to passing the Psychiatry Boards, in-training exams, and recertification. Based on feedback from recent test-takers, this review offers high-yield information, mnemonics, and visual aids -- along with mini-cases for oral board success.The content is written by recent test-takers so you know you are studying the most current and relevant material possible. Now you can get real answers to real board questions! Features: Hundreds of high-yield facts, mnemonics, clinical images, and summary tables help you ace the boards and in-service exams Covers must-know psychiatry and neurology topics in one complete volume Written by recent, successful test-takers and reviewed by top faculty so you know you're studying the most relevant, up-to-date material possible Integrated mini-cases review frequently tested scenarios and classic patient presentations Great for in-service and board exams and the perfect refresher before recertification Insider Coverage of All the Must-Know Topics: Guide to the ABPN Examination, Psychiatry Topics Disorders of Childhood Onset, Unipolar Depressive Disorders, Bipolar Disorder, Primary Psychotic Disorders, Substance Abuse and Dependence, Anxiety Disorders, Personality Disorders, Eating Disorders, Somatoform Disorders, Sleep and Sleep Disorders, Delirium and Dementia, Sexuality and Sexual Disorders, Neurology Topics Neuroanatomy and Clinical Correlates, Stroke and Critical Care, Neurochemistry and Neuropharmacology, Neuroimmunology, Neurodegenerative Disorders, Headache and Pain, Neuro-oncology, Neuro-ophthalomology and Neuro-otology, Neurological Infections, Neuromuscular Disease, Pediatric Neurology and Neurogenetics, Seizures and Epilepsy Visit FirstAidfortheBoards.com
Author: Michael Rafii
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
Release Date: 2010-05-07
The Insider's Guide to Acing the Neurology Boards-- Written by Physicians Who Passed! Apply the proven First Aid formula for Neurology Board success! 4 STAR DOODY'S REVIEW! "This is a nice, concise review of high-yield neurology and psychiatry topics focused on preparing for neurology board examinations. It can easily be read or reviewed in a short period of time, and the tables and graphics are also helpful. 4 Stars."--Doody's Review Service First Aid for the Neurology Boards is a unique guide for success on the Neurology Boards, in-training exams, and recertification. You will find hundreds of frequently-tested facts based on feedback from students who just passed the exam along with mini-cases essential for oral board preparation.The books is written by recent test-takers and reviewed by top faculty so you know you are studying the most up-to-date, relevant information possible. Features Hundreds of high-yield facts, mnenomics, clinical images, and summary tables help you ace the boards and in-service exams Covers must-know neurology AND psychiatry topics in one complete volume Written by recent, successful test-takers and reviewed by faculty so you know you're studying the most relevant, up-to-date material possible Integrated mini-cases highlight frequently tested scenarios and classic patient presentations Great for in-service and board exams and the perfect refresher before recertification The Content You Need to Excel on the Boards: Guide to the ABPN Examination, Neurology Topics: Neuroanatomy, Neuropharmacology, Neuroimmunology, Neurodegenerative Disorders, Headache and Pain, Neuro-oncology, Neuro-ophthalomology and Neuro-otology, Stroke and Neurocritical Care, Neurological Infections, Neuromuscular Disease, Pediatric Neurology and Neurogenetics, Seizures, Epilepsy, and Sleep Disorders, Psychiatry Topics: Substance Abuse and Dependence, Delirium, Anxiety Disorders, Somatoform Disorders, Bipolar Disorder, Major Depressive Disorder, Primary Psychotic Disorders. Visit www.FirstAidfortheBoards.com and www.FirstAidTeam.com
Facts101 is your complete guide to First Aid for the Psychiatry Boards. In this book, you will learn topics such as Unipolar Depressive Disorders, Bipolar Disorder, Primary Psychotic Disorders, and Substance Abuse and Dependence plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.
Author: William W. Wang
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Release Date: 2007-06-01
Psychiatry for the Boards, Second Edition is the most effective test preparation tool for standard clinical psychiatry exams, including the PRITE, the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology written exam, recertification exams, and psychiatry questions on the USMLE Steps 2 and 3. The book presents high-yield information and mnemonics in an easy-to-read question-and-answer format. Appendices contain 100 sample Board-type questions and practical exam preparation tips. Completely updated, with nearly half the chapters rewritten, this edition is DSM-IV-TR compatible and includes new developments in psychopharmacology, neuroscience, and technology. Six new chapters cover human development; ECT, VNS, and DBS; seizure disorders; localized impairment—strokes, brain injuries, and brain tumors; peripheral nerve and muscle disorders; and cranial nerve symptoms and disorders.
Author: Matthew S. Kaufman
Release Date: 2005-08
A student-to-student guide, wherein, you can discover med students' secret weapon for the clerkship, impress on the wards and succeed in the clerkship, get answers to shelf-exam questions from students who passed, and, remember the essentials with high-yield topics, mnemonics, and pocket-sized reminders. Apply the First Aid formula for clerkship success Insider's guide to psychiatry clerkship success is the only student-to-student, step-by-step guide to clerkship success. It contains hundreds of recently tested high-yield topics from shelf exams and the USMLE Step 2. It contains exam, wards, and typical scenario boxes for last-minute review. It also includes insider tips for outstanding performance on the wards and exams. A Classifieds section does the research for you, featuring high-yield websites and top extracurricular opportunities and scholarships. Also includes pocket-sized tear-out cards with essential wards information Awesome Read it 3x the week before exam and did very well. - Beatrice Aguado, MD, University of Illinois, online review. Great review book for the boards ...Buy this book now. You won't regret it. - California physician, online review. clinical/educational pearls. This is a perfect book for those who like to know the essentials in an easy-to-read format. - online review.
Author: James Bourgeois
Publisher: American Psychiatric Pub
Release Date: 2009
It is a daunting task to distill a psychiatrist's education and training into a single, comprehensive resource, but that is precisely what this review guide does to thoroughly prepare candidates taking the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Examination in Psychiatry.
Author: Rajesh R. Tampi
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Release Date: 2008
Derived from a popular review course for residents and fellows at Yale University's Department of Psychiatry, this comprehensive question-and-answer review book will prepare resident and practicing psychiatrists for all types of standardized examinations, including the PRITE, the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology written exam, and recertification exams. The book contains 2,000 multiple-choice questions divided into ten 200-question tests, and each test covers all psychiatry and neurology topics in the ABPN curriculum. An answer section with complete answers, explanations, and references for further review follows each test. All of the questions will be available on a companion Website, so that readers can take the tests online. (www.comprehensivereviewofpsychiatry.com)
Author: Helen Mavourneen Farrell, M.D.
Publisher: CRC Press
Release Date: 2015-04-17
Watch Dr. Helen Farrell's TEDx Talk on Creating Hope for Mental Health Forensic Psychiatry: Essential Board Review is an invaluable study guide for those doctors preparing for the forensic psychiatry board exam or seeking recertification. The text is a concise and practical aid for mastering forensics, making key principles easy to understand and memorize. The book is divided into four sections. The first section, Board Examination Tips and Pitfalls, offers you important advice on everything from registering for the examination to effective studying techniques to the power of embracing a positive attitude. The second section, High Yield Notes, provides a broad review of important topics in forensic psychiatry including forensic ethics as well as civil and criminal issues. The third section, Legal Cases, contains a concise review of important mental health legal cases. The last section, Board-Style Questions, includes more than 100 board-style questions along with answers and detailed explanations for self-assessment. Although the book focuses primarily on forensic psychiatrists, a larger audience can benefit from reading it including psychologists, social workers, criminologists, general psychiatrists, medical students, and attorneys or law students interested in mental health law.
Author: J Clive Spiegel
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date: 2016-04-23
Covering every area of the ABPN board exam, the 3rd Edition of Psychiatry Test Preparation and Review Manual, by Drs. J. Clive Spiegel and John M. Kenny, includes 1,100 questions, online video vignettes and an online timed assessment to prepare you for certification or recertification success. You’ll know exactly what to expect when exam day arrives, thanks to current coverage of the latest research in both psychiatry and neurology, as well as a format that precisely mimics all aspects of the written exam. Features six tests of 150 multiple-choice questions each, as well as 160 multiple-choice questions related to case vignettes. Allows you to see results broken down by topic online, so you can target areas needing further study. Bookmarking and score archiving are also available online. Allows you to exclude topics which are not included on the MOC, such as neuroscience and neurology, so you can more narrowly focus your study. Gives clear explanations for both insufficient/incorrect and correct answers, and provides recommended readings from key textbooks. Reflects the latest research and clinical practice in both psychiatry and neurology. NEW! Eight new video vignettes featuring patient interviews, each with accompanying multiple-choice questions. NEW! All questions relating to diagnostic criteria have been updated to the DSM-5.
Author: Theodore A. Stern
Publisher: Mgh Psychiatry Academy
Release Date: 2012-08-15
From Massachusetts General Hospital - ranked #1 Department of Psychiatry, for 16 consecutive years, and one of the world's leading centers for psychiatry education, research, and treatment - comes this unrivaled, complete overview of the field of psychiatry. This remarkable text is designed as a study aid for excelling on shelf exams, board certification and re-certification exams. The Massachusetts General Hospital Psychiatry Update & Board, 3rd edition can be used for CME credits, or as a clinical refresher; it combines review material with a Q&A format (geared to each chapter) - and gives you the latest information in the field, using the most recent DSM-IV terminology. 250 board-style questions with annotated answers. With in-depth coverage that ranges from neuroanatomy and psychopathology to therapeutics, to group therapy and imaging, the book is designed to meet the curriculum requirements of the National Board of Medical Examiners and the American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology. It considers the full spectrum of both psychiatric and neurological disorders including: - Neuromuscular disease - Seizures - Stroke and TIA - Dementia - Sleep Disorders - Mental Retardation - Eating Disorders - Disturbances of Mood and Anxiety - Behavioral Disturbances - Neuropsychiatric Disturbances - And many others This unique skill-and-knowledge-building tool gives you a thorough look at topics of special interest, such as medico-legal issues in medical practice, the violent patient, HIV disease, psychosexual disorders, suicide, substance use and abuse, mood/mental disorders and the reproductive cycle, child and geriatric psychiatry, and end-of-life care. What's more, it also provides step-by-step guidelines for the administration of psychopharmacologic drugs and the management of their reactions.
Author: Deborah J. Hales
Publisher: American Psychiatric Pub
Release Date: 2014-10-06
FOCUS Psychiatry Review, Volume 2, DSM-5® Revised Edition, contains 400 board-type multiple-choice questions derived from material in the annual FOCUS examinations, which can help psychiatrists prepare for examinations and identify areas for further study. This edition has been updated for consistency with DSM-5®. These questions, developed by the FOCUS Editorial Board, are consistent in form and process with the questions used by high-stakes examinations. They cover important clinical areas of psychiatric practice and closely follow the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN) outline of topics for the recertification examination in psychiatry. FOCUS Psychiatry Review is designed to test current knowledge and its clinical application. The workbook is flexible in format, allowing readers to use the educational approach that works best for them. Readers can review resource materials prior to answering questions, or they can use the workbook to review the references listed in the critiques after scoring test sections. The workbook will be useful for anyone committed to lifelong learning in the field -- practicing psychiatrists, psychiatric residents, and psychiatrists preparing for examinations. The FOCUS Psychiatry Review, Volume 2, DSM-5® Revised Edition * Contains 400 clinical questions that can be used to identify areas of strength and weakness* Provides up-to-date critiques and current references to facilitate further study* Complements a larger overall program of lifelong learning for the psychiatrist who wants to keep current in the field This volume covers the following topics: * Anxiety Disorders* Child and Adolescent Psychiatry* Disorders of Sleep, Eating, and Sex* Ethics and Professionalism* Genetics and Genomics* Geriatric Psychiatry* Mood Disorders* Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder* Personality and Temperament* Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Disaster Psychiatry* Psychopharmacology* Psychosomatic Medicine* Psychotherapy* Schizophrenia* Substance Use Disorders American Psychiatric Association (APA) is accredited by ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Program start date: February 2011Program review date: June 2014Program end date: June 2017 APA designates this enduring material for a maximum of 50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits(tm). Physicians should claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Author: Philip R. Muskin
Publisher: American Psychiatric Pub
Release Date: 2016-04-13
Psychiatrists and residents are faced with the important -- but what may feel overwhelming -- task of refreshing their knowledge of the whole of psychiatric practice, typically while remaining engaged in full-time clinical activity. Psychiatrists will find the logical structure, substantive questions, and thorough explanations provided by the Study Guide for the Psychiatry Board Examination to be as reassuring as they are educational. Although readers are advised to consult a range of resources in preparation for the examination, this guide is indispensable. It is the first and only guide to reflect the revisions contained in DSM-5®, and it will ably assume a primary role in the study and review process. The guide is designed for maximum usefulness, with specific features and attributes to support knowledge recall and successful examination performance. The authors are from a cross-section of accomplished students, fellows, and junior and senior faculty, all of whom have faced or will face the board examination and who understand its importance to the profession. Topics were determined by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Certification Examination in Psychiatry 2015 Content Blueprint. The approximately 400 questions were formulated from information extracted from widely available American Psychiatric Publishing textbooks and accurately reflect the accepted psychiatric knowledge base. Each multiple choice question is followed by an explanation of why the correct answer is correct and the others are incorrect, and every question and explanation is referenced, directing the reader to the primary material for more in-depth learning and study. The volume was designed as a study guide for both the initial psychiatry board examination and the recertification examination. The process of working through the study guide will allow the reader to identify areas of strength and weakness, initiate further study, and test and retest knowledge, ultimately preparing for the examination's rigors. Only the Study Guide for the Psychiatry Board Examination offers support for the new, DSM-5® -- compatible examination, and that alone renders it essential.
Author: Nathan R. Strahl
Publisher: American Psychiatric Pub
Release Date: 2011-02-25
The Clinical Study Guide for the Oral Boards in Psychiatry has been a trusted and indispensable resource for a decade and this new, 4th edition continues the tradition of currency, relevancy, and rigor. To pass the oral boards in psychiatry, a candidate must possess clinical knowledge that is both broad and deep, something that is difficult to attain for a clinician who is exposed, in daily practice, to a limited number of patients with a limited range of disorders. However, the oral boards are a test of clinical, not theoretical, knowledge, and so the candidate seeking to prepare thoroughly is faced with the critical challenge of mastering the patient interview, contextualizing the findings, and providing a differential diagnosis for disorders which he or she may not have encountered professionally. This book is designed to provide practical clinical information regarding the assessment and treatment of the types of patients most likely to present for the oral boards. Its approach is both encyclopedic and succinct, with an insider's view of what the candidate can expect. Organization is by class of disorder and each section addresses, at a minimum, the DSM-IV-TR diagnostic criteria, clinical issues, etiology, prognosis, differential diagnosis and treatment -- all the pertinent clinical information candidates should know so they will be prepared when asked by the examiners. The author stresses the necessity for thorough preparation and care in the formulation of responses, reflecting the knowledge that if a candidate mentions a particular medication, for example, he or she should expect to be questioned about its indications, dosing information, therapeutic benefits, and potential side effects. Less tangible factors are also discussed, such as demonstrating empathy for the patient, effective interview technique, and the ability to establish rapport. An abundance of tables and figures make complex information easy to understand, and the author has supplied algorithms for treatment protocols to help candidates whose experience with a particular patient group is limited. The oral examination is a difficult and intimidating event that looms large in the clinician's professional development. However, the Clinical Study Guide for the Oral Boards in Psychiatry both simplifies and demystifies the process by compiling and organizing all the material the candidate requires to prepare for the exam. Any candidate willing to invest the time and effort to study this comprehensive guide will surely achieve success.
Author: Tom Baudendistel
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education / Medical
Release Date: 2017-10-19
The insider's guide to acing the internal medicine boards written by physicians who passed The perfect framework for score-boosting, time-efficient review, First Aid for the Internal Medicine Boards, Fourth Edition delivers the high-yield information, mnemonics, and visual aids necessary to excel on the exam. Following the proven First Aid formula for success, the book is carefully edited to include the content most likely to be included on the exam, allowing readers to focus on what they really need to know and maximize their study time. The Fourth Edition is distinguished by a renewed focus on high-yield content and has been updated to reflect the very latest treatment guidelines in internal medicine. Everything you need to get the score you want on the internal medicine boards: • A complete one-stop review of the most frequently tested topics • Rich full-color design for easier studying • Hundreds of revised high-yield tables, diagrams, and topics • Integrated vignette questions prepare you for what you will see on the actual exam • Insider tips and study strategies for outstanding performance • Key Facts in the margins reinforce must-know information • Mnemonics make learning and memorization fun, fast, and easy • Great as a refresher for recertification