Key Topics in Psychiatry

Key Topics in Psychiatry

By Sheena C. Jones, MBChB, DRCOG, MRCPsych, Specialist Registrar in General Adult and Learning Disability Psychiatry, West of Scotland Higher Training Scheme, Scotland, UK; and Kate Roberts, BSc(Med Sci), MBChB, MRCPsych, Senior Registrar, Forensicare, Victorian Institute of Forensic Mental Health, Melbourne, Australia; formerly West of Scotland Basic Training Scheme, UK


Addictions. Affective disorders. Anxiety disorders. Appraisal and revalidation. Asylum seekers. Capacity. Child and adolescent. Community psychiatry. Continuing professional development. Cross-cultural psychiatry. Department of health. Driving regulations. Dual diagnosis. Eating disorders. Ethics. Electro-convulsive therapy. Evidence-based medicine. Forensic psychiatry. Gender. Guidelines. GMC. Learning disability psychiatry. Liaison psychiatry. Mental health act. Mental health policies. Old age psychiatry. Peri-natal psychiatry. Personality disorder. Psychotherapy. Post-traumatic stress disorder. Rating scales. Rehabilitation psychiatry. Risk. Royal College of Psychiatrists. Schizophrenia. Service Provision. Stigma. Suicide. Definitions.