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DOWNLOAD! MANUAL AND PROFORMA FOR PSYCHIATRIC EVALUATION

DOWNLOAD! MANUAL AND PROFORMA FOR PSYCHIATRIC EVALUATION

These two documents simplify psychiatric case taking with important and relevant points necessary for case presentation. You can download these two documents, print them and carry them with you as easy reference guide for psychiatric evaluation and case taking. Hope you find them useful for your day to day ward work and exams! EASY REFERENCE […]

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Aug

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Tips for performing a good Mental Status Examination

Tips for performing a good Mental Status Examination

Mental status examination is an important skill to be learnt by a resident and is akin to physical examination in medicine. MSE includes cognitive functions, intelligence, thought, mood, perception, insight and judgement. Though examination of patient is an objective phenomena, symptoms are mind are mostly subjective experiences, hence it is difficult to differentiate between signs […]

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Jul

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Interview skills and the art of history taking

Interview skills and the art of history taking

History taking and examination is the mainstay for diagnosis of a medical problem in a patient. It is the most important skill which should be imbibed by all medical practitioners. History taking is more of an art required for best application of the scientific knowledge and clinical skills learnt through our medical training. It is […]

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Jul

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Introduction to psychiatry and psychopathology

Introduction to psychiatry and psychopathology

During the period of MBBS training psychiatry as a discipline is many times an enigma primarily due to limited exposure to the branch. Having chosen a career in psychiatry, a resident may enter the field with different perspectives and ideas about the branch, many times not knowing what to expect. This article gives a brief […]

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