Minister Health Khwaja Sulman Rafique took a round of the Psychiatry
department of the hospital and met the patients and their attendants.
This study compared the attitude of the medical interns who had completed their psychiatry
internship with that of the final year medical students who were yet to do the internship in Psychiatry
Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry
Emeritus University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
As research continues to elucidate the neural mechanisms of key psychiatric symptoms, such as anxiety, depression, mania, impulsiveness, compulsions, delusions, or hallucinations, the transformation of psychiatry
into an authentic clinical neuroscience is inevitable.
Extensively revised sections on schizophrenia, mood disorders, anxiety disorders, geriatric psychiatry
, and neurocognitive disorders.
Previous research into attitude to psychiatry
as a specialty and career choice seems to have produced conflicting results and most of it was carried out among medical students.
The subjects covered include Signs and Symptoms of Psychiatric Disorders, The Psychiatric Interview, History taking and mental state examination, Anxiety disorders, Mood (Affective)Disorders, Schizophrenia and related disorders, Personality Disorders, Alcohol and Drug Dependence, Psychiatry
and Medicine, Dissociative (Conversion) and Somatoform disorders, Neuropsychiatry and Old Age psychiatry
, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
, IntellectualDisability, Forensic Psychiatry
, Perinatal and Psychiatric Disorders specific to Women, Sleep Disorders, Psychosexual Disorders, Eating Disorders, Psychological Methods of Treatment, Drugs and other Physical Treatments and all the chapters have been very well referenced.
But, in order to better define itself in the future, psychiatry
does not necessarily require a revolution, but rather it must show free spirit that is not indebted to any theory, be it behavioural or social (3).
There are similar chapters describing the application of positive psychiatry
to other populations, such as children and minorities, and how to apply the approach to everyday clinical practice.
This way, we have not only reduced the time that patients spend in the Emergency Department, but we have also reduced the waiting list for admissions to the Psychiatry
Department by 18%.
Conclusion: Constructive feedback during clinical attachment has a significantly positive impact on the undergraduate medical students' attitude towards psychiatry
Holroyd joins Marshall from the University of Virginia (UVA) School of Medicine where she served as vice chair for education in the department of psychiatry
and neurobehavioral science, among several other administrative appointments and academic positions.
Wisconsin), and Baron (Montgomery County Community College) present this tightly organized clinical psychiatry
text focused on athletes across the lifespan of the field of sports psychiatry
This issue of the South African Journal of Psychiatry
celebrates the 60th anniversary of the South African Society of Psychiatrists (SASOP) and its 17th national congress.
In the western world, more emphasis is now being given on training in Cultural Psychiatry
in view of multicultural composition of their population.