MCQs in Psychiatry for Medical Students
John Lally and John Tully
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MCQs in Psychiatry for Medical Students is an
invaluable collection of multiple choice questions (MCQs) and
extending matching item (EMI) questions, covering all areas in
psychiatry. Written to match the current style of university exam
questions, it is an essential tool for anyone preparing for
MCQs are the ‘best of five’ style.
Questions are grouped by subject and get progressively harder
within each chapter. The answers are given along with detailed
explanations, plus references to core texts and suggestions for
The book offers:
- Up-to-date ‘best of five’ MCQs, plus EMI
psychiatry questions, in a self-test format, written by
psychiatrists qualified in clinical education.
- Questions that are in keeping with the
latest research and clinical concepts in psychiatry.
- Questions written in the format used for
university exams in modern medical curricula.
Students will find this an easy-to-use
and reliable book that will help them optimise their performance on
MCQs and EMIs are used for undergraduate
psychiatry written exams in the UK, Ireland, Australia and New
Zealand. Medical students from other countries will benefit from
the self-test format of this book as practising MCQs is a superb
way to revise and reinforce knowledge. The book will also be of
interest to postgraduate trainees in psychiatry and more senior
clinicians for the purposes of revision.
All medical students.
See other books for trainees.
About the authors:
Dr John Lally
– Clinical Research Worker in the Department of Psychosis
Studies at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and
Neuroscience (King’s College London) and Specialist Registrar in
General Adult Psychiatry at South London and
Maudsley (SLAM) NHS Foundation Trust.
Dr John Tully – Academic Clinical Fellow and
Specialist Registrar in Forensic Psychiatry in the Department
of Forensic and Neurodevelopmental Sciences at the Institute of
Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience (King’s College London)
and at South London and Maudsley (SLAM) NHS Foundation
"This is a must-have title for all
medical students; it will pique the interest of many students and
may even assist in recruiting future psychiatrists to the
- BJPsych Bulletin
How to use this book
Common abbreviations and terms
- Psychotic Disorders
- Depression and Anxiety
- Alcohol and Substance Misuse
- Old Age Psychiatry and Organic
- Child & Adolescent
- Disorders of Personality, Behaviour
- Physical Health in Psychiatry and
Functional Somatic Syndromes
- Psychology and
- Other topics