Lecture Notes: Psychiatry provides a concise introduction to the fundamentals of Psychiatry. It presents the principles of Psychiatric examination followed by systematic coverage of the major psychiatric disorders. Management and treatment options are carefully explained with a focus on equipping would be doctors with the practical management skills for liaising with psychiatric patients, such as suggestions on how to explain treatment to patients. Changes/updates for this new edition: ? Now presented in full colour and brand new Lecture Notes series text design ? More on the ?burden? of psychiatry in society and psychiatry in various settings (especially primary care vs. secondary care which was a previous focus) ? Increased frequency of the short case studies interspersed throughout the text ? Different drug classes drawn out and boxed for use during revision ? Will feature new ?hitlist? of core management skills aimed specifically at Junior Doctor competencies ? Brand new checklists on the following topics, included as appendices: psychiatric history, mental state examination, case presentation layout, main psychotropic drugs Lecture Notes provide concise and thorough introductions to core areas of the medical student curriculum, covering both the clinical approach and the background knowledge that medical students and junior doctors need to know.