Skills in Medicine – The Psychiatric Interview

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The goal of this publication is to serve as a reference for medical students but also for all physicians who want to deepen their knowledge of the mental state examination. It discusses the position of the mental status examination in the psychiatric interview and the key concepts of a mental status examination, and shows how the examination is properly conducted. The enclosed video material contains a number of interviews with patients.

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ISBN: 978-90-77201-36-7

authors: Dr. Maarten Bak, Dr. Rob van Diest & Drs. Myriam de Ruijter

  • Introduction
    • Methodology of psychiatric assessment
    • Positioning mental status examination
    • General nature of mental status examination
    • The mental status examination as a medical skill
    • The DVD-ROM “The mental status examination as a medical skill“
  • Characteristics of the mental status examination
    • Main classification psychological functions in the examination
    • Method of examination
    • Exploration
    • Observation
    • Reporting the examination
    • Terminology and references to pathology
    • First impressions
    • Cognitive functions
    • Affective functions
    • Conative functions
  • The mental status examination summarized
    • First impressions
    • Cognitive functions
    • Affective functions
    • Conative functions

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