Psychiatry Made Ridiculously Simple

(3 customer reviews)

A practical and enjoyable review of the most important points in clinical psychiatry, including diagnosis, case presentations and medicinal treatment as well as various treatment modalities available for the patient. Incorporates DSM-5 classification of psychiatric disorders. A useful manual for students and practitioners from all disciplines including medical, nursing, PA, psychology, social work, and occupational therapy.


Book Details






Edition 5 (January 15, 2016)



About The Author

Jefferson Nelson

Jefferson E. Nelson, MD., is Distinguished Life Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association and has practiced in Austin, Texas.

William V. Good

William V. Good, MD., is presently Senior Scientist at Smith-Kettler Eye Research Center located in San Francisco, California.

Michael Ascher

Michael Ascher, MD., is Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Perelman School of  Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania located in Philadelphia, PA


Chapter 1. Introduction
Chapter 2. Psychiatric Evaluation
Chapter 3. The Depressed and Suicidal Patient
Chapter 4. Psychoses
Chapter 5. Bipolar Disorder
Chapter 6. Delirium/Dementia
Chapter 7. The Anxious Patient
Chapter 8. Alcohol and Substance Use Disorder
Chapter 9. The Sleepless Patient
Chapter 10. Eating Disorders
Chapter 11. Pain
Chapter 12. Medical Problems Presenting as Psychiatric Syndromes
Chapter 13. Psychiatric Conditions of Childhood
Chapter 14. The Patient with Sexual Problems
Chapter 15. Personality Disorders
Chapter 16. Treatment Modalities
Chapter 17. Clinical Review

3 reviews for Psychiatry Made Ridiculously Simple

  1. Julie L. Friedman – Gregg L. Friedman MD Psychiatrist, Hallandale Beach, FL

    Psychiatry made Ridiculously Simple is easy to read and covers most of the major psychiatric conditions. It is a fun book to read for medical students, psychiatry residents, and psychiatrists. I give it 5 stars. By Gregg L. Friedman MD, Psychiatrist, Hallandale Beach, FL

  2. Rodger C. Niemeier – Good Psychiatry Overview

    Great overview of psychiatric basics and philosophies of treatment.

  3. Sharon – Five Stars

    Informative and helpful in understanding my chronically ill wife.

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