Psychiatry Instruction Resources

Medical Student Teaching Resource: This Newcastle Universitys site provides various psychiatric education tools and information including an overview of psychiatry; taking a history and mental state examination; psychopathology video clips; various case studies including depression, anxiety, personality disorders, alcohol dependency, etc.; a glossary of terms; psychotherapy and drug management strategies; and various reading resources.

Health Education Assets Library (HEAL): A variety of digital resource information, including mental status and neurological exams, can be found in this digital library. Click on Full Description for each of the cases and then Access Resource in order to view the video clips and other information.

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Instruction Articles

Teaching Psychiatry to Medical Undergraduates: Article covers important factors in designing teaching sessions, courses and other educational forums.

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Other Resources

American Psychiatric Association (APA): The APA provides practice guidelines and other information that can be utilized in medical education.

DSM IV Codes: This is the link to Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM), published by the American Psychiatric Association that lists the standard classification of mental disorders used by mental health professionals in the U.S.

DSM IV Codes to ICD-9-CM Codes: This is a crosswalk document designed to help you determine which ICD-9-CM diagnosis code corresponds to a particular DSM-IV-TR diagnosis code.

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Journals & Associations

Association of Directors of Medical Student Education in Psychiatry: The focus of the Association is on medical student education, examination information, etc.

Academic Psychiatry: Articles include education information.

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Michigan State University's Psychiatry Resources

Department of Psychiatry:

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