Psychiatry is the toughest in the short subjects group. Psychiatry is quite easy if one understands it thoroughly otherwise you need to scratch your brain to solve the questions.
Approximately 4-5 questions are framed from Psychiatry with rare but specific Image-Based questions. Usually one liners are asked from Psychiatry.
With a view to make your preparation more effective for Psychiatry, we have brought forward this article which will provide insights into the Most Important Topics of Psychiatry and the Best Books for Psychiatry from PGMEE perspective.
Recommended Books for Psychiatry
Our Experts recommend the following books for preparation of Psychiatry:
- Review of Short Subjects by Dr. Arvind Arora
- Notes of Dr. Sachin Arora
Most Important Topics of Psychiatry for PGMEE
Here is a Compact list of the Most Important Topics of Psychiatry for PGMEE:
- ICD 10 and DSMV
- Basic Terminology in Psychiatry
- Piaget Theory
- Freudian Theory and Stages
- Erikson Stages
- Defence Mechanisms
- Learning Theories
- Neuropsychological Tests
- Schizoaffective Disorder
- Anti-Psychotic Drugs
- Mood Disorders
- Major Depressive Episode
- Cognitive Theory
- Anxiety Disorder
- Dissociative Disorders
- Somatic Disorders Phobia
- Neurotransmitters involved in Neurotic Disorder
- Organic Amnesic Syndrome
- Substance Use Disorders
- ECT (Electroconvulsive Therapy)
- Personality Disorder
- ADHD (Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder)
- Behaviour Therapy
- Ganser syndrome
Also read: How to study all 19 subjects for NEET PG.
Properly preparing the above mentioned topics will definitely help you overcome the barrier of Psychiatry and boost your score in PGMEE.
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