This is a new Australian text that provides a concise introduction to psychiatry, essential for medical students. Description - This text aims to provide the reader with a practical introduction to the complex field of psychiatry. Each concise chapter outlines fundamental information which will be invaluable for medical students beginning their psychiatry rotation. The mystery is taken out of challenging presentations such as mood disorders, personality disorders and psychotherapies. The writing style is designed to put the reader at ease and encourage confidence in a discipline that is frequently confronting. The authors are clinical academics who enjoy making the complex understandable. Key Features: a convenient on-the-spot reference book; concise, informative chapters, each designed to be no longer than 1,000 words; written in an approachable style - designed to put the reader at ease; and Psych-Lite - sample chapter from McGraw-Hill Education ANZ- Medical.