Brain Calipers

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The Mental Status Examination (MSE) is an essential component of all clinical interviews, and remains the cornerstone of descriptive psychopathology. It is a structured set of questions and observations designed to assess:

$50.00 US
428 pages, hard-cover
ISBN (10) 1-894328-02-7; (13) 9781894328029

Brain Calipers, 2nd Ed.: A Guide to a Successful Mental Status Exam provides a comprehensive and enjoyable overview of the mental status exam. Features include:

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"I highly recommend Brain Calipers to psychiatry residents, medical students, and psychiatrists preparing for their board examinations. This book is a very comprehensive review of the mental status examination. In addition to being informative, it is very readable and highly entertaining."
Steven E. Hyler, MD
Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry
Columbia University