MRCPsych recommended reading by Maudsley
Institute of Psychiatry, London.
Oxford Textbook of Psychiatry
by Michael Gelder, Richard Mayou,
Maudsley says: Good introduction for MRCPsych Part 1, but some have found it lacking in enough detail.
- Kaplan & Saddock's Synopsis of Psychiatry
by Benjamin J. Sadock (Editor), Virginia A. Sadock (Editor)
Maudsley says: An American publication, lots of useful tables but mainly written for DSMIV but does include the ICD10 diagnosis, uncertain of value for
Part 1 exam
- College Seminar Series on Adult Psychiatry
by G. Stein (Editor), G. Wilkinson (Editor)
Maudsley says: A highly recommended book as many of the general adult MCQs seem to contain answers in this. Also represents the College's view and useful for the
Part 2 essays.
- Companion to Psychiatric Studies
by Johnstone et al
Maudsley says: Some swear by it, others never use it!
- Organic Psychiatry
by W A Lishman
Maudsley says: Highly recommended as a reference text, ?necessary for the exam
Drug and Alcohol
Old age Psychiatry
Exam orientated texts
MRCPsych Part 1
Often recommended by revision courses
- The MRCPsych Study Manual
by Ben Green (2nd Edition)
Maudsley says: Covers the different aspects of the exams, eg MCQs, Essays, Clinical, PMPs, Critical review, etc. Has some sample questions and tips for each part of the exam
MRCPsych Part 2