Clinically relevant and visually accessible, Clinical Psychiatry Essentials is tailored specifically to meet the needs of today's students. Easy to read and use, it provides an introduction to the field of psychiatry and features a wealth of learning tools to maximize comprehension. Each chapter integrates clinical case scenarios, clinical pearls, and study questions, making this an excellent resource for course study and exam preparation. The book addresses core competency issues, including communication skills, system-based aspects of care, and professionalism and focuses on innovative areas of psychiatry including patient-centered care practices and new therapies. A companion Website provides access to the fully searchable text.