“Face to Face”, a DVD Rom demonstrating psychiatric interviewing and electro convulsive treatment, has been launched at the Keele University Undergraduate Medical School. This new teaching resource is intended for medical students and is useful to all mental health students, irrespective of discipline.
The interviews, which are accompanied by annotations and highlight key questions or symptoms, cover a range of conditions, including Schizophrenia, eating disorder, school refusal, somatoform disorder and anxiety disorders. The patients were portrayed by actors from the experienced company, Round Midnight Theatre.
The DVD Rom was funded from the Workforce Development Confederation and produced by Dr Lisetta Lovett, Senior Lecturer in Medical Education at Keele University and a Consultant Psychiatrist. It was a joint project involving staff from the Keele University School of Medicine and North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare Trust.
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