Common mental disorders

This section includes resources for the common mental disorders that form the core of your learning.

Affective disorder

Anxiety disorders

Dementia and delirium

Old Age psychiatry deals with psychiatric conditions affecting those aged 65 and over.  The needs of older adults are unique and complex and, as a result, the presentation and management of conditions can be different to other areas of psychiatry.  Although delirium can affect people of all ages, it is particularly common in those patients in the later stages of their life.  Old age psychiatry specialises in this treatment.  

Eating disorders

Personality disorders


Self harm and suicide

Somatoform disorders

Substance misuse