Mental State Examination: Part Seven; Cognition and Insight
From Robin Farr on February 12th, 2020
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This short series of videos will introduce you to the different elements of the Mental State Examination. The Mental State Examination is an important part of the clinical assessment in psychiatry to aide a doctor in making an accurate diagnosis and formulation. All psychiatric assessments include a Mental State Examination.
When completing a Mental State Examination, you must comment on the patient's Appearance and Behaviour, Speech, Mood, Thoughts including Risk, Perception, Cognition and Insight.
This Video will focus on Cognition and Insight.