Mental status exam, part 2, with Dr. Michael Casher.

Topics discussed in this episode include:

  • Thought content – phobias, delusions
  • Perceptions – hallucinations and what sorts of conditions hallucinations can be seen in
  • Cognition
  • Insight
  • Judgment

Dr. Casher will offer tips for interviewing patients to elicit these various parts of the mental status exam.

This particular episode is going to be appropriate for pre-clinical and clinical students. Residents early in their training may also find it useful. Other providers who are curious to learn more about the mental status exam may also find it helpful or interesting.