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Report structure for writing in Psychological Medicine

The information provided in this resource will assist you with structuring information, communicating reasoning, and checking your application of English grammar in the Psychological case report.

The report structure is based on recommendations outlined in the recommended reading for this assignment task:

Bloch, S., and B.S. Singh (1991). Foundations of Clinical Psychiatry (2nd Ed.). Melbourne: Melbourne University Press, Chapter 6.


  1. Case History
    1. 1.1 Introduction
    2. 1.2 History of Presenting Complaint
    3. 1.3 Past Psychiatric History
    4. 1.4 Past Medical History
    5. 1.5 Family History
    6. 1.6 Personal History and Development
  2. Mental State Examination
  3. Physical Examination
  4. Summary and Diagnosis
  5. Formulation
  6. Management
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