The following links were proposed by Psychiatric Trainees for Psychiatric Trainees using the EFPT Survey “Information Technology in Psychiatry – A European Trainee Perspective” by Guillaume FAVRE for the 19th EPA on 15th March 2011.

The EFPT assumes no responsability for the links and all Trainees are welcomed to submit links to

Presentation of Guillaume Favre


* Health On the NET HON (quality certified websites search)

WRAPIN – HON tool (Worldwide online Reliable Advice to Patients and Individuals)

Article search


Pubmed tutorials

* LigerCat (pre-search for pubmed, greatly improved the pubmed experience)

Science Direct

Google Scholar (articles, citations)


bibme: Free online Bibliography Maker


American Psychiatric Association

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Cochrane Library (accurate,evidence-based, trustable)

Tutorials to learn how to use Cochrane

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence NICE

General sites

Medscape (free, smartphone friendly, up to date, understandable)

eMedecine Psychiatry (free, comprehensive)

Uptodate (expensive, up to date, high quality)

* Webicina Practicing Medicine in the web 2.0 era (very good review about resources about psychiatry)

Epocrates (free and paid versions, smartphone friendly)


Neuroskeptic, Cerebellum and Sebrainstian

Mind Hacks

Frontier Psychiatrist, Mental illness for the masses (a Humorous Dose of Psychology and Science: Serve Ice Cold With A Pinch of Salt)

Core Psych Blog (“Dr Charles Parker reports on core brain and body science: psychiatry and mind evolve”)

* Shrink Rap (a blog by Psychiatrists for Psychiatrists)

My Three Shrinks

The Amazing World of Psychiatry: A Psychiatry Blog

Neurosconscience (Researching Brain Plasticity, Cognitive Neuroscience, and Cognitive Science)

[citation needed] …and a clue would also be helpful


Clinical Psychology and Psychiatry: A Closer Look

The Neuroshrink News, ideas, and (hopefully) insights from the world of neuropsychiatry

Dr Grumpy in the House (humor)

Psych Gripe (Critiques and rants about the culture of psychopathology in the 21st century)

h-madness (This blog follows the history of psychiatry)


Research Forum


* Drug interactions 

RxList The Internet Drug Index (about drugs prescription, interactions, general information on drugs) 

* Crazymeds (nice and unconventional site on drugs)

* Epocrates (free and paid versions, identification of pills, smartphone friendly)


Motivational Interview


Center and Alcoholism, Substance Abuse, and Addictions


ICD 10


Somatic emergencies

* Common Simple Emergencies 

Articles aggregators

* Journal WATCH (good quality reviews of most important article from main journals, 49$/yr)

Amedo sends you a free weekly mail with the abstracts of articles of your interests

MDLinx, 5 minutes to stay current (registration for customized summary email)

Patient self-help (leaflets and general informations)

* The Royal College of Psychiatrists (leaflet for patients in multiple languages, podcasts, good quality)

* Functional and Dissociative Neurological Symptoms: a patient’s guide – a great resource for functional symptoms, their patient information leaflets are superb


* Dropbox (easy setup of multiplatform intranet, free 2GB, smartphone friendly, backup)

* Google groups (easy setup of mailing list, free, no ads)

Free applications for Mac

Free applications for PC!5548767/lifehacker-pack-2010-our-list-of-essential-windows-downloads


* Google doc (using forms, free)

Surveymonkey (free version with 10 questions and 100 responses, paid version)

Powerpoint presentations

* Slide World (huge quantity of powerpoint presentations about medicine)

Google search for powerpoint file – add filetype:ppt to the google search

Zipcast (1-click online meeting with uploading of own’s slides)


Video Journal of psychiatry (Irish, registration needed)

The Doctor’s Channel Psychiatry (internet TV)

Institute of Psychiatry podcasts public lectures and events at the Institute of Psychiatry, this includes, the popular Maudsley Debates series

Full text journal articles

Free Medical Journals in Psychiatry

Free articles in Psychiatry

Directory of Open Access Journals in Psychia