Handbook of Consultation Liaison Psychiatry

Author: Hoyle Leigh
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319110055
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This updated resource refines and expands on both the core concepts and the real-world practice of consultation-liaison psychiatry in medical settings. New and revised chapters provide background and basics and describe CL psychiatry approaches to managing a wide array of common conditions, including heart disease, dementia, anxiety and depressive disorders, alcohol and substance use problems, and chronic pain. Besides the fine points of practice in varied chronic and acute care settings, specific patient populations such as children, elders, ob/gyn patients, and the immunocompromised are discussed. The latest information and insights on pharmacology, interviewing, and ethical and cultural issues round out the book's highly accessible coverage. A sampling of topics in the Handbook: Basic foundations of diagnosis, psychiatric diagnosis, and final common pathway syndromes. An integrative care model of psychiatry in the primary care setting. Patient personality, personality types and traits, and disorders. The chronic patient and the palliative care setting. Trauma- and stressor-related disorders. Somatic symptoms and related disorders. The Second Edition of the Handbook of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry ably follows its predecessor by presenting the diverse state of the specialty to enhance the work of psychiatrists, clinical psychologists, and primary care physicians.

Consultation liaison Psychiatry

Author: Michael Blumenfield
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9780781724722
Format: PDF, ePub
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This new handbook in the Practical Guides in Psychiatry series is designed for residents and clinicians who treat psychiatric disorders in medical and surgical patients. Replete with case examples, algorithms, "pearls," and tables, the book steers the reader through the evaluation and management of cognitive disorders, psychological symptoms, and substance abuse in the medical-surgical setting. Its emphasis is on adapting therapeutic recommendations to the patient's medical management program and understanding how psychiatric drugs interact with the patient's other medications. Coverage includes the psychiatric consultation report; pain management; forensic issues; death, dying, and bereavement; and issues particular to specific medical-surgical diseases.

Massachusetts General Hospital Handbook of General Hospital Psychiatry E Book

Author: Theodore A. Stern
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323496431
Format: PDF, ePub
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For generations of practitioners, the Massachusetts General Hospital Handbook of General Hospital Psychiatry has been and is the "gold standard" guide to consultation-liaison psychiatry and psychosomatic medicine. The fully updated 7th Edition, by Drs. Theodore A. Stern, Oliver Freudenreich, Felicia A. Smith, Gregory L. Fricchione, and Jerrold F. Rosenbaum, provides an authoritative, easy-to-understand review of the diagnosis, evaluation, and treatment of psychiatric problems experienced by adults and children with medical and surgical conditions. Covers the psychological impact of chronic medical problems and life-threatening diseases, somatic symptom disorders, organ donors and recipients, pain, substance abuse, and polypharmacy, including a thorough review of drug actions and interactions, metabolism, and elimination. Features DSM-5 updates throughout, as well as case studies in every chapter. Contains practical tips on how to implement the most current and effective pharmacological therapies as well as cognitive-behavioral approaches.

Handbook of Liaison Psychiatry

Author: Geoffrey Lloyd
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 113946163X
Format: PDF, ePub
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Liaison psychiatry, the recognition and management of psychiatric problems in the general medical setting, is an essential component of many doctors' work. Depression, anxiety and somatization disorders occur in about 50% of cases presented to primary care physicians. The Handbook of Liaison Psychiatry was first published in 2007 and is a comprehensive reference book for this fast-growing subspecialty. A team of experts in the field cover the full range of issues, from establishing a service and outlining the commonest problems encountered in general hospitals and primary care, to assessment and treatment guidelines, working with specific units within the hospital setting, disaster planning and legal-ethical considerations. It will be essential reading for doctors and other professionals concerned with the psychological health of patients in acute general hospitals and in primary care.

Geriatric Consultation Liaison Psychiatry

Author: Pamela Melding
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 9780192630841
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Most physical illness effects people at the extremes of life, particularly in late life. A significant proportion of these hospitalised older patients will experience some mental health problems, and medical units lacking specialist old age psychiatry services must rely on adult psychiatric and consultation liaison services for support. These generalists assume the role of old age psychiatrists by default. The aim of this book is to provide a practical guide to the psychiatric support of older patients on the medical, surgical and geriatric wards.

The American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Psychosomatic Medicine

Author: James L. Levenson
Publisher: American Psychiatric Pub
ISBN: 1585623792
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Extensively updated this second edition again brings together a multinational group of distinguished contributors to address every aspect of psychiatric care in the medically ill. This book captures the diversity of the field, whose practitioners -- scholars, physicians, and clinicians of varied backgrounds -- represent a multiplicity of perspectives.

Clinical Manual of Pediatric Psychosomatic Medicine

Author: Richard J. Shaw
Publisher: American Psychiatric Pub
ISBN: 9781585621873
Format: PDF, Mobi
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The authors offer a practical method of mental health consultation in the medical setting and cover topics not included in standard child psychiatry and psychology texts, such as treatment adherence and organ transplantation. Overview chapters include a hands-on approach to the consultation process and pragmatic assessment guidelines. Succeeding chapters then address specific clinical situations, from delirium and mood disorders to organ transplantation and cancer. Additional chapters consider issues related to treatment and intervention: both individual and family psychotherapy, including cop

Manual of Psychiatric Care for the Medically Ill

Author: Antoinette Ambrosino Wyszynski
Publisher: American Psychiatric Pub
ISBN: 9781585626885
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Manual of Psychiatric Care for the Medically Ill delivers a practical approach to accurate psychiatric diagnosis and treatment in the medical-surgical setting. The editors have updated the literature reviews of their widely used 1996 American Psychiatric Publishing publication A Case Approach to Medical-Psychiatric Practice and have added easy-to-use summaries, Web resources, checklists, flowcharts, and worksheets-all designed to facilitate and teach the process of psychiatric consultation. The appended study guide makes this book even more valuable as an educational tool. Intended as a companion guide to comprehensive textbooks in psychosomatic medicine, this concise volume combines medication updates with "how-to" strategies for the psychiatric treatment of patients with cardiovascular, hepatic, renal, and pulmonary disease; gastrointestinal symptoms; delirium; HIV; hepatitis C; steroid-induced psychiatric syndromes; and organ transplantation. A special feature is the comprehensive chapter on the treatment of psychiatric illness in pregnancy. Each chapter summarizes the literature, emphasizing diagnostic and treatment considerations for patients with psychiatric symptoms and medical illnesses. Representing the work of 24 contributors, this useful, highly informative volume features Checklists, flowcharts, and worksheets that can be photocopied and brought to the patient's bedside for use during the clinical consultation. These templates help focus the information-gathering process, organize the data, and generate important documentation. Standardized assessment instruments and questionnaires, such as the Michigan Alcohol Screening Test, Delirium Rating Scale-Revised-98, and HIV Dementia Scale, which assist in consultation and evaluation. Summaries and charts of differential diagnoses to assist psychiatric consultation to medical patients, including Web addresses to access the latest information on a particular condition or treatment. A study guide in case-question-answer format for selected chapters. This volume also includes a "how-to" chapter on assessing decisional capacity, complete with a worksheet for gathering information and documenting informed consent. It also features practical reviews of psychotherapeutic issues, such as a primer for what to do when patients ask about spiritual issues. Concluding chapters present short, practical guides on addressing general psychological issues occurring in medical patients. This proven manual -- already being used to teach residents the core curriculum in Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry and On-Call Preparedness at Bellevue Hospital in New York City -- will be welcomed by general psychiatrists, consultation-liaison and psychosomatic medicine fellows, residents, and medical students everywhere.