The American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Psychosomatic Medicine / Edition 1

The American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Psychosomatic Medicine / Edition 1

by James L. Levenson
     
 

ISBN-10: 1585621277

ISBN-13: 9781585621279

Pub. Date: 12/28/2004

Publisher: American Psychiatric Publishing, Incorporated

Psychosomatic Medicine—the newest psychiatric subspecialty formally approved by the American Board of Medical Specialties and the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education—represents a scientific and clinical discipline that exists at the interface of psychiatry and medicine. This scholarly and comprehensive new textbook represents the

Overview

Psychosomatic Medicine—the newest psychiatric subspecialty formally approved by the American Board of Medical Specialties and the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education—represents a scientific and clinical discipline that exists at the interface of psychiatry and medicine. This scholarly and comprehensive new textbook represents the cutting edge in this burgeoning field and is destined to become the premier textbook to educate trainees and add to the knowledge base of clinicians.

This definitive work covers all the major topics in psychosomatic medicine, including general principles in evaluation and management, psychiatric symptoms and disorders in the medically ill, issues within each medical specialty and subspecialty, and psychiatric treatments in the medically ill. This unique compendium includes a detailed index and thorough up-to-date references.

Meticulously researched, clearly written, and designed for ease of use, this comprehensive and scholarly textbook brings together the body of knowledge and skills that defines the subspecialty of psychosomatic medicine. Presenting the work of nearly 100 contributors, most of whom are nationally and internationally recognized experts, this textbook combines the latest research with extensive coverage of psychopharmacology and psychotherapy in medically ill patients.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781585621279
Publisher:
American Psychiatric Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date:
12/28/2004
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
1120
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 2.10(d)

Table of Contents

Contributors. Foreword. Introduction. Part I: General Principles in Evaluation and Management. Psychiatric assessment and consultation. Neuropsychological and psychological evaluation. Legal issues. Ethical issues. Psychological responses to illness. Part II: Symptoms and Disorders. Delirium. Dementia. Aggression and violence. Depression. Suicidality. Mania, catatonia, and psychosis. Anxiety disorders. Somatization and somatoform disorders. Deception syndromes: factitious disorders and malingering. Eating disorders. Sleep disorders. Sexual disorders. Substance-related disorders. Part III: Specialties and Subspecialties. Heart disease. Lung disease. Gastrointestinal disorders. Renal disease. Endocrine and metabolic disorders. Oncology. Rheumatology. Chronic fatigue and fibromyalgia syndromes. Infectious diseases. HIV/AIDS. Dermatology. Surgery. Organ transplantation. Neurology and neurosurgery. Obstetrics and gynecology. Pediatrics. Physical medicine and rehabilitation. Pain. Part IV: Treatment. Psychopharmacology. Psychosocial treatments. Electroconvulsive therapy. Palliative care. Index.

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