Emergency Psychiatry / Edition 1

Emergency Psychiatry / Edition 1

by John M. Oldham
     
 

Readers of this volume will find a survey of the major service models used in emergency psychiatry; principles for assessment of psychosocial and cognitive functioning; standards for behavioral management of agitation and aggression; and guidance on the application of psychotherapeutic techniques to interviewing patients in crises.

American Psychiatric

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Overview

Readers of this volume will find a survey of the major service models used in emergency psychiatry; principles for assessment of psychosocial and cognitive functioning; standards for behavioral management of agitation and aggression; and guidance on the application of psychotherapeutic techniques to interviewing patients in crises.

American Psychiatric Publishing

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781585620708
Publisher:
American Psychiatric Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date:
04/28/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
216
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Preface. Structure and function of psychiatric emergency services. Medical, psychiatric, and cognitive assessment in the psychiatric emergency service. Assessment and treatment of suicidal patients in an emergency setting. Emergency treatment of agitation and aggression. Psychosocial interventions in the psychiatric emergency service: a skills approach. Index.

American Psychiatric Publishing

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