Handbook of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry / Edition 1by Hoyle Leigh
Pub. Date: 09/28/2007
Publisher: Springer US
Consultation-liaison psychiatry interfaces between psychiatry and the rest of medicine as well as psychology, social work, nursing, and other behavioral science disciplines. This is a practical, up-to-date handbook providing a biopsychosocial, integrative perspective and drawing of the expertise of two renowned psychiatrists in the field. The book offers five major… See more details below
Consultation-liaison psychiatry interfaces between psychiatry and the rest of medicine as well as psychology, social work, nursing, and other behavioral science disciplines. This is a practical, up-to-date handbook providing a biopsychosocial, integrative perspective and drawing of the expertise of two renowned psychiatrists in the field. The book offers five major sections addressing the fundamentals of the field as well as an assessment the current status of the field.
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Table of ContentsPreface.- Part I: Nature and Evolution of CL Psychiatry.- Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry and Psychosomatic Medicine.- The Functions of CL Psychiatry.- The Why and How of Psychiatric Consultation.- Evidence Based Literature Evaluation in Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry.- Common Reasons for Consultation and their Management.- Part II: Psychiatric Syndromes in Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry.- Basic Foundations of Diagnosis, Psychiatric Diagnosis, and Final Common Pathway Syndromes.- Delirium, Dementia, Alcohol Intoxication and Withdrawal Syndromes.- Anxiety and Anxiety Syndromes, Acute Stress & PTSD.- Depression, Mania, and Mood Syndromes.- Psychosis.- Chronic Pain.- Substance Use Problems.- Psychological Factors Affecting Medical Conditions, Somatoform Disorders, Conversion, Dissociation, and Factitious Syndromes.- Somatization, Hypochondriasis, and Somatization Disorder.- Patient’s Personality, Personality Types and Traits, and Disorders.- Part III: Special Patients and Settings in Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry.- The Acutely Ill Patient and ICU Setting.- The Chronic Patient/Palliative Care Settings/The Dying Patient.- Consultation-liaison Psychiatry in the Outpatient Setting.- The Kidney Impaired Patient.- The Immune-Compromised Patients- HIV and Organ Transplantation.- The Liver Impaired Patient.- The Cross-Cultural Patient: Cultural Aspects of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry.- Obstetrics and Gynecology Patients: Menstrual Cycle, Pregnancy and Postpartum Related Psychiatric Disorders.- Children and Adolescents.- The Geriatric Patient.- The Emergency Department Setting.- Part IV: Special Techniques in Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry.- Interviewing in Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry.- Systems Understanding and Intervention, Ethical Issues.- Special Procedures: Intravenous Sedative Interviews, Hoover Test, Hypnosis.
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