Massachusetts General Hospital Handbook of General Hospital Psychiatry / Edition 6

Massachusetts General Hospital Handbook of General Hospital Psychiatry / Edition 6

by Theodore A. Stern
     
 

ISBN-10: 1437719279

ISBN-13: 9781437719277

Pub. Date: 05/10/2010

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

Massachusetts General Hospital Handbook of General Hospital Psychiatry, by Theodore A. Stern, Gregory L. Fricchione, Ned H. Cassem, Michael Jellinek, and Jerrold F. Rosenbaum, is your ideal source of guidance on consultation-liaison psychiatry! Experts from the Massachusetts General Hospital—widely respected as one of the world's premier psychiatric

Overview

Massachusetts General Hospital Handbook of General Hospital Psychiatry, by Theodore A. Stern, Gregory L. Fricchione, Ned H. Cassem, Michael Jellinek, and Jerrold F. Rosenbaum, is your ideal source of guidance on consultation-liaison psychiatry! Experts from the Massachusetts General Hospital—widely respected as one of the world's premier psychiatric institutions—provide practical advice on the diagnosis and treatment of psychiatric issues experienced by in-hospital, medically ill adults and children. This compact resource reads like a handbook, but delivers all the details you’d expect from a textbook.

• Understand and manage the psychological impact of chronic medical problems, life-threatening diseases, disfigurement, and more.
• Effectively manage difficult patients, including those with hypochondriacal and conversion disorders.

• Find information quickly thanks to an improved chapter organization, and get just the answers you need with concise yet complete coverage appropriate for psychiatrists and generalists alike.
• Implement the most current, effective pharmaceutical therapies as well as cognitive-behavioral approaches.
• Access the complete contents online, fully searchable, at expertconsult.com.

MGH—the leader in consultative liaison psychiatry—presents the latest edition of the handbook that has the comprehensive coverage of a textbook.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781437719277
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
05/10/2010
Pages:
848
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

1. Beginnings: Psychosomatic Medicine and Consultation Psychiatry in the General Hospital
2. Approach to Consultation Psychiatry: Assessment Strategies
3. Limbic Music
4. Functional Neuroanatomy and the Neurological Examination
5. Diagnostic Rating Scales and Laboratory Tests
6. Psychological and Neuropsychological Assessment
7. Coping with Illness and Psychotherapy of the Medically Ill
8. Depressed and Mood-Disordered Patients
9. Suicidal Patients
10. Electroconvulsive Therapy in the General Hospital
11. ICU Patients
12. Delirious Patients
13. Demented Patients
14. Psychotic Patients
15. Anxious Patients
16. Alcoholic Patients - Acute and Chronic
17. Drug-Addicted Patients
18. Psychopharmacologic Issues in the Medical Setting
19. Functional Somatic Symptoms and Somatoform Disorders
20. Difficult Patients
21. Pain Patients
22. Legal Aspects of Consultation
23. End of Life Issues: Principles of Care and Ethics
24. Consultation with Children
25. Psychopharmacology for Children and Adolescents.
26. Care of the Geriatric Patient
27. Patients with Neurological Conditions
I. Seizure Disorders (including non-epileptic seizures), Cerebrovascular Disease, and
Traumatic Brain Injury
28. Patients with Neurological Conditions
II. Movement Disorders, Multiple Sclerosis, and other Neurological Conditions
29. Aggressive and Impulsive Patients
30. Catatonia, Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome and Serotonin Syndrome
31. Patients with Disordered Sleep
32. The Psychiatric Management of Patients with Cardiac Dis ease
33. Patients with Cancer
34. Ob/Gyn Patients
35. Patients with Eating Disorders
36. Organ Failure and Transplantation Patients
37. HIV/AIDS Patients
38. Burn Patients
39. Chronic Medical Illness
40. Genetics and Genetic Disorders
41. Coping with Culture and Cross Cultural Issues
42. Behavioral Medicine and Hypnosis
43. Complementary Medicine and Natural Medications
44. Collaborative Care
45. Billing, Documentation, and Cost Effectiveness of Consultation
46. Medical Psychiatry and its Future

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