Massachusetts General Hospital Psychiatry Update & Board Preparation / Edition 2

Massachusetts General Hospital Psychiatry Update & Board Preparation / Edition 2

by Theodore Stern, John Herman, John B. Herman
     
 

ISBN-10: 0071410007

ISBN-13: 9780071410007

Pub. Date: 09/11/2003

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

The best board preparation and review - from the premier center of psychiatry education, research, and treatment. A concise and accessible book for course review and board certification and recertification. Features a bulleted approach to all techniques for diagnosis and treatment and board-style questions with detailed answers.  See more details below

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The best board preparation and review - from the premier center of psychiatry education, research, and treatment. A concise and accessible book for course review and board certification and recertification. Features a bulleted approach to all techniques for diagnosis and treatment and board-style questions with detailed answers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071410007
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
09/11/2003
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
704
Product dimensions:
1.47(w) x 8.25(h) x 11.00(d)

Table of Contents

Contributors
Preface
Acknowledgments
1Test-Taking Strategies and Combating Test Anxiety3
2The Psychiatric Interview Examination13
3The DSM-IV: A Multiaxial System for Psychiatric Diagnosis23
4Child and Adolescent Development27
5Child and Adolescent Disorders33
6Delirium43
7Dementia49
8Mental Retardation57
9Mental Disorders Due to a General Medical Condition61
10Alcoholism and Alcohol Abuse73
11Substance-Related Disorders: Cocaine and Narcotics85
12Psychosis and Schizophrenia97
13Mood Disorders: Depression103
14Bipolar Disorder113
15Anxiety Disorders121
16Trauma and Post-traumatic Stress Disorder127
17Somatoform Disorders137
18Factitious Disorders145
19Dissociative Disorders149
20Sexual Disorders and Sexual Dysfunction155
21Eating Disorders165
22Sleep Disorders173
23Impulse Control Disorders179
24Adjustment Disorders, Grief, and Bereavement185
25Personality Disorders187
26Psychiatric Disorders Associated with the Female Reproductive Cycle195
27HIV Infection and AIDS203
28Catatonia, Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome, and Serotonin Syndrome217
29Neuroimaging in Psychiatry225
30Diagnostic Rating Scales and Psychiatric Instruments231
31Psychological Assessment237
32Neuropsychological Assessment243
33Laboratory Tests and Diagnostic Procedures249
34Functional Neuroanatomy265
35The Neurologic Examination269
36Neuropsychiatric Dysfunction275
37Clinical Neurophysiology and Electroencephalography281
38Seizure Disorders (Epilepsy)287
39Headache295
40Pain299
41Stroke309
42Movement Disorders313
43Basic Psychopharmacology321
44Treatment of Anxiety Disorders327
45Antipsychotic Drugs335
46Antidepressants and Somatic Therapies343
47Electroconvulsive Therapy349
48Lithium355
49Anticonvulsants359
50Stimulants, Atomoxetine, Beta-Adrenergic Blocking Agents, and Alpha-Adrenergic Blocking Agents365
51Drug-Drug Interactions in Psychopharmacology375
52Cardiovascular and Other Side Effects of Psychotropic Medications385
53Natural Medications in Psychiatry395
54Suicide405
55Psychiatry and the Law I: Informed Consent, Competency, Treatment Refusal, and Civil Commitment411
56Psychiatry and the Law II: Criminal Issues and the Role of Psychiatrists in the Legal System417
57Patient Compliance423
58An Overview of the Psychotherapies425
59Planned Brief Psychotherapy: An Overview429
60Couples Therapy435
61Family Therapy441
62Group Psychotherapy449
63Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy457
64Hypnosis467
65Geriatric Psychiatry471
66Psychiatric Epidemiology481
67Statistics in Psychiatric Research487
68Genetics and Psychiatry491
69Psychiatry and the Law III: Malpractice and Boundary Violations503
70Psychiatric Consultation to Medical and Surgical Patients507
71Coping with Medical Illness511
72Treatment Decisions at the End of Life517
73Organ Transplantation523
74Chronic Mental Illness529
75Domestic Violence533
76Abuse and Neglect539
77Aggression and Violence545
78Culture and Psychiatry551
79Approaches to Collaborative Care and Primary Care Psychiatry557
80Community Psychiatry563
81Managed Care and Psychiatry571
82Coping with the Rigors of Psychiatric Practice575
83Preparing for Psychiatry in the 21st Century581
Questions and Answers587
Index667

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