Medical and Psychiatric Comorbidity Over the Course of Life

Medical and Psychiatric Comorbidity Over the Course of Life

by American Psychopathological Association
     
 

Medical and Psychiatric Comorbidity Over the Course of Life reviews the comorbidity of mental and chronic physical syndromes in an epidemiological and life course context, offering fresh insights and identifying crucial clues to the etiology and nosological distinctiveness of both physical and mental disorders.

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Medical and Psychiatric Comorbidity Over the Course of Life reviews the comorbidity of mental and chronic physical syndromes in an epidemiological and life course context, offering fresh insights and identifying crucial clues to the etiology and nosological distinctiveness of both physical and mental disorders.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781585622313
Publisher:
American Psychiatric Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date:
10/28/2005
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Preface: life course epidemiology and comorbidity. Part I: Epidemiology. Physical and psychiatric illness across adolescence: a life course perspective. The consequences of psychopathology in the Baltimore Epidemiologic Catchment Area follow-up. Part II: Risk Factors. Linking fetal experience to adult disease: examples from schizophrenia. Epidemiological phenotype hunting: panic and interstitial cystitis. Fundamental social causes: the ascendancy of social factors as determinants of distributions of mental illnesses in populations. Part III: Mood Disorders. Mood disorders and the heart. Depression: a major, unrecognized risk factor for osteoporosis? Cognitive impairment and the phenomenology and course of geriatric depression. Part IV: Emotions and Health. Allostasis and allostatic load over the life course. Emotions, personality, and health. Something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue: the story of "Gulf War syndrome." Part V: Schizophrenia. Use of national medical databases to study medical illness and mortality in schizophrenia. COX-2 inhibition in schizophrenia: focus on clinical effects of celecoxib therapy and the role of TNF-α;. Schizophrenia, metabolic disturbance, and cardiovascular risk. Index.

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