Medical Illness and Schizophrenia / Edition 2

Medical Illness and Schizophrenia / Edition 2

by Henry A. Nasrallah
     
 

This book is the only clinical guide exclusively on the treatment of medical comorbidities among patients with schizophrenia. Like its best-selling predecessor, this new, expanded edition compiles the latest research and clinical information regarding the crucial task of integrating medical and psychiatric care for the schizophrenic patient.

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Overview

This book is the only clinical guide exclusively on the treatment of medical comorbidities among patients with schizophrenia. Like its best-selling predecessor, this new, expanded edition compiles the latest research and clinical information regarding the crucial task of integrating medical and psychiatric care for the schizophrenic patient.

American Psychiatric Publishing

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781585623464
Publisher:
American Psychiatric Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date:
04/15/2009
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
471
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Preface. Part I: Public Health Issues for Schizophrenia Patients. Improving physical health care for patients with serious mental illness. Excessive mortality and morbidity associated with schizophrenia. Medical outcomes from the CATIE schizophrenia study. Part II: Metabolic Disease, Heart Disease, and Related Conditions. Obesity and schizophrenia. Glucose intolerance and diabetes in patients with schizophrenia. Effects of antipsychotics on serum lipids. The spectrum of cardiovascular diseases in patients with schizophrenia. Behavioral treatments for weight management of patients with schizophrenia. Nicotine and tobacco use in patients with schizophrenia. Part III: Special Topics and Populations. HIV and hepatitis C in patients with schizophrenia. Substance abuse and schizophrenia. Sexual dysfunction and schizophrenia. Managing the health outcomes of schizophrenia treatment in children and adolescents. Medical health in aging persons with schizophrenia. Managing health outcomes of women with schizophrenia during pregnancy and breastfeeding. Index.

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