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Psychosomatic Medicine: An Introduction to Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry [NOOK Book]

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Psychosomatic medicine or consultation-liaison psychiatry is the branch of psychiatry that focuses on the mental health issues which accompany, or develop as a result of, other medical disorders. This subdiscipline forms an important part of training in psychiatry. This book provides an ideal first exposure to the inseparable nature of physical and psychological health and illness, and a comprehensive introduction to the broad range of disorders seen on the psychiatric consult service. Organized into a series of ...
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Psychosomatic Medicine: An Introduction to Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry

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Overview

Psychosomatic medicine or consultation-liaison psychiatry is the branch of psychiatry that focuses on the mental health issues which accompany, or develop as a result of, other medical disorders. This subdiscipline forms an important part of training in psychiatry. This book provides an ideal first exposure to the inseparable nature of physical and psychological health and illness, and a comprehensive introduction to the broad range of disorders seen on the psychiatric consult service. Organized into a series of bitesized chapters, each focusing on a typical consult question, this handbook provides a practical and portable reference which should set both strategy and tactics for the next generation of consulting psychiatrists. Essential reading for medical students, psychiatry residents and psychosomatic fellows, this manual will provide immediate, in-the-field guidance on the evaluation and management of common consultation requests.
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Editorial Reviews

Doody's Review Service
Reviewer: Sheila Lahijani, MD (Rush University Medical Center)
Description: This is a collaborative effort by psychiatrists to present the relevant and challenging topics of psychosomatic medicine. The book delivers the information in an easy to use format and functions as an excellent guide for those who are charting the waters of consultation-liaison psychiatry.
Purpose: The purpose is to present and explain the commonly encountered areas of psychosomatic medicine.
Audience: Clinicians at all levels who are directly involved in consultation-liaison psychiatry are the intended audience, but the book also serves as a tool for those who are less well versed in psychosomatic medicine.
Features: Each chapter begins with at least one typical consult question that serves as the foundation for that chapter. Chapters are well written and organized, include useful tables and figures, and references for additional information. The book covers areas that commonly are associated with comorbid psychiatric diseases, such as hepatitis C, HIV, and metabolic diseases. It effectively presents these complicated issues to help readers get a better understanding without overwhelming them.
Assessment: This book accomplishes the goal of presenting and explaining noteworthy topics in caring for medically and psychiatrically ill patients. While its ideal audience is made up of those working on the forefront of psychosomatic medicine, this book would benefit clinicians in all specialties.
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"This is a collaborative effort by psychiatrists to present the relevant and challenging topics of psychosomatic medicine. The book delivers the information in an easy to use format and functions as an excellent guide for those who are charting the waters of consultation-liaison psychiatry....While its ideal audience is made up of those working on the forefront of psychosomatic medicine, this book would benefit clinicians in all specialties."
—Doody's Review Service
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780511848261
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication date: 11/17/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 3 MB

Meet the Author

James J. Amos is Staff Psychiatrist, Dean Medical Center, Madison, Wisconsin, USA.
Robert G. Robinson is the Paul W. Penningroth Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Iowa, USA.
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Table of Contents

Preface; Dedication; 1. The consultation process Jeanne M. Lackamp; 2. Assessing capacity in the medically ill: I don't want to! Mary J. Fitz-Gerald; 3. The difficult patient encounter: understanding what just happened? Raheel A. Khan and Mary J. Fitz-Gerald; 4. Psychopharmacology in the medically ill Sanjeev Sockalingam, Adrienne Tan and Susan E. Abbey; 5. Suicide risk assessment James J. Amos; 6. Assessment and management of the violent patient James J. Amos; 7. Evaluation and management of delirium John Querques, Carlos Fernandez-Robles, Davin Quinn, Megan Moore Brennan and Gregory Fricchione; 8. Management of somatoform disorders Kathy Coffman; 9. Managing factitious disorder and malingering James J. Amos; 10. Agitation in patients with dementia Debra R. Kahn, Raheel A. Khan and James A. Bourgeois; 11. Depression and heart disease Jess G. Fiedorowicz; 12. Management of poststroke depression Robert G. Robinson, Sergio E. Starkstein and Romina Mizrahi; 13. Psychiatric aspects of Parkinson's disease Joanne A. Byars and Laura Marsh; 14. Managing depression in traumatic brain injury Oludamilola Salami and Vani Rao; 15. Managing psychiatric aspects of seizure disorders Alex Thompson; 16. Distress and depression in cancer care Janeta Tansey and Donna Greenberg; 17. Depression in the patient with hepatitis C Joseph A. Locala; 18. Psychiatric aspects of AIDS Mary Ann Cohen; 19. Managing depression and renal failure Thomas W. Heinrich; 20. Management of psychiatric syndromes due to endocrine and metabolic diseases James J. Amos and Jaspreet Chahal; 21. Management of alcohol withdrawal and other selected substance withdrawal issues Philip A. Bialer and Anthony C. Miller; 22. Managing depression in pregnancy Robin C. Kopelman; 23. Psychiatric aspects of organ transplantation Michael Marcangelo and Catherine Crone; 24. Preoperative psychiatric evaluation for bariatric surgery Kathy Coffman; 25. Psychiatric care at the end of life: hospice and palliative medicine Michelle Weckmann; 26. Demoralization in the medical setting Marcus Wellen and Thomas Wise; 27. Psychotherapy for the hospitalized medically ill patient Scott Temple and Scott Stuart; 28. Children's reaction and consequences of illness and hospitalization and transition of care from pediatric to adult settings Susan Turkel and Maryland Pao; Index.
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