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Psychotic Depression
     

Psychotic Depression

by Conrad M. Swartz, Edward Shorter
 

ISBN-10: 0521878225

ISBN-13: 9780521878227

Pub. Date: 04/30/2007

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Psychotic Depression aims to help clinical practitioners and trainees describe their observations of psychotic depression, formulate treatment, and express expectations of recovery from illness. It focuses on all facets of the disorder, from clinical history to coverage of the current state-of-the-art diagnostic and treatment protocols. Medical readers of this book

Overview

Psychotic Depression aims to help clinical practitioners and trainees describe their observations of psychotic depression, formulate treatment, and express expectations of recovery from illness. It focuses on all facets of the disorder, from clinical history to coverage of the current state-of-the-art diagnostic and treatment protocols. Medical readers of this book will come away able to diagnose and readily treat psychotic depression and thus will be able to serve their patients better. Non-physician readers will come away with the message that this is a terrible illness, but there is hope. This book fills an important gap in the realm of psychiatric literature.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521878227
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
04/30/2007
Series:
The Practitioner's Guide to Patient-Centered Psychiatric Treatment Series
Pages:
344
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.02(d)

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction; 2. History of psychotic depression; 3. Diagnosis in psychotic depression; 4. Patients' experience of illness; 5. Treatment in historical perspective; 6. Treatment: pitfalls and pathways; 7. Treatment: ECT, medications, and more; 8. Treatment by type of psychotic depression.

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