Study Guide to the American Psychiatric Press Textbook of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry / Edition 1

Study Guide to the American Psychiatric Press Textbook of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry / Edition 1

by Judith Berman, James R. Rundell, Michael G. Wise
     
 

ISBN-10: 0880488050

ISBN-13: 9780880488051

Pub. Date: 06/01/1999

Publisher: American Psychiatric Publishing, Inc.

As a supplement to The American Psychiatric Press Textbook of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry, the Study Guide provides readers the opportunity to evaluate and enhance their knowledge of consultation-liaison psychiatry. Bringing both academic and clinical expertise, the authors have compiled a useful, clinically focused guide.

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Overview

As a supplement to The American Psychiatric Press Textbook of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry, the Study Guide provides readers the opportunity to evaluate and enhance their knowledge of consultation-liaison psychiatry. Bringing both academic and clinical expertise, the authors have compiled a useful, clinically focused guide.

The Study Guide to The American Psychiatric Press Textbook of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry is organized into 44 concise chapters allowing the reader to easily pinpoint topics of particular interest or clinical relevance. Each chapter provides questions and answers pertinent to the topic as well as corresponding reference pages in the Textbook.

The Study Guide includes questions that test readers knowledge of C-L psychiatry, mental status examinations and diagnosis, guidelines for neuropsychological and psychological assessment, specific psychiatric disorders in general hospital patients, symptoms of other medical problems, and various treatment options.

This reference aids psychiatrists in studying for subspecialties of the General Psychiatry Board Examinations, state licensing examinations, and national certifying examinations. It is as invaluable tool for assessing and strengthening knowledge about the practice of psychiatry in patients with other medical illness.

This comprehensive resource will be of particular interest to medical students, residents, and other physicians-in-training during clinical C-L psychiatry rotations. For the established practitioner, it is an essential resource for continued medical education and clinical practice.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780880488051
Publisher:
American Psychiatric Publishing, Inc.
Publication date:
06/01/1999
Edition description:
1 ED
Pages:
226
Product dimensions:
6.07(w) x 9.11(h) x 0.69(d)

Table of Contents

Prefacexi
Section IGeneral Principles
1History of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry3
2The Process of Consultation and Organization of a Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry Service7
3Economic Issues in Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry11
4Liaison Psychiatry15
5Basic Science of Neuroimaging and Potential Applications for Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry19
6Mental Status Examination and Diagnosis23
7Neuropsychological and Psychological Assessment29
8Behavioral Responses to Illness: Personality and Personality Disorders35
9Suicidality39
10Aggression and Agitation45
11Legal and Ethical Issues49
12Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry Research53
13International Perspectives on Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry57
Section IIPsychiatric Disorders in General Hospital Patients
14Delirium (Confusional States)63
15Dementia67
16Depression73
17Mania79
18Somatization and Somatoform Disorders83
19Anxiety and Panic87
20Substance-Related Disorders93
21Sexual Disorders and Dysfunctions99
22Eating Disorders103
23Sleep Disorders107
24Factitious Disorders and Malingering113
Section IIIClinical Consultation-Liaison Settings
25Internal Medicine and Medical Subspecialties119
26Surgery and Surgical Subspecialties127
27Transplantation133
28Oncology137
29Neurology and Neurosurgery141
30Obstetrics and Gynecology147
31Pediatrics151
32Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation155
33Intensive Care Units161
34Psychiatric Issues in the Care of Dying Patients167
35HIV Disease/AIDS173
36Geriatric Medicine179
37Medical-Psychiatric Units183
38The Emergency Department187
39The Consultation-Liaison Psychiatrist in the Primary Care Clinic193
Section IVTreatment
40Psychopharmacology199
41Chronic Pain: Neuropsychopharmacology and Adjunctive Psychiatric Treatment209
42Electroconvulsive Therapy: An Overview215
43Psychotherapy219
44Behavioral Medicine223

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