Pocket Handbook of Primary Care Psychiatry

Pocket Handbook of Primary Care Psychiatry

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This handy guide is ideal for primary care physicians faced with the challenge of evaluating and treating patients with psychiatric illness. The concise, user-friendly handbook contains discussions of 145 disorders and provides information on interview techniques and also symptoms of psychiatric illness that may be encountered in the primary care setting - all current with the DSM-IV. It also has a full colour psychotherapeutic drug identification guide. The valuable appendices contain the treatment of specific poisons and toxic substances, a drug dosage chart, and a section on movement disorders. The book is present in an easy to read format and features definititions, diagnosies, interviewing guidelines, treatment and also applicable drug therapies. It is ideal for primary care physicians faced with the challenge of evaluating and treating patients with psychiatric illness.
Among the many topics discussed in the book are: The Primary Care Physician and Assessment; Psychiatric Signs and Symptoms; The Psychiatric Examination; Clinical Problems in Psychiatry; Disorders Usually First Diagnosed in Infancy, Childhood, or Adolescence; Delirium, Dementia, and Amnestic and Other Cognitive Disorders; Mental Disorders Associated with General Medical Condition; Substance-Related Disorders; Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders; Mood Disorders; Anxiety and Dissociative Disorders; Somatoform Disorders; Factitious Disorders; Sexual Disorders and Rape; Eating Disorders; Sleep Disorders; Impulse-Control Disorders; Personality Disorders; and Treatment and Managemen
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  • Hardback | 528 pages
  • 124.46 x 198.12 x 45.72mm | 612.35g
  • Philadelphia, United States
  • English
  • 0683300172
  • 9780683300178

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