Psychiatric Care of the Medical Patient

Psychiatric Care of the Medical Patient

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This well-known text is the definitive reference work on the psychiatric care of patients with medical, neurological and surgical disorders. Physical illness often places a heavy mental burden on patients and this book is the most authoritative guide to dealing with their emotional, cognitive and behavioral problems. For internists and psychiatrists, especially those in consultation/liaison psychiatry, it is an invaluable resource. The second edition has been greatly expanded and includes 28 new chapters on such topics as parenteral administration of psychotropic drugs; psychiatric aspects of cosmetic and reconstructive surgery; cognitive therapy in medical-psychiatric patients; palliative care; religious issues in medical-psychiatric practice; psychiatric assessment of chronic fatigue syndromes; reproductive neuroendocrinology; seizures and epilepsy; psychiatric assessment of the medically ill child; pain management in children; frontal lobe syndromes and traumatic brain injury; disorders of eating in medical-psychiatric patients; headache syndromes; spinal cord injury; psychopharmacology in pregnancy and lactation; chemical sensitivity syndromes; infectious diseases; medical genetics; anesthesiology; competency evaluations; and grief reactions in more

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  • Hardback | 1237 pages
  • 226.1 x 279.4 x 61mm | 2,993.74g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 5 halftones, 52 line illustrations
  • 0195124529
  • 9780195124521

Table of contents

PART I: PSYCHOTHERAPEUTIC PRINCIPLES AND TECHNIQUES; 1. Principles of Medical Psychotherapy; 2. Brief Psychodynamic Therapy in the Medically Ill; 3. Family Therapy in the Context of Chronic Medical Illness; 4. Group Psychotherapy for Medically Ill Patients; 5. Cognitive Therapy in the Medical-Psychiatric Patient; 6. Behavioral Therapy Strategies with Medical Patients; 7. Medical Hypnosis; 8. Religious Issues in the Context of Medical Illness; PART II: GENERAL PRINCIPLES OF DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT; 9. Ethical Issues in the Care of the Medically Ill; 10. Laboratory and Neuroendocrine Assessment in Medical-Psychiatric Patients; 11. Assessment of Depression and Grief Reactions in the Medically Ill; 12. Anxiety in the Medically Ill; 13. Acute Pain Management; 14. Chronic Pain Management; 15. Treatment and Rehabilitation of Chronic Orthopedic Pain Syndromes; 16. Psychiatric Assessment and Management of Chronic Disability Syndromes; 17. Alcohol and Drug Abuse in the Medical Setting; 18. Management of Suicidal and Aggressive Patients in the Medical Setting; PART III: PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY IN THE MEDICALLY ILL; 19. Psychiatric Management of Behavioral Syndromes in Intensive Care Units; 20. Psychiatric Aspects of Palliative Care; 21. Psychopharmacology in the Medical Patient; 22. Psychopharmacokinetics in the Medically Ill; 23. Alternate Routes of Administration of Psychotropic Agents; 24. Recognition and Management of Neuroleptic-Induced Reactions in the Medically Ill; PART IV: ECT IN THE MEDICAL AND NEUROLOGICAL PATIENT; 25. Electroconvulsive Therapy in the Medical and Neurologic Patient; 26. Anesthesia Strategies in the High-Risk Medical Patient Receiving Electroconvulsive Therapy; PART V: MANAGEMENT OF SPECIAL SYNDROMES; 27. Personality Disorders in the Medical Setting; 28. Somatoform Disorders, Factitious Disorders, and Malingering; 29. Sexual Dysfunction in the Medically Ill; 30. Disorders of Eating in the Medical Setting; 31. Medical and Psychiatric Aspects of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome; 32. The Chemically Sensitive Patient: Diagnosis and Management; 33. Behavioral Medicine Strategies: Management of Nicotine Dependence, Obesity, and Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Exercise; PART VI: NEUROPSYCHIATRY; 34. Neurologic Assessment and Neurodiagnostic Testing; 35. Basic Mechanisms in the Pathogenesis of Delirium; 36. Clinical Diagnosis and Management of Delirium; 37. Diagnosis and Treatment of Dementias; 38. The Neuropsychiatric Aspects of Selected Neurological Disorders; 39. Psychiatric Aspects of Seizures and Epilepsy; 40. Diagnosis and Treatment of Headache Syndromes; 41. Frontal Lobe Syndromes and Traumatic Brain Injury; 42. Sleep Disorders in the Medically Ill; 43. Psychiatric Complications of Huntingtons Disease, Parkinsons Disease and Tourettes Syndrome; PART VII: MEDICAL SUBSPECIALTIES; 44. Cardiovascular Disease; 45. Oncology; 46. Pulmonary Disease; 47. Gastroenterology; 48. End-Stage Renal Disease and its Treatment: Dialysis and Transplantation; 49. Endocrine Disorders; 50. Dermatology; 51. Hematologic Disorders; 52. Infectious Disease Syndromes; 53. Human Immunodeficiency Virus and AIDS; 54. Connective Tissue Diseases; 55. Psychological Aspects and Risks of Testing for Genetic Disorders; PART VIII: WOMENS HEALTH ISSUES: DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT; 56. General Overview of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Issues; 57. Psychiatric Aspects of and Psychopharmacology During Pregnancy, the Postpartum Period, and Lactation; 58. Reproductive Neuroendocrinology; PART IX: SURGICAL SUBSPECIALTIES AND ANESTHESIA; 59. General Surgery: Basic Principles of Patient Assessment; 60. Anesthesiology; 61. Ophthalmology; 62. Otolaryngology; 63. Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgery; 64. Burn Trauma; 65. Transplantation Surgery; 66. Assessment and Treatment of the Urologic Patient with Erectile Dysfunction; 67. Sexual and Psychological Aspects of Rehabilitation After Spinal Cord Injury; PART X: ASSESSMENT OF MEDICALLY ILL CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS; 68. Psychiatric Assessment and Management of Medically Ill Children; 69. Assessment and Treatment of Acute Pain in Children; 70. Death and Grief Counseling in Children and Adolescents; PART XI: MEDICAL-LEGAL ISSUES; 71. Medical-Legal Issues; 72. The Evaluation of Competencies in Medical and Neurological Patients; 73. Medical Legal Issues of Dementia and Advance Directives in Medical-Neurological Patients; APPENDIX; APPROPRIATE DOCUMENTATION OF INITIAL AND FOLLOW-UP PSYCHIATRIC CONSULTATIONSshow more

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