Principles of Inpatient Psychiatry

Principles of Inpatient Psychiatry

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Principles of Inpatient Psychiatry is geared to psychiatrists working in inpatient settings: residents, psychiatrists who occasionally provide inpatient care, and psychiatric qhospitalistsq who specialize in the inpatient arena. Inpatient settings contain the sickest psychiatric patients, such as those with a high risk of suicide, agitation requiring emergency management, or treatment-resistant psychosis and depression, all topics discussed in the book. Co-morbid general-medical illness is common, and the book focuses attention, supported by case examples, on medical and neuropsychiatric as well as general-psychiatric evaluation and management. Chapters address special clinical problems, including first-episode psychosis, substance abuse, eating disorders, and legal issues on the inpatient service. The editors bring expertise to bear on a wide range of treatments, including psychopharmacologic, psychodynamic, and milieu approaches.The complex challenges that patients with SUDs or co-occurring disorders present might engender feelings of ... and Statistic Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition (DSM-IV), substancerelated disorders are divided into two groups: SUDsanbsp;...

Title:Principles of Inpatient Psychiatry
Author:Fred Ovsiew, Richard L. Munich
Publisher:Lippincott Williams & Wilkins - 2008-11-01


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