By Robert Schneider MD, FACP and James L. Levenson, MD
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Psychiatry Essentials for Primary Care is an easy-to-use resource written specifically for general clinicians from the general medical point of view! It helps physicians recognize, screen, and manage various psychiatric disorders. Focusing on MAPSO (mood disorders, anxiety, psychosis, substance-induced and organic/other issues) the book provides clear guidance on the most common disorders primary-care physicians encounter.
"Highly recommend this comprehensive, easy-to-read book." - Family Medicine
- The Current Standards of Care
- Therapy Recommendations
- Medication Tables
- Patient Resources
Packed with helpful features, Psychiatry Essentials for Primary Care presents all the information non-specialists will need clearly and concisely. Throughout the book, mnemonics reinforce key concepts and make them easy to remember.
Guides to psychiatry to often leave physicians feeling overwhelmed with more information than they need to better treat their patients; Psychiatry Essentials for Primary Care is the cornerstone for psychiatric knowledge physicians have been waiting for!
- Product #330371020
- 274 pp., 2008, softcover
- ISBN 10: 1-930513-71-2
- ISBN 13: 978-1-930513-71-6
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Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Basic Concepts and Terminology in Psychiatry for Primary Care and MAPSO
Chapter 2: The Spectrum of Suicidality
Chapter 3: Depression: Evaluation and Case-Finding Strategies
Chapter 4: Treatment of Major Depression and Dysthymia: Initial Interventions
Chapter 5: Treatment of Major Depression and Dysthymia: What to Do When the Initial Intervention Fails
Chapter 6: Bipolar Disorders
Chapter 7: Panic Disorder and Generalized Anxiety Disorder
Chapter 8: Post-traumatic Stress Disorder
Chapter 9: The Phobias
Chapter 10: Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
Chapter 11: The Psychoses
Chapter 12: Substance Use and Psychiatric Disorders
Chapter 13: Cognitive (Organic) Disorders and Geropsychiatry
Chapter 14: Medically Unexplained Symptoms in Patients with Psychiatric Disorders
Chapter 15: Personality Disorders
Chapter 16: Adult ADD, Eating Disorders, and Women's Mental Health