Psychiatry Essentials for Primary Care

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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

Mood Disorders

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

Anxiety 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

Substance-Induced Disorders

Chapter 12: Substance Use and Psychiatric Disorders

Organic-Other 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


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