New Edition
Massachusetts General Hospital Handbook of General Hospital Psychiatry,
Edition 7
By Theodore A. Stern, MD, Oliver Freudenreich, MD, Felicia A. Smith, MD, Gregory L. Fricchione, MD and Jerrold F. Rosenbaum, MD

Publication Date: 30 Aug 2017
Description

For generations of practitioners, the Massachusetts General Hospital Handbook of General Hospital Psychiatry has been and is the "gold standard" guide to consultation-liaison psychiatry and psychosomatic medicine. The fully updated 7th Edition, by Drs. Theodore A. Stern, Oliver Freudenreich, Felicia A. Smith, Gregory L. Fricchione, and Jerrold F. Rosenbaum, provides an authoritative, easy-to-understand review of the diagnosis, evaluation, and treatment of psychiatric problems experienced by adults and children with medical and surgical conditions.

Key Features

Covers the psychological impact of chronic medical problems and life-threatening diseases, somatic symptom disorders, organ donors and recipients, pain, substance abuse, and polypharmacy, including a thorough review of drug actions and interactions, metabolism, and elimination.

New Features

  • Features DSM-5 updates throughout, as well as case studies in every chapter.
  • Contains practical tips on how to implement the most current and effective pharmacological therapies as well as cognitive-behavioral approaches.
  • Expert Consult eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, images, videos (including video updates), glossary, and references from the book on a variety of devices.
About the author
By Theodore A. Stern, MD, Ned H. Cassem Professor of Psychiatry in the field of Psychosomatic Medicine/Consultation at Harvard Medical School; Chief Emeritus of The Avery D. Weisman, Psychiatry Consultation Service; and Director of the Thomas P. Hackett Center for Scholarship in Psychosomatic Medicine at the Massachusetts General Hospital; Oliver Freudenreich, MD; Felicia A. Smith, MD, Associate Chief of Psychiatry for MGH Division of Psychiatry & Medicine; Chief, Avery D. Weisman MD, Psychiatry Consultation Service Director, MGH ID Psychiatry; Harvard Medical School, Dept of Psychiatry; 55 Fruit Street; Boston, MA 02114; Gregory L. Fricchione, MD, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA and Jerrold F. Rosenbaum, MD, Psychiatrist-in-Chief, Massachusetts General Hospital Chair, Executive Committee on Research Massachusetts General Hospital Stanley Cobb Professor of Psychiatry Harvard Medical School Boston, MA
Table of Contents
1. Beginnings: Psychosomatic Medicine and Consultation Psychiatry in the General Hospital
2. Approach to Psychiatric Consultations in the General Hospital
3. The Doctor–Patient Relationship
4. The Psychiatric Interview
5. Functional Neuroanatomy and the Neurologic Examination
6. Limbic Music – The Band Plays On
7. Psychological and Neuropsychological Assessment
8. Diagnostic Rating Scales and Laboratory Tests
9. Depressed Patients
10. Delirious Patients
11. Patients with Neurocognitive Disorders
12. Psychotic Patients
13. Anxious Patients
14. Patients with Alcohol Use Disorder
15. Patients with Substance Use Disorders
16. “Psychosomatic Conditions¿: Somatic Symptom and Related Disorders, Functional Somatic Syndromes, and Deception Syndromes
17. Patients with an Eating Disorder
18. Pain Patients
19. Patients with Seizure Disorders
20. Patients with Cerebrovascular Disease and Traumatic Brain Injury
21. Patients with abnormal movements
22. Patients with Infectious or Inflammatory Neuropsychiatric Impairment
23. Catatonia, Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome, and Serotonin Syndrome
24. Patients with Disordered Sleep
25. Sexual Disorders or Sexual Dysfunction
26. The Psychiatric Management of Patients with Cardiac Disease
27. Patients with Renal Disease
28. Patients with Gastrointestinal Disease
29. Organ Failure and Transplantation
30. Patients with Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection and Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
31. Patients with Cancer
32. Burn Patients
33. Chronic Medical Illness and Rehabilitation
34. Intensive Care Unit Patients
35. Patients with Genetic Syndromes
36. Coping with Illness and Psychotherapy of the Medically Ill
37. Electroconvulsive Therapy and Neurotherapeutics
38. Psychopharmacology in the Medical Setting
39. Psychopharmacological Management of Children and Adolescents
40. Mind-Body Medicine
41. Chronic Disease and Unhealthy Habits: Behavioral Management
42. Complementary Medicine and Natural Medications
43. Difficult Patients
44. Care of the Suicidal Patient
45. Emergency Psychiatry
46. Care at the End of Life
47. Pediatric Consultation
48. Care of the Geriatric Patient
49. Psychiatric Illness During Pregnancy and the Postpartum Period
50. Culture and Psychiatry
51. Legal Aspects of Consultation
52. Approaches to Collaborative Care and Behavioral Health Integration
53. Physician Well-Being and Coping with the Rigors of Psychiatric Practice
54. Management of a Psychiatric Consultation Service
Book Reviews

"This handbook is one of the best on psychiatric care in an inpatient setting that I have reviewed. I would highly recommend it to physicians who work primarily in an inpatient setting." Reviewed by Aaron Plattner, MD (Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services) Doody's Score: 95, 4 Stars!

Book details
ISBN: 9780323484114
Page Count: 752
Illustrations : 75 illustrations
Retail Price : £66.99