Psychiatric Treatment of the Medically Ill

Psychiatric Treatment of the Medically Ill

eBook - 1999
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This eminently practical reference provides the latest data on the cause, clinical presentation, diagnosis, and treatment of psychiatric disorders associated with medical illness-illuminating the often problematic area between mental and physical dysfunctions.
Explicates psychiatric effects of pharmaceuticals used to treat many illnesses, including hypertension, heart disease, transplantation, pulmonary disease, cancer, AIDS, epilepsy, and more.
Psychiatric Treatment of the Medically Ill
describes methods for ameliorating psychological stressors that impact negatively on purely medical conditions
explores physical symptoms such as pain, fatigue, dyspnea, and headache as indicators of psychiatric disorder
delineates ways in which primary idiopathic disorders can be managed by primary care physicians
explains the effects of a wide variety of antidepressants and other psychotropics on cardiovascular activity
discusses psychiatric assessment methods, including a review of the epidemiology of psychiatric disorders in medical populations
supplies key information regarding organ transplantation, HIV infection, neuropsychiatric disorders, and other conditions in which psychiatric issues can determine the course of illness and recovery
and more
Including over 1500 literature citations, Psychiatric Treatment of the Medically Ill addresses those increasingly numerous cases of medical and psychiatric disorders occurring together. This superb ready-reference guide is indispensable for psychiatrists, primary care physicians, psychologists, rehabilitation specialists, psychiatric nurses, pharmacologists, and graduate and medical students in these disciplines.
Publisher: New York : Dekker, [1999], ©1999
ISBN: 9780585110226
Branch Call Number: 616.0019 Ps
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 564 pages) : illustrations

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