- Matthew Castle, MBBS, MRCPsych, Consultant in General Adult, Liaison and Neuropsychiatry, North Essex Partnership Foundation Trust, Chelmsford, UK
- Rachel Jones, Consultant in General and Forensic Psychiatry, John Howard Centre, Hackney, London, UK
- Published: October 2007
- Imprint: CHURCHILL LIVINGSTONE
- ISBN: 978-0-443-10305-6
Table of ContentsSECTION 1 Clinical Assessment:
The psychiatric history.
The mental state examination.
SECTION 2 Management of psychiatric emergencies:
Generic approach in acute psychiatry.
The anxious/agitated patient.
The manic/disinhibited patient.
The deluded patient.
The hallucinated patient.
The obsessional patient.
The confused patient.
The patient with poor memory.
Low mood/psychomotor retardation.
The suicidal patient.
The aggressive patient.
A borderline personality disorder in crisis.
The patient who has been banned from hospital or admission.
The liaison patient.
SECTION 3 Management of common psychiatric disorders:
Organic psychiatric disorders.
Drug or alcohol induced psychiatric disorders.
Persistent delusional disorder (PDD).
Manic episode and bipolar affective disorder.
Agoraphobia, social phobia, panic and anxiety disorder.
Borderline personality disorder.