Handbook of Emergency Psychiatry

By

  • Hani Khouzam
  • Doris Tan
  • Tirath Gill

This user-friendly resource presents a patient-centered approach to managing the growing incidence of major psychiatric emergencies in the outpatient setting. Abundant illustrations, tables, and algorithms guide you through the wide range of disorders discussed, and a color-coded outline format facilitates rapid access to essential information necessary for making a proper diagnosis for optimal management outcomes.
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Audience

Psychiatrist

 

Book information

  • Published: March 2007
  • Imprint: MOSBY
  • ISBN: 978-0-323-04088-4


Table of Contents

1. The Suicidal Patient

2. The Severely Depressed Patient


3. The Violent Patient


4. The Acutely Anxious Patient


5. Mania


6. The Delirious Patient


7. Psychiatric Assessment


8. Geriatric Emergencies


9. Psychiatric Emergencies Related to Medical Illnesses


10. Childhood and Adolescent Emergencies


11. Psychiatric Aspects of Seizure Disorders


12. Schizophrenia and the Acutely Psychotic Patient


13. Personality Disorders and Psychiatric Emergencies


14. Victims of Abuse


15. Disasters and Extreme Traumas


16. Crisis Intervention and Debriefing


17. Drug and Alcohol Emergencies


18. Emergent Medications and Psychopharmacological Adverse Effects


19. Factitious Disorders/ Malingering / Drug-Seeking Behaviors


20. Medicolegal Aspects of Emergency Psychiatry


21. Spirituality