Handbook of Emergency Psychiatry book cover

Handbook of Emergency Psychiatry

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.

Audience
Psychiatrist

Paperback, 688 Pages

Published: March 2007

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-04088-4

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

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