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.


Paperback, 688 Pages

Published: March 2007

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-04088-4


  • 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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