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Principles of Inpatient Psychiatry
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Principles of Inpatient Psychiatry

Publication Year: 2008
Edition: 1st Ed.
Authors/Editor: Fred Ovsiew MD; Richard L. Munich MD
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
ISBN: 978-0-781-77214-3
Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 82
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Principles of Inpatient Psychiatry is geared to psychiatrists working in inpatient settings: residents, psychiatrists who occasionally provide inpatient care, and psychiatric "hospitalists" who specialize in the inpatient arena.

Inpatient settings contain the sickest psychiatric patients, such as those with a high risk of suicide, agitation requiring emergency management, or treatment-resistant psychosis and depression, all topics discussed in the book. Co-morbid general-medical illness is common, and the book focuses attention, supported by case examples, on medical and neuropsychiatric as well as general-psychiatric evaluation and management.

Chapters address special clinical problems, including first-episode psychosis, substance abuse, eating disorders, and legal issues on the inpatient service. The editors bring expertise to bear on a wide range of treatments, including psychopharmacologic, psychodynamic, and milieu approaches.

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    OvidMD Ovid
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: Fred Ovsiew MD; Richard L. Munich MD
  • ISBN: 978-0-781-77214-3
  • Specialty:
    Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 1st Ed.
  • Pages: 384
  • Illustrations: 10
  • Year: 2008
  • Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 82

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