Home > Books > Lippincott's Primary Care Psychiatry
Lippincott's Primary Care Psychiatry
View PDF

Lippincott's Primary Care Psychiatry

Publication Year: 2009
Edition: 1st Ed.
Authors/Editor: Robert M. McCarron DO; Glen L. Xiong MD; James A. Bourgeois OD, MD
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
ISBN: 978-0-781-79821-1
Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 98
  • Description
  • Details
  • Collections
  • Also Recommended

Lippincott's Primary Care Psychiatry, part of the Primary Care Series, helps family practitioners, internists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and mental health practitioners understand, diagnose, and effectively treat the most common psychiatric problems seen in the primary care office setting.

The introductory chapter provides practical tips for the primary care psychiatric interview and introduces the "AMPS Screening tool", which is used to quickly screen for the most common psychiatric disorders. Subsequent chapters cover commonly encountered disorders and follow a user-friendly format: Introductory Case; Clinical Highlights; Clinical Significance; Diagnosis; Differential Diagnosis, including "Not to Be Missed" points; Biopsychosocial Treatment, including "When to Refer"; Practice Pointers case studies; ICD-9 codes; and Practical Resources.

Lippincott's Primary Care Psychiatry includes chapters on depression, anxiety, psychosis, substance disorders, eating disorders, personality disorders, and unexplained physical symptoms. Special topic chapters on geriatric psychiatry, sleep disorders, suicide and violence risk assessment, and cultural considerations are also included.

  • Platform:
    Ovid
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: Robert M. McCarron DO; Glen L. Xiong MD; James A. Bourgeois OD, MD
  • ISBN: 978-0-781-79821-1
  • Specialty:
    Advanced Practice
    Nurse Practitioner
    Physician Assistant
    Primary Care/Family Medicine/General Practice
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 1st Ed.
  • Pages: 352
  • Illustrations: 17
  • Year: 2009
  • Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 98

Free Instant Access
This Month

JOTM
Visible Body Human Anatomy Atlas This award-winning human anatomy general reference is a 3D visualization and learning tool used to interact with and explore the systems of the human body.
JOTM
PsycINFO® A comprehensive international bibliographic database, PsycINFO® provides access to more than 4 million citations in 29 languages.
JOTM
Journal of Orthopaedics for Physician Assistants The JBJS Journal of Orthopaedics for Physician Assistants is an academic resource that delivers ongoing orthopaedic education for physician assistants and nurse practitioners.
JOTM
Harvard Review of Psychiatry Founded by the Harvard Medical School’s Department of Psychiatry, this is the authoritative source for scholarly reviews and perspectives on important topics in psychiatry.

Noteworthy

Doody's Featured Books
Orthopaedic Basic Science: Foundations of Clinical Practice, 4th Edition
Concise and clinically relevant resource for the diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal diseases and conditions.

AAOS Comprehensive Orthopaedic Review, 2nd Edition
Offers sweeping coverage of core orthopaedic knowledge that spans the spectrum of the orthopaedic specialties.