Massachusetts General Hospital Guide to Primary Care Psychiatry

Paperback | November 14, 2003

byTheodore A. Stern, John B. Herman, Peter Peter Slavin

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From the leading psychiatry department in the world, comes the Second Edition of this unique, symptom-oriented approach to the diagnosis and treatment of psychiatric diseases. Features coverage of all the salient features of psychiatric diseases as well as new emphasis on evidence-basedalgorithms, psychopharmacologic advances, and the pediatric patient.

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From the leading psychiatry department in the world, comes the Second Edition of this unique, symptom-oriented approach to the diagnosis and treatment of psychiatric diseases. Features coverage of all the salient features of psychiatric diseases as well as new emphasis on evidence-basedalgorithms, psychopharmacologic advances, and the ...

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The authority of the Massachusetts General Hospital and the nation's top ranked psychiatry department is now at your fingertips. Designed for the busy primary care clinician, this manual helps to confirm psychiatric diagnoses, initiate treatment, and get advice on when to refer. To reduce jargon, chapters are co-authored by primary car...

Theodore A. Stern, M.D., is associate professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and a psychiatrist at Massachusetts General Hospital, where he serves on numerous committees. As part of his many teaching responsibilities he serves as co-leader of the Scientific Writing Course for the Clinical Research Center and as Director of t...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:736 pages, 9.16 × 7.39 × 1.21 inPublished:November 14, 2003Publisher:McGraw-Hill Professional PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0071410015

ISBN - 13:9780071410014

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Table of Contents

I: Introduction

II: Diagnostic Strategies

III: Therapeutic Strategies

IV: Approaches to Patients with Specific Conditions

V. Therapeutic Complications and Considerations

VI. Quality-of-Life Enhancing Strategies

VII. Physician-Assistance Strategies