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Lippincott's Primary Care Psychiatry



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Lippincott's Primary Care Psychiatry
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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. A companion Website includes fully searchable text and patient handouts for various psychiatric disorders. Also included is a paper unmounted chart Understanding Depression.
Release date NZ
April 21st, 2009
Edited by Glen L. Xiong Edited by James A. Bourgeois Edited by Robert M. McCarron
Country of Publication
United States
Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
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