Medical Psychiatric Practice, Volume 2

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American Psychiatric Pub, 1993 - 657 pages

This volume is the second in a series of succinct, analytical reviews of advances in the psychiatric care of medically ill patients. Medical-Psychiatric Practice, Volume 2 is designed to help psychiatrists who specialize in the care of medical patients integrate psychotherapeutic, psychopharmacological, and behavioral approaches to therapy, while dealing with complex systems of medical care, mental health care, and health care financing.

Under the guidance of an eminent editorial advisory board, the second volume includes critical reviews of the latest advances for medically ill patients in psychotherapy, psychopharmacology, neuropsychiatry, medical-legal issues, and special topics such as psychiatric aspects of anesthesia and cardiac diseases.

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Contents

Brief Psychodynamically Informed Therapy for Medically Ill Patients
3
Medical Hypnosis
39
Psychopharmacology Updates
67
New Psychotropics in Medically Ill Patients
69
Parenteral Use of Psychotropic Agents
113
Diagnostic Neuroradiology
139
SPECT Imaging in Medical Psychiatry
141
Special Topics
165
Anesthesia
387
Neuropsychiatry
407
Multiple Sclerosis Mood Disorders Cognition and Psychoneuroimmunology
409
Parkinsons Disease Recent Developments of Psychiatric Interest
445
Psychiatric Disorders in Huntingtons Disease
469
MedicalLegal Updates
511
Competency Determinations
513
Living Wills and Advance Medical Treatment Directives
535

Testing for Genetic Disorders
167
Cardiac Arrhythmias and Sudden Cardiac Death
199
Reproductive Endocrinology
237
New Reproductive Technologies
297
LowBack Pain Rehabilitation
329
Malpractice in Psychiatric Practice
559
Ethics in MedicalPsychiatric Practice
583
Index
607
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Alan Stoudemire, M.D., was Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Director of Medical Student Education in Psychiatry at Emory University School of Medicine, and Chief of Psychiatry at Emory University Hospital and Clinic in Atlanta, Georgia.

Barry S. Fogel, M.D., is the Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island.

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