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Handbook of consultation-liaison psychiatry

Author: Hoyle Leigh; Jon Streltzer
Publisher: New York : Springer, ©2008.
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Consultation-liaison psychiatry is an important interface between psychiatry and the rest of medicine as well as psychology, social work, nursing, and other behavioural science disciplines. Providing a biopsychosocial, integrative perspective, this book is organized in five major sections addressing the fundamentals of the field.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Leigh, Hoyle, 1942-
Handbook of consultation-liaison psychiatry.
New York : Springer, ©2007
(DLC) 2007922444
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Hoyle Leigh; Jon Streltzer
ISBN: 9780387692555 038769255X 9780387692531 0387692533 9780387781280 0387781285
OCLC Number: 655862562
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 420 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Evolution of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry and Psychosomatic Medicine; The Functions of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry; The Why and How of Psychiatric Consultation; Evaluating the Evidence Base of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry; Common Reasons for Psychiatric Consultation; Basic Foundations of Diagnosis, Psychiatric Diagnosis and Final Common Pathway Syndromes; Delirium, Dementia, Alcohol Intoxication, and Withdrawal Syndromes; Anxiety and Anxiety Syndromes; Depression, Mania, and Mood Syndromes; Psychosis; Chronic Pain; Substance Use Problems.
Responsibility: Hoyle Leigh and Jon Streltzer ; with additional contributions by international experts.


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