A Practical GuideS. Nassir GhaemiRead More
Thoroughly updated for its Second Edition, this practical guide will aid residents and clinicians in diagnosing and treating the full spectrum of mood disorders. Using the conversational style and clinical vignettes found in all Practical Guides in Psychiatry titles, Dr. Ghaemi explains how to accurately diagnose unipolar depression and bipolar disorder and offers specific, detailed, evidence-based recommendations on pharmacotherapy and psychotherapy.
Chapters review the pharmacology of all antidepressants, mood stabilizers, and antipsychotics in current use and point out these drugs' advantages and drawbacks in specific clinical situations. Other chapters address clinical problems such as depression, mania, and ADHD in children and the conundrum of schizoaffective disorder.
Joshua T. ThornhillRead More
Part of the National Medical Series (NMS), this book provides a quick review of clinical Psychiatry in an outline format for rapid review and retention. Each chapter ends with USMLE-style (vignette) questions and answers for self-study and assessment.
A Practical GuideCarol W. BermanRead More
This new addition to the Practical Guides in Psychiatry series is a clinically oriented pocket guide to diagnosis and treatment of personality disorders. Using the conversational style and case vignettes found in all Practical Guides in Psychiatry titles, Dr. Berman addresses every category of personality disorder. The first section discusses the various types of personality disorders. The second section discusses those that coexist with other major psychiatric disorders, such as depression and bipolar disorder. The third section focuses specifically on treatment issues. Among the issues discussed are how gender, culture, substance abuse, PTSD, and medical conditions intersect with personality disorders.
Marc E. Agronin, Gabe J. MalettaRead MoreMany elderly patients suffer from psychiatric conditions that result from--or are made worse by--existing medical conditions. This new edition integrates clinical expertise needed to evaluate and treat psychiatric, medical and neurologic disorders in the older patient. Both scientific foundations of and clinical approaches to psychiatric disease are discussed by a range of experts who rely on evidence-based clinical guidelines and outcomes data. Most chapters include case studies that illuminate the approaches to diagnosis and treatment. The book's five sections include basic principles of evaluation and treatment for specific disorders; appendices offer further insight into pharmacotherapy and neuroanatomic foundation of psychiatric diseases.
Philip G. Janicak, Stephen R. Marder, Mani N. PavuluriRead More
Fully updated for its Fifth Edition, Principles and Practice of Psychopharmacotherapy summarizes the latest data on hundreds of drug and device-based therapies and offers practical, evidence-based guidelines and treatment strategies for virtually every psychiatric disorder. Highlights of this edition include expanded coverage of pharmacogenomics, updates on treatments for elderly patients, and discussion of mechanisms of action for drugs used in sleep disorders, especially narcolepsy.
A Practical Guide to Diagnosis and TreatmentAlan B. Ettinger, Andres M. KannerRead More
This volume is a pragmatic, comprehensive guide to evaluation and management of psychiatric problems in patients with epilepsy. The authors critically analyze recent findings on the relationship between seizures and psychiatric disorders and offer practical recommendations for diagnosis and treatment. Numerous case studies are included. This thoroughly updated edition includes new material on animal models of psychopathology in epilepsy, use of psychotropic drugs in epilepsy, use of antiepileptic drugs in psychiatry, neuroanatomic and neurobiologic bases of psychiatric disorders, neuropsychological evaluation in children with epilepsy, neuropsychological testing in epilepsy surgery candidates, and value and limitations of the forced normalization concept.
David A. TombRead More
Thoroughly updated for its Seventh Edition, this House Officer Series volume will remain a best-seller among medical students in psychiatry clerkships, psychiatric residents, other mental health professionals, and primary care physicians. This succinctly written pocket-sized textbook provides the key information readers need to succeed in rounds and pass board exams.
Chapters provide complete, up-to-the-minute coverage of all major disorders, psychotherapies, and biological therapies. Diagnostic discussions are aligned with DSM-IV-TR and treatment recommendations are given in stepwise fashion. This edition describes several new disorders, provides greater coverage of psychotherapies, offers up-to-date information on psychopharmacology, and includes contemporary neuroscience and molecular genetics.
Mimi W. TheinRead More
Developed by the author to use in her own preparation for standardized psychiatry examinations and honed in her lectures to psychiatry house officers at Harvard, Psychiatry Bullets offers outlines, lists, and tables designed to promote learning and recall. Coverage includes all psychiatric topics found on key standardized examinations. The book is ideally suited for psychiatrists and neurologists preparing for the PRITE, the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology written exams, and various recertification exams.
Maju Mathews, Kumar Budur, Biju Basil, Manu MathewsRead More
This review book contains 1,200 multiple-choice questions modeled on the types of questions seen in Part 1 of the board certification exam in adult psychiatry. The questions are accompanied by answers and explanations for why one answer is correct and the others are incorrect.
Questions are divided into 17 specialty categories—basic psychopathology, schizophrenia, mood disorders, anxiety disorders, geriatric psychiatry, child psychiatry, consultation-liaison psychiatry, forensic psychiatry, substance misuse, eating disorders and sexual disorders, mental retardation, sleep disorders, personality disorders, psychopharmacology, psychotherapies, psychology, and neurology. An additional chapter covers miscellaneous topics. All information has been thoroughly reviewed by experienced psychiatrists.
501 Questions to Help You Pass the BoardsSriram Ramaswamy, Vithyalakshmi SelvarajRead MoreLippincott Williams & Wilkins is proud to introduce Psychopharmacology: 501 Questions to Help You Pass the Boards. Focusing on the area that many psychiatrists regard as the most complex and challenging to master for the Boards, this book offers extensive evidence based multiple-choice practice questions, covering all drug groups and including clinical vignettes similar to those on the ABPN exam. The authors provide clear and detailed explanations for correct and incorrect answers.
A Practical GuideMichael Blumenfield, Maria Tiamson-KassabRead More
This handbook is a first-line source of essential information and practical guidelines for mental health professionals working with patients in the medical-surgical setting. Using the conversational style and case vignettes found in all Practical Guides in Psychiatry volumes, the authors discuss the psychiatric aspects of various medical-surgical disorders. Coverage includes chapters on pain management, capacity determination, psychodynamic issues and psychotherapy in the consultation-liaison setting, substance abuse issues in the medical setting, and death, dying, and bereavement. This thoroughly updated edition includes new chapters on psychiatric aspects of surgery and transplantation, women's health issues, and disaster psychiatry.
A Practical GuideOliver FreudenreichRead More
This new addition to the Practical Guides in Psychiatry series is a clinically oriented pocket guide to diagnosis and treatment of schizophrenia and other psychoses. Using the conversational style and case vignettes found in all Practical Guides in Psychiatry titles, Dr. Freudenreich shows how to recognize psychotic signs and symptoms, arrive at a clinical diagnosis that explains the psychosis, and treat the disorder. Close attention is given to management of medical comorbidity, antipsychotic-induced side effects, and drug interactions. Coverage also includes prognostic considerations and forensic and social aspects of schizophrenia. Appendices contain pocket cards covering emergencies, rating scales, and wellness.
Richard K. Ries, David A. Fiellin, Shannon C. Miller, Richard SaitzRead MoreIn the midst of an addiction epidemic, this newly updated edition of The American Society of Addiction Medicine Principles of Addiction Medicine, 5th edition is the sought-after text every addiction researcher and care provider needs. This comprehensive reference text dedicates itself to both the science and treatment of addiction. You’ll receive a thorough grounding in both the scientific principles behind the causes of addiction and the practical aspects of clinical care.
Chapters are written by recognized experts, covering areas such as the basic science of addiction medicine; diagnosis, assessment and early intervention; pharmacologic and behavioral interventions; mutual help and twelve-step; and co-occurring addiction, medical and psychiatric disorders—backed by the latest research data and successful treatment methods.
- Numerous figures, tables and diagrams elucidate the text
- Chapters include case examples
- List of data research reports provided at end of each chapter
- NEW material on Prescription Drug Abuse, Club Drugs, Nursing Roles in Addressing Addiction, Conceptual and Treatment Issues in Behavioral Addictions, Rehabilitation Approaches to Pain Management, Comorbid Pain and Addiction, Pharmacotherapy for Adolescents with Substance Use Disorders, Preventing and Treating Substance Use Disorders in Military Personnel, and more.
- Complete content with enhanced navigation
- A powerful search feature pulls results from your notes, everything in the book, and even the web
- Cross-linked pages, references, and more for easy navigation
- Ability to highlight text for easier reference of key content
- Ability to share notes with friends and colleagues
- Ability to save your favorite content for future, quick reference
- Interactive question bank with more than 300 questions
Pedro Ruiz, Eric C. StrainRead MoreThe second edition of The Substance Abuse Handbook follows the general organization of the 'big' book, Lowinson and Ruiz's Substance Abuse. This title distills content from the larger text into a concise, portable guide for healthcare professionals who need to diagnose and treat addictive disorders and related medical conditions.
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Simplified and updated from the previous edition, Understanding Depression 2E provides an easy-to-understand visual and textual overview of the most important aspects of depression. It defines depression and three main types of this serious medical condition: major depression, dysthymic disorder/dysthymia, and bipolar disorder.
The areas of the brain affected by depression are defined and illustrated. Structures of the limbic system are also shown, as any disturbance to this system can affect mood and behavior. The role of transmitters is described; illustrations show normal and abnormal levels of these important chemical messengers, which can help explain how imbalances in these chemicals can lead to depression.
Signs and symptoms of major depression are prominently featured towards the top of the chart.
Suicide warning signs are also detailed. Risk factors and treatment options for depression are also discussed.
Made in USAAvailable in the following versions:
- 20" x 26" heavy weight paper laminated with grommets at top corners ISBN 9780781773164
- 20" x 26" heavy weight paper ISBN 9780781773140
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Understanding Schizophrenia chart provides a visual and textual overview and is an ideal tool to help practitioners explain the condition to patients and families.
discusses causes of schizophrenia and other psychosis
compares MRIs of unaffected and affected brains
discusses the stages and natural progression of the disease
- illustrates gray matter deficit at onset of illness and after 5 years
- illustrates a healthy neuron and a abnormally pruned neuron
discusses the 4 broad categories of symptoms - positive, negative, mood and cognitive
- diagrams course of the illness and symptoms
- shows medial view of the brain with dopamine pathways
- shows lateral view of the brain
Also discusses treatment and management.
Made in USAAvailable in the following versions:
- 20" x 26" heavy weight paper laminated with grommets at top corners ISBN 9780781786447
- 20" x 26" heavy weight paper ISBN 9780781786423