Massachusetts General Hospital Comprehensive Clinical Psychiatry E Book

Author: Theodore A. Stern
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323328999
Release Date: 2015-02-13
Genre: Medical

The Massachusetts General Hospital is widely respected as one of the world's premier psychiatric institutions. Now, preeminent authorities from MGH present a reference that is carefully designed to simplify your access to the current clinical knowledge you need. A remarkably user-friendly organization - with abundant boxed summaries, bullet points, case histories, and algorithms - speeds you to the answers you need. In short, this brand-new reference delivers all the authoritative answers you need to overcome any clinical challenge, in a format that's easier to consult than any other source! Peerless, hands-on advice from members of the esteemed MGH Department of Psychiatry helps you put today's best approaches to work for your patients. The book's highly templated format - with abundant boxed overviews, bulleted points, case histories, algorithms, references, and suggested readings - enables you to locate essential information quickly. In-depth coverage of many unique areas, including Psychiatric and Substance Use Disorders in Transitioning Adolescents and Young Adults; Neuroanatomical Systems Relevant to Neuropsychiatric Disorders; Legal and Ethical Issues in Psychiatry; Military Psychiatry; and Approaches to Collaborative Care and Primary Care Psychiatry. Features full, new DSM-5 criteria; new art, tables, and key points; and new Alzheimer’s Disease guidelines. Highlights recent developments in the field, such as neurotherapeutics, new psychotropics, military psychiatry, collaborative care, ensuring your knowledge is thoroughly up to date.

Massachusetts General Hospital Comprehensive Clinical Psychiatry

Author: Theodore A. Stern
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323295079
Release Date: 2015-03-23
Genre: Psychiatry

The Massachusetts General Hospital is widely respected as one of the world's premier psychiatric institutions. Now, preeminent authorities from MGH present the newly updated edition of Massachusetts General Hospital Comprehensive Clinical Psychiatry, a unique medical reference book that continues to simplify your access to the current clinical knowledge you need - both in print and online! It provides practical approaches to a wide variety of clinical syndromes and settings, aided by stunning graphics and hundreds of questions and answers geared to each chapter. You'll have convenient access to all the authoritative answers necessary to overcome any clinical challenge. User-friendly, highly templated organization with abundant boxed summaries, bulleted points, case histories, algorithms, references, and suggested readings. Peerless, hands-on advice from members of the esteemed MGH Department of Psychiatry helps you put today's best approaches to work for your patients. Interactive and downloadable Q&As

Massachusetts General Hospital Comprehensive Clinical Psychiatry

Author: Theodore A. Stern
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323076913
Release Date: 2008-04-18
Genre: Medical

The Massachusetts General Hospital is widely respected as one of the world's premier psychiatric institutions. Now, preeminent authorities from MGH present a reference that is carefully designed to simplify your access to the current clinical knowledge you need! A remarkably user-friendly organization - with abundant boxed summaries, bullet points, case histories, and algorithms - speeds you to the answers you need. In short, this brand-new reference delivers all the authoritative answers you need to overcome any clinical challenge, in a format that's easier to consult than any other source! Peerless, hands-on advice from members of the esteemed MGH Department of Psychiatry helps you put today's best approaches to work for your patients. The book's highly templated format - with abundant boxed overviews, bulleted points, case histories, algorithms, references, and suggested readings - enables you to locate essential information quickly.

The Massachusetts General Hospital Handbook of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Author: Timothy J Petersen
Publisher: Humana Press
ISBN: 9781493926053
Release Date: 2015-09-29
Genre: Medical

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) has a growing evidence base that supports its efficacy in treating a wide range of psychiatric disorders and has been adapted for use with more complicated patient populations and for different stages of psychiatric illness. As the first Massachusetts General Hospital-branded text on the subject, this is a cutting-edge tool that is unlike any current book on CBT. The authors for this handbook are among the world’s foremost experts in their specialty area and are actively engaged in dynamic research evaluating the efficacy of CBT as well as identifying mechanisms of action for this treatment. This title provides in-depth coverage of the historical background of the development of CBT, a comprehensive review of relevant outcomes data, a survey of mechanisms by which CBT exerts its effect, and, most importantly, a take away “tool box” of CBT strategies and techniques that can be immediately implemented in clinicians’ practices. The Massachussetts General Hospital Handbook of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy reaches and improves the clinical practices of a broad base of front line mental health practitioners, including psychiatrists and therapists.

Massachusetts General Hospital Handbook of General Hospital Psychiatry

Author: Theodore A. Stern
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9781437719277
Release Date: 2010
Genre: MEDICAL

Experts from the Massachusetts General Hospital-widely respected as one of the world's premier psychiatric institutions-provide practical advice on the diagnosis and treatment of psychiatric issues experienced by in-hospital, medically ill adults and children. This compact resource reads like a handbook, but delivers all the details you'd expect from a textbook. Find information quickly thanks to an improved chapter organization, and get just the answers you need with concise yet complete coverage appropriate for psychiatrists and generalists alike.

Massachusetts General Hospital Psychopharmacology and Neurotherapeutics E Book

Author: Theodore A. Stern
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323413237
Release Date: 2015-04-27
Genre: Medical

Put today's best approaches to work for your patients with this practical guide to cutting-edge psychopharmacologic and somatic treatments for psychiatric and neurologic conditions. Edited by Drs. Theodore A. Stern, Maurizio Fava, Timothy E. Wilens, and Jerrold F. Rosenbaum, and comprised of key chapters from the second edition of Stern et al.’s Massachusetts General Hospital Comprehensive Clinical Psychiatry, this user-friendly resource focuses on current psychotropic treatments, electroconvulsive therapy, and neurotherapeutics, making it an ideal quick reference for psychiatrists, psychologists, internists, and nurse practitioners. Stay current with hot topics in the field, including the use of antiepileptic drugs in psychiatry, ADHD medications, and often-overlooked areas such as treatment of pain. Benefit from the authoritative content of the parent text, MGH Comprehensive Clinical Psychiatry, 2nd Edition, now featuring new art, new tables, and key points, and updated to DSM-5 where relevant. Get detailed coverage of antidepressants, antipsychotics, and antianxiety medications, as well as drug interactions, side effects, and treatment adherence. Quickly find the information you need with a user-friendly, highly templated format that features abundant boxed summaries, bulleted points, case histories, algorithms, references, and suggested readings. Test your knowledge of psychopharmacology and neurotherapeutics with interactive, downloadable multiple-choice questions with detailed answers for each chapter.

Massachusetts General Hospital Psychiatry Update and Board Preparation

Author: Theodore A. Stern
Publisher: Mgh Psychiatry Academy
ISBN: 0985531800
Release Date: 2012-08-15
Genre: Psychiatry

From Massachusetts General Hospital - ranked #1 Department of Psychiatry, for 16 consecutive years, and one of the world's leading centers for psychiatry education, research, and treatment - comes this unrivaled, complete overview of the field of psychiatry. This remarkable text is designed as a study aid for excelling on shelf exams, board certification and re-certification exams. The Massachusetts General Hospital Psychiatry Update & Board, 3rd edition can be used for CME credits, or as a clinical refresher; it combines review material with a Q&A format (geared to each chapter) - and gives you the latest information in the field, using the most recent DSM-IV terminology. 250 board-style questions with annotated answers. With in-depth coverage that ranges from neuroanatomy and psychopathology to therapeutics, to group therapy and imaging, the book is designed to meet the curriculum requirements of the National Board of Medical Examiners and the American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology. It considers the full spectrum of both psychiatric and neurological disorders including: - Neuromuscular disease - Seizures - Stroke and TIA - Dementia - Sleep Disorders - Mental Retardation - Eating Disorders - Disturbances of Mood and Anxiety - Behavioral Disturbances - Neuropsychiatric Disturbances - And many others This unique skill-and-knowledge-building tool gives you a thorough look at topics of special interest, such as medico-legal issues in medical practice, the violent patient, HIV disease, psychosexual disorders, suicide, substance use and abuse, mood/mental disorders and the reproductive cycle, child and geriatric psychiatry, and end-of-life care. What's more, it also provides step-by-step guidelines for the administration of psychopharmacologic drugs and the management of their reactions.

The Massachusetts General Hospital McLean Hospital Residency Handbook of Psychiatry

Author: Massachusetts General Hospital and McLean Hospital Residents and Faculties
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781451165890
Release Date: 2011-11-29
Genre: Medical

Prepared by the residents and faculties of the renowned Massachusetts General Hospital and McLean Hospital, this pocket handbook is packed with succinct, practical, accessible information on the diagnosis and treatment of psychiatric disorders. Major sections include psychiatric emergencies, symptom-based diagnosis and treatment, special populations, and treatment approaches including psychopharmacology. The book is written in a quick-scanning outline format with boxes, tables, and lists to provide high-yield information at a glance.

The Massachusetts General Hospital Handbook of Neurology

Author: Alice W. Flaherty
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781451178630
Release Date: 2011-12-26
Genre: Medical

Now in its revised, updated Second Edition, this pocket-sized handbook is a practical quick-reference guide to the diagnosis and management of neurologic diseases. It presents specific management recommendations in a succinct outline format and includes protocols, step-by-step tests and procedures, and treatment algorithms. This handbook is unique in its inclusion of material from related disciplines such as general medicine, cardiology, psychiatry, neurosurgery, neuroanatomy, and radiology. The authors offer guidance in using contemporary neuroimaging techniques in diagnosis.

Resident s Guide to Clinical Psychiatry

Author: Lauren B. Marangell
Publisher: American Psychiatric Pub
ISBN: 9781585623242
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Medical

This concise, yet comprehensive guide distills the most critical and current information on diagnosis and treatment so that residents and other beginning clinicians will have the tools they need to quickly assess and competently treat patients with psychiatric illnesses. Replete with diagnostic evaluation checklists, DSM-IV-TR criteria, and drug dosage tables, the Resident's Guide to Clinical Psychiatry is a practical and convenient one-stop resource that will make the resident's job significantly easier. Each of the 16 chapters has been structured logically and with the utmost care to guide residents through the psychiatric landscape. For example, the chapter on pharmacotherapy is organized by class of drug, with sections on mechanism of action, indications and efficacy, and tips for medication selection. This is followed by detailed information on specific drugs -- their clinical use, risks, side effects, management, and potential interactions. This depth of coverage is matched by breadth of subject, with chapters on central topics such as mood disorders and dementia, in addition to special chapters on consultation-liaison psychiatry, emergency psychiatry, child and adolescent psychiatry, and electroconvulsive therapy and device-based treatments. Whether employed as a text or an on-the-fly reference, this authoritative volume supplies everything the resident requires to provide a uniformly high level of psychiatric clinical care.

Clinical Trial Design Challenges in Mood Disorders

Author: Mauricio Tohen
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 9780124051768
Release Date: 2015-01-24
Genre: Medical

Poor clinical trial designs result in failed studies wasting research funds and limiting the advancement of cures for disorders. Clinical Trial Design Challenges in Mood Disorders outlines classic problems researchers face in designing clinical trials and discusses how best to address them for the most definitive and generalizable results. Traditional trial designs are included as well as novel analytic techniques. The book examines information on high placebo response, the generalizability of studies conducted in the developing world, the duration of maintenance studies, and the application of findings into clinical practice. With representation from contributors throughout the world and from academia, industry, regulatory agencies, and advocacy groups, this book will contribute toward improved clinical trial design and valid, precise, and reliable answers about what works better and faster for patients. Summarizes common trial design problems and their solutions Encompasses funding, subject selection, regulatory issues and more Identifies best practices for definitive and generalizable results Includes traditional trial designs and novel analytic techniques Represents academia, industry, regulatory agencies, and advocacy groups

Rating Scales in Mental Health

Author: Martha Sajatovic
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 9781421406664
Release Date: 2012-12-12
Genre: Medical

Rating Scales in Mental Health is ideal for mental health clinicians and researchers who use psychometric instruments in their practice. The updated edition of this highly regarded compendium describes and analyzes 116 scales arranged in 20 categories, including anxiety, bipolar disorder, depression, eating disorders, geriatrics, psychosis, sexual disorders, substance abuse, and suicide risk. Material on each rating scale consists of• an overview • general applications• selected psychometric properties• references and copyright information• time needed to complete scale• a representative study Samples of many scales are included, as are tables in a quick-reference format.

Psychologists Desk Reference

Author: Gerald P. Koocher
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199845491
Release Date: 2013-09-19
Genre: Medical

Fully revised and expanded, this third edition of the Psychologists' Desk Reference includes several new chapters on emerging topics in psychology and incoporates updates from top clinicians and program directors in the field. This classic companion for mental health practioners presents an even larger variety of information required in daily practice in one easy-to-use resource. Covering the entire spectrum of practice issues-from diagnostic codes, practice guidelines, treatment principles, and report checklists, to insight and advice from today's most respected clinicians-this peerless reference gives fingertip access to the whole range of current knowledge. Ideal for use by all mental health professionals, the Desk Reference covers assessment and diagnosis, testing and psychometrics, treatment and psychotherapy, biology and pharmacotherapy, self-help resources, ethical and legal issues, forensic practice, financial and insurance matters, and prevention and cosultation. Chapters have been clearly written by master clinicians and include easy-to-read checklists and tables as well as helpful advice. Filled with information psychologists use everyday, the Psychologists' Desk Reference, Third Edition, will be the most important and widely used volume in the library of psychologists, social workers, and counsellors everywhere.

Handbook of Clinical Rating Scales and Assessment in Psychiatry and Mental Health

Author: Lee Baer
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1597453870
Release Date: 2009-10-03
Genre: Psychology

Psychiatric clinicians should use rating scales and questionnaires often, for they not only facilitate targeted diagnoses and treatment; they also facilitate links to empirical literature and systematize the entire process of management. Clinically oriented and highly practical, the Handbook of Clinical Rating Scales and Assessment in Psychiatry and Mental Health is an ideal tool for the busy psychiatrist, clinical psychologist, family physician, or social worker. In this ground-breaking text, leading researchers provide reviews of the most commonly used outcome and screening measures for the major psychiatric diagnoses and treatment scenarios. The full range of psychiatric disorders are covered in brief but thorough chapters, each of which provides a concise review of measurement issues related to the relevant condition, along with recommendations on which dimensions to measure – and when. The Handbook also includes ready-to-photocopy versions of the most popular, valid, and reliable scales and checklists, along with scoring keys and links to websites containing on-line versions. Moreover, the Handbook describes well known, structured, diagnostic interviews and the specialized training requirements for each. It also includes details of popular psychological tests (such as neuropsychological, personality, and projective tests), along with practical guidelines on when to request psychological testing, how to discuss the case with the assessment consultant and how to integrate information from the final testing report into treatment. Focused and immensely useful, the Handbook of Clinical Rating Scales and Assessment in Psychiatry and Mental Health is an invaluable resource for all clinicians who care for patients with psychiatric disorders.