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.

Review Manual for Massachusetts General Hospital Handbook of General Hospital Psychiatry

Author: Theodore A. Stern
Publisher: Mosby
ISBN: UCLA:L0090180415
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Medical

This easy-to-use manual is the only review tool of its kind! Distilled from the parent text on consultation-liaison psychiatry, it presents hundreds of questions-with rationales-that challenge the reader's knowledge in all aspects of psychosomatic medicine. Written by a practicing clinician-from one of the premier psychiatric departments in the world-for those working at the interface of medicine and psychiatry, it covers the entire burgeoning field of psychosomatic medicine. Readers will also find how to best prepare for the first-time ever board examination in the field coming in June 2005. Features 800 clinically relevant questions that test the reader's understanding of the full range of common topics on the diagnosis and treatment of the in-hospital, medically ill patient. Includes correct answers accompanied by detailed rationales. Presents questions that focus on simple recall, as well as those that challenge the reader's interpretive and problem-solving skills. Uses a standard testing format with multiple-choice, true/false, and matching sets.

Massachusetts General Hospital Handbook of General Hospital Psychiatry

Author: Ned H. Cassem
Publisher:
ISBN: 0815114788
Release Date: 1997
Genre: Hospital patients

Long considered the leading reference in hospital based consultation psychiatry, this new edition features an increased coverage of chronically ill patients. New chapters cover OB/GYN patients, AIDS/HIV patients, and the future of medical psychiatry units in a managed care environment.

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.

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.

The Massachusetts General Hospital Handbook of Behavioral Medicine

Author: Ana Maria Vranceanu
Publisher: Humana Press
ISBN: 9783319292946
Release Date: 2016-11-17
Genre: Medical

This text outlines the importance of biopsychosocial factors in improving medical care, and illustrates evidence-based, state-of-the-art interventions for patients with a variety of medical conditions. Each chapter is focused on a particular health concern or illness, which is described both in terms of prevalence and frequent psychological and psychiatric comorbidities that may present to clinicians working with these populations. Consistent with evidence-based care, information on the efficacy of the treatments being described is presented to support their continued use. To accommodate the needs of clinicians, we describe population specific approaches to treatment, including goal settings, modules and skills as well as strategies to assess and monitor progress. To facilitate learning, each chapter contains one or more case examples that explicate the skills described to convey change within a behavioral medicine protocol. Each chapter also includes resources in the form of books and websites to gain additional knowledge and detail as needed. Authors are experts in the field of each chapter, ensuring that information presented is recent and of high quality.

Massachusetts General Hospital Handbook of General Hospital Psychiatry

Author: CTI Reviews
Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews
ISBN: 9781467223126
Release Date: 2016-10-17
Genre: Education

Facts101 is your complete guide to Massachusetts General Hospital Handbook of General Hospital Psychiatry. In this book, you will learn topics such as as those in your book plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.

The Massachusetts General Hospital Handbook of Neurology

Author: Alice Flaherty
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 0781751373
Release Date: 2007
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.

Massachusetts General Hospital Handbook of General Hospital Psychiatry E Book

Author: Theodore A. Stern
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323496438
Release Date: 2017-08-09
Genre: Medical

For generations of practitioners, the Massachusetts General Hospital Handbook of General Hospital Psychiatry has been and is the "gold standard" guide to consultation-liaison psychiatry and psychosomatic medicine. The fully updated 7th Edition, by Drs. Theodore A. Stern, Oliver Freudenreich, Felicia A. Smith, Gregory L. Fricchione, and Jerrold F. Rosenbaum, provides an authoritative, easy-to-understand review of the diagnosis, evaluation, and treatment of psychiatric problems experienced by adults and children with medical and surgical conditions. Covers the psychological impact of chronic medical problems and life-threatening diseases, somatic symptom disorders, organ donors and recipients, pain, substance abuse, and polypharmacy, including a thorough review of drug actions and interactions, metabolism, and elimination. Features DSM-5 updates throughout, as well as case studies in every chapter. Contains practical tips on how to implement the most current and effective pharmacological therapies as well as cognitive-behavioral approaches.

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.

Handbook of Consultation Liaison Psychiatry

Author: Hoyle Leigh
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9780387781280
Release Date: 2008-03-05
Genre: Medical

Consultation-liaison psychiatry interfaces between psychiatry and the rest of medicine as well as psychology, social work, nursing, and other behavioral science disciplines. This is a practical, up-to-date handbook providing a biopsychosocial, integrative perspective and drawing of the expertise of two renowned psychiatrists in the field. The book offers five major sections addressing the fundamentals of the field as well as an assessment the current status of the field.

Textbook of Hospital Psychiatry

Author: Steven S. Sharfstein
Publisher: American Psychiatric Pub
ISBN: 9781585628896
Release Date: 2009-02-20
Genre: Medical

With decreases in lengths of hospital stay and increases in alternatives to inpatient treatments, the field of hospital psychiatry has changed dramatically over the past 20 years. As the first comprehensive guide to be published in more than a decade, the Textbook of Hospital Psychiatry is a compilation of the latest trends, issues, and developments in the field. The textbook, written by 70 national experts and clinical specialists, covers a wide range of clinical and administrative topics that are central to today's practice of hospital psychiatry. This is the only textbook on the market today that provides information for psychiatric hospital clinicians and administrators in a single all-inclusive volume. It covers information not generally available in other textbooks and medical journals, touching on a variety of cutting-edge issues, such as safety improvement, use of seclusion and restraint, suicide prevention, and culturally competent psychiatric care. The book's 35 chapters are divided into four parts: Part I, Inpatient Practice -- focuses on specialty psychiatric units (e.g., acute stabilization unit, eating disorders unit, forensic unit, child unit), including the many psychopharmacological and psychosocial treatments used within each. This section also touches on specialized treatment for patients with co-occurring problems, such as substance abuse, developmental disabilities, and legal difficulties. Part II, Special Clinical Issues -- covers clinical issues from the perspective of different populations (consumers, families, suicidal patients). This section also examines the recent trend toward patient-centered care. Part III, The Continuum of Care -- addresses psychiatric services within the community, such as rehabilitation programs, day hospitals, and emergency services. It discusses the importance of understanding hospital-based treatment within the broader perspective of patients' lives. Part IV, Structure and Infrastructure -- focuses on such often-overlooked topics as financing of care, risk management, electronic medical records, and the actual architecture of psychiatric hospitals, as well as the roles of psychiatric hospital administrators, psychiatric nurses, and psychiatrists and psychologists. An invaluable resource for both clinicians and administrators, as well as a comprehensive teaching tool for residents, the Textbook of Hospital Psychiatry is a must-have for all professionals who work in psychiatric settings.