Massachusetts General Hospital Handbook of General Hospital Psychiatry, by Theodore A. Stern, Gregory L. Fricchione, Ned H. Cassem, Michael Jellinek, and Jerrold F. Rosenbaum, is your ideal source of guidance on consultation-liaison psychiatry! 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.
- Understand and manage the psychological impact of chronic medical problems, life-threatening diseases, disfigurement, and more.
- Effectively manage difficult patients, including those with hypochondriacal and conversion disorders.
- 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.
- Implement the most current, effective pharmaceutical therapies as well as cognitive-behavioral approaches.