Apa Textbook Of Psychosomatic Medicine & Consulation Liason

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Item#: 9781615371365
Edition 03
Author Levenson, James
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As with the first two editions, this third edition of The American Psychiatric Association Publishing Textbook of Psychosomatic Medicine and Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry is the most comprehensive reference on the subspecialty available. Extensively revised and updated, this new edition also features 30 new authors.The emphasis on a diversity of perspectives remains as strong as ever: Chapter authors represent a range of backgrounds and disciplines, and of opinions and viewpoints, and 24 of the 88 contributors are from countries other than the United States.Organized into four sections, the textbook addresses• General principles of evaluation and management, legal and ethical issues, and psychological reactions to illness.• Psychiatric symptoms and disorders -- including delirium, aggression, depression, suicidality, psychosis, anxiety, eating and sleep disturbances, sexual dysfunction, and substance use problems -- commonly encountered in medically ill populations.• Psychological and social aspects of diseases and disorders affecting the various organ systems.• Psychiatric treatments in the medically ill, including psychopharmacology, psychotherapy, electroconvulsive and other neurostimulation therapies, and palliative care.Encyclopedic in its scope and accessible in its presentation, The American Psychiatric Association Publishing Textbook of Psychosomatic Medicine and Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry is an essential resource for psychiatry residents, psychosomatic medicine fellows, attending psychiatrists, and other specialists who need to stay up to date with the rapidly expanding evidence base in the field.

Table of Contents
ContributorsForewordPrefacePART I: General Principles in Evaluation and ManagementChapter 1. Psychiatric Assessment and ConsultationChapter 2. Legal and Ethical IssuesChapter 3. Psychological Responses to IllnessPART II: Symptoms and DisordersChapter 4. DeliriumChapter 5. DementiaChapter 6. Aggression and ViolenceChapter 7. DepressionChapter 8. SuicidalityChapter 9. Psychosis, Mania, and CatatoniaChapter 10. Anxiety DisordersChapter 11. Somatic Symptom Disorder and Illness Anxiety DisorderChapter 12. Deception Syndromes: Factitious Disorders and MalingeringChapter 13. Eating DisordersChapter 14. Sleep DisordersChapter 15. Sexual DysfunctionsChapter 16. Substance-Related DisordersPART III: Specialties and SubspecialtiesChapter 17. Heart DiseaseChapter 18. Lung DiseaseChapter 19. Gastrointestinal DisordersChapter 20. Renal DiseaseChapter 21. Endocrine and Metabolic DisordersChapter 22. OncologyChapter 23. HematologyChapter 24. RheumatologyChapter 25. Chronic Fatigue and Fi
omyalgia SyndromesChapter 26. Infectious DiseasesChapter 27. DermatologyChapter 28. SurgeryChapter 29. Organ TransplantationChapter 30. Neurology and NeurosurgeryChapter 31. Obstetrics and GynecologyChapter 32. PediatricsChapter 33. Physical Medicine and RehabilitationChapter 34. PainChapter 35. Medical ToxicologyPART IV: TreatmentChapter 36. PsychopharmacologyChapter 37. PsychotherapyChapter 38. Electroconvulsive Therapy and Other Brain Stimulation TherapiesChapter 39. Palliative CareIndex