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Medical-Psychiatric Practice

Edited by G. Alan Stoudemire, M.D., and Barry S. Fogel, M.D.

  • ISBN 978-0-88048-427-5
  • Item #8427

Description

This volume is the third in a series of succinct, analytical reviews of advances in the psychiatric care of medically ill patients. Like the previous volumes, Medical-Psychiatric Practice, Volume 3 is designed to continually update the busy clinician on research and practical developments in medical psychiatry.

Under the guidance of an eminent editorial advisory board, this volume addresses several specific clinical problems that require an integrated medical-psychiatric approach to their diagnosis and treatment. It includes an in-depth discussion of psychopharmacokinetics as well as an update on psychopharmacology in medically ill patients.

Contents

Psychopharmacokinetics: clinical applications in medical illness. Psychopharmacology in medical patients: an update. Treatment of psychosis in Parkinson's disease. Neuropsychiatric aspects of systemic lupus erythematosus. Diagnostic assessment of chronic fatigue syndrome. Psychiatric aspects of HIV infection and AIDS: an overview and update. Neuropsychiatric sequelae of mild traumatic brain injury. Psychiatric aspects of chemical sensitivity syndromes. Vulvodynia: chronic vulvar pain syndromes. Psychiatric aspects of bone marrow transplantation. Index. Cumulative index for Volumes 1-3. Contents to Volume 1. Contents to Volume 2.

About the Authors

Alan Stoudemire, M.D., was Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Director of Medical Student Education in Psychiatry at Emory University School of Medicine, and Chief of Psychiatry at Emory University Hospital and Clinic in Atlanta, Georgia.

Barry S. Fogel, M.D., is the Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island.

This book is an outstanding addition to the Medical-Psychiatric Practice Series. . . . This book will be valuable to primary care physicians and psychiatrists. Although some of the topics are complex, the chapters are not the usual didactic presentations; instead, they contain many charts and illustrative case histories that enhance the already significant clinical value of the text.—Psychiatric Times


As with the previous volumes, this third volume of Medical Psychiatric Practice by Stoudemire and Fogel is a treasure not only for psychiatrists but also for general practitioners who desire to integrate their medical knowledge with their psychiatric understanding of medical illness and want to view the patient as a ‘whole.’ It is immensely readable, practical, and well referenced, indeed, a reflection of the future in psychiatry.—General Hospital Psychiatry


Volume 3 of the Medical-Psychiatric Practice Series, edited by Drs. Alan Stoudemire and Barry Fogel, continues its tradition of outstanding scholarship. . . . The editors have given a state-of-the-art review that will serve as the gold standard of information on psychopharmacologic management of medical patients for a long time.—Jimmie C. Holland, M.D., Wayne B. Chapman Chair in Psychiatric Oncology, Chief, Psychiatry Service, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York

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