Focuses on the emergency management of the acutely ill psychiatry patient. Offers comprehensive coverage of clinical strategies for diagnosing and treating patients who may be dangerous to themselves of others. Contains: diagnostic and treatment algorithms, prescribing information, differential diagnosis and DSM-IV diagnostic criteria and terminology.
A symptom-oriented approach to the diagnosis and treatment of psychiatric diseases. Features coverage of all the salient features of psychiatric diseases as well as new emphasis on evidence-based algorithms, psychopharmacologic advances, and the pediatric patient.
Parts: Diagnostic Strategies -- Therapeutic Strategies -- Approaches to Patients with Specific Conditions -- Therapeutic Complications and Considerations -- Quality of Life Enhancing Strategies -- Physician Assistance Strategies.