Psychiatry for Primary Care Physicians


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Psychiatry for Primary Care Physicians, Second Edition, provides a practical resource to integrate essential psychiatric care into the clinical primary care setting. This easy-to-use guide addresses the most common adult mental health problems in primary care, covering assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of psychiatric conditions. Logically organized by condition, each chapter is co-written by a psychiatrist and a practicing primary care physician so you get a specialist’s knowledge tailored to your actual practice climate. Filled with tables, case studies, and checklists, most chapters cover relevant epidemiology, differential diagnosis, and referral issues. Special sections also explain various diagnostic models and screening tools. Psychiatry for Primary Care Physicians, Second Edition, has added new chapters on psychological frameworks, development, emergencies in psychiatry, childhood disorders, women’s health disorders, geropsychiatry, and resources in psychiatric care.