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Textbook of Medical Psychiatry


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ContributorsForewordIntroduction: The Importance of Medical-Psychiatric IllnessPart I: Approach to the PatientChapter 1. An Internist's Approach to the Neuropsychiatric PatientChapter 2. The Neurological Examination for Neuropsychiatric AssessmentChapter 3. The Bedside Cognitive Examination in Medical PsychiatryChapter 4. Neuroimaging, Electroencephalography, and Lumbar Puncture in Medical PsychiatryChapter 5. Toxicological Exposures and Nutritional Deficiencies in the Psychiatric PatientPart II: Psychiatric Considerations in Medical DisordersChapter 6. Cardiovascular DiseaseChapter 7. Endocrine Disorders and Their Psychiatric ManifestationsChapter 8. Inflammatory Diseases and Their Psychiatric ManifestationsChapter 9. Infectious Diseases and Their Psychiatric ManifestationsChapter 10. Gastroenterological Disease in Patients With Psychiatric DisordersChapter 11. Renal Disease in Patients With Psychiatric IllnessChapter 12. Neurological Conditions and Their Psychiatric ManifestationsChapter 13. Cancer: Psychiatric Care of the Oncology PatientChapter 14. Dermatology: Psychiatric Considerations in the Medical SettingChapter 15. Women's Mental Health and Reproductive PsychiatryPart III: Medical Considerations in Psychiatric DisordersChapter 16. Neurodevelopmental DisordersChapter 17. Psychotic Disorders Due to Medical IllnessesChapter 18. Catatonia in the Medically Ill PatientChapter 19. Mood Disorders Due to Medical IllnessesChapter 20. Anxiety and Related Disorders: Manifestations in the General Medical SettingChapter 21. Substance Use Disorders in the Medical SettingChapter 22. Neurocognitive DisordersPart IV: Conditions and Syndromes at the Medical-Psychiatric BoundaryChapter 23. Chronic PainChapter 24. InsomniaChapter 25. Somatic Symptom and Related DisordersIndex

About the Author

Paul Summergrad, M.D., is Dr. Frances S. Arkin Professor and Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry, and Professor of Psychiatry and Medicine, at Tufts University School of Medicine, as well as Psychiatrist-in-Chief of Tufts Medical Center, in Boston, Massachusetts. David A. Silbersweig, M.D., is Stanley Cobb Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry, as well as Co-Director of the Center for the Neurosciences at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. Philip R. Muskin, M.D., M.A., is Professor of Psychiatry and Senior Consultant in Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry at Columbia University Medical Center, in the Department of Psychiatry at Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York, New York. John Querques, M.D., is Vice Chairman for Hospital Services in the Department of Psychiatry at Tufts Medical Center and Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston, Massachusetts.


This book makes itself essential for efficiently learning information pertinent to patients with specific comorbidities. The in-depth yet specifically relevant content skillfully captures the needs of both a clinical and academic audience. Many books are relevant from either one perspective or the other; however, this book manages to bring them together seamlessly, both educating and making an argument for doing away with the remaining rift between psychiatry and medicine. -- Hannah EH Williams, M.D. * Doody's Book Reviews *

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