This is the definitive account of the diagnosis and treatment of psychiatric disorders in the medically ill. Greatly expanded in this Second Edition, it will serve as an indispensable reference for psychiatrists and other physicians who treat these patients. The book examines psychiatric disorders in a wide range of medical problems including disease, trauma, surgery, and behavioral medicine. It also addresses medical-legal considerations in detail. This authoritative work identifies the boundaries and future directions for medical psychiatry.
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Dr. Alan Stoudemire is currently Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, GA. He is Director of the Medical-Psychiatry Unit at Emory University Hospital and Director of Medical Student Education in Psychiatry at Emory University School of Medicine. He and Dr. Fogel are internationally recognized experts on the treatment of psychiatric disorders in medical patients. Dr. Barry S. Fogel is Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior at Brown University, and Associate Director of its Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research. He also directs the medical student education program in psychiatry at Brown. He has published numerous articles and several books on diagnostic and therapeutic issues in the psychiatric treatment of the medically ill.
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Book Description Grune & Stratton Inc., 1994. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0808918834