Lippincott's Primary Care Psychiatry

Lippincott's Primary Care Psychiatry

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This book helps family practitioners, internists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and mental health practitioners understand, diagnose, and effectively treat the most common psychiatric problems seen in the primary care office setting. The introductory chapter addresses the primary care psychiatric interview. Subsequent chapters cover specific disorders and follow a consistent format: Introductory Case; Clinical Highlights; Clinical Significance; Diagnosis; Differential Diagnosis, including qNot to Be Missedq points; Biopsychosocial Treatment, including qWhen to Referq; Practice Pointers case studies; ICD-9 codes; and Practical Resources. Appendices include time-saving strategies and medication tables. An anatomical wall chart for the office is also included. A companion Website includes fully searchable text and patient handouts for various psychiatric disorders.Opioid Withdrawal Methadone and Suboxone Methadone (long-acting opioid agonist) and Sub- oxone (partial opioid agonist buprenorphine ... In the United States, outpatient prescribing of either methadone or Suboxone for the treatment of SRDs requires special licensure, ... agonist that targets the noradrenergic hyperactivity that occurs with opioid withdrawal, and can be used on an outpatient basis.

Title:Lippincott's Primary Care Psychiatry
Author:Robert M. McCarron, Glen L. Xiong, James A. Bourgeois
Publisher:Lippincott Williams & Wilkins - 2012-03-28


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