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Practical Guide to the Care of the Psychiatric Patient, 3rd Edition

Practical Guide Series


This popular reference provides quick access to essential guidance on psychiatric patient care - all in the user-friendly format of the Practical Guide series. From delirium and Alzheimer's disease and anxiety equips you to thoroughly understand and effectively address the needs of psychiatric patients in the clinical setting.

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New to This Edition

    • New contributors and a major revision to the table of contents.

    • Expanded formulary includes the must know psychiatric drugs.

    • New two-color design.

    • Information updated to reflect current standards of practice.

Key Features

    • Perform a complete psychiatric assessment of patients.
    • Access step-by-step guidelines on differential diagnosis, treatment, and management.
    • Review the latest medical therapeutics specific to the psychiatric patient.
    • Find the information you need more easily with the help of a new two-color design.

Published Reviews

    "This is a useful tool for the clinical care of adult psychiatric patients. It can serve as a handbook in the clinical setting and residents or mental health workers on call can use this as a resource during their clinical duty hours.
    The book offers clear and concise clinically relevant tables."
    Adriana M. Cortes, MD(Rush University Medical Center). Doody Enterprises

Author Information

    By Richard J. Goldberg, MD, MS, Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior and Department of Medicine, Brown University Medical School; Psychiatrist-in-Chief, Rhode Island Hospital and Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI

Customer Reviews

Practical Guide to the Care of the Psychiatric Patient, 3rd Edition
  • Paperback
  • Reference
  • 608 Pages
  • Trim Size: 4 3/8 X 7 3/8 in
  • Imprint: Mosby
  • ISBN: 978-0-323-03683-2
  • Copyright: 2007