Massachusetts General Hospital Handbook of General Hospital Psychiatry, 7th Edition

Authors :
Theodore A. Stern & Oliver Freudenreich & Felicia A. Smith & Gregory L. Fricchione & Jerrold F. Rosenbaum

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For generations of practitioners, the Massachusetts General Hospital Handbook of General Hospital Psychiatry has been and is the "gold standard" guide to consultation-liaison psychiatry and psychosomatic medicine. The fully updated 7th Edition, by......view more

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For generations of practitioners, the Massachusetts General Hospital Handbook of General Hospital Psychiatry has been and is the "gold standard" guide to consultation-liaison psychiatry and psychosomatic medicine. The fully updated 7th Edition, by Drs. Theodore A. Stern, Oliver Freudenreich, Felicia A. Smith, Gregory L. Fricchione, and Jerrold F. Rosenbaum, provides an authoritative, easy-to-understand review of the diagnosis, evaluation, and treatment of psychiatric problems experienced by adults and children with medical and surgical conditions.


New to this edition
  • Features DSM-5 updates throughout, as well as case studies in every chapter.
  • Contains practical tips on how to implement the most current and effective pharmacological therapies as well as cognitive-behavioral approaches.
  • Expert Consult eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, images, videos (including video updates), glossary, and references from the book on a variety of devices.

Key Features

Covers the psychological impact of chronic medical problems and life-threatening diseases, somatic symptom disorders, organ donors and recipients, pain, substance abuse, and polypharmacy, including a thorough review of drug actions and interactions, metabolism, and elimination.


Author Information
By Theodore A. Stern, MD, Chief, Avery D. Wiesman Psychiatry Consultation Service Massachusetts General Hospital Director, Office for Clinician Careers Massachusetts General Hospital Ned H. Cassem Professor of Psychiatry in the Field of Psychosomatic Medicine/Consultation Harvard Medical School Boston, MA; Oliver Freudenreich, MD; Felicia A. Smith, MD; Gregory L. Fricchione, MD, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA and Jerrold F. Rosenbaum, MD, Psychiatrist-in-Chief, Massachusetts General Hospital Chair, Executive Committee on Research Massachusetts General Hospital Stanley Cobb Professor of Psychiatry Harvard Medical School Boston, MA