Publisher description for Handbook of consultation-liaison psychiatry / Hoyle Leigh and Jon Streltzer ; with additional contributions by international experts.


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Consultation-liaison psychiatry is an important interface between psychiatry and the rest of medicine as well as psychology, social work, nursing, and other behavioral science disciplines. This book is a practical, up-to-date handbook providing a biopsychosocial, integrative perspective and drawing the expertise of two renowned psychiatrists in the field. It is organized in five major sections addressing the fundamentals of the field as well as including an assessment of where the field is today. Chapters also address specific pathologies and populations.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Consultation-liaison psychiatry.
Mental Disorders -- diagnosis.
Mental Disorders -- therapy.
Psychophysiologic Disorders -- therapy.
Referral and Consultation.