Handbook of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry

Part I. Nature and Evolution of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry

1. Evolution of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry and Psychosomatic Medicine

2. The Functions of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry

3. The Why and How of Psychiatric Consultation

4. Evaluating the Evidence Base of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry

5. Common Reasons for Psychiatric Consultation

Part II. Psychiatric Syndromes in Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry

6. Basic Foundations of Diagnosis, Psychiatric Diagnosis and Final Common Pathway Syndromes

7. Delirium, Dementia, Alcohol Intoxication, and Withdrawal Syndromes

8. Anxiety and Anxiety Syndromes

9. Depression, Mania, and Mood Syndromes

10. Psychosis

11. Chronic Pain

12. Substance Use Problems

13. Psychological Factors Affecting Physical Conditions, Somatoform Disorders, Conversion, Dissociation, and Factitious Syndromes

14. Hypochondriasis and Somatization Disorder

15. The Patient's Personality, Personality Types, Traits, and Disorders

Part III. Special Patients and Settings in Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry

16. The Acutely Ill Patient in the Intensive Care Unit Setting

17. The Chronic Patient, Palliative Care Settings, and the Dying Patient

18. Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry in the Outpatient Setting

19. The Dialysis and Kidney Transplant Patient

20. Immune-Compromised Patients: Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Organ Transplantation

21. The Liver-Impaired Patient

22. Cultural Aspects of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry

23. Obstetrics and Gynecology Patients: Menstrual Cycle, Pregnancy, and Postpartum-Related Psychiatric Disorders

24. Children and Adolescents

25. The Geriatric Patient

26. The Emergency Department Setting

Part IV. Special Techniques in Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry

27. Interviewing in Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry

28. Systems Understanding and Intervention, and Ethical Issues

29. Special Procedures: Intravenous Sedative Interviews, Hoover Test, and Hypnosis