Massachusetts General Hospital Comprehensive Clinical Psychiatry, 2nd Edition

Author :
By Theodore A. Stern, MD, Maurizio Fava, MD, Timothy E. Wilens, MD and Jerrold F. Rosenbaum, MD
The Massachusetts General Hospital is widely respected as one of the world's premier psychiatric institutions. Now, preeminent authorities from MGH present the newly updated edition of Massachusetts General Hospital Comprehensive Clinical Psychiatry, ...view more

The Massachusetts General Hospital is widely respected as one of the world's premier psychiatric institutions. Now, preeminent authorities from MGH present the newly updated edition of Massachusetts General Hospital Comprehensive Clinical Psychiatry, a unique medical reference book that continues to simplify your access to the current clinical knowledge you need — both in print and online! It provides practical approaches to a wide variety of clinical syndromes and settings, aided by stunning graphics and hundreds of questions and answers geared to each chapter. You’ll have convenient access to all the authoritative answers necessary to overcome any clinical challenge.

ISBN :
9780323295079
Publication Date :
09-04-2015
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The Massachusetts General Hospital is widely respected as one of the world's premier psychiatric institutions. Now, preeminent authorities from MGH present the newly updated edition of Massachusetts General Hospital Comprehensive Clinical Psychiatry, a unique medical reference book that continues to simplify your access to the current clinical knowledge you need — both in print and online! It provides practical approaches to a wide variety of clinical syndromes and settings, aided by stunning graphics and hundreds of questions and answers geared to each chapter. You’ll have convenient access to all the authoritative answers necessary to overcome any clinical challenge.


New to this edition
  • Interactive and downloadable Q&As for each chapter allow you to test your retention of the material covered.
  • In-depth coverage of many unique areas, including Psychiatric and Substance Use Disorders in Transitioning Adolescents and Young Adults; Neuroanatomical Systems Relevant to Neuropsychiatric Disorders; Legal and Ethical Issues in Psychiatry; Military Psychiatry; and Approaches to Collaborative Care and Primary Care Psychiatry.
  • Features full, new DSM-5 criteria; new art, tables, and key points; and new Alzheimer’s Disease guidelines.
  • Highlights recent developments in the field, such as neurotherapeutics, new psychotropics, military psychiatry, collaborative care, ensuring your knowledge is thoroughly up to date.
  • Expert Consult eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.

Key Features
  • User-friendly, highly templated organization with abundant boxed summaries, bulleted points, case histories, algorithms, references, and suggested readings.
  • Peerless, hands-on advice from members of the esteemed MGH Department of Psychiatry helps you put today's best approaches to work for your patients.

Author Information
By Theodore A. Stern, MD, Ned H. Cassem Professor of Psychiatry in the field of Psychosomatic Medicine/Consultation at Harvard Medical School; Chief Emeritus of The Avery D. Weisman, Psychiatry Consultation Service; and Director of the Thomas P. Hackett Center for Scholarship in Psychosomatic Medicine at the Massachusetts General Hospital; Maurizio Fava, MD, Psychiatrist-In-Chief, Department of Psychiatry; Director, Division of Clinical Research, Mass General Research Institute; Executive Director, Clinical Trials Network & Institute; Associate Dean for Clinical & Translational Research, Slater Family Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School; Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts; Timothy E. Wilens, MD, Chief of the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Co-director of the Center for Addiction Medicine; Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH); MGH Trustees Chair in Addiction Medicine and Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School 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