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Author Merson, Stephen.

Title Psychiatric emergencies / Stephen Merson and David Baldwin.

Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1995.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM BioMed ST  616.89025 MERS    AVAILABLE
Physical description viii, 122, [3] p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Series Oxford handbooks in emergency medicine 11
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [123]) and index.
Contents Pt. 1. General principles of psychiatric emergencies. 1. History taking and the mental state examination. 2. General principles of psychiatric management -- Pt. 2. Clinical problems. 3. Aggression. 4. Alcohol withdrawal and intoxication. 5. Amnestic syndrome. 6. Confusion. 7. Deliberate self-harm. 8. Delusions. 9. Depression. 10. The 'disorganization syndrome'. 11. Drug withdrawal and intoxication. 12. Fear and panic. 13. Fugue. 14. Hallucinations and other perceptual disturbances. 15. Mania and hypomania. 16. Manipulative behaviour. 17. Munchausen syndrome. 18. Physically ill patients refusing treatment. 19. Puerperal psychosis. 20. Social crisis. 21. Somatization. 22. Stupor and mutism -- Pt. 3. Procedures. 23. Emergency use of psychotropic drugs. 24. Emergency use of the Mental Health Act. 25. Liaison with psychiatric services.
Other author Baldwin, David, MB.
Subject Psychiatric emergencies.
Crisis intervention (Mental health services)
ISBN 0192624776 (pbk.)
0192624784 (hbk.)