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Medical complications of psychiatric illness

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Published by American Psychiatric in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mental illness -- Complications,
  • Psychology, Pathological,
  • Diagnosis, Differential

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index

    StatementClaire Pomeroy ... [et al.]
    ContributionsPomeroy, Claire, 1955-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC454.4 .M434 2002
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 215 p. ;
    Number of Pages215
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17042251M
    ISBN 100880488077
    LC Control Number2001056175

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    The medical model of mental illness treats mental disorders in the same way as a broken arm, i.e. there is thought to be a physical cause. This model has been adopted by psychiatrists rather than psychologists. Supporters of the medical model consequently consider symptoms to be outward signs of the inner physical disorder and believe that if symptoms are grouped together and classified into a. Lab tests for psychiatric disorders are indeed available but their use will not mirror traditional physical exam tests. The complex heterogeneity of most psychiatric syndromes means that biomarkers will help unravel the rich neurobiology of those disorders and help elucidate the multiple neurobiologic underpinnings of these syndromes.

    November Dear VA Nurse Executive: The enclosed DVD, Psychiatric Simulations: The Mental Health Patient on a Medical-Surgical Floor, contains clinically relevant mental health scenarios depicting nurse-patient interactions on a typical medical-surgical unit in any VA Hospital. This project grew out of a larger collaboration. Many mental health issues often have un measurable (scientifically) factors and symptoms, often having blurred lines between a common set of factors; making it hard to distinguish between a select group of illness’. In the American psychiatric association published the D.S.M. (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders.


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