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Veteran Psychiatry in the US

Optimizing Clinical Outcomes

Editors: Ritchie, Elspeth, Llorente, Maria (Eds.)

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  • Highlights the unique needs of military and veteran psychiatric patients and offers clinical pearls for treatment
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  • Covers the most common mental health disorders that military and veterans struggle with
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  • Written by experts in military psychiatry and veteran mental health
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About this book

This volume explores the unique psychiatric needs of active and former military personnel and offers clinical pearls for the optimal delivery of care for these individuals. Written by experts in military and veteran psychiatry, this book addresses the most common issues in military and veteran patients, including depression, traumatic brain injury, posttraumatic stress disorder, substance use disorder, homelessness, and suicidality.  Chapters highlight the characteristics of veterans suffering from each disorder that requires special treatment, making it a valuable resource for both military and civilian clinicians.

 

Veteran Psychiatry in the US is a valuable resource for all mental health clinicians working with or seeking to work with veterans, including psychiatrists, neurologists, primary care physicians, psychologists, counselors, social workers, nurses, residents, and all others.


About the authors

Elspeth Cameron Ritchie, MD, MPH
Chair Department of Psychiatry
Medstar Washington Hospital Center
Vice Chair and Professor of Psychiatry

Georgetown University School of Medicine
Professor of Psychiatry

Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
110 Irving St., N.W.
East Bldg. 3105
Washington, D.C. 20010

 

Maria D. Llorente, MD
Professor, Georgetown University School of Medicine
Deputy Chief of Staff, Washington DC VA Medical Center
Department of Psychiatry
50 Irving St NW
Washington DC 20042

Table of contents (21 chapters)

Table of contents (21 chapters)

Buy this book

eBook $79.99
price for USA in USD (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-030-05384-0
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover $99.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-030-05383-3
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Veteran Psychiatry in the US
Book Subtitle
Optimizing Clinical Outcomes
Editors
  • Elspeth Ritchie
  • Maria Llorente
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-05384-0
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-05384-0
Softcover ISBN
978-3-030-05383-3
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVI, 354
Number of Illustrations
11 illustrations in colour
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