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Complex Clinical Conundrums in Psychiatry

From Theory to Clinical Management

Editors: Shivakumar, Kuppuswami, Amanullah, Shabbir (Eds.)

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  • Written by experts in the field
  • Includes case studies that highlight clinical features, diagnosis, and complex interventions
  • Addresses drug control in sensitive situations, including pregnant women and patients suffering from Substance Use Disorder
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This book provides the readers with a series of complex cases that are organized by psychiatric disorder. Written by experts in the field, the cases offer insight on how to navigate care in delicate situations while considering preexisting medical conditions. Topics cover pharmacological concerns in women who are pregnant or nursing, working with dementia patients suffering from HIV, assessing and treating ADHD in special populations, monitoring medication use in patience recovering from Substance Use Disorder, and working with patients suffering from personality disorders. Each chapter offers guidance through the maze of classifications, clinical features, diagnosis and various complex interventions. The book also covers new information on the advances in research and management aspects. 
Complex Clinical Conundrums in Psychiatry is a valuable resource for psychiatrists, psychologists, family physicians, geriatricians, counselors, social workers, nurses, and all medical professionals working with complex psychiatric patients.

About the authors

Dr.Shivakumar is a Consultant Psychiatrist and Associate Professor at Northern Ontario School of Medicine. He was trained at the Maudsley Hospital in London, the UK followed by a degree from the Johns Hopkins Schoool of Public Health. He is a Member of the Royal College of Psychiatrist UK and a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. His main interest includes First-Episode Psychosis, Psychopharmacology, and psychiatric education. 
Dr Shabbir Amanullah completed his DPM at the Central Institute Of Psychiatry in Kanke, MD at the National Institute Of Mental Health and Neuroscience where he was awarded the Gold medal in the final examsHe then completed his Royal college exams in U.K. and his CCT following which he moved to Canada and completed his FRCPCHis areas of interest include physician health and the use of synthetic cannabinoid in dementia

Table of contents (22 chapters)

Table of contents (22 chapters)
  • A Complex Case of Major Neurocognitive Disorder: Alzheimer’s Disease

    Pages 1-13

    Krishna, Popuri M., MB, BS, DPM, MD, DABPN, FRCPC (et al.)

  • A Complex Case of Delirium: From Theory to Clinical Management

    Pages 15-22

    Lau, Tim, MD, FRCP(C), MSc (et al.)

  • Geriatric Psychopharmacology: A Complex Case of Psychosis Complicated by Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome (NMS) and Metabolic Syndrome (MetS)

    Pages 23-37

    Velamoor, Raj, MB, FRCPsych (UK), FRCP (C) (et al.)

  • A Complex Case of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

    Pages 39-44

    Drummond, Lynne (et al.)

  • Clinical Conundrum: A Complex Case of Postpartum Depression

    Pages 45-60

    Chandra, Prabha S., MD, FRCPsych, FAMS (et al.)

Buy this book

eBook $84.99
price for USA in USD (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-70311-4
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover $109.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-319-70310-7
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Complex Clinical Conundrums in Psychiatry
Book Subtitle
From Theory to Clinical Management
Editors
  • Kuppuswami Shivakumar
  • Shabbir Amanullah
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-70311-4
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-70311-4
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-70310-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIII, 229
Number of Illustrations
5 b/w illustrations, 21 illustrations in colour
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