Study Guide to Preventive Medical Care in Psychiatry
A Case Approach
Study Guide to Preventive Medical Care in Psychiatry: A Case Approach is an indispensable companion to Preventive Medical Care in Psychiatry: A Practical Guide for Clinicians. Like the primary text, the study guide was written by experts in the field—many with dual training in psychiatry and medicine—and it reflects the text's focus on clinical care for psychiatrists and other mental health care providers who work in outpatient mental health and integrated clinics. It is critical that mental health providers and trainees learn how to prevent and detect common medical conditions in their patients, who typically have higher rates of adverse health risk behaviors and may lack a primary care physician. Through the deft use of clinical cases, the study guide helps providers and trainees acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to view the patient holistically and improve outcomes.
The study guide's authors employ effective organizational strategies and pedagogic features to achieve these objectives:
- The study guide's structure mirrors that of the primary text, with eight, multi-chapter sections authored by a team of leading experts in the respective areas. Chapter content is embodied in a series of clinical cases, each of which is followed by several multiple-choice questions, allowing readers to test their knowledge of the material.
- In the answer guide, the correct answer to each question is presented, along with an explanation and the corresponding page numbers from the primary text where more complete coverage can be found. This cross-referencing allows readers to contextualize the question and answer and provides them with the opportunity to consolidate their learning of important information.
- The original cases are well written and compelling, offering readers a level of detail and complexity that is both realistic and illustrative of key concepts in prevention, assessment, and treatment.
- In all, the study guide offers 93 cases and 290 multiple-choice questions covering every chapter in the text. In addition, more than 50 tables and figures are included to summarize vital information and illustrate important ideas.
Mental health clinicians in practice or training will find Study Guide to Preventive Medical Care in Psychiatry: A Case Approach an essential, evidence-based tool for learning and translating a holistic, integrated model of care into the clinical arena.
- PART 1: STUDY QUESTIONS
- SECTION I: Preventive Medical Care in Psychiatry: General Principles
- Chapter 1. Medical Comorbidities and Behavioral Health
- Chapter 2. Fundamentals of Preventive Care
- Chapter 3. Cultural Considerations in Psychiatry
- Chapter 4. Preventive Medicine and Psychiatric Training Considerations
- SECTION II: Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Disorders in the Psychiatric Patient Population
- Chapter 5. Coronary Artery Disease
- Chapter 6. Hypertension
- Chapter 7. Dyslipidemia
- Chapter 8. Tobacco Dependence
- Chapter 9. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
- SECTION III: Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders in the Psychiatric Patient Population
- Chapter 10. Diabetes
- Chapter 11. Obesity
- Chapter 12. Metabolic Syndrome
- Chapter 13. Osteoporosis
- Chapter 14. Thyroid Disorders
- SECTION IV: Infectious Disorders in the Psychiatric Patient Population
- Chapter 15. Adult Immunizations
- Chapter 16. Sexually Transmitted Infections
- Chapter 17. Viral Hepatitis
- Chapter 18. HIV/AIDS
- SECTION V: Oncological Disorders in the Psychiatric Patient Population
- Chapter 19. Breast Cancer
- Chapter 20. Prostate Cancer
- Chapter 21. Lung Cancer
- Chapter 22. Colorectal Cancer
- Chapter 23. Cervical Cancer
- Chapter 24. Skin Cancers
- SECTION VI: Geriatric Preventive Care
- Chapter 25. Geriatric Preventive Care
- SECTION VII: Child and Adolescent Preventive Care
- Chapter 26. Child and Adolescent Preventive Care
- SECTION VIII: Pain Medicine in the Psychiatric Patient Population
- Chapter 27. Pain Medicine
- PART 2: ANSWER GUIDE
- Abdulkader Alam, M.D.
Robert M. Anthenelli, M.D.
Paul Aronowitz, M.D., F.A.C.P.
Mili Arora, M.D.
Soraya Azari, M.D.
Christopher A. Bautista, M.D.
Pravir Baxi, M.D.
Nicole M. Bekman, Ph.D.
Kristin Bennett, D.O.
Helen K. Chew, M.D.
Cerrone Cohen, M.D.
Stephanie Collier, M.D., M.P.H.
Deborah S. Cowley, M.D.
Natasha Cunningham, M.D.
Elizabeth Davis, M.D.
Dustin DeMoss, D.O.
Benjamin G. Druss, M.D., M.P.H.
Jane P. Gagliardi M.D., M.H.S.
Jaesu Han, M.D.
R. Michael Huijon, M.D.
Zachary Holt, M.D., F.A.C.P.
Reena Gupta, M.D.
Gwendolyn Ho, M.D.
David Hsu, M.D.
Sharad Jain, M.D.
Dilip Jeste, M.D.
Wayne Katon, M.D.
Christopher A. Kenedi, M.D., M.P.H.
Brooks R. Keeshin, M.D.
Alan Koike, M.D., M.S.H.S.
Margaret W. Leung, M.D.
Lucy Lloyd, M.D.
Gagan Mahajan, M.D.
Robert K. McNamara, Ph.D.
Virginia O'Brien, M.D.
John Onate, M.D.
Thuan Ong, M.D.
Mamta Parikh, MD
Jeffrey Rado, M.D.
Y. Pritham Raj, M.D.
Lori E. Raney, M.D.
Matthew Reed, M.D.
Sarah K. Rivelli, M.D., F.A.C.P.
Chinthaka Bhagya Samaranayake, MBChB
Thomas Daniel Sapsford, M.B.Ch.B. (Hons.), M.Sc., B.Sc. (Hons.)
Alison Semrad, D.O.
Jeffrey R. Strawn, M.D.
Hendry Ton, M.D., M.S.
Erik R. Vanderlip, M.D., M.P.H.
Radha Verman, M.D.
Anna M. Wehry, B.S.
Xixi Wong, M.D.
Lawson Wulsin, M.D.
About the Authors
Robert M. McCarron, D.O., is President-Elect, California Psychiatric Association; Associate Professor; Director of Pain Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences; Director of Internal Medicine/ Psychiatry Residency Program; and Co-Director of the Train New Trainers Primary Care Psychiatry Fellowship in Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Department of Internal Medicine, and Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, at the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine in Sacramento, California.
Glen L. Xiong, M.D., is Associate Clinical Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine in Sacramento, California. He is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, American Board of Neurology and Psychiatry (in Psychiatry), and American Board of Post-Acute/Long-Term Care Medicine.
Craig R. Keenan, M.D., is Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at the University of California, Davis School of Medicine in Sacramento, California. He is Director of the Internal Medicine Residency Program and Co-Director of the Internal Medicine–Psychiatry Combined Residency Training Program.
Lorin M. Scher, M.D., is Director of Emergency Psychiatry in the Psychosomatic Medicine Service, and Health Sciences Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine in Sacramento, California.
Jaesu Han, M.D., is Associate Clinical Professor and Training Director of the Combined Family Medicine/Psychiatry Residency Training Program in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine in Sacramento, California.
Mark E. Servis, M.D., is Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Senior Associate Dean for Medical Education at the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine in Sacramento, California, and Vice Chair of the Residency Review Committee for Psychiatry of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education.
McCarron and co-authors have crafted a timely, thorough and practical review of the basic management and prevention of many common medical co-morbidities in psychiatric populations. This is an essential companion text for anyone seeking to solidify their medical knowledge through rich case-based learning and practical, evidence-based advice. This is a must-read for the psychiatrist of the future.—Erik R. Vanderlip, M.D., MPH, Assistant Professor, Psychiatry and Medical Informatics, University of Oklahoma School of Community Medicine
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