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Medical Management of the Violent Patient: Clinical Assessment and Therapy
By Kenneth Tardiff (editor)
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher CRC Pr I Llc
Publication date May 1, 1999
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780824799069
ISBN-10 0824799062
Dimensions 1.25 by 6.25 by 9.25 in.
Weight 1.90 lbs.
Availability§ Out of Print
Original list price $179.95
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Amazon.com description: Product Description: This groundbreaking reference provides comprehensive and up-to-date guidelines for the evaluation and treatment of violent patients, introducing a wide range of causes of acute and long-term violence and suggesting pharmacologic and psychotherapeutic strategies.
Presents verbal deescalation and physical defense techniques!
Pooling the research of over 25 leading experts, Medical Management of the Violent Patient
  • describes the link between patient violence and psychiatric disorders, including personality, mood, and psychotic disorders and mental retardation
  • reviews violence-related neurological and medical disorders, such as dementia, traumatic brain injury, congenital brain disorders, epilepsy, encephalitis, AIDS, and many others
  • recalls actual malpractice cases where prediction of violence was an issue
  • offers advice for the use of seclusion and restraint to handle violence as it is occurring
  • discusses the use of antipsychotics, benzodiazepines, lithium, anticonvulsants, beta-blockers, and other medications
  • analyzes the violent patient's and the clinician's emotional reactions to each other
  • highlights the psychotherapeutic treatment of violent patients using individual, couples/family, and group modalities
  • profiles the correlation of violence and suicide among psychiatric patients and prisoners
  • and much more!
    Including over 1500 references, tables, and drawings, Medical Management of the Violent Patient benefits psychiatrists, psychologists, clinical neurologists, primary care physicians, social workers, nurses, emergency room personnel, lawyers, and graduate and medical school students in these disciplines.


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    9780824799069 | details & prices | 6.25 × 9.25 × 1.25 in. | 1.90 lbs | List price $179.95
    About: This groundbreaking reference provides comprehensive and up-to-date guidelines for the evaluation and treatment of violent patients, introducing a wide range of causes of acute and long-term violence and suggesting pharmacologic and psychotherapeutic strategies.

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