Thoroughly Updated For Its Second Edition, This Practical Guide Will Aid Residents And Clinicians In Diagnosing And Treating The Full Spectrum Of Mood Disorders Using The Conversational Style And Clinical Vignettes Found In All Practical Guides In Psychiatry Titles, Dr Ghaemi Explains How To Accurately Diagnose Unipolar Depression And Bipolar Disorder And Offers Specific, Detailed, Evidence Based Recommendations On Pharmacotherapy And PsychotherapyChapters Review The Pharmacology Of All Antidepressants, Mood Stabilizers, And Antipsychotics In Current Use And Point Out These Drugs Advantages And Drawbacks In Specific Clinical Situations Other Chapters Address Clinical Problems Such As Depression, Mania, And ADHD In Children And The Conundrum Of Schizoaffective DisorderThe Practical Guides In Psychiatry Series Provides Quick, Concise Information For Professionals On The Front Lines Of Mental Health Care Written In An Easy To Read, Conversational Style, These Invaluable Resources Take You Through Each Step Of The Psychiatric Care Process, Delivering Fast Facts And Helpful Strategies That Help You Provide Effective And Compassionate Care To Your Patients
Nassir Ghaemi MD MPH is an academic psychiatrist specializing in mood illnesses, depression and bipolar illness, and Editor of a monthly newsletter, The Psychiatry Letter www.psychiatryletter.org.He is Professor of Psychiatry at Tufts Medical Center in Boston, where he directs the Mood Disorders Program He is a also a Clinical Lecturer at Harvard Medical School, and teaches at the Cambridge Health Alliance.In the past, he trained and worked mostly in the Boston area, mainly in Harvard affiliated hospitals McLean Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Cambridge Hospital He has also worked at George Washington University, and Emory University His medical degree is from the Medical College of Virginia Virginia Commonwealth University.His clinical work and research has focused on depression and manic depressive illness In this work, he has published over 200 scientific articles, over 50 scientific book chapters, and he has written or edited over half a dozen books He is an Associate Editor of Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, and is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association.After his medical training, he obtained an MA in philosophy from Tufts University in 2001, and a MPH from the Harvard School of Public Health in 2004.Born in Tehran, Iran, he immigrated to the US at the age of 5 with his family and was raised in McLean, Virginia by his father Kamal Ghaemi MD, a neurosurgeon and neurologist, and his mother Guity Kamali Ghaemi, an art historian A graduate of McLean High School 1984 , he received a BA in history from George Mason University Fairfax, Virginia, 1986.He is an active writer, and besides his books, newsletter, and scientific articles, he writes a column for Medscape.
- 320 pages
- Mood Disorders: A Practical Guide
- S. Nassir Ghaemi
- 01 July 2019 S. Nassir Ghaemi