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mood

Overview page. Subjects: Psychology — Medicine and Health.

Syn: affect (n). The subjective feelings or emotional state of an individual, e.g., happy or sad. An individual's mood can profoundly influence sensory perception, intellectual function,...

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Mood disorders

Jayesh Kamath and Ajay Shah.

in Oxford Textbook of Correctional Psychiatry

March 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Forensic Psychiatry. 4425 words.

Depression and Bipolar Disorder comprise a substantial percentage of all psychiatric care in the community. This is also the case in correctional settings. Diagnosis and treatment may vary...

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General medical disorders with psychiatric implications

Erik J. Garcia and Warren J. Ferguson.

in Oxford Textbook of Correctional Psychiatry

March 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Forensic Psychiatry. 2743 words.

Traditionally the domain of consultation/ liaison psychiatry, the challenge of recognizing and then appropriately treating the psychiatric complications of general medical disorders...

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Prescribed medication abuse

Anthony C. Tamburello.

in Oxford Textbook of Correctional Psychiatry

March 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Forensic Psychiatry. 4905 words.

Community abuse of prescription medication is typically limited to overuse or inappropriate sharing of medication. In jails and prisons, the demand characteristics are dramatically altered,...

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Self-injurious behaviors

Kenneth L. Appelbaum.

in Oxford Textbook of Correctional Psychiatry

March 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Forensic Psychiatry. 4357 words.

One of the most challenging management challenges in correctional settings is self-injurious behavior (SIB). Often, the motivations, demographics, and characteristics are distinct from SIB...

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Anxiety disorders including post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

Catherine F. Lewis.

in Oxford Textbook of Correctional Psychiatry

March 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Forensic Psychiatry. 4800 words.

Increasing numbers of studies of correctional populations have emphasized diagnosis with structured clinical instruments over the past two decades. These studies have primarily focused on...

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General medical disorders with psychiatric implications

Erik J. Garcia and Warren J. Ferguson.

in Oxford Textbook of Correctional Psychiatry

March 2015; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Forensic Psychiatry. 2827 words.

Traditionally the domain of consultation/ liaison psychiatry, the challenge of recognizing and then appropriately treating the psychiatric complications of general medical disorders...

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Psychopharmacological Agents, Side Effects, and Black Box Warnings

Manish A. Fozdar and Jacob C. Holzer.

in GERIATRIC FORENSIC PSYCHIATRY

November 2017; p ublished online December 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Old Age Psychiatry; Forensic Psychiatry. 4596 words.

From a medical-legal viewpoint, psychopharmacological management in the elderly population requires a multifaceted, comprehensive approach, involving a detailed clinical diagnostic...

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The Psychiatric and Cognitive Mental Status Examination in the Medical-Legal Context

Jacob C. Holzer.

in GERIATRIC FORENSIC PSYCHIATRY

November 2017; p ublished online December 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Old Age Psychiatry; Forensic Psychiatry. 4778 words.

This chapter provides an introduction to and overview of psychiatric and cognitive mental status examination in older adults, particularly within a medical-legal context. A methodical...

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Neuropsychiatric Aspects Involving the Elderly and the Law

Robert P. Granacher.

in GERIATRIC FORENSIC PSYCHIATRY

November 2017; p ublished online December 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Old Age Psychiatry; Forensic Psychiatry. 5370 words.

Neuropsychiatry has generally been concerned with the diagnosis and management of syndromes with productive symptoms (positive symptoms) such as hallucinations, mood changes, and delusions....

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