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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

Jennifer Goldman.

in A Case-Based Approach to Emergency Psychiatry

May 2016; p ublished online July 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Emergency Medicine. 6695 words.

Mood disorders are a common cause of presentations to the emergency department. Patients may present either because they are severely depressed or due to manic symptoms. Four cases are...

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Evaluating the Geriatric Patient

Dennis M. Popeo and Didier Murilloparra.

in A Case-Based Approach to Emergency Psychiatry

May 2016; p ublished online July 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Emergency Medicine. 2227 words.

Evaluating the geriatric patient can be complex. Geriatric patients are more likely to have medical illnesses or take medications that can affect cognition and mood. Age-related cognitive...

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Substance Abuse

Joe Kwon, Emily Deringer and Luke Archibald.

in A Case-Based Approach to Emergency Psychiatry

May 2016; p ublished online July 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Emergency Medicine. 7767 words.

Substance use disorders are a common cause of presentations to the ED and a cause of psychiatric consultation. Recognizing or suspecting intoxication or withdrawal as a cause of a change in...

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Developmental Disability and Autism Spectrum Disorders in Adults

Katherine Maloy.

in A Case-Based Approach to Emergency Psychiatry

May 2016; p ublished online July 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Emergency Medicine. 2500 words.

Patients with autism spectrum disorders and developmental disabilities including intellectual disability frequently present to the ED when behavioral or mood changes lead them to be...

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Assessing Suicide Risk in Psychosis

Katherine Maloy and Yona Heettner Silverman.

in A Case-Based Approach to Emergency Psychiatry

May 2016; p ublished online July 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Emergency Medicine. 3755 words.

Assessing the risk of suicide in patients with psychosis can be complicated. Patients may be disorganized, underreport symptoms, or not appear depressed. Families may underreport symptoms...

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A Case-Based Approach to Emergency Psychiatry

Edited by Katherine Maloy.

May 2016; p ublished online July 2016 .

Book. Subjects: Psychiatry; Emergency Medicine. 224 pages.

Emergency psychiatric evaluation is a dynamic process requiring familiarity with a variety of psychiatric syndromes and medical and neurologic issues that mimic and overlap with psychiatric...

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Introduction

Katherine Maloy.

in A Case-Based Approach to Emergency Psychiatry

May 2016; p ublished online July 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Emergency Medicine. 835 words.

Working in an emergency department as a psychiatrist or mental health clinician requires an ability to gain a patient’s rapport, establish a differential diagnosis, assess risk and make...

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