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Treating Depression in the Medically Ill

A Clinician"s Guide

by Anita Maximin

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  • 5 Currently reading

Published by New Harbinger Publications .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Popular medicine,
  • Psychopathology - General,
  • Mental Depression,
  • Psychology,
  • Depression,
  • Clinical Psychology,
  • General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages208
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8733723M
    ISBN 101572241772
    ISBN 109781572241770
    OCLC/WorldCa44631404


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Treating Depression in the Medically Ill: A Clinician's Guide Hardcover – February 1, by Anita Maximin (Author), Lori Stevic-Lust (Author), Anita Maximim (Author) & 0 more out of 5 stars 1 ratingCited by: 1. An authoritative guide to understanding and treating depression in the medically ill Depression in Medical Illness is based on the fact that depression and medical illness are inextricably bound together and must be viewed through a single lens in order to truly understand, diagnose, and treat by: 1.

About the Book This professional guide is designed to help therapists and other mental health professionals accurately assess depression in their medically ill patients, understand how medical symptoms and the effects of medication can mimic depression, and provides a comprehensive twelve-session treatment plan/5(21).

An authoritative guide to understanding and treating depression in the medically ill. Depression in Medical Illness is based on the fact that depression and medical illness are inextricably bound together and must be viewed through a single lens in order to truly understand, diagnose, and treat them.

Throughout the book, the authors emphasize not simply a critical distillation and balanced. The prevalence of depression in medically ill patients is much higher, ranging 20–50%. Depression is a major ­contributor to work place absenteeism, diminished or lost productivity, and increased use of health services (3).

It is also known to increase disability, morbidity, and mortality among the medically by: Description - Treating Depression in the Medically Ill by Anita Maximin This guide helps you assess depression in your medically ill patients and understand how medical symptoms and the effects of medication can mimic depression.

The authors include a comprehensive session treatment plan. Biegler's wonderful book sheds new light on autonomy, depression, and the moral purposes of medicine, making a strong case for preferring psychotherapeutic over drug treatments for depression.

His clearly written, scientifically well-informed book is essential reading for all interested in medical ethics or mental disorders. A patient who comes to you for treatment of depression might also present with physical symptoms (such as, fatigue, nausea, balance problems, etc.) that could point to a medical illness.

Endocrine, neurologic, infectious, and malignant processes (Table 1) and vitamin deficiencies (Table 2) could be causing your patient’s depression. About MyAccess. If your institution subscribes to this resource, and you don't have a MyAccess Profile, please contact your library's reference desk for information on how to.

Depression in the medically ill: an overview. Rodin G, Voshart K. Depressive symptoms and syndromes are common in the medically ill, although they are frequently unrecognized and untreated. The authors review the epidemiology,differential diagnosis, clinical presentations, and response to treatment of thisclinical problem.

Depression presenting in the medically ill poses unique treatment challenges and requires an understanding of the pathophysiologic basis of depression and its relationship to medical illness. In this chapter, we address methods for approaching and engaging the patient with medical illness and depression, the nuances of treating depression in the context of medical comorbidities, and the measurement of the patient's progress during treatment.

Depression Treatment for patients with Specific Medical Illnesses I • Cardiovascular disease • Screen all patients for depression, treat both at the same time • 1 st line SSRIs, SNRIs • CBT, IPT, PST all shown effective • Stroke • 1st line citalopram, nortriptyline, avoid antipsychotics.

Simulants some value. If you go to and search for “depression,” you'll be presented with more t choices in the book category alone (as of late August).

For. This book includes chapters on depression in the medically ill, challenges to diagnosing depression, management of depression, psychopharmacology, psychotherapy, resistant depression, depression in. Depression, even severe depression, can be treated. If you think you may have depression, start by making an appointment to see your doctor or healthcare provider.

This could be your primary doctor or a provider who specializes in diagnosing and treating mental health conditions (a. Reinventing Depression: A History of the Treatment of Depression in Primary Care, By Christopher M. Callahan; German E.

Berrios Oxford University Press, Read preview Overview Search for more books and articles on depression. The active ingredient in psychedelic mushrooms is called psilocybin -- and a new study suggests it could safely be used as a therapeutic approach to treat depression.

Depression is common in primary care patients, with an incidence from 10 to 14 percent among patients who present to a physician's office for any reason.1, 2 The use of anti-depressants is. depression and the medical illness, more difficulty adapting to their medical condition, and more medical costs than those who do not have co-existing depression.7 Research has yielded increasing evidence that treating the depression can also help improve the outcome of treating the co-occurring illness Depression is one of the most common complications of chronic illness.

Find out which illnesses are related to depression along with the symptoms and treatments of this type of depression. A few years ago I was teaching a class on psychodynamic perspectives of medical illness and mentioned a common phenomenon: many cancer patients who engage in therapy do so when they are in the active stages of their medical treatment (e.g., chemotherapy or radiation); once these stages are completed, many of them leave therapy.

Harold H. Bloomfield and Peter McWilliams return in this book on depression. Four parts include understanding depression, healing the brain, healing the mind, and continuing healing are all shared. You can also learn more on how St.

John’s Wort is used in the treatment of depression. You Can’t Afford the Luxury of a Negative Thought. While many believed that demons were the root cause of depression, there were a number of ancient Greek and Roman doctors who believed that depression was a biological and psychological illness.

Greek and Roman doctors used therapeutic methods such as gymnastics, massage, diet, music, baths, and a medication containing poppy extract and donkey.

Get the Facts on Depression. There are trusted resources on the internet that provide facts about depression, including symptoms and treatment. Reading up on what depression can feel like as well as the myths, misconceptions, and stigma around mental illness, can help you better understand your loved one's experience.

Depression leads to isolation and isolation leads to further depression; pain causes fear of movement, and immobility creates the conditions for further pain.

When depression is treated, pain often fades into the background, and when pain goes away, so does much of the suffering that causes depression. Treating pain and depression in combination. Medical illness and comorbid psychological disorders — such as drug or alcohol abuse or eating disorders — also complicate treatment response.

Depression can be very di!erent in di!erent people or in the same person over time. It is a common but serious ill-ness. Treatment can help those with even the most severe depression get better. Depression is a common but serious illness. Treatment can help those with depression get better.

New trials have shown the drug psilocybin to be highly effective in treating depression, with Oakland the latest US city to in effect decriminalise it last week. Some researchers say it could. you have a medical illness that is making your depression severe; you have serious problems with alcohol or other drugs; you need a special hospital-only treatment like ECT.

More about psychiatric hospitals. Why should I get treatment. With effective treatment, you can recover from depression and live a full, satisfying life.

and depression. We wrote the irst edition of this book during the height of the managed Chapters 2–8 of this book describe cognitive-behavioral treatment packages for speciic dis­ In order for treatment to be con­ sidered medically necessary, the patient must meet criteria for a mental disorder as deined by the.

The s were also important in the search for organic causes and treatments for mental illness. Indoctors noticed that a tuberculosis medication (isoniazid) was also useful in treating people with depression. Shortly after this significant finding, the practice of using medications to treat mental illness gained full steam.

Depression, anxiety and PTSD. Lifting low moods and calming chronic tension brought 1 in 5 older adults in a recent survey to medical cannabis. More than 90 percent said it helped. Meanwhile, treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is emerging as another top use. So far, data for all of these mental health issues is sparse.

The Community Preventive Services Task Force (CPSTF) recommends collaborative care for the management of depressive disorders based on strong evidence of effectiveness in improving depression symptoms, adherence to treatment, response to treatment, and remission and recovery from depression. The CPSTF also finds that collaborative care models provide good economic value.

Cognitive therapy was developed in the s as an alternative way to treat depression, says Judith S. Beck, PhD. Psychiatry in the Medically Ill, 2nd ed, American Psychiatric Publishing, Cognitive Therapy of depression.

New York, NY, USA: Guilford Press. ISBN Kent, Deborah (). Snake Pits, Talking Cures & Magic Bullets: A History of Mental Illness. Twenty-First Century Books. ISBN Hergenhahn BR (). An Introduction to the History of Psychology (5th ed.).

Belmont, CA, USA: Thomson Wadsworth. Depression affects many people, and it can be life changing. Medical treatment and counseling can often help relieve symptoms, but lifestyle remedies, such as a.

Depression: Depression Caused by Chronic Illness. A chronic illness is an illness that lasts for a very long time and usually cannot be cured completely. However, chronic illnesses can often be controlled through diet, exercise, and certain medicines.

Yapko believes that viewing depression as an illness drives people to look for biological treatments. “It’s why antidepressants are the most common form of treatment in the U.S.

today. Of the wide variety of available herbal therapies, St. John's wort and ginkgo biloba are the products most often used for treating depression. John's wort has been used for medical purposes in other parts of the world for thousands of years, despite the fact that it has not been scientifically proven to treat moderate to severe depression.

He returned to the Boston area in and began seeing, treating, and housing mentally ill patients in his home. Inat the request of educator Horace Mann, he published a book on health for use in schools, Practical Physiology for the Use of Schools and Families (Philadelphia, ) which was later translated into a number of languages.

Yet many psychiatrists, and more importantly, patients, consider it to be a safe and effective treatment for severe depression and bipolar disorder. Few medical treatments have such disparate images.