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Book Review

Manual of Psychiatric Care for the Medically Ill

Catherine Chiles, MD

Published: December 15, 2005

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The Wyszynskis have done it again! The Manual of PsychiatricCare for the Medically Ill is a practical, concise, casebasedapproach to the medicine-psychiatry interface—a fittingupdate to their highly regarded 1996 manual A Case Approachto Medical-Psychiatric Practice.1 As a declared companionto psychosomatic textbooks, most notably the 2005 AmericanPsychiatric Publishing Textbook of Psychosomatic Medicine,edited by James Levenson, M.D.,2 the manual does not aim tobe exhaustive, but rather a condensed guide highlighting a patient-centered approach.’ ‹’ ‹

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Volume: 66

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