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Book Review

Pocket Handbook of Primary Care and Psychiatry

Sheila M. Thomas, MD

Published: June 1, 1999

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The Pocket Handbook of Primary Care Psychiatry is a reasonable source of information for primarycare physicians, particularly in areas of non-mood disorders such as schizophrenia, anorexia nervosa, orsomatoform disorder. The book hits the major highlights, describing patient presentation, treatment, andsymptoms requiring further investigation or hospitalization. The book is divided into 3 parts: (1) chapterscovering the field of primary care psychiatry, (2) discussions of almost every psychiatric disorder that maybe encountered in the office, and (3) strategies for treatment and management of psychiatric disorders.

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