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Multimodal Treatment of Acute Psychiatric Illness
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Multimodal Treatment of Acute Psychiatric Illness: A Guide for Hospital Diversion

Justin Simpson and Glendon Moriarty

Abstract

The multimodal treatment of acute psychiatric illness involves a set of integrated, systematic interventions that stabilize individuals with severe mental illness and help them avoid unnecessary psychiatric hospitalization. This volume focuses on those suffering from schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, bipolar disorder, major depressive disorder, severe anxiety, and substance dependence, and provides individual practitioners and professional teams with the tools for responding to crisis and delivering acute care. The text includes real-world case examples, diagrams, and printable workshee ... More

Keywords: acute psychiatric illness, psychiatric hospitalization, schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, bipolar disorder, major depressive disorder, severe anxiety, substance dependence

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780231158831
Published to Columbia Scholarship Online: November 2015 DOI:10.7312/columbia/9780231158831.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Justin Simpson, author

Glendon Moriarty, author