Sigmundoscopy, Medical-Psychiatric Consultation Liaison, The Bases is the ultimate "how to" book for anyone involved in assessing psychiatric patients in medical-surgical settings. This book provides a road map for the practical issues involved in consultation psychiatry. In addition to this, key academic and theoretical principles are presented to give readers an understanding of the development of this intriguing subspecialty.
Topics in Sigmundoscopy include:
• History and Organization of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry
• Use and Usefulness of Consultation Psychiatry
• Conducting the Consult
• Writing the Consultation Report
• Implementing the Treatment Plan
• Other Aspects of C-L Psychiatry
About the Author
Dave Robinson is a psychiatrist practicing in London, Ontario, Canada. His particular interests are consultation-liaison psychiatry and both undergraduate and postgraduate education. He attended medical school at the University of Toronto, and then completed a residency in family practice before entering psychiatry. He is a (lowly) lecturer in psychiatry at the University of Western Ontario in London, Canada.
About the Artist
Brian Chapman was born in Sussex, England and moved to Canada in 1957. He was formerly a Creative Director at Mediacom. He continues to freelance and is versatile in a wide range of media. He devoted almost twenty years of his time and talents to create over one thousand illustrations for Rapid Psychler Press. Brian passed away in 2012 after a brief respiratory ailment. His extreme generosity and legendary sense of humour live on in the pages of this book.