The psychopharmacology of agitation: Consensus statement of the American Association for Emergency Psychiatry
Project Beta Psychopharmacology Workgroup.
On completion of the standard emergency psychiatry
evaluation with the adolescent and family, the evaluating clinician, either a licensed master's- or doctoral-level social worker, reviewed the case with the attending psychiatrist to determine the appropriate level of psychiatric care.
"Into the Breach: Emergency Psychiatry
in the General Hospital." General Hospital Psychiatry 1 (1): 31-45.
Skodol AE, Karasu T: Emergency psychiatry
and the assaultive patient.
Association between patients' gender, age and immigrant background and use of restraint--a 2-year retrospective study at a department of emergency psychiatry
. Nord J Psychiatry 2007;61:201-6.
Clinical manual of emergency psychiatry
. Arlington, VA: American Psychiatric Publishing, Inc.; 2010: 115-140.
Beginning with a section on basic skills and competencies in liaison psychiatry, topics discussed include classification and diagnosis, capacity and consent, psychological relations to physical illness, accident and emergency psychiatry
, sleep disorders, pediatric psychiatry, and psycho-pharmacology and the medically ill.
The American Association for Emergency Psychiatry
, American Association of Suicidology, Emergency Nurses Association, and other groups cooperated in developing the 11-by 17-inch poster and the guide, both of which were tested among various clinicians.