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  • 6. Anxiety, Delirium
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  • 11. Withholding Treatment
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    Recommended Literature

    Breitbart W, Chochinov HM, Passik S. Psychiatric aspects of palliative care. In: Doyle D, Hanks GWC, MacDonald N, eds. Oxford Textbook of Palliative Medicine. 2nd ed. Oxford, England: Oxford University Press; 1998:933-954.

    Depression Guideline Panel. Depression in Primary Care: Detection, Diagnosis, and Treatment. Quick Reference Guide for Clinicians, Number 5. Rockville, MD: US Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Agency for Health Care Policy and Research; April 1993. AHCPR publication No. 93-0552.

    Depression Guideline Panel. Depression in Primary Care: Volume 1. Detection and Diagnosis. Clinical Practice Guideline, Number 5. Rockville, MD: US Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Agency for Health Care Policy and Research; April 1993. AHCPR publication No. 93-0550.

    Depression Guideline Panel. Depression in Primary Care: Volume 2. Treatment of Major Depression. Clinical Practice Guideline, Number 5. Rockville, MD: US Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Agency for Health Care Policy and Research; April 1993. AHCPR publication No. 93-0551.

    Depression Guideline Panel. Depression Is a Treatable Illness: A Patient’s Guide. Rockville, MD: US Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Agency for Health Care Policy and Research; April 1993. AHCPR publication No. 93-0553.

    To order:
    Call 1-800-358-9295

    Write:
    AHCPR Publications Clearinghouse
    PO Box 8547
    Silver Spring, MD 20907

    Goldman L, Wise T, Brody D, eds. Psychiatry for Primary Care Physicians. Chicago, IL: American Medical Association; 1998.

    Storey P, Knight CF. UNIPAC Two: Alleviating Psychological and Spiritual Pain in the Terminally Ill. Hospice/Palliative Care Training for Physicians: A Self-study Program. Gainesville, FL: American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine; 1997.

    Folstein MF et al., Mini-mental state: A practical method for grading the cognitive state of patients for the clinician. Journal of Psychiatric Research 12 (1975): 189-198.

    To order a copy of the Mini Mental Status Examination from the publisher of the test see: http://www.minimental.com/

    Also, see http://www.nia.nih.gov/health/pubs/clinicians-handbook/test.pdf for a downloadable copy of the Mini Mental Status Examination

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