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Mathew SJ et al. Recent Advances in the Neurobiology of Anxiety Disorders: Implications for Novel Therapeutics. American Journal of Medical Genetics Part C (Seminars in Medical Genetics) 2009;148C:89-98.

Ravindran, LN, Stein MB. Pharmacotherapy of PTSD: Premises, principles, and priorities. Brain Res 2009;doi:10.1016/j.brainres.2009.03.037.

Roy-Byrne PP. Anxiety disorders and co-morbid medical illness. General Hospital Psychiatry 2008;30:208-225.


Appelbaum PS. Assessment of Patients' Competence to Consent to Treatment. New England Journal of Medicine 2007;357:1834-1840.


Fricchione GL et al. Postoperative Delirium. Am J Psychiatry 2008;165(7)803-812.

Gaudreau J et al. Opioid Medications and Longitudinal Risk of Delirium in Hospitalized Cancer Patients. Cancer 2007;109:2365-73.

Gaudreau J et al. Psychoactive Medications and Risk of Delirium in Hospitalized Cancer Patients. Journal of Clinical Oncology 2005;23(27):6712-6718.

Inouye SK. Delirium in Older Persons. N Engl J Med 2006;354(11):1157-1165.

Patient Handout: Torpy JM et al. Delirium. JAMA 2008;300(24):2936.


Cummings JL. Alzheimer's Disease. New England Journal of Medicine 2004;351(1):56-67.

Weintraub D, Hurtig HI. Presentation and Management of Psychosis in Parkinson's Disease and Dementia With Lewy Bodies. Am J Psychiatry 2007;164:10.


Ladwig K et al. Posttraumatic Stress Symptoms and Predicted Mortality in Patients with Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillators. Arch Gen Psychiatry 2008;65(11):1324-1330.

Lespe´rance F et al. Effects of Citalopram and Interpersonal Psychotherapy on Depression in Patients with Coronary Artery Disease. JAMA 2007;297(4):367-379.

Lewin RJ et al. A Brief Cognitive Behavioural Preimplantation and Rehabilitation Programme for Patients Receiving and Implantable Cardioverter-defibrillator Improves Physical Health and Reduces Psychological Morbidity and Unplanned Readmissions. Heart 2009;95:63-69.

Parashar S et al. Time Course of Depression and Outcome of Myocardial Infarction. Arch Intern Med. 2006;166:2035-2043.

Sherwood A et al. Relationship of Depression to Death or Hospitalization in Patients With Heart Failure. Arch Intern Med. 2007;167:367-373.

Whooley MA et al. Depressive Symptoms, Health Behaviors, and Risk of Cardiovascular Events in Patients with Coronary Heart Disease. JAMA 2008;300(20):2379-2388.


Cruess DG et al. Prevalence, Diagnosis, and Pharmacological Treatment of Mood Disorders in HIV Disease. Biol Psychiatry 2003;54:307-316.


Alfano CM et al. Recovery Issues in Cancer Survivorship: A New Challenge for Supportive Care. The Cancer Journal 2006;12(5):432-443.

Fann JR et al. Major depression after breast cancer: a review of epidemiology and treatment. General Hospital Psychiatry 2008;30:112-126.

Misono S et al. Incidence of Suicide in Persons With Cancer. Journal of Clinical Oncology 2008;26(29):4731-4738.

Zabora J et al. The Prevalence of Psychological Distress by Cancer Site. Psycho-Oncology 2001;10:19-28.


Braden JB, Sullivan MD. Suicidal Thoughts and Behavior Among Adults With Self-Reported Pain Conditions in the National Comorbidity Survey Replication. The Journal of Pain 2008;9(12):1106-1115.

Merrill JO et al. Mutual Mistrust in the Medical Care of Drug Users. J Gen Intern Med 2002;17:327-333.


Back AL, Arnold RM. Dealing with Conflict in Caring for the Seriously Ill. JAMA 2005;293:1374-1381.

Breitbart W, Heller KS. Reframing Hope: Meaning-Centered Care for Patient Near the End of Life. Journal of Palliative Medicine 2003;6(6)979-988.

Chochinov HM. Dignity-Conserving Care - A New Model for Palliative Care. JAMA 2002;287(17):2253-2260.

Ganzini L et al. Prevalence of Depression and Anxiety in Patients Requesting Physician's Aid in Dying: Cross Sectional Survey. BMJ 2008;337:a1682.


Einarson A, Boskovic R. Use and Safety of Antipsychotic Drugs During Pregnancy. Journal of Psychiatric Practice. 2009;15(3)183-192.

Yonkers KA. Management of Bipolar Disorder During Pregnancy and the Postpartum Period. Am J Psychiatry 2004;161:608-620.

Yonkers KA et al. The management of depression during pregnancy: a report from the American Psychiatric Association and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. General Hospital Psychiatry 2009;31:403-413.


Boyer EW, Shannon M. The Serotonin Syndrome. The New England Journal of Medicine 2005;352(11):1112-1120.

Herrmann N. Atypical Antipsychotics and Risk of Cerebrovascular Accidents. Am J Psychiatry 2004;161:1113-1115.

Huang V, Gortney J. Risk of Serotonin Syndrome with Concomitant Administration of Linezolid and Serotonin Agonists. Pharmacotherapy 2006;26(12):1784-1793.

Ray WA. Atypical Antipsychotic Drugs and the Risk of Sudden Cardiac Death. The New England Journal of Medicine 2009;360(3):225-235.

Stollberger C. Antipsychotic drugs and QT prolongation. International Clinical Psychopharmacology 2005;20:243-251.


Eastwood S, Bisson JI. Management of Factitious Disorders: A Systematic Review. Psychother Psychosom 2008;77:209-218.

Katon WJ et al. Medical Symptoms without Identified Pathology: Relationship to Psychiatric Disorders, Childhood and Adult Trauma, and Personality Traits. Ann Intern Med. 2001;134:917-925.

Stonnington CM. Conversion Disorder. Am J Psychiatry 2006;163(9):1510-1517.


Robinson RG. Poststroke Depression: Prevalence, Diagnosis, Treatment, and Disease Progression. Biol Psychiatry 2003;54:376-387.


Crone CC, Gabriel GM. Treatment of Anxiety and Depression in Transplant Patients. Clin Pharmacokinet 2004;43(6):361-394.

Levy MR, Fann JR. The Neuropsychiatry of Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation. Eur. J. Psychiat 2006;20(2):107-128.

Mosher CE. Physical, Psychological, and Social Sequelae Following Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation: a Review of the Literature. Psycho-Oncology 2008; DOI: 10.1002/pon.


Silver JM et al. Depression and Cognitive Complaints Following Mild Traumatic Brain Injury. Am J Psychiatry 2009;166:653-661.

Vaishnavi S et al. Neuropsychiatric Problems After Traumatic Brain Injury: Unraveling the Silent Epidemic. Psychosomatics 2009;50(3):198-205.


Back AL. Communicating Bad News. West J Med 2002;176:177-180.

Battaglia J. Pharmacological Management of Acute Agitation. Drugs 2005; 65(9):1207-1222.

Ciechanowski P, Katon WJ. The interpersonal experience of health care through the eyes of patients with diabetes. Social Science & Medicine 2006;63:3067-3079.

Ciechanowski P. Hidden Exchanges: Working with Relationship Styles to Improve Patient-Provider Collaboration.

Greenberg I et al. Behavioral and Psychological Care in Weight Loss Surgery: Best Practice Update. Obesity 2009;17(5):880-884.

Griffith JL, Gaby L. Brief Psychotherapy at the Bedside: Countering Demoralization from Medical Illness. Psychosomatics 2005;46(2):109-116

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