Hematologic Problems in Psychosomatic Medicine

Madeleine Becker, David J. Axelrod, Olu Oyesanmi, Dimitri D. Markov, Elisabeth J. Shakin Kunkel

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The consultation psychiatrist is frequently called on to assess patients in medical settings with primary or secondary hematologic disorders. This article addresses psychiatric issues that are specific to patients who have selected hematologic disorders, including B12 and folate deficiency, sickle cell disease, and hemophilia, discussing the diseases, their unique psychiatric manifestations, and approaches to management. A review of hematologic side effects of psychotropic medications is also included.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)739-759
Number of pages21
JournalPsychiatric Clinics of North America
Issue number4
StatePublished - Dec 2007

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Psychiatry and Mental health


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