Integrated Psychological Services in Primary Care

William Scott Craig (Editor)
Carolinas Healthcare System, Cabarrus Family Medicine, Harrisburg, N.C., USA

Series: Health Psychology Research Focus
BISAC: PSY036000



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In the current fast-paced healthcare environment, there is a need for more timely access to high quality behavioral health services. Integrated Psychological Services in Primary Care was developed by practicing psychologists, physicians, college professors, and licensed professional counselors who have embraced the integrated care model, and these distinguished authors share their invaluable insights and practical experiences.

This book reviews different strategies for the implementation of behavioral health services in primary care, and there is also a practical discussion of common clinical presentations which can be effectively treated with collaborative care. This book reinforces the relevance of integrated psychological services to primary care settings. There is an emphasis on providing an advanced and cost-sensitive collaborative care model which most efficiently addresses the needs of our patients.
(Imprint: Nova)



Table of Contents

About the Editor & Contributing Authors

Part I: Overview of Integrated Care

Chapter 1
The Importance of Integrated Psychological Services in Primary Care
(W. Scott Craig, Carolinas Healthcare System, NC, USA)

Chapter 2
Implications for Behavioral Health Services in the Patient-Centered Medical Home
(W. Scott Craig, Carolinas Healthcare System, NC, USA)

Part II: Implementation of Integrated Care

Chapter 3
Integrating a Behavioral Health Provider into an Existing Medical Practice: Practical Steps to Consider
(Valerie Krall, Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC) Family Health Center and Residency program, NC, USA)

Chapter 4
Collaborative Care Basics: Taking Experience and Making it Work
(J. Wesley Teeter, Cabarrus Family Medicine, Psychological and Behavioral Health, NC, USA)

Chapter 5
The Nuts and Bolts of Developing Integrated Healthcare in Under-Resourced Primary Care Settings: Challenges & Lessons Learned
(Jennifer Langhinrichsen-Rohling, Cory Wornell, Keri Johns, Candice Selwyn, John Friend, University of South Alabama, AL, USA, and others)

Chapter 6
Primary Care Mental Health Integration in the VA
(Pamela C. Fischer, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma University Health Sciences Center, OK, USA)

Part III: Ethical Practice of Integrated Care

Chapter 7
Ethical Considerations in Integrated Health Care
(Andrea Cochran, Carolinas Healthcare System, NC, USA)

Part IV: Clinical Assessment and Treatment in Integrated Care

Chapter 8
Assessment and Screening Measures in Integrated Care
(Sarah Skeeters, Rebecca Richey, Kathryn Hefner, Shanda Wells, Dayton VA Medical Center, OH, USA, and others)

Chapter 9
Evidence Based Treatment of Depression in Primary Care
(Mark E. Vogel, Jessica L. VanHuysse, Genesys Regional Medical Center, MI, USA, and others)

Chapter 10
Evidence-Based Treatment of Anxiety Disorders
(Franny Goshtasbpour, Carolinas Healthcare System, NC, USA)

Chapter 11
Evidence-Based Treatment of ADHD in Integrated Primary Care
(Brent Messick, W. Scott Craig, Carolinas Healthcare System, NC, USA)

Chapter 12
Health Psychology
(Jessy Warner-Cohen, North Shore-LIJ Health System, NY, USA)

Chapter 13
Evidence-Based, Biopsychosocial Approach to Assessing and Treating Sexual Dysfunction in Integrated Primary Care
(Lauren Penwell-Waines, Tarin Schmidt-Dalton, Kathryn Macapagal, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine, Carilion Clinic Family Medicine Residency, VA, USA, and others)


"Integrated Psychological Services in Primary Care offers the reader access to the most fundamental transformation in the practice of healthcare in our time, the integration of behavioral health (mental health, substance abuse, and health behavior change) into primary care. Soon what is now transforming primary care practice will be doing the same to whole health systems through the Accountable Care Organization movement. As we learn to do "whole person care" every day through primary care behavioral health integration (BHI), it becomes an approach that will be expected in every healthcare setting. This volume is an excellent starting place for people who want to learn about BHI, what it entails and how to get started.” - Alexander Blount, EdD, Director, Center for Integrated Primary Care, University of Massachusetts Medical School

Audience: Practicing psychologists, physicians, medical residents, healthcare professionals, healthcare educators, and healthcare administrators should find this book to be practical and relevant. It is mainly focused on enhancing behavioral health services in family medicine, internal medicine, and pediatric offices.

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