Question from a Member:
I am getting ready to start an Inpatient position and was looking for a resource. I went on Amazon but there are many choices and I was unsure which to choose. I was hoping you had a suggestion. I am nervous as this is my first inpatient position at a very stressful time. Any suggestion would be appreciated.
The practice of inpatient psychiatry does have many unique issues and perspectives. So, colleagues who work on inpatient mental health units will benefit from the following book in addition to other, more general books in psychiatry.
The following manual of inpatient psychiatry was recommended to me by a trusted colleague:
Edited by Michael I. Casher and Joshua D. Bess. Published in 2020 by Cambridge University Press.
Warning! The book below was recommended to us by colleagues. But, until the 2nd Edition of this book is released, we consider this book to be obsolete since it was published in 2008.
Edited by Fred Ovsiew MD and Richard L. Munich MD.
Published in 2008 by LWW
Warning! We have not reviewed the book below yet. The one review on Amazon.com as of April 12, 2020, is strongly negative. We will update this page as we get more information about this book.
Edited by Alvaro Barrera, Caroline Attard, and Rob Chaplin
Published in 2019.
Oxford University Press
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