The Medical Psychiatry Inpatient Unit

Maria I. Lapid, Teresa A. Rummans

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


Medical psychiatry inpatient units are distinct from regular inpatient psychiatric units by virtue of its patient population. These units provide integrated medical and psychiatric care in a unified setting to psychiatric patients with comorbid medical conditions. This chapter reviews administrative, clinical, educational, and research aspects of medical psychiatry inpatient units.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationPrinciples and Practice of Geriatric Psychiatry
Subtitle of host publicationThird Edition
PublisherJohn Wiley and Sons
Number of pages5
ISBN (Print)9780470747230
StatePublished - Dec 2 2010


  • Classification
  • Geriatrics
  • Hospital
  • Medicine
  • Mental health
  • Multidisciplinary team
  • Psychiatry

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


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