Related Conditions

Indications for using the consultation/liaison service:
  • Assessment of patient for suicide ideation or suicide attempt
  • Consultation for psychiatric management of altered mental status such as delirium, dementia and psychosis
  • Psychiatric illness concurrent with medical illness
  • Alcohol or drug related issues
  • Assistance with behavioral management of agitated, combative, disruptive or non-complaint patients
  • Anxiety or panic symptoms
  • Competency evaluation needed

Addiction

Addiction is a strong mental and physical dependence on, most commonly, a drug or other substance. Some substances that can lead to addiction are...

Alcoholism

Alcohol abuse means having unhealthy or dangerous drinking habits, such as drinking every day or drinking too much at a time. Alcohol abuse can...

Altered mental status

Delirium is a sudden change in how well a person's brain is working (mental status). Delirium can cause confusion, change the sleep-wake cycles,...

Anxiety Disorders

Generalized anxiety disorder occurs when you feel worried and stressed about many everyday events and activities. In this disorder, often the...

Dementia

Dementia is a loss of mental skills that affects your daily life. It can cause problems with your memory and how well you can think and plan....

Mental health problems

Many mental health problems begin when physical stress (such as an illness or injury) or emotional stress (such as the loss of a loved one)...

Psychosis

Psychosis is a mental and behavioral disorder in which a person has trouble telling the difference between what is real and what is not real. It...

Suicidal thoughts

Many people have fleeting thoughts of death. Fleeting thoughts of death are less of a problem and are much different from actively planning to...