Dilemmas And Difficulties in the Management of Psychiatric Patients

Dilemmas And Difficulties in the Management of Psychiatric Patients

by Keith E. Hawton
     
 

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Dilemmas and difficulties abound in psychiatric practice because of the complexity of illness and the pitfalls inherent in assessing treatment strategies in a scientific way. This book features contributions from leading psychiatrists and psychologists who provide coverage of a wide variety of problems that are frequently encountered. Emphasizing management

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Dilemmas and difficulties abound in psychiatric practice because of the complexity of illness and the pitfalls inherent in assessing treatment strategies in a scientific way. This book features contributions from leading psychiatrists and psychologists who provide coverage of a wide variety of problems that are frequently encountered. Emphasizing management strategies, the volume features much-needed guidance as well as a useful review of the literature. Information is also included on a number of less common, controversial issues such as psycho-surgery and divulging confidential information. The book will be valuable to all psychiatrists as well as clinical psychologists, psychiatric nurses, and general practitioners.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780192619440
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
11/01/1990
Series:
Oxford Medical Publications Series
Pages:
270
Product dimensions:
6.13(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.58(d)

Meet the Author

Warneford Hospital, Oxford

Medical Research Council Clinical Scientist and Honorary Consultant Psychiatrist

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