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The Man With A Microphone In His Ear
     

The Man With A Microphone In His Ear

by Art Smukler
 
The Man with a Microphone in his Ear

It is July 1969 at PGH (Philadelphia General Hospital), an ancient psychiatric fortress. Enter the world of psychiatry through the eyes of a 1st year psychiatric resident on his first day of training on the locked inpatient unit.

A psychotic, paranoid man smashes a piano stool, and using the legs as bludgeoning

Overview

The Man with a Microphone in his Ear

It is July 1969 at PGH (Philadelphia General Hospital), an ancient psychiatric fortress. Enter the world of psychiatry through the eyes of a 1st year psychiatric resident on his first day of training on the locked inpatient unit.

A psychotic, paranoid man smashes a piano stool, and using the legs as bludgeoning propellers, tries to kill everyone in his path. He is eventually controlled and placed in leather restraints.

The next day, this clueless resident is assigned to treat, The Man with a Microphone in his Ear. Learning about Schizophrenia, Bipolar Disorders and Paranoid States is the easy part. Overcoming his own fear and how to talk to a psychotic person is something that he’ll never forget and will shape his entire psychiatric career.

Product Details

BN ID:
2940014239035
Publisher:
Red Willow Publishing
Publication date:
03/21/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
628 KB

Meet the Author

Dr. Art Smukler is a psychiatrist in private practice and on the teaching faculty at UCLA. He has won the coveted Golden Ear Award for teaching senior psychiatric residents and the Award For Distinguished Writing at the Santa Barbara Writers Conference. His first novel, Chasing Backwards, a psychological murder mystery, is available as an eBook and in paperback. Skin Dance, a psychological mystery, will be available soon.

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