This helpful guide deals with the principles and practice of managing mental health problems and clears away many of the common misunderstandings about mental illness, psychiatrists and psychiatry in general. The coverage includes commonly encountered mental conditions and all the aspects of this complex area including recognising the condition, communicating with the patient and family, and the therapies available.
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This guide deals with the principles and practice of managing mental health problems and aims to clear away many of the common misunderstandings about mental illness, psychiatry and psychiatrists. It covers the range of mental conditions which are commonly encountered in general practice, the community and hospital, and looks at the specific needs of groups such as children, the elderly, the homeless and ethnic minorities. A section is also included on selecting drugs and treatments, and improving compliance.About the Author:
Teifion Davies, Saint Thomas Hospital Community Society Division, London
Tom Craig, Section of Social Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry, London
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Book Description B M J Books, Williston, VT, 1999. Softcover. Book Condition: New. Text Appears Clean Quantity Available: 1. ISBN: 0727912208. ISBN/EAN: 9780727912206. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 1560744239. Bookseller Inventory # 1560744239