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Psychiatry

Made Simple

2nd Edition - December 12, 1990

Author: M. T. Haslam

Language: English
eBook ISBN:
9 7 8 - 1 - 4 8 3 1 - 8 3 1 1 - 4

Psychiatry: Made Simple presents the aspects of patient management particularly those with psychotic illnesses and long term disability. It discusses the psychiatric problems… Read more

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Psychiatry: Made Simple presents the aspects of patient management particularly those with psychotic illnesses and long term disability. It discusses the psychiatric problems associated with AIDS and tranquilliser abuse. It addresses the orthodox standard National Health Service practice of treatment. Some of the topics covered in the book are the type of hospital cases; out-patient referrals; mental retardation; hospital admission under the mental health act of 1983; the mental health act commission; history of psychiatry; the mental health act 1959; dementia paralytica; the psychoses; and some major tranquillisers. The psychotherapy is fully covered. The causes of psychiatric illnesses are discussed in detail. The text describes in depth the environmental influences of personality disorders. The physical methods of treatment are presented completely. A chapter is devoted to the types of psychotherapy. Another section focuses on the nature of electroplexy. The book can provide useful information to psychologists, doctors, students, and researchers.