Psychiatry Reconsidered: From Medical Treatment to Supportive Understanding - Middleton, H.
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Psychiatry suffers a lot of criticism, not least from within its own scientifically founded medical world. This book provides an account of mental health difficulties and how they are generally addressed in conventional medical circles, alongside critical reviews of the assumptions underpinning them to encourage more humanitarian perspectives.…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
Psychiatry suffers a lot of criticism, not least from within its own scientifically founded medical world. This book provides an account of mental health difficulties and how they are generally addressed in conventional medical circles, alongside critical reviews of the assumptions underpinning them to encourage more humanitarian perspectives.
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  • Verlag: Palgrave Macmillan / Springer Palgrave Macmillan
  • Artikelnr. des Verlages: 978-1-137-41136-5
  • 2015
  • Seitenzahl: 249
  • Erscheinungstermin: 28. Mai 2015
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 223mm x 144mm x 22mm
  • Gewicht: 452g
  • ISBN-13: 9781137411365
  • ISBN-10: 1137411368
  • Artikelnr.: 42232832
Autorenporträt
Hugh Middleton has been an NHS Consultant Psychiatrist for more than twenty 20 years. He is also an academic who teaches social science undergraduates and PhD candidates, medical students and doctors.
Inhaltsangabe
Table of Contents Introduction 1. ICD Chapter V and DSM. Cataloguing Mental Illness 2. Misunderstandings of 'Diagnosis' 3. Psychopharmacology: The Medicines of Psychiatry 4. Psychopharmacology Reconsidered 5. 'Psychotherapy' 6. Public Service Psychiatry As It Really Is 7. All In The Mind 8. So What Can Be Learned? Endnote