Psychiatry

Current Themes in Psychiatry 2 by Raghu N. Gaind, Barbara L. Hudson

By Raghu N. Gaind, Barbara L. Hudson

Show description

Read Online or Download Current Themes in Psychiatry 2 PDF

Similar psychiatry books

Religion and Psychiatry: Beyond Boundaries (World Psychiatric Association)

Faith (and spirituality) is particularly a lot alive and shapes the cultural values and aspirations of psychiatrist and sufferer alike, as does the alternative of no longer picking with a selected religion. sufferers carry their ideals and convictions into the doctor-patient dating. The problem for psychological overall healthiness execs, no matter what their very own international view, is to advance and refine their vocabularies such that they honestly comprehend what's communicated to them through their sufferers.

Psychiatry an Evidence Based Text

A profession in psychiatry is among the such a lot profitable and tough in drugs. The trainee calls for a really huge wisdom base to prevail, and an authoritative but approachable resource of data is vital. This ebook brings jointly specialist wisdom and abilities from throughout all parts of psychiatry to give a radical yet easy advisor to luck in psychiatric education, with a specific specialise in the Royal collage of Psychiatrists' MRCPsych exam.

Hypnosis and Stress: A Guide for Clinicians

Hypnosis and tension offers a pragmatic method of utilizing hypnosis with sufferers struggling with a variety of rigidity comparable difficulties. leading edge in its process, this e-book integrates conventional techniques in hypnosis with Ericksonian and Rossi's method of hypnotherapy. the main up to date examine is mentioned and a versatile, 'hands-on' framework is supplied for training hypnotherapy, including:detailed directions on engaging in medical interviewsexamples of getting ready the sufferer for hypnosistemplates of scientific 'scripts' to be used in sessionssolutions for facing catharsisdiscussion of inter-professional collaboration.

Additional resources for Current Themes in Psychiatry 2

Sample text

1974) demonstrated that the various disabilities shown by a group of discharged chronic psychotics when observed by their families at home bore little relation to the behaviours observed by the nurses in a day centre which they attended; home behaviour therefore could not be inferred from that displayed at the day centre. Such examples could be multiplied, but distinctions of this degree of detail clearly imply that statements about rehabilitation need to be made with some precision. It so happens that these are investigations by psychiatrists, but some important studies of psychiatric rehabilitation have also been written by social workers.

Sociol. , 2, 37-41 Mechanic, D. and Volkart, E. H. (1961). Stress, illness behaviour and the sick role. Am. sociol. , 26, 51-58 Parsons, T. (1951). The Social System. Free Press, Chicago Plog, S. G. and Edgerton, R. B. (1969). Changing Perspectives ln Mentallllness. Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Eastbourne Ruesch, J. (1965). Social psychiatry: an overview. Archs gen. , 12, 501-509 Sarbin, T. (1969). The scientific status of the mental illness metaphor. Changing Perspectives In Menta/Illness (Ed. S.

Labelling theory, or societal reaction theory shifts attention away from the individual attributes of the deviant and focuses on the societal reaction to those attributes. In this theory, deviance-or for our purposes, mental illness-is not seen as a physical defect of the so-called mentally ill patient, but as the outcome of a social process which involves conflicting values, labelling of the deviant and societal reactions or expectations. In Howard Becker's terms 'deviance is not a quality of the act a person commits, but rather the consequence of the application by others of rules and sanctions to an "offender" ' (Becker, 1963).

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.93 of 5 – based on 15 votes