Community Mental Health Care

1st Edition

A Practical Guide to Outdoor Psychiatry

Authors:

Table of Contents

Preface. Chapter 1 - Why have care in the community? (Or, how did we get into this in the first place?). Chapter 2 - Getting into treatment. Chapter 3 - What's the matter? Or an alternative way of looking at psychiatric diaagnosis. Chapter 4 - treatment. Chapter 5 - Going home. Chapter 6 - Staying home, staying alive. Chapter 7 - Staying alive - you, the care worker. Chapter 8 - Danger zones. Risk management - what, why and how. Chapter 9 - The rules of the game (or the Mental Health Act and all that). Chapter 10 - Drugs and booze, or the addiction/dependence problem. Chapter 11 - The challenges of the future. Index.

Details

No. of pages:
308
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2008
Published:
Imprint:
Churchill Livingstone
eBook ISBN:
9780702060465
Print ISBN:
9780443102547

About the authors

Mark Salter

Affiliations and Expertise

Consultant Psychiatrist, Department of Psychiatry, Homerton University Hospital, London, UK

Trevor Turner

Affiliations and Expertise

Consultant Psychiatrist and Clinical Director, The East London Foundation Trust, Homerton University and St Bartholomew's Hospitals, London, UK