Emergencies in Psychiatry

Publication Year: 2008

Edition: 1st

Authors/Editor: Puri, Basant; Treasaden, Ian

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 978-0-19-853080-0

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Emergencies in Psychiatry provides a practical and problem-orientated accessible guide for those who have to deal with psychiatric emergencies.

This book contains guidance on how to assess and manage these emergencies and how to manoeuvre successfully though the practical difficulties that may arise, whilst also avoiding medical, psychiatric, and legal pitfalls. A variety of specific emergencies and emergencies in different settings are covered, such as aggression and violence, victims of abuse, emergencies related to drug addiction, people with learning disabilities, and emergencies in old age psychiatry and primary care.

* A concise guide to the practical management of psychiatric emergencies
* Features a standard layout to enable early problem identification
* Provides easy-to-follow classifications of emergencies
* Detailed sections cover every aspect of the psychiatric emergency


Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Puri, Basant; Treasaden, Ian
ISBN: 978-0-19-853080-0
Language: English
Edition: 1st
Pages: 256
Illustrations: 26
Year: 2008

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