Download Of Psychiatry
by Saxby Pridmore
Publisher: University of Tasmania 2006
The aim of this 'download' is to present the basics of mental disorders. The target population is medical students, but general public readers may also find it useful. The mental disorders form a huge, mysterious and problematic body of knowledge. They also indicate a huge body of ignorance. The mental disorders represent a major challenge to contemporary science, government and humanity. When the less severe forms are included, more than 25% of the people in western populations will experience a mental disorder at some time in their lives.
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- U.S. Public Health Service
This book documents the existence of striking disparities for minorities in mental health services and underlying knowledge base. Racial and ethnic minorities have less access to mental health services. They are less likely to receive needed care.
by Tamasin Knight - Peter Lehmann Publishing
The book explores ways of helping people who have unusual beliefs. These are beliefs that may be called delusions, obsessions, or another kind of psychopathology. Extremely helpful to service users and as the inspiration for a self help group.
by Hugo Münsterberg - Moffat, Yard and Co.
I want to counteract the misunderstandings which overflood the whole field, especially by the mixing of mental and moral influence. I want to strengthen the public feeling that the time has come when every physician should study psychology.
- World Health Organization
This book provides management strategies for conditions specifically related to stress, including symptoms of acute stress, post-traumatic stress disorder and bereavement. The guidelines were developed by an independent Guidelines Development Group.