Clifford W  Beers Book

Clifford W Beers


  • Author : Norman Dain
  • Publisher : University of Pittsburgh Pre
  • Release Date : 1980-07-15
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 424
  • ISBN 10 : 9780822976288
  • Total Read : 80
  • File Size : 13,6 Mb

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Clifford W Beers Summary:

Norman Dain offers a compelling biography of Clifford W. Beers, whose lifelong battle against his own mental illness inspired him to become a champion for mental health. Beers' autobiography, A Mind That Found Itself, created a public outcry in 1908, as it chronicled Beers' experiences during his three-year confinement in an asylum. Despite his disability, Beers went on to found the National Committee for Mental Hygiene (now the National Association for Mental Health), the American Foundation for Mental Hygiene, and the International Committee for Mental Hygiene.

Medicine and Religion Book

Medicine and Religion


  • Author : Donald Woods Shriver (Jr.)
  • Publisher : Pittsburgh : University of Pittsburgh Press
  • Release Date : 1980
  • Genre: Medical education
  • Pages : 208
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015013207017
  • Total Read : 64
  • File Size : 10,8 Mb

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A Psychiatric Glossary Book

A Psychiatric Glossary


  • Author : American Psychiatric Association
  • Publisher : Little, Brown Medical Division
  • Release Date : 1980
  • Genre: Psychiatry
  • Pages : 156
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015010658832
  • Total Read : 68
  • File Size : 11,6 Mb

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A Psychiatric Glossary Summary:

Over 1000 commonly encountered psychiatric words with definitions. Reflects nomenclature of Diagnostic and statistical manual, 3d ed. (DSM-III). Also includes lists of commonly abused drugs, drugs used in psychiatry, legal terms, neurologic deficits, psychologic tests, research terms, schools of thought in psychiatry, and abbreviations.

Theories of Illness Book
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Theories of Illness


  • Author : George Peter Murdock
  • Publisher : University of Pittsburgh Pre
  • Release Date : 1980-12-15
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 144
  • ISBN 10 : 9780822976301
  • Total Read : 98
  • File Size : 18,8 Mb

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Theories of Illness Summary:

An important contribution to medical anthropology, this work defines the principal causes if illness that are reported throughout the world, distinguishing those involving natural causation from the more widely prevalent hypotheses advancing supernatural explanations.

The Borderline Syndrome Book

The Borderline Syndrome


  • Author : Roy Richard Grinker
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1968
  • Genre: Borderline personality disorder
  • Pages : 296
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015000861560
  • Total Read : 85
  • File Size : 19,6 Mb

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Textbook of Administrative Psychiatry Book

Textbook of Administrative Psychiatry


  • Author : John A. Talbott
  • Publisher : American Psychiatric Pub
  • Release Date : 2008-11-01
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 440
  • ISBN 10 : 9781585628070
  • Total Read : 95
  • File Size : 18,8 Mb

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Textbook of Administrative Psychiatry Summary:

Today's practice of psychiatric administration is totally different from that in past years because of the vast changes sweeping the health care and behavioral health care sectors. Reflecting these changes, this completely revamped second edition contains all-new chapters by 68 contributors (most new to this edition). This definitive textbook provides the practitioner and student of administration in behavioral healthcare with an up-to-date compendium focused on five central issues that represent the framework of the debate that will guide the evolution of behavioral health care during the next few years An overview of the evolving behavioral health system, from the rich legacy of the community mental health movement mandated by federal legislation in the 1960s to today's paradigm, which is instead driven by the marketplace phenomena of managed care, information systems, and consumer empowerment. Core and new administrative psychiatry concepts and new roles for behavioral health players, including organizational theories, leadership requirements, planning models, and information system solutions, as well as new models of program evaluation and quality management and innovations in training and human resource development. How selected behavioral health systems are changing and the trend toward integrated systems, addressing the challenge of delivery system configuration and integrated service delivery as the system evolves from cost-based fee for service to managed care settings, as well as important new roles for psychiatric administrators in behavioral health network establishment and maintenance, staffing, capitated financing, population-based care, and outcome management. A comprehensive overview of the current system, from hospitals (including VA and military services) to county mental health departments, child and family service agencies, and HMOs, with new roles for everyone -- psychiatrists, administrators, and mental health clinicians as well as consumers an