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Author Shergill, Sukhwinder Singh

Title Narratives in Psychiatry
Published London : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2002


Description 1 online resource (290 pages)
Contents Narratives in Psychiatry; Contents; Foreword; Introduction; 1. Information Gathering; 2. Developing a Narrative -- Mr Daniels; 3. Assessing Suicidal Risk -- Mr Wrigley; 4. An Overdose -- Mary Brown; 5. Fear of Becoming Fat -- Jane Morgan; 6. A Domestic Dispute -- Mr Rogers; 7. A Blackout at Work -- Mr Pillay; 8. A Solicitor's Request -- Mr Loyola; 9. Fear of Going Out -- Mrs Reiss; 10. I Have No Longer a Mind of My Own -- Mr Forrester; 11. My House is Bugged -- Mr Butler; 12. A Panic Attack -- Mrs Woolfe; 13. I've Felt Different All My Life -- Miss Jordash; 14. A Poor Historian -- Mr Stone; Index
Summary 'This book serves to remind us that in psychiatry the diagnosis, course, treatment and outcome of disorders rest heavily on the extraordinarily complex and sensitive relationship between doctor and patient ... with its emphasis on narrative, meaning, the relationship between subjective experience and objective reality, [it] reasserts the primary truth of medicine, namely that establishing the true picture of health and disease requires the active participation of the patient at every stage ... how are we to avoid losing sight of the person in the midst of bleeping machines and flickering computer
Notes Print version record
Subject Interviewing in psychiatry.
Needs assessment.
Personal construct therapy.
Psychotherapy -- methods
Interview, Psychological
Needs Assessment
needs assessment.
Interviewing in psychiatry.
Needs assessment.
Personal construct therapy.
Form Electronic book
Author Szmukler, George
Tantam, Digby
ISBN 9781846423598