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Experiencing Psychiatry : Users' Views of Services - Anne Rogers

Experiencing Psychiatry

Users' Views of Services

Paperback Published: 24th February 1993
ISBN: 9780333452592
Number Of Pages: 219

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Accessible, entertaining and ultimately optimistic, this book deserves to become a core text for planners, managers and all those working in the field' - Cathy Pelikan How do psychiatric patients understand their difficulties? What do they say about professionals paid to care for them? Do they really get treated well and enjoy informed consent? These are some of the questions answered by Experiencing Psychiatry. For the first time in Britain this book offers evidence from a large survey of the views of users of psychiatric services. The picture which emerges may surprise readers who have no experience of psychiatry. It will stimulate debate amongst those who make and deliver mental health policy. In particular it challenges the existing model of care and raises wider questions about citizenship for those with mental health problems.

Preface - Views on the Patient's View - Early Experiences of Mental Health Problems - A Look at the Experts - Whose Service? - Views on Community Living - Getting the Treatment - Consenting Adults? - A User-friendly Future? - Methodological Appendix - Index

ISBN: 9780333452592
ISBN-10: 0333452593
Series: Problems in Focus Series
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 219
Published: 24th February 1993
Publisher: SPRINGER VERLAG GMBH
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 14.0  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.29
Edition Number: 15