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Psychiatric Assessment : Pre and Post Admission - Valerie Anne Brown

Psychiatric Assessment

Pre and Post Admission

Paperback Published: 1st September 1997
ISBN: 9781853025754
Number Of Pages: 76

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This volume consists of a series of assessments designed for professionals working with mentally disordered offenders and clients with challenging behaviours. Clearly laid out and taking a holistic approach, each section of the text focuses upon a specific topic, giving the practitioner a tool that should capture essential relevant information and enabling care teams to develop a comprehensive and consistent management strategy.

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'an excellent tool with which to assess mentally disordered offenders and those with challenging behaviours in pre- and post-admission situations<193> The holistic and clear manner affords the practitioner the opportunity to select from a number of individual assessments tailored to the needs of a particular client<193>the format is all-embracing and user-friendly. Each assessment incorporates enough detail to provide the practitioner with a thorough and impartial framework with which to assist the client<193>they allow the practitioner to develop and extend on the particular assessment to give a fuller picture of the client. Overall this is a very useful and comprehensive publication.' -Professional Social Work

Instructions for use
Suggested report format
Basic care issuesp. 1
Medical historyp. 5
Incident historyp. 7
External networkp. 11
Behaviour at nightp. 13
Life experiencesp. 15
Security issuesp. 21
Previous placements and treatmentsp. 25
Significant eventsp. 27
Social behaviourp. 29
Recreational activitiesp. 31
Threat/fantasy issuesp. 33
Sexual issuesp. 35
Loss/Bereavementp. 39
Self harming behavioursp. 45
Hostage taking historyp. 57
Eating issuesp. 59
Arsonp. 63
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ISBN: 9781853025754
ISBN-10: 1853025755
Series: Forensic Focus, No 8
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 76
Published: 1st September 1997
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 30.48 x 21.59  x 0.64
Weight (kg): 0.25

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