This book will help mental health professionals to develop the fundamental generic skills in interviewing and assessment which form the foundation of psychiatric practice. It is about the process of reaching a diagnosis and is a practical guide to help the reader make the transition from novice to competent clinician.Table of Contents AcknowledgementsIntroductionPart I. What Am I Trying to Find Out Here?: 1. Diagnosis2. History3. Mental state and psychopathology4. Cognitive state assessment and organic diseasePart II. The Main Principles of One to One Interviewing: 5. Office based psychiatric assessment6. Understanding and managing relationships with patientsPart III. The Difficult Interview: 7. Difficulties relating to psychosis8. Unpopular patientsPart IV: Self awareness9. Values and beliefs10. Culture11. Who should I be?Part V. Out of the Clinic: 12. Interviewing with other team members13. Interviewing families and other informants14. In the communityPart VI. Drawing it all Together: 15. Personality16. Risk and safety17. Note keeping, letters and reportsAfterword: Getting alongside patients.
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Titolo: Psychiatric Interviewing and Assessment
Autori: Poole - Higgo
Editore: Cambridge University Press
Edizione: I 2006
Finitura: Copertina flessibile
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