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  • The Patient's Brainby Fabrizio Benedetti

    Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 64.99

    There is a vast literature on what has often been called the doctor-patient relationship, patient-provider interaction, therapist-patient encounter, and such like. However, it is thanks to recent advances within neuroscience, that we now find ourselves in a much better position to be able to describe and discuss the biological mechanisms that underlie... more...

  • Coercive Careby Torbjorn Tannsjo

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 130.00

    Coercive Care asks probing and challenging questions regarding the use of coercion in health care and the social services. It argues for respect of the autonomy of the individual and refutes the system of paternalism. more...

  • Relating Experienceby Caroline Malone; Liz Forbat; Martin Robb; Janet Seden

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 52.95

    This anthology provides a unique window on to people's experiences and perceptions of health and social care, demonstrating how communication and relationships lie at the heart of work in this field. more...

  • Getting Started in Private Practiceby Chris E. Stout; Laurie C. Grand

    Wiley 2010; US$ 48.00

    All the tips and tools you need to build a successful mental health practice from the ground up Many mental health professionals currently working for group practices, hospitals, and private or government agencies have both the skills and the drive to become solo practitioners. But how and where do you begin? Getting Started in Private Practice is... more...

  • The Effectiveness of Involuntary Outpatient Treatmentby Susan Ridgely; Randy Borum; USA) John Petrila (University of South Florida

    RAND Corporation 2001; US$ 9.95

    A review of involuntary outpatient treatment in the USA. It examines the experience of eight states, including interviews with attorneys, psychiatrists and public officials. It also analyzes administrative data for all persons served by California's county contract mental health agencies. more...

  • Medical Error and Patient Safetyby George A. Peters; Barbara J. Peters

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 98.95

    A difficult and recalcitrant phenomenon, medical error causes pervasive and expensive problems in terms of patient injury, ineffective treatment, and rising healthcare costs. Simple heightened awareness can help, but it requires organized, effective remedies and countermeasures that are reasonable, acceptable, and adaptable to see a truly significant... more...

  • Violence in the Emergency Departmentby Patricia Allen

    Springer Publishing Company 2009; US$ 55.00

    With this book, Allen educates healthcare professionals, particularly Emergency Department / Emergency Room personnel, and ED and hospital administrators, about ED violence to emphasize that this kind of violence poses a serious and real threat to personnel and facilities. Allen provides authoritative guidance, assessment tools, and a direction for... more...

  • The Violent Personby Raymond B. Flannery

    Steiner 2009; US$ 9.95

    Written in jargon-free language by one of the foremost experts in the world on posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Here is a book for anyone with a concern for, and an interest in, the mechanisms of human violence, stress at the breaking point, and the workings of the human brain. This book is written to save lives. more...

  • Explaining Illnessby Bryan B. Whaley

    Taylor and Francis 1999; US$ 49.95

    This volume studies the explanation of illness in various cultural and social contexts. It is essential reading for scholars and practitioners in health communication and health care fields, including nursing, public health, and medicine. more...

  • A Right Result?by Rick Henderson; Mike Pochin

    Policy Press 2001; US$ 35.95

    As the prospect of a legal right to advocacy inches closer, so the need to scrutinise its key values and practices becomes urgent. Although widely acclaimed as a 'good thing', there is little agreement as to how advocacy should be implemented, funded or evaluated. This book offers the first comprehensive analysis of the benefits of advocacy. more...