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  • Psychiatry in Britainby Shulamit Ramon

    Taylor and Francis 2018; US$ 51.56

    Originally published in 1985, this book focuses on British psychiatric policies, particularly in the 1920s, and 1950s when the main legislation concerning mental illness was passed. It approaches policy primarily as the outcome of the relationship between politicians’ attitudes and those of professional groups in a specific social context. It examines... more...

  • First Aid in Mental Healthby Joy Melville

    Taylor and Francis 2018; US$ 51.56

    Originally published in 1980, First Aid in Mental Health offers a clear, helpful and sympathetic guide to the nature of mental illness and the kinds of help and treatment available at the time. Joy Melville looks in particular at: warning signs, medical help, schizophrenia, anxiety and stress, depression, post-natal depression, anorexia, elderly... more...

  • Child Psychiatric Treatmentby Philip G. Ney; Deanna L. Mulvihill

    Taylor and Francis 2018; US$ 51.56

    Whilst there was a large number of primary-care staff wanting to treat psychiatrically ill children, they lacked adequate training. There was, in the past, an insufficient number of prescribable, measurable, techniques to aid any training in this field of work. This resulted in confusion and apathy amongst staff, together with long periods of treatment... more...

  • Psychiatry and the Cultsby John A. Saliba

    Taylor and Francis 2018; US$ 51.56

    Originally published in 1987, this title was compiled in response to the concern, in some segments of society, about the presence of new religious movements in the West in the second half of the twentieth century. There are lots of psychological questions surrounding cults and the influence they have over their members. These questions have been operative... more...

  • The Child and Realityby T.A. Ratcliffe

    Taylor and Francis 2018; US$ 51.56

    Dr Ratcliffe had long experience lecturing to a wide variety of audiences as a child psychiatrist. This title, originally published in 1970, is a collection of twelve of these lectures, given by him on various ‘special occasions’ during the years prior to publication, in which he emphasized the importance of environmental factors in understanding... more...

  • Primary Health Care and Psychiatric Epidemiologyby Brian Cooper; Robin Eastwood

    Taylor and Francis 2018; US$ 51.56

    In the years prior to publication, primary health care had been gaining in significance as a setting both for research on mental illness in the general population and for the development of new preventive approaches in this field. The growing need for research had received impetus from the escalating costs of hospital-based health care, the re-structuring... more...

  • Progress in Behavioral Social Workby Bruce A. Thyer; Walter W. Hudson

    Taylor and Francis 2018; US$ 51.56

    Originally published in 1987, here are up-to-the-minute insights and perspectives on the application of the principles of behavioralism to social work practice. The foremost authorities in the field of behavioral social work provided important empirically based practice and qualitative research findings that effectively illustrated the validity of... more...

  • Transcultural Psychiatryby John L. Cox

    Taylor and Francis 2018; US$ 51.56

    In the 1980s, transcultural psychiatry was a developing field which was commanding increasing attention for three major reasons. First, many societies were becoming more and more multicultural, and therefore professional health workers needed to be aware of the needs and background of ethnic groups, as well as to be familiar with their own cultural... more...

  • The Scope of Epidemiological Psychiatryby Paul Williams; Greg Wilkinson; Kenneth Rawnsley

    Taylor and Francis 2018; US$ 51.56

    The late Professor Michael Shepherd was one of the most eminent and respected international figures in psychiatry. His contributions to the field in general were enormous but it is probably in epidemiological and social psychiatry that his work has had the greatest influence. Originally published in 1989, this volume of essays, written specifically... more...

  • Psychiatry in the British Army in the Second World Warby Robert H. Ahrenfeldt

    Taylor and Francis 2018; US$ 51.56

    Originally published in 1958, this account of the work of psychiatrists in the British Army during the Second World War is based on the study of all available documents, published and unpublished, as well as on the author’s first-hand experience of the clinical and administrative aspects of Army psychiatry. It deals not only with the wartime problems... more...