Psychiatry: A Very Short Introduction

Author(s) : Tom Burns

Psychiatry: A Very Short Introduction

Book Details

  • Publisher : Oxford U.P.
  • Published : 2018
  • Cover : Paperback
  • Pages : 168
  • Category :
    Clinical Psychology
  • Catalogue No : 93546
  • ISBN 13 : 9780198826200
  • ISBN 10 : 9780198826

About the Author(s)

Tom Burns is Professor of Social Psychiatry at Oxford University. From the late 1980s he has conducted research, in addition his clinical and teaching work, and has produced nearly 200 peer-reviewed scientific articles. His work into Assertive Community Treatment care for severe psychosis, home based care for general psychiatry, and services to help patients with schizophrenia return to work, has been internationally important. He is currently researching a number of aspects of the doctor-patient relationship, especially those which are experienced as unequal or coercive.

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