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Psychiatry

Psychology vs. Psychiatry 1 Psychology vs. Psychiatry Rebecca Fargo English Composition 121 Linda O’Connor December 8, 2009 Psychology vs. Psychiatry 2 Psychology and Psychiatry are two areas that can be easily confused to the uneducated person. There is a main point that separates the two and that is the fact that Psychiatry is more along the medical field, being that Psychiatrists are able to prescribe medication. In the Psychology field, they are...

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Literature Review: Brief Therapy in Adult Psychiatry

Abstract This paper provides an overview of the study conducted by A.J Macdonald (1994) on Brief therapy in adult psychiatry. With thorough analysis, it expresses concerns about the structure and lack of focus in controlling the research. It outlines strengths and limitations within its core assumptions to the research model in the context of the findings and the outcome of the research. Through considering multiculturalism, family socioeconomic status and other extraneous variables, it will lead...

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Psychiatry and Mental Health

Assessment questions 1. In your own works briefly define the difference between a voluntary patient and one detained under the Mental Health Act 1993. A voluntary patient is one that makes the decision and is capable of making the decision to seek treatment in a centre, and is able to leave if they decide to. An patient detained under the mental health Act 1993, the decision to access treatment is made by other authorised individuals such as medical offers and police due to the person...

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Psychiatry and Mental Health

Unit 18: working in the health sector P6: Explain two examples of multi-disciplinary working in the health service provision. GP Surgery Practise Manager A practise manager is responsible for the whole surgery and the way it runs. Some of the roles include dealing with complaints, paying the bills and expenses of the practise and staff organisation. Data Input Clerk A data input clerk has little or no contact with the patients, practises and surgeries have data input clerks to ensure paperwork...

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Sizoid Personality

discovered. The first is a descriptive psychiatry descriptive psychiatry one which looks at obvious and describable parts in a person’s personality. Whereas the dynamic psychiatry is part of a personality that is not overt and is more mysterious, particularly because people with schizoid personality disorder are secretive, so they tend to hide things about themselves. In 1925 Ernst Kretschmer compiled a list of the characteristics of the descriptive psychiatry and divided them into 3 groups, which...

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Hysteria

ideology: they "allude" to deeper causes by pointing to them through structural or other similarity, but they also hide these deeper causes (and hence are "illusions")”. (Ludwig, Arnold M. "Hysteria: a neurobiological theory." Archives of General Psychiatry 27.6 (1972): 771.). We tend to overstate the "symbolic" nature of the psyche, the allusion to general and universal meanings, whereas Freud always comprehended the results he obtained in the perspective of other results received from that same...

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annotated bibiliography

probabilities of an obsessive compulsive disorder. (2009). Psychology & Psychiatry Journal, , 27. Retrieved from http://search.proquest.com/docview/214849534?accountid=35619 A research group led Miguel Angel Fullana, researcher at the Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona Department of Psychiatry and Legal Medicine, psychologist the Institute of Psychiatric Treatment of Hospital de Mar in Barcelona and researcher at King's College Institute of Psychiatry, London, has carried out a first study which connects the symptoms...

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Mental Health Nursing

patients for patient age 4 and older. I utilize evidence based practice (EBP) guidelines, but incorporate current standards of practice in psychiatry due to outdated research in the field of mental health (American Psychiatry Association, Clinical Practice Guidelines). I constantly struggle with the outdated EBP guidelines and lack of research in psychiatry in regards to management of medications for patients. This is especially a problem with children and under-served populations such as prisoners...

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Mock Trial

I treat and counsel those who behave in an violent manner while possibly suffering varied forms of mental illnesses or disabilities. I have gained many years of experience in the department of Forensic Psychiatry. I am currently an associate of the Canadian Institute of Forensic Psychiatry. Also I am an author of a widely used textbook in various medical schools around the world. I agree to some extend that the accused, Michael Hudson does not suffer from epilepsy, psychosis, or mental disabilities...

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Barbara Baker's Essay Question Answers: Abnormal Psychology

O., Catherine A. Yeager, Yael Swica, Jonathan H. Pincus, and Melvin Lewis. "Objective Documentation of Child Abuse and Dissociation in 12 Murderers With Dissociative Identity Disorder." The American Journal of Psychiatry. Department of Psychiatry, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, New York University School of Medicine, 12 Dec. 1997. Web. 03 Oct. 2010. <http://ajp.psychiatryonline.org>....

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