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Free Psychiatric Care By ANTHONY J. FEJFAR,
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In this short Tract Book, Anthony J. Fejfar argues that the "Independence" Clause of the United States Constitution requires free psychiatric care and support services for the mentally ill.
Free Psychiatric Care By ANTHONY J. FEJFAR,
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In this short Tract Book, Anthony J. Fejfar argues that the "Independence" Clause of the United States Constitution requires free psychiatric care and support services for the mentally ill.
Career Success Secrets for PSYCHIATRIC TECHNICIANS By Imtiaz Syed
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Psychiatric Technicians Care for mentally impaired or emotionally disturbed individuals, following physician instructions and hospital procedures. Monitor patients' physical and emotional well-being... More > and report to medical staff. May participate in rehabilitation and treatment programs, help with personal hygiene, and administer oral medications and hypodermic injections. Sample of reported job titles: Psychiatric Technician, Mental Health Assistant (MHA), Mental Health Technician (MHT), Health Care Technician, Mental Health Worker< Less
Psychiatric Pharmacogenetics: From Concepts to Cases By David Durham
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Psychiatric Pharmacogenetics from concepts to cases is a book written by two authors who are highly distinguished leaders in this cutting edge field. The book gives a synopsis of the history of how... More > the science of pharmacogenetics evolved, how this new science can help address the mounting cost of managing adverse drug events, and explains the physiology of pharmacogenetics – the Cytochrome P450 system. This book is unique in that it is the first of its kind to dedicate a chapter on how adopting pharmacogenetic technology in clinical practice can markedly reduce medico-legal risk, and increase quality of care. It also dedicates chapters on the ethics and social impact of this burgeoning technology. Finally, and certainly not least, this book provides fifteen detailed clinical cases selected from clinic and hospital patients. For the busy psychiatric practitioner, this book promises to advance their knowledge and skills by giving them practical information they can employ immediately.< Less
How to Care for the Insane: A Manual for Nurses By William D. Granger
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Tender Years By Helen Kerr
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They came to Canada as newlyweds in 1835 to carve a life out of a rugged wilderness. Ester McWaters Kelly gave birth to 10 children while living in their log home in Ontario’s Brooke Township... More > – her husband John away working in the Long Point foundry. The homesteaders were the beginning of a long line of hardy Canadian stock visited by writer Helen Kerr in her new book, Tender Years. Kerr’s 229-page book chronicles her ancestors’ passage through young Canada as well as her own family struggles homesteading in Saskatchewan before drought and the depression drove them out. Tender Years, with original family photographs and letters dating to 1882, also chronicles Kerr’s difficult training years as a nurse in a mental hospital prior to the discovery of mind-altering psychotropic drugs. That training was put to the test during the exciting years she served as a nurse in the Canadian Army in France and England in World War II – including her whirlwind romance with a British officer.< Less
The Five Diagnoses: Making Mental Health Diagnosis Great Again for the First Time By Jeff Mitchell, Ph.D.
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Mental health diagnosis is a mess. Diagnosis seems somewhere between irrelevant and harmful in the work of caring for others. This brief, humorous essay make diagnosis understandable and -- most... More > important -- useful for every therapist.< Less
One Flew Under the Cuckoo's Nest By Ami Amara
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It’s nearly Christmas and the Wards are full at New Hope Psychiatric Hospital. Patients seek out help and a little TLC. They hope that soon they will be listened to and understood. But... More > there’s no time. Instead, they are diagnosed and medicated. Day after day they anxiously wait for visitors who never show up. Now stigmatized, they often wonder if anyone cares about them. Dominic’s head is crammed with voices. Lisa is in a daze and Nathan has the shakes. Rocking in unison, they hold onto themselves tightly because no one else will hold them. They are alonetogether. Jason faithfully visits his schizophrenic wife, Bernie. She’s been moved to a secure ward. He finds her curled up on the floor, motionless, unreachable. He loves her but at the same time he is not coping with her illness. They are alonetogether. With the advent of ‘Care in the Community’ Jason is expected to look after her 24-7. He feels abandoned and forgotten; left wondering if anyone cares about the carer.< Less
One Flew Under The Cuckoo's Nest By Ami Amara
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At New Hope Hospital, Psychiatrists pick and choose from an A-Z of Diagnosis. A new patient loses his name and gains a label: Anorexic, Bulimic, Catatonic, Depressed or Whatever. These vulnerable and... More > fragile patients seek out help and a little TLC. They want to be listened to and understood. But there’s no time. Instead, they are often given disempowering treatment, numbing medication, and the stigma of mental illness. They wonder if anyone cares. Nearing Christmas, Dominic’s head is crammed with voices. Lisa is in a daze and Nathan has the shakes. Rocking in unison, they hold onto themselves tightly because no one else will hold them. They are alonetogether. Jason visits his schizophrenic wife in a secure ward. She’s on the floor, motionless, unreachable. With ‘Care in the Community’ he now provides 24-7 care. They are alonetogether. He sees no future. He wonders if anyone cares about the carer.< Less
My Life In Mental Health: A Nurse’s Story By John Nugent, RN
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My Life in Mental Health: A Nurse’s Story relates – honestly and without pretense – the journey of a man who grew up in a family who struggled with mental health issues. John... More > Nugent, the memoirist, tells how those early experiences led him to explore psychology to better understand both himself and his often-chaotic family. His hands-on work in mental health nursing provides the grounding for his narrative that explores the development of modern mental health care. In just a few decades mental health treatment transformed from a “doctor knows best” discipline and arrived where the best treatments tend to emerge from the expressed needs and desires of clients. My Life in Mental Health: A Nurse’s Story will inform and inspire anyone who has felt the impact of mental illness in his or her family or who cares about people with mental illness. The author makes a compelling case for putting to rest the enduring stigma toward people who live with mental illness.< Less

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