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Construction of Power and Authority in Psychiatry Phil J. Barker

Construction of Power and Authority in Psychiatry

Phil J. Barker

Published December 20th 1999
ISBN : 9780750638395
Hardcover
272 pages
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In this reference, a multi-disciplinary, international team of contributors addresses issues surrounding power and authority in mental health care, for example race, compliance, and their implications for clinical practice. The focus of the book isMoreIn this reference, a multi-disciplinary, international team of contributors addresses issues surrounding power and authority in mental health care, for example race, compliance, and their implications for clinical practice. The focus of the book is on whether psychiatric patients are more controlled and managed than actually treated and cared for by institutional psychiatry, which type of approach is better for them and which is realistic.