7 edition of Psychiatry in Society found in the catalog.
May 30, 2002
Written in English
|Contributions||Norman Sartorius (Editor), Wolfgang Gaebel (Editor), Juan José López-Ibor (Editor), Mario Maj (Editor)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||304|
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Psychiatry in Society provides an overview of the recent socio-economic and cultural changes affecting mental health and mental health care. These changes include: This book will be of interest to psychiatrists and psychologists, mental health workers, managers and policy makers.
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Psychiatry in society. [N Sartorius;] ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "Based in part on presentations delivered at the 11th World Congress of Psychiatry (Hamburg, Germany, August).".
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Cogent and persuasive, the book offers a sophisticated analysis of a complex problem, making a major contribution to the field of medicine and mental health in Japan, and to medical anthropology and modern psychiatry."-- Amy Borovoy, Princeton University.5/5(2). Best Sellers in Psychiatry.
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